Faculty Recognition

It is with great pleasure for the Medical Education Department to celebrate the wonderful accomplishments of its faculty. Please join us in congratulating our faculty members for their fantastic work done throughout the year.

“2020 COM Faculty Awards”

— 1st Ever Virtual Awards Ceremony

Excellence in Medical Librarianship Award

NADINE DEXTER, ED.D, MLS, D-AHIP

Award for demonstrating excellence in the library profession and outstanding contributions to the college’s faculty and students.

Title: Medical Librarian, Director of HSL, and Director of Informatics

Courses taught:

  • Focused Inquiry and Research Experience 1 & 2
  • GME/IM Residency Orientation
  • M1/M2/M3 Orientation
  • Practice of Medicine
  • Wikiproject Medicine

Innovative Teaching Award (Pre-Clinical)

NYLA DIL, DVM, MSC (PATH), PH.D.

Award for demonstrating continued and effective use of innovative teaching methods in the curriculum.

Title: Assistant Professor of Immunology and Medical Microbiology

Courses Taught:

  • Brain and Behavior
  • Endocrine and Reproductive Systems
  • Gastrointestinal and Renal Systems
  • Health and Disease
  • Hematology/Oncology
  • Skin and Musculoskeletal Systems
  • Structure and Function
  • Virology

Innovative Teaching Award (Clinical)

LUCIANA GARBAYO, MD, PH.D., MA

Award for demonstrating continued and effective use of innovative teaching methods in the curriculum.

Title: Assistant Professor

Courses Taught:

  • Ethics & Medical Humanities Longitudinal Theme
  • Longitudinal Teaching of Ethics and Medical Decision
  • Medical Ethics
  • Medical Knowledge/Reasoning
  • Ward Ethics

M1 Golden Apple Award

CHRISTINE KAUFFMAN, M.D.

Award for demonstrating the highest standards of teaching excellence during the M1 year.

Title: Associate Professor and Clerkship Director

Courses Taught:

  • Cardiopulmonary Systems Module
  • Cellular Function and Medical Genetics
  • Endocrine and Reproductive Systems
  • Gastrointestinal and Renal Systems
  • Health and Disease
  • Practice of Medicine 1 and 2
  • Structure and Function

Faculty Community Service Award

DANIEL TOPPING, MD

For demonstrating continued commitment to the local, regional, or global community that improves the welfare of all people.

Title: Associate Professor, Director of the Anatomy Lab & Willed Body Program

Courses Taught:

  • Advanced Clinical Anatomy
  • Clinical Anatomy Teaching
  • Clinical Anatomy Teaching Elective
  • Endocrine/Reproductive Systems
  • FIRE I and II
  • Mechanics of Biostructures I & II
  • Musculoskeletal/Skin
  • Psychosocial Issues in Healthcare
  • Psychosocial Issues in Medicine
  • Structure and Function

MedEd December 2020 Grant Recipients

Grants


Congratulations are in order to the following Medical Education Faculty for receiving grants in December 2020 .

MedEd Archived Spotlight Faculty

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UCF Knight
UCF Knight

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