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2018 Research Retreat Recap

This year's Research Retreat marked the first-ever collaboration with the Whiting School of Engineering. Thank you to everyone who attended and helped make the event a huge success celebrating the scientific innovations of both the Department of Medicine and the School of Engineering.

David M. Levine Excellence in Mentoring Awards:

  • Dale Needham, professor in the Division of Pulmonary
  • Gail Daumit, professor in the Division of General Internal Medicine

Frederick L. Brancati Excellence in Mentoring Awards:

W. Leigh Thompson, MD Excellence in Research Awards:

  • Basic Research Faculty: Swati Dey, research associate in Cardiology
  • Basic Research Fellow: Enoch Yeung, fellow in Cardiology
  • Clinical Research Faculty: Jeffrey Tornheim, assistant professor in ID
  • Clinical Research Fellow: Reyhan Westbrook, fellow in Geriatics

Whiting School of Engineering Excellence in Research Awards:

  • Engineering Faculty: Soojung Claire Hur, PhD
  • Engineering Trainee: Faisal Mahmood, PhD

To view a webcast of the retreat, visit:


Kelsey Bennett