|From left, David McMillan, Ph.D., College of Medicine Dean Brad Britigan, M.D., and Gordon Todd, Ph.D.|
The award was created by the 1962 College of Medicine graduating class, on the occasion of its 25th anniversary in 1987, to inspire and foster continued excellence in classroom teaching by annually honoring a professor who has contributed greatly to the education of aspiring medical students.
David McMillan, Ph.D., associate professor, pharmacology and experimental neuroscience, received the second annual Pioneering Women in Medicine Award.
The UNMC Pioneering Women in Medicine Award was created in 2012 by Carol Swarts, M.D., a 1959 College of Medicine graduate, to recognize the importance of dedicated teaching faculty who enrich the lives of students and shape outstanding health care providers. The award is given to a basic science teaching faculty in the College of Medicine and may be used as a cash award or to support the recipient's teaching technology, teaching-related research or faculty development.
See who else was honored at the Alpha Omega Alpha Spring Convocation and Faculty Honors Convocation here.