Ormond MacDougald wins 2011 Rackham Distinguished Graduate Mentoring Award

pop-busui in lab photoOrmond A. MacDougald, Ph.D., John A. Faulkner Collegiate Professor of Physiology, Professor of Molecular and Integrative Physiology, and Professor of Internal Medicine (Metabolism, Endocrinology & Diabetes Division) in the University of Michigan Medical School, was named a recipient of a Rackham Distinguished Graduate Mentor Award for 2011.

A total of five Graduate Mentor Awards were given in 2011. The awrd letter stated that the materials submitted on Dr. MacDougald's behalf "were impressive and inspiring."

The award was presented at a public ceremony on April 14 in the Rackham Amphitheatre. Recipients of several other Rackham awards were also honored at the event, which culminated in a reception.

The nomination process included seven items of documentation, such as teaching evaluations, doctoral committee service over the past 10 years, and letters of support.

The selection criteria noted the following:

Complete List - 2011 Rackham Distinguished Graduate Mentor Award-Winners:

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