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Excellence in Teaching Award 2017

RECIPIENT: ROBERT E. REIMAN

It is an honor to present the Duke Medical Physics Excellence in Teaching Award 2017 to Dr. Robert E. Reiman (Radiology). In addition to clinical responsibilities, Dr. Reiman teaches the "Anatomy and Physiology for Medical Physicists" course. Below is an excerpt from one of the nomination letters:

Dr. Reiman, or Dr. Bob as we affectionately call him, is one of my absolute favorite teachers and people in this program. He taught our Anatomy and Physiology as well as Internal Dosimetry class and you can just see his knowledge and passion in his teaching. Simply put, he genuinely cares so much about students and wants us to succeed both within and outside of his classes. He's a model professor, and I think everyone in the program -- student, professor, or otherwise -- can learn a thing or two from him. All this and more is why I am nominating Dr. Bob for Best Teacher Award.

Nominees for Excellence in Teaching Award (2016-2017): James T. Dobbins III, PhD, Robert E. Reiman Jr, PhD, Ehsan Samei, PhD,  Timothy G. Turkington, PhD, Qiuwen Wu, PhD, Fang-Fang Yin, PhD, Mark Oldham, PhD.  

Excellence in Mentorship Award 2017

RECIPIENT: JUSTUS D. ADAMSON

We are proud to congratulate Dr. Justus D. Adamson (Radiation Oncology) on receiving the Duke Medical Physics Excellence in Mentorship Award (2016-2017). Dr. Adamson co-teaches the Radiation Therapy Physics course and mentors Medical Physics students. Below is an excerpt from one of his nomination letters:

 “Dr. Justus Adamson is a great mentor [both] in and outside of the classroom. He is an extremely patient teacher and is able to convey complex ideas in a simple manner. Beyond teaching a simple understanding of material, Dr. Adamson helps his students to learn the underlying principles of what he teaches and its importance to the medical physics field as a whole. Dr. Adamson has motivated me to reach my maximum potential during my time at Duke. Dr. Adamson has made my time at Duke very productive and has reinforced my passion for the field.”

Nominees for Excellence in Mentorship Award 2017: Justus D. Adamson, PhD, Jing Cai, PhD, Anuj J. Kapadia, PhD, Joseph Y. Lo, PhD, Lei Ren, PhD, Ehsan Samei, PhD.            

Director's Awards for Exemplary Service 2017

RECIPIENT: BRITTANY T. MOORE

Brittany T. Moore, MS, has been honored with Director's Award for Exemplary Service 2017 for serving the Program and her fellow students through exemplary commitment in multiplicity of activities including the Leadership Retreat, Open House, and Student Leadership within the Program, and for being an outstanding ambassador for the Program and Duke University.

Director's Awards for Exemplary Service 2017

RECIPIENTS: MARTIN P. TORNAI, OANA CRACIUNESCU (Not Pictured), ANUJ J. KAPADIA, AND JOSEPH Y. LO

Martin P. Tornai, PhD, Oana Craciunescu, PhD, Anuj J. Kapadia, PhD, and Joseph Y. Lo, PhD. received Director's Award for Exemplary Service 2017 for outstanding service to the Program and the medical physics profession in advancing the admission process through the implementation of the Multi-Mini Interviews.

Director's Awards for Exemplary Service 2017

RECIPIENT: TAYLOR B. SMITH

Taylor B. Smith (PhD student) has been recognized with the Director's Award for Exemplary Service 2017 for serving the Program and his fellow students through exceptional planning of the leadership retreat and open house, contributions to diversity and inclusion, and for being an outstanding ambassador for the Program and Duke University.