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MSU College of Human Medicine honors outstanding faculty

Marsha D. Rappley, MD, dean for the Michigan State University College of Human Medicine, has announced the recipients of the college’s 2014 Faculty Awards. The following are recognized for their outstanding academic contributions and achievements.

2014 Lifetime Faculty Excellence in Teaching Award
James Harkema, MD, professor emeritus, Department of Surgery

Distinguished Faculty Award
Jane Turner, MD, FAAP, professor, Department of Pediatrics and Human Development

Teacher-Scholar Award
Erin Sarzynski, MD, MS, assistant professor, Department of Family Medicine

Outstanding Community Faculty Award
Paula Klose, MD, community assistant dean, Midland Regional Campus, Department of Family Medicine

Outstanding Clinician Award
Heather Laird-Fick, MD, MPH, FACP, associate professor, Department of Medicine

Outstanding Community Volunteer Faculty Award
Richard Roach, MD, associate professor, Department of Medicine

Lester J. Evans, MD, College of Human Medicine Distinguished Service Award
Harvey V. Sparks, Jr., PhD, University Distinguished Professor and professor, Department of Physiology

William B. Weil, Jr., MD, FAAP, Endowed Distinguished Pediatric Faculty Award
Renuka Gera, MD, community assistant dean, Lansing Campus, Department of Pediatrics and Human Development

Harvey V. Sparks, Jr., PHD (right) accepting the Lester J. Evans, MD, College of Human Medicine Distinguished Service Award

Harvey V. Sparks, Jr., PHD, (right) accepting the Lester J. Evans, MD, College of Human Medicine Distinguished Service Award

Renuka Gera, MD, (left) accepting the William B. Weil, Jr., MD, FAAP, Endowed Distinguished Pediatric Faculty Award

Renuka Gera, MD, (left) accepting the William B. Weil, Jr., MD, FAAP, Endowed Distinguished Pediatric Faculty Award