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Office of Academic Affairs & Faculty Development
The Office of Academic Affairs & Faculty Development appoints, promotes, and provides professional development opportunities for faculty. We serve as a central resource for the Health Sciences by providing guidance, resources, and training to enhance the success of individual faculty. We also strive to strengthen cohesion and collaboration among all colleges, schools, and departments.
David Morton was selected as the 2016-17 recipient of the University of Utah Distinguished Teaching Award, which is the university’s highest honor for excellence in teaching.... Read MoreNeurobiology and Anatomy
Joe Yost was chosen to receive the 2017 Henry Gray Scientific Achievement Award, in recognition of his work on Left-Right developmental pathways that impact cardiovascular and neural development. This is AAA’s highest scientific award for his unique meritorious contributions and achievements in the anatomical sciences.... Read MoreNeurobiology and Anatomy
The Department of Neurobiology and Anatomy is pleased to welcome two new adjunct faculty: Yashar Kalani, Department of Neurosurgery and Adrian Rothenfluh, Department of Psychiatry... Read MorePsychiatry
Alex Shcheglovitov was awarded with the 2016 NARSAD Young Investigator Grant by the Brain & Behavior Research Foundation. This grant supports research on how mutations in synaptic proteins affect the connectivity of human neurons in the brain.... Read MoreNeurobiology and Anatomy
Jason Shepherd was chosen to receive a three-year award from the E. Matilda Ziegler Foundation for the Blind for his project entitled, “Investigating the Molecular Mechanisms of Critical Period Plasticity in the Mouse Visual Cortex”.... Read MoreNeurobiology and Anatomy