- Brad Jones
received funding from the U.S. Department of Homeland Security for his proposal, “A Portable Tungsten-Coil Atomic Emission Detector for Nuclear Forensics.”
- Bruce King
received funding from the National Institutes of Health and Wake Forest University Health Sciences for his proposal, “Proteomic Profiling of Cancer-Related Redox Signaling Pathways.”
- Mary Dalton
screened her new documentary, “Oakdale Cotton Mills: Close-Knit Neighbors,” in the Annenberg Forum. She has been named co-director of the new undergraduate and graduate Documentary Film Program.
- Sandy Dickson
is co-director of the new undergraduate and graduate Documentary Film Program.
- Annegret Hannawa
presented a paper, “When the Truth Hurts: Toward a Validation of the Physician Mistake Disclosure (PMD) Model,” in a colloquium hosted by the WFUBMC Department of Social Sciences and Health Policy in Winston-Salem.
- J.P. Lacy
hosted the Wake Forest National Earlybird Debate Tournament.
- Errin Fulp
received funding from the U.S. Department of Energy and the Battelle Memorial Institute for his proposal, “Securing the Next Generation of Information Infrastructures.”
- Sam Gladding
wrote a 50-minute DVD, “Spirituality in Counseling,” featuring comments by Bill Leonard, Linda McKinnish Bridges, Simeon Ilesanmi, Jay Ford and Lynn Neal on the nature and importance of spirituality as part of counseling. Two demonstrations, one on envy by Gladding and one on career discernment by Bridges, are features.
- Barry Maine
received the Jon Reinhardt Award for Distinguished Teaching at Opening Convocation.
Health and Exercise Science
- Michael Berry received funding from the National Institutes of Health and Wake Forest University Health Sciences for his proposal, “Standardized Rehabilitation for ICU Patients with Acute Respiratory Failure.”
- Pat Nixon
received funding from the National Institutes of Health and Wake Forest University Health Sciences for her proposals, “Antenatal Steroids and Blood Pressure in Childhood” and “Prenatal Events-Postnatal Consequences.”
- Susan Borwick
received the Donald O. Schoonmaker Faculty Award for Community Service at Opening Convocation. She is secretary of the International Alliance for Women in Music Board of Directors and will serve on a panel of women composers for the IAWM board meeting at the University of North Texas College of Music in Denton, TX.
- Dan Locklair
had his toccata for organ, “Dance the Joy!” commissioned for an organ publication by United Music Publishers in London. His motet, “Ave Maria” sung by the South Bend Chamber Singers, was released on a CD, “The World’s Desire — Christmas at Loretto” (Pro Organo CD-7229).
- David Coates and Peter Siavelis
published a book, “Getting Immigration Right: What Every American Needs to Know.”
- Joel Berry
received funding from the National Institutes of Health for his proposal, “Development of Collagen-Based Engineered Blood Vessels.”
- Oana Jurchescu
received funding from the National Institute of Standards and Technology for her proposal, “Non-destructive Deposition of Electrical Contracts on Organic Semiconductors.”
- Luis Roniger
received a grant from the Binational Science Foundation for cooperative research on “Exile, Transnational Migration and the Transformation of Public Culture.” He has published a paper, “U.S. Hemispheric Hegemony and the Descent into Genocidal Practices in Latin America,” in State Violence and Genocide in Latin America: The Cold War Years (New York: Routeledge, 2009) 23-43, and in Spanish in Clientelism and Public Spheres in Democracies (Iberoamericana, 2009) 71-94.
School of Divinity
- Bill Leonard
received the inaugural Divinity School Service Award at Opening Convocation.
- Kevin Buckley
has joined the pediatrics section of hematology and oncology as an assistant professor.
- Jeffrey Craig
has joined neurology as an assistant professor with clinical interests including stroke and neuro-hospitalist.
- Kara Eickman
has joined neurology as an assistant professor with clinical interests in neuromuscular diseases.
- Isai Gopalakrishnan
has joined the nephrology faculty in internal medicine.
- Chad Haldeman-Englert
has joined the pediatrics section on medical genetics as an assistant professor.
- Ihtsham ul Haq
has joined neurology as an assistant professor with clinical interests in Parkinson’s disease, deep brain stimulation and dystonia.
- Cash McCall
has been named professor of translational science and director of the Translational Science Institute.
- Alexander Powers
has joined neurosurgery as an assistant professor with clinical interests including epilepsy surgery and spasticity management.
- Charles Richards
has joined the Eye Center as an assistant professor in ophthalmology.
- Kristi Tucker
has joined neurology as an assistant professor with clinical interests in neurocritical care.
- Nuhad Abou Zeid
has joined neurology as an assistant professor with clinical interests in multiple sclerosis.