Klaus Ley has been named co-director of the Cardiovascular
Research Center at the School of Medicine effective April 1. He
will co-direct the center with Dr. Brian Duling for eight months
and then become the director of the center.
R. Abidin, Professor of Education and director of clinical
training for the Curry Programs in Clinical and School Psychology,
was elected as a fellow of the Society of Pediatric Psychology
and a fellow of the Division of Child and Adolescent Psychology,
both affiliated with the American Psychological Association. Fellow
status is conferred to an individual who is nationally recognized
for outstanding contributions to the field of psychology.
Health System nurses have received the Virginia Nurses Associations
Centennial Award. The Health System and Nursing School are celebrating
their 100th anniversaries this year.
U.Va. nurses who won the award are: Gregory Huber, Blood
and Marrow Transplant Program; Tamara Golding, Charles
O. Strickler Transplant Center; Elizabeth Good and Carol
Lawson, Surgical Services; Anita Sites and Sandra
Muraca, Surgical and Digestive Health Acute Care Services;
Amanda Leslie Ray and Nancy Marshall, Neuroscience
and Otolaryngology Unit; and Cynthia Westley, Geriatric
award presentations were made in Richmond on May 2.
Center of Public Affairs Research Fellow Max Holland has
won the J. Anthony Lukas Work-in-Progress Award for his book,
A Need to Know: Inside the Warren Commission. The award, which
recognizes nonfiction writing and research, provides Holland $45,000.
His book will be published by Houghton Mifflin.
Strider Jr., manager for the Thoracic Cardiovascular Surgery
Service In-Patient Units within the Heart Center at the Medical
Center, has received the Piedmont Virginia Community College 2001
Distinguished Alumni Award. Strider is a 1983 PVCC graduate.
Schwartz, associate professor at the School of Architecture,
has been named a fellow of the American Institute of Architects.
A fellowship recognizes contributions to society and the profession.