Spotlight

For Women’s History Month, we are highlighting the extraordinary work of some of our Medical School staff, faculty-physicians and researchers who are advancing medicine through their passion for research, clinical care and training of the next generation of healthcare leaders.

Emilia Lefevre, PhD, a postdoctoral researcher at the U of M Medical School is studying opioid addiction to better understand how different patterns of opioid exposure can impact someone’s brain, behavior and vulnerability to addiction.

All five awardees have a connection to the Department of Family Medicine & Community Health.

This month, we are highlighting the extraordinary work of some of our Medical School staff, faculty-physicians and researchers who are advancing medicine through their passion for research, clinical care and training of the next generation of healthcare leaders.

Brian M. Sweis, PhD, is the first student in the Medical School’s history to receive the prestigious Donald B. Lindsley Prize in Behavioral Neuroscience by the Society for Neuroscience.

Arnold Leonard, MD, PhD, a retired professor with the Departments of Surgery and Pediatrics, will receive the Gold-Headed Cane Award for his lifelong contributions to children’s health.

Meet the woman who’s become TikTok’s (unofficial) celebrity doctor - Rose Marie Leslie, MD.

Ann Van de Winckel, PhD, MSPT, PT, has always held a passion for helping people. She first explored this route through physical therapy, knowing from the start that performing invasive procedures herself was not an interest of hers.

As a Hospitalist and Assistant Professor of Medicine in the Department of General Internal Medicine, Ben Webber, MD, seeks ways in which he can connect with his patients on a level deeper than medicine. 

An RO1 recipient looking to change India’s culture of smokeless tobacco products.

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