Research

Research Awards

A page dedicated to the accomplishments of our faculty, fellows and students. Here we highlight the notable publications, awards, distinguished service and lectures, and the significant achievements of our department.

2016

Professors
Thomas Adair

2016 H.E.A.D.W.A.E. honoree from the Mississippi Legislature

Barbara Alexander

Winner of the Platinum Medallion at the Excellence in Research Awards meeting from UMMC

Alejandro Chade

Winner of the 2016 Translational Research Team Award from Excellence In Research Awards

Lique Coolen

Winner of the Bronze Medallion at the Excellence in Research Awards meeting from UMMC

Recipient of the UMMC Nelson Order Award for Excellence in Teaching

Joey Granger

Awarded the 2016 Mayerson-DiLuzio Lectureship at Tulane University

2016 Southeastern Conference Faculty Achievement Award winner for UMMC

John E. Hall

Recipient of the Ray G. Daggs award from the American Physiological Society

Winner of the Award of Meritorious Achievement from the American Heart Association

Distinguished Service Award from the Association of Chairs from the Departments of Physiology (ACDP)

2016 Carl G. Evers Society "All Star" Professor selected by UMMC medical students

2016 Thomas G. Muldoon Memorial Lectureship from the Medical College of Georgia, Augusta University

Merry Lindsey

Recipient of the Translation Research Award at the Excellence in Research Awards meeting from UMMC

Associate Professors
Eric George

Winner of the Silver Medallion at the Excellence in Research Awards meeting from the University of Mississippi Medical Center

Recipient of the New Investigator Award from the American Physiological Society Water and Electrolyte Homeostasis Section

Romain Harmancey

Winner of the Bronze Medallion at the Excellence in Research Awards meeting from UMMC

Yonggang Ma

Winner of the Junior Faculty Award from the American Society for Investigative Pathology at the 2016 Experimental Biology Meeting

Instructors
Kristine DeLeon-Pennell

Winner of the Early Career Investigator Travel Award from the International Society for Heart Research World Congress in Buenos Aires, Argentina

2016 Trustmark Postdoctoral Publication Award at the UMMC School of Graduate Studies Honors Day

Frank Spradley

Winner of the Water and Electrolyte Homeostasis & American Journal of Physiology- Regulatory, Integrative, and Comparative Physiology Distinguished Trainee Award at the Experimental Biology Meeting

Zhen Wang

Winner of the Caroline tum Suden/Frances Hellebrandt Professional Opportunity Award from the American Physiological Society

Postdoctoral Fellows and Students
John H. Dasinger

Winner of the Water & Electrolyte Predoctoral Research Recognition Award from the American Physiological Society at the Experimental Biology Meeting

Winner of the 2016 Robert A. Mahaffey Jr. Memorial Award, which is awarded to UMMC graduate students in recognition of exceptional research potential in basic or clinical biomedical science

Ashley Newsome

Winner of the Caroline tum Suden/ Frances A. Hellebrandt Professional Opportunity Award from the American Physiological Society at the Experimental Biology Meeting

Winner of the 2016 Minority Travel Fellowship Award from the American Physiological Society at the Experimental Biology Meeting

Erin Taylor

Winner of the Juan Carlos Romero Water and Electrolyte Homeostasis Postdoctoral Research Recognition Award from the American Physiological Society at the Experimental Biology Meeting