May 29, 2019

Fourteen faculty members at the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus received accolades recognizing outstanding accomplishments in teaching, leadership and service, research and creative activities and faculty mentoring. The faculty awards were presented at the May 24 commencement ceremonies.

Trio of faculty
Lilia Cervantes, left, won the Sabin Award, while Margaret Wierman, center, and Mark Earnest, right, won Sewall Awards.

Winning the Sewall Award for exceptional contributions of leadership and vision to CU Anschutz were two faculty members: Mark Earnest, professor of medicine-internal medicine in the School of Medicine’s Department of General Internal Medicine, and Margaret Wierman, professor of medicine, physiology and biophysics in the Department of Endocrinology, Metabolism and Diabetes.

Lilia Cervantes, associate professor in the Department of Medicine, won the Sabin Award for exceptional contributions to the CU Anschutz Medical Campus and the health of the citizens of Colorado.

The President’s Excellence in Teaching Awards are selected by graduating students in each school or college. The Chancellor’s Teaching Recognition Awards are nominated by students and selected by a committee of students, faculty and administrators.

2019 Faculty Award Winners

President’s Excellence in Teaching:

David Ecker, School of Medicine (Hospital Medicine)

Cerise Hunt, Colorado School of Public Health (Community and Behavioral Health)

Ty Kiser, Skaggs School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences (Clinical Pharmacy)

Tammy Spencer, College of Nursing

Alan Sutton, School of Dental Medicine (Restorative Dentistry)

Chancellor’s Teaching Recognition:

Christina Aquilante, Graduate School (Skaggs School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences)

Teresa Connolly, College of Nursing

Thomas Greany, School of Dental Medicine (Restorative Dentistry)

Danielle Royer, School of Medicine (Cell and Developmental Biology)

Robert Scheinman, Skaggs School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences (Pharmaceutical Sciences)

Sarah Schmiege, Colorado School of Public Health (Biostatistics and Informatics)

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