Three Black Scholars With Ties to Academic Medicine Win Awards

greenmckenzieJudith Green-McKenzie, an associate professor of emergency medicine at the Perelman School of Medicine of the University of Pennsylvania, received the 2015 Kehoe Award for Excellence in Education or Research in Occupational and Environmental Medicine from the American College of Occupational and Environmental Medicine.

Dr. Green-McKenzie is a graduate of Princeton University. She holds a master of public health degree from Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore and a medical doctorate from the Yale University School of Medicine.

payneRichard Payne, the Esther Colliflower Professor of Medicine and Divinity at Duke University in Durham, North Carolina, received the Pioneer Medal for Outstanding Leadership in Health Care from the HealthCare Chaplaincy Network.

Dr. Payne is a graduate of Yale University and Harvard Medical School.

Dr. Marie Chisholm-Burns AST AwardMarie Chisholm-Burns, dean of the College of Pharmacy at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center in Memphis, received the Clinician of Distinction Award from the American Society of Transplantation.

Dr. Chisholm-Burns holds a bachelor’s degree and a doctorate of pharmacy degree from the University of Georgia. She earned an MBA at the University of Memphis and master of public health degree from Emory University in Atlanta.

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