Sir Nicholas Wald elected to National Academy of Medicine

It is a great honor as we congratulate Sir Nicholas Wald, MBBS, DSc, Consultant of our Division of Medical Screening and Special Testing of Women & Infants Hospital and Adjunct Professor of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine of Alpert Medical School of Brown University, elected to the prestigious National Academy of Medicine (NAM).  You may learn more about the honor and the citation of Sir Wald through abstract of NAM news release below.  The full news release is available at

Mentees of Drs. Uzun (PLM) and Morrow (MCB) win Senior Thesis Prizes

Lena Joesch-Cohen was awarded the Biology Undergraduate Education Senior Biology Prize for Academic Excellence in the Biological Sciences and Shoshana Rosenzweig was awarded the Center for Computational Molecular Biology Honors Thesis Award.

Both students were co-mentored by Drs. Uzun (Pathology & Laboratory Medicine) and Morrow (Molecular, Cellular Biology Biochemistry) in their honors thesis in Computational Biology.

Four Pathology & Laboratory Medicine Faculty Named "Positive Champion of the Learning Environment" by WAMS

Drs. Luba Dumeno, L. Corey Hanley, Joyce Ou, and Mariana Canepa were each identified as a "positive champion of the learning environment" by Warren Alpert Medical School. 

At any point during their education, students may nominate faculty for demonstrating exemplary behaviors that promote a positive learning environment. This often includes a focus on respectful education, the creation of an environment that is welcoming to all students, providing clear expectations and appropriate feedback, and more.