15 VP&S Physician-Scientists Receive Early-Career Funding to Support Research

April 14, 2022
Dr. Syeda Imama A. Naqvi
Dr. Syeda Imama A. Naqvi

Fifteen Vagelos College of Physicians and Surgeons (VP&S) early-career physician-scientists who have substantial family caregiving responsibilities have been recognized as VP&S Promising Clinician Scientists and awarded grants from the Office of Academic Affairs to support their research.

The awards—up to $50,000 for 18 months for each physician-scientist—are designed to help the faculty maintain research productivity in the face of caregiving responsibilities for children or elders that increased during the COVID-19 pandemic. Funds may be spent on part-time administrative help, lab personnel, or research services. [read more]
Source: CUIMC Newsroom

VP&S Promising Clinician Scientist Awardees:

  • Marwah Abdalla, MD, Medicine
  • Elana J. Bernstein, MD, Medicine
  • Christina Brezing, MD, Psychiatry
  • Lauren S. Chernick, MD, Emergency Medicine
  • Jennifer A. Danielsson , MD, Anesthesiology
  • Cristina Fernández, MD, Pediatrics
  • Angela Gomez-Simmonds, MD, Medicine
  • Rebecca F. Hough, MD, PhD, Pediatrics
  • Stephanie Lovinsky-Desir, MD, Pediatrics
  • Son H. McLaren, MD, Emergency Medicine
  • Syeda Imama A. Naqvi, MD, Neurology
  • Catherine Spina, MD, PhD, Radiation Oncology
  • Vidhu V. Thaker, MD, Pediatrics
  • Aaron D. Viny, MD, Medicine
  • Kelley Yan, MD, Medicine