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Convocation 2015

Thursday, October 22, 2015   (0 Comments)
Posted by: Andrew Law
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Convocation marks the beginning of the academic year for the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai. At this ceremony, we renew the School’s commitment to excellence in research, education, and clinical care, and recognize individual faculty for their outstanding contributions to serving science and society. We also honor the generous donors who provide the support our faculty need to succeed. The endowed professorships and awards conferred at this ceremony honor both the accomplishments of our faculty and the vision of our donors.

 

This year’s ceremony included:

 

  • Opening remarks by Peter W. May, Chairman, Boards of Trustees, Mount Sinai Health System

 

  • State of the School Address by Dennis S. Charney, MD, Anne and Joel Ehrenkranz Dean, IcahnSchool of Medicine at Mount Sinai, President for Academic Affairs, Mount Sinai Health System. Dean Charney presented an overview of the School’s accomplishments during the past year and described plans for the coming year. You can watch his presentation here.

 

  • Presentation of the Endowed Professorships. A cadre of outstanding faculty was installed into endowed chairs, honoring both their achievements and the generosity and vision of our donors.

 

§  Louis R Depalo, MD

Sarah and Eric Lane

Professor of Pulmonary Medicine

 

§  Zahi A. Fayad, PhD

Mount Sinai Professor in Medical Imaging and Bioengineering

 

§  Leesa M Galatz, MD

Mount Sinai Professor in Orthopaedics

 

§  Alison Goate, DPHIL

Willard T.C. Johnson

Research Professor of Neurogenetics

 

§  Nathan E Goldstein, MD

Gerald J and Dorothy R Friedman

Chair in Palliative Care

 

§  Daniel M Herron, MD

Salky Professor of Surgery

 

§  James C Iatridis, PhD

Mount Sinai Professor in Orthpaedic Research

 

§  Luis M Isola, MD

Gerald J. Friedman Chair in Oncology

 

§  Barbara G. Vickrey, MD, MPH

Henry P and Georgette Goldschmidt

Professor of Neurology

 

§  Robert O Wright, MD, MPH

Ethel H. Wise Professor of Community Medicine

 


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