Marie Borum, M.D., Ed.D. ’03, M.P.H. ’95, RESD ’88, professor of medicine at GW’s School of Medicine and Health Sciences (SMHS), and director of the Division of Gastroenterology and Liver Diseases, has been selected as a member of the 2014–15 class of Fellows in the Hedwig van Ameringen Executive Leadership in Academic Medicine (ELAM) Program. The appointment places Borum among the nation’s leading women in academic medicine, dentistry, and public health.
In his first six months as a clinical virologist at the University of Oxford, in 1988, Douglas F. Nixon, M.D., Ph.D., identified part of the Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) that could stimulate a white blood cell. It was a substantial finding at the time, and the first of many for Nixon, the renowned HIV/AIDS researcher and educator who was installed as the Walter G. Ross Professor of Basic Science Research at the George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences (SMHS) March 19.
Two GW School of Medicine and Health Sciences (SMHS) faculty members, Jacqueline S. Barnett, M.S., assistant professor of Physician Assistant studies, and Ellen F. Goldman, Ed.D., M.B.A., associate professor of clinical research and leadership and human and organizational learning, and director of the Master Teacher Leadership Development Program, were among the 2014 Bender Teaching Award recipients. The annual award is part of GW’s efforts to honor teaching stars for their academic standards and transformative teaching practices.