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UW College of Health Sciences Honors 2018 Outstanding Faculty and Staff

May 7, 2018

The University of Wyoming College of Health Sciences recently honored faculty and staff members for their outstanding contributions to administration, teaching and research.

The awards are handed out near the end of the spring semester each year, and April 26 marked the seventh year of this recognition. A selection committee made up of faculty from throughout the college chooses honorees based on peer recommendations and classroom outcomes.

As the College of Health Sciences has continued to expand on the ever-increasing diversity in health education, awards were added to recognize new areas of instruction. These include teaching in geriatrics and interprofessional health education.

“We proudly congratulate the efforts of our faculty and staff, and we know that their efforts in advancing health education at the College of Health Sciences result ultimately in the academic success of our students,” says Interim Dean David Jones.

This year’s honorees include:

-- Business Manager Kara Enyeart, Wyoming Institute for Disabilities -- Outstanding Staff 0-5 Years Award.

-- Manager of Student Services Maria Bennett, School of Pharmacy -- Outstanding Staff 5-Plus Years Award.

-- Coordinator of Experiential Education Antoinette Brown, School of Pharmacy -- Meritorious Service Award.

-- Clinical Assistant Professor Alison Doherty, WWAMI Medical Education -- Outstanding Teacher Award.

-- Assistant Lecturer Marilyn Hall, Fay W. Whitney School of Nursing -- Teaching in Geriatrics Award.

-- Assistant Professor Kirsten Havig, Division of Social Work -- Innovations in Teaching Award.

-- Drug Information Director Melissa Hunter, School of Pharmacy -- Interprofessional/Interdisciplinary Award.

-- Assistant Professor Evan Johnson, Division of Kinesiology and Health -- New Investigator Award.

-- Senior Lecturer Holly Miller, Fay W. Whitney School of Nursing -- Career Achievement Award.

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