Faculty Awards and Honors
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January 19, 2021
Associate Professor Jann Murray-García receives top award from City of Davis for her sustained volunteer work to promote platforms for positive discussion of race and social justice in our community.
January 11, 2021
UC Davis’ Angela John Thurman has received the Early Career Award from the American Association on Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities. The honor recognizes her considerable research contributions in the development of language, cognition and behavior.
January 7, 2021
Internationally recognized expert in gerontological nursing and nursing education Terri Harvath becomes 77th president of the nation’s largest interdisciplinary organization devoted to the field of aging.
December 18, 2020
Christopher Bowlus has been recognized by the American Liver Foundation for his contributions to liver disease research and care.
November 20, 2020
More UC Davis physicians than ever before are included on Sacramento Magazine’s 2020 list of the region’s best doctors.
November 6, 2020
Assistant Professor Fawn Cothran named fellow in the nation's oldest and largest interdisciplinary organization devoted to research, education and practice in the field of aging.
September 28, 2020
UC Davis Health will help rural maternal and infant health care providers care for pregnant and post-partum mothers with opioid use disorder and their infants.
September 21, 2020
A UC Davis professor of internal medicine has received a prominent award granted by the Mexican government for improving the lives of Mexican nationals in the U.S.
July 10, 2020
Stephanie Crossen, assistant professor of pediatrics and pediatric endocrinologist, and Daphne Say, health sciences assistant clinical professor and pediatric gastroenterologist, have received the 2020 Eli Gold Prize this month.
July 1, 2020
Leaders from UC Davis Health recognize individuals and teams for their contributions as transformative leaders in our community and the extraordinary work they do on behalf of our patients, staff members, faculty, students and the public.
May 21, 2020
Diana Farmer, chair of surgery at UC Davis Health and surgeon-in chief of UC Davis Children’s Hospital, has received the Champion Award by the American Pediatric Surgical Nurses Association (APSNA).
May 19, 2020
School of Nursing Assistant Professor Katherine Kim is named a fellow of the American Medical Informatics Association.
March 11, 2020
Michael Wilkes has been honored by UC Davis Chancellor Gary S. May with a Chancellor’s Award for International Engagement.
February 7, 2020
Finding the genetic causes of eye diseases and developing fundamental approaches to repairing injured cells and tissues is a focus of research nationally and at UC Davis Health.
January 23, 2020
Gerald Kayingo, an associate clinical professor at the Betty Irene Moore School of Nursing at UC Davis, is named a distinguished fellow of the American Academy of Physician Assistants due to his outstanding contributions to the profession and his involvement in the community.
January 15, 2020
December 2, 2019
UC Davis Health physicians named among Sacramento Magazine's Top Docs practice in more than 60 specialty areas, including 16 pediatric subspecialties.
Christopher Evans: First international recipient of rare honor from Turkish Association of Urooncology
November 15, 2019
For his contributions to urooncology internationally, Professor and Chair of the Department of Urologic Surgery Christopher Evans was awarded an honorary membership in Antalya, Turkey.
November 12, 2019
Three faculty from the Betty Irene Moore School of Nursing at UC Davis are recognized for their expertise in gerontological nursing.
October 25, 2019
Piri Ackerman-Barger, associate clinical professor Betty Irene Moore School of Nursing at UC Davis, is named a fellow of the American Academy of Nursing, the academy's highest honor.
October 17, 2019
Efforts to develop and educate health care providers and the general public about gun violence restraining orders for individuals who have access to guns and are in crisis lands Amy Barnmorst, psychiatry associate professor, national recognition.
In rare honor, UC Davis Health physician named as Academy Fellow of the California Academy of Sciences
October 15, 2019
On Oct. 15, UC Davis Health dermatologist and autoimmune disease specialist Emanual Maverakis will be inducted as an Academy Fellow of the California Academy of Sciences, a rare distinction for a physician.
September 10, 2019
Breakthroughs at the bench, in the clinic and in every facet of the laboratory have helped diagnostic medicine grow from strength to strength. Two UC Davis pathologists have been recognized for their contributions.
July 8, 2019
Laura Kair, a UC Davis Children’s Hospital pediatrician and clinical researcher focused on breastfeeding and maternal-child health, was selected as a Women’s Health research scholar in the Building Interdisciplinary Research Careers in Women’s Health (BIRCWH) K12 program.
Neurologist Michael Rogawski named a 2019 UC Davis Innovator of the Year for postpartum depression work
May 31, 2019
With collaborators at UC Davis, Rogawski developed a formulation that restores the blood level of an important hormone to levels found in late-stage pregnancy.
UC Davis neuroscientist awarded for pioneering work on schizophrenia, other serious mental illnesses
May 31, 2019
Cameron Carter awarded for pioneering work to understand the healthy brain and how processes go awry in serious mental disorders
May 23, 2019
Highly distinguished educator with over 20 years' experience teaching residents, medical students and undergraduates awarded for expertise and his ability to make complex medical conditions understandable to students.
May 16, 2019
Sally Rogers, a professor in the UC Davis Health Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences and the UC Davis MIND Institute, received the 2019 Hibbard Williams Extraordinary Achievement Award.
April 18, 2019
John Boone was named the American Association of Physicists in Medicine's 2019 William D. Coolidge Gold Medal winner for more than three decades of expertise in the field of medical physics. This is the highest honor given to scientists in the field.