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University of Nebraska Medical Center

Previous Award Recipients

Congratulations to all our Impact in Education Award recipients.

2021-2022 Award Recipients

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  • Varner Educator Laureate: Justin Mott, MD, PhD
  • Emerging Educator: Jasmine R. Marcelin, MD
  • Innovative Practices in Education: Abbey Fingeret, MD
  • Inspirational Mentor of Educators: Bunny Pozehl, PhD
  • Interprofessional Education Scholar: Nada Fadul, MD
  • Valor in Educational Service: Matthew J. Brooks, DMA
  • Visionary Leadership in Education: Tanya Custer
2020-2021 Award Recipients

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  • Varner Educator Laureate: Geoffrey A. Talmon, MD
  • Innovative Practices in Education: Jason Langenfeld, MD
  • Visionary Leadership in Education: Teresa Barry Hultquist, PhD
  • Inspirational Mentor of Educators: Linda M. Love, EdD
  • Interprofessional Education Scholar: William Henry Hay, MD
2019-2020 Award Recipients

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  • Varner Educator Laureate: Amy Duhachek-Stapelman, MD
  • Innovative Practices in Education: Kristen Cook, PharmD
  • Research in Education Scholar: Ka-Chun Siu, PhD
  • Visionary Leadership in Education: Pamela K. Carmines, PhD
  • Inspirational Mentor of Educators: Lois J. Starr, MD, PhD
  • Interprofessional Education Scholar: Claudia Chaperon, PhD
2018-2019 Award Recipients

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  • Varner Educator Laureate: James R. O'Dell, MD & Paul Paulman, MD
  • Innovative Practices in Education: Danish Bhatti, MD
  • Research in Education Scholar: Kendra K. Schmid, PhD
  • Visionary Leadership in Education: Karen Gould, PhD
  • Inspirational Mentor of Educators: Shannon Boerner, MD
  • Interprofessional Education Scholar: Elizabeth L. Beam, PhD
  • Valor in Educational Service: James R. Newland, MD
2017-2018 Award Recipients

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  • Varner Educator Laureate: Karen Honeycutt, PhD
  • Innovative Practices in Education: Kim Michael & Tanya Custer
  • Research in Education Scholar: Paul J. Schenarts, MD
  • Visionary Leadership in Education: Lynnette Leeseberg Stamler, PhD, DLitt
  • Inspirational Mentor of Educators: Shantaram S. Joshi, PhD
  • Interprofessional Education Scholar: Cynthia Ellis, MD
  • Valor in Educational Service: Robert T. Binhammer, PhD
2016-2017 Award Recipients

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  • Educator Laureate: David V. O'Dell, MD
  • Innovative Practices in Education: Paul Paulman, MD
  • Research in Education Scholar: Gary L. Beck Dallaghan, PhD
  • Visionary Leadership in Education: Maurice Godfrey, PhD
  • Inspirational Mentor of Educators: Shelby Kutty, MD, PhD
  • Interprofessional Education Scholar: Devin Nickol, MD
  • Valor in Educational Service: Alan T. Richards, MD

“These awards recognize the excellent contributions of faculty at UNMC to our educational mission. As UNMC strives to lead the world in instructing and mentoring health science students at all levels, we believe that recognizing faculty who are making a difference in this area is critical to continually fanning the flame of education.”

Dr. Dele Davies poses for a headshot

Dele Davies, MD

Senior Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs