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2017 Fellow Highlights Archive

Chitra Pai Receives Four Teaching Awards from the American University of Antigua College of Medicine

Chitra Pai, M.D.Chitra Pai, M.D.
Associate Dean of Research
Professor of Microbiology
American University of Antigua College of Medicine
Coolidge, Antigua

Congratulations to Chitra Pai (GSMC 2009), who was recognized in June 2017 with four teaching awards by the American University of Antigua College of Medicine. Dr. Pai received the Outstanding Professor Award for the Best Basic Sciences Teacher (Year 2), the Best Teaching Professor Award in the Disease Immunity Therapeutics Course, the Most Approachable Teacher Award, and the Most Entertaining Professor Award.

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Eliana Amaral Is Appointed Vice President for Undergraduate Studies at Universidade Estadual de Campinas

Eliana Amaral, M.D., Ph.D.Eliana Amaral, M.D., Ph.D.
Vice President for Undergraduate Studies
Professor, Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology
Universidade Estadual de Campinas
São Paulo, Brazil

Congratulations to Eliana Amaral (PHIL 2003), Co-Director of the Brazil-FAIMER Regional Institute, who was recently appointed Vice President for Undergraduate Studies at Universidade Estadual de Campinas (Unicamp) in São Paulo, Brazil. In this new role, Dr. Amaral will support the faculty, educational managers, and 19,000 students from 66 undergraduate courses, including health; science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM); and the humanities.

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Col. Anuj Chawla Is Awarded Chief of Army Staff Commendation

Col. Anuj Chawla, M.D. Col. Anuj Chawla, M.D.
Professor and Head, Department of Physiology
Armed Forces Medical College
Pune, India

Congratulations to Col. Anuj Chawla (PHIL 2011), who was awarded a Chief of Army Staff Commendation for distinguished service on Army Day, January 15, 2017. Col. Chawla’s citation for the award, initiated by the Dean of Armed Forces Medical College in Pune, is based on work done in the field of medical education. An extract of his citation states that, “As Head of the Department of Physiology, [he] displayed unparalleled academic and professional brilliance and commitment of the highest order to reform medical education in India, bringing singular credit to the Armed Forces Medical Services.”

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[last update: November 3, 2017]