|Medical students present awards for outstanding teaching|
The School of Medicine and Health Sciences second-year medical students presented the Golden Apple Award for outstanding teaching to Timothy L. Weiland, assistant professor of pathology. Weiland is also the medical director of the Clinical Lab Science program. The Portrait Award is given in recognition of outstanding faculty support provided to the students during their first two years of medical education. Dr. Weiland is the chair of the pathology department at Altru Health Systems. He earned his M.D. degree in 1988 from the Mayo Medical Center, Rochester, Minn.; he joined the SMHS in 1994.
His portrait will be hung with those of past recipients in the Fercho Atrium Atrium, School of Medicine and Health Sciences.
First-year medical students selected Patrick Carr, associate professor of anatomy and cell biology, to receive a Golden Apple Award for outstanding teaching. The award is given annually by medical students, members of the American Medical Student Association, who select the recipient on the basis of outstanding teaching. Carr, who teaches anatomy, joined the School of Medicine and Health Sciences in 1998. He earned his Ph.D. in physiology at the University of Manitoba in 1992.
The awards were presented at the sophomore student awards program to recognize faculty and second-year medical students for outstanding performance.
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