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Graduate School Announces 2018 Dean’s Award Winners

January 26, 2018

2018 Dean's Award winners

The Graduate School has announced the recipients of its annual Dean's Awards recognizing outstanding efforts in mentoring, teaching, and creating an inclusive environment for graduate education at Duke. The recipients will be honored at a ceremony on Wednesday, March 28, at Sarah P. Duke Gardens.

Here's a look at this year's recipients. Profiles on the winners will be posted closer to the award ceremony.

Dean’s Award for Excellence in Mentoring

Each faculty award winner receives a $3,000 prize, while each student recipient gets $2,000.

Faculty

Doyle

 

Martin Doyle

Professor of River and Water Sciences, Nicholas School of Environment
Profile

Gassman-Pines

 

Anna Gassman-Pines

Associate Professor of Public Policy and Psychology and Neuroscience
Profile

Heitman

 

Joseph Heitman

James B. Duke Professor and Chair, Molecular Genetics and Microbiology
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Marsh

 

Elizabeth Marsh

Professor and Associate Chair, Psychology and Neuroscience
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Ph.D. Students

Barth

 

Bradley B. Barth

Biomedical Engineering (Faculty Adviser: Xiling Shen)
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Green

 

Patrick A. Green

Biology (Faculty Adviser: Sheila Patek)
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Brittany Morgan

 

Brittany Morgan

Chemistry (Faculty Adviser: Amanda Hargrove)
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Dean’s Award for Excellence in Teaching

Each winner receives $2,000. This award is for Ph.D. students only.

Patrick Morgan

 

Patrick Morgan

English (Faculty Adviser: Priscilla Wald)
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Vu

 

Mai-Anh T. Vu

Neurobiology (Faculty Advisers: Alison Adcock and Kafui Dzirasa)
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Dean’s Award for Inclusive Excellence in Graduate Education

Each winning department or program receives $5,000 to be used at its discretion.

NursingDuke University School of Nursing, Ph.D. Program in Nursing

Debra Brandon, Associate Professor and Director of the Ph.D. Program in Nursing
(Nominated by Marion Broome, dean of the School of Nursing)
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