Geoffrey A. Talmon, M.D., an associate professor of pathology/microbiology, was awarded a Golden Apple Award by the M2 class.
These awards are all nominated solely by students in the M2 class and presented by students. This year's award recipients include:
- Golden Apple: Geoffrey A. Talmon, M.D.
- Silver Pear: Aaron Wieland, M.D.
- Outstanding Section Award: Section of Immunology, Thomas McDonald, Ph.D., and Geoffrey Thiele, Ph.D., section directors
Paul G. Tomich, M.D., professor and director of the division of maternal-fetal medicine at UNMC and medical director of obstetrics at The Nebraska Medical Center, has been elected Fellow-at-Large of The American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG). He officially assumed the office Thursday. Dr. Tomich has previously served as ACOG assistant secretary.
Jonathan Thompson, M.D., a fourth-year UNMC surgery resident, received an Excellence in Research Award from the American College of Surgeons in the category of vascular surgery. Dr. Thompson was one of 15 authors identified for the award, which will be given at the 2013 Surgical Forum in October and includes an $800 stipend. Dr. Thompson's article was titled, "Mortality Rates of Patients with Peripheral Arterial Disease Are Predicted by the Respiratory Activities of Gastrocnemius Mitochondrial Complexes I and IV."