Dr. Ronald W. Busuttil (RES ’77), William P. Longmire, Jr. Chair in Surgery and director of the Pfleger Liver Institute and Dumont-UCLA Transplant and Liver Cancer Centers, has been awarded the Hospital Physician Leadership Award by the Los Angeles County Medical Association.
Dr. Rachelle Crosbie-Watson, professor of integrative biology and physiology and education liaison for the Center for Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy at UCLA, received the 2014 Lotus Award from Coalition Duchenne.
Dr. Brent Fogel (RES ’07, FEL ’09), assistant professor of neurology, was cited in “Best Neurology Advances of 2014” by the editorial advisory board of Neurology Today for a paper on exome sequencing published in JAMA Neurology.
Dr. Carolyn R. Houser, professor of neurobiology, received the 2014 Epilepsy Research Recognition Award for Basic Science conferred by the American Epilepsy Society.
Dr. Amy Rosenman (RES ’79), clinical professor in obstetrics and gynecology, has been installed as president of the American Urogynecologic Society, the nation’s largest professional scientific organization devoted to the field of pelvic-floor disorders.
Dr. Peter Szilagyi, vice-chair for clinical research at Mattel Children’s Hospital UCLA and one of the leaders of the UCLA Children’s Discovery and Innovation Institute, has been appointed by the U.S. Accountability Office to the Medicaid and Children’s Health Insurance Program Payment and Access Commission.