2019 Faculty and Staff Awards

Nov. 19, 2019

Aarsvold and Mullins

John Aarsvold, PhD, and Mark Mullins, MD, PhD, FACR, won the Oustanding Radiology Service - Senior Faculty awards.

Farry and MacFarlane
NJ Farry and Dan MacFarlane won the Lifetime Achievement - Staff awards.
Ernest Garcia, PhD, won the Lifetime Achievement - Faculty award.
Sherry and Susan
Susan Black won the Outstanding Mentor - Staff award. Sherry Schaefer, RDMS, won the the Outstanding Leader - Staff award.
Dr. Meltzer hugging one of the award winners.

by Mohsina Yusuf

It was a packed room on Wednesday, September 4 as we honored our talented department at the annual Faculty and Staff Awards. Emory Radiology members from all campuses gathered in the Emory University Hospital Auditorium to celebrate their colleagues and enjoy the warm breakfast buffet. This year, there were over 70 nominations.


Congratulations to all nominees and winners!

2019 Staff and Team Awardees

Outstanding Team Award: EUHM Interventional Radiology 

Face of Excellence Award: Donna Lee Kilcullen                

Lifetime Achievement Award (two-way tie): NJ Farry / Dan MacFarlane

Outstanding Care Provider Award: Joanna Kelley           

Outstanding Mentor Award: Susan Black              

Outstanding Service in Support of the Mission Award: Rebecca Neill      

Outstanding Leadership Award: Sherry Schaefer              

2019 Faculty Awardees

Lifetime Achievement Award: Ernest Garcia, PhD          

Outstanding Contribution to Research Award, Junior: Brent Weinberg, MD, PhD              

Outstanding Contribution to Research Award, Senior: Xiangyang Tang, PhD        

Outstanding Mentor Award: Nima Kokabi, MD

Outstanding Patient Care, Junior: Maria Piraner, MD

Outstanding Patient Care, Senior (two-way tie): Ashley H. Aiken, MD / Adina Alazraki, MD

Outstanding Service Award, Junior: Ryan Peterson, MD

Outstanding Service Award, Senior (two-way tie): John N. Aarsvold, PhD / Mark E. Mullins, MD, PhD

Rising (Radiology) Star Award: Felix Gonzalez, MD