The Edward A. Dickson Emeritus Professorship Award

Past Recipients

2018-20
Isobel Russell, MD, PhD, Professor of Anesthesiology, Emerita
Proposal: Applied 3-D Technologies. Develop models for teaching the complex medical specialty of congenital heart disease. The development of a 3D printed library of CHD pathology as well as a simulator to image these models with ultrasound will be a valuable learning resource for residents and fellows in all of the subspecialties involved in the care of these complex patients.

Ellen Weber, MD, Professor of Emergency Medicine, Emerita
Proposal: Growing Emergency Medicine in Tanzania. Help graduates of an EM program in Tanzania bring this specialty to regions that have never had an emergency department and wish to create research programs in their new settings. Visit these new sites, teach the basics of research, help these groups develop feasible research ideas, and bring them to completion and publication.

2017-19
Adrian Gelb, MB,CHB, Professor Emeritus, Department of Anesthesiology and Perioperative Care, Emeritus
Proposal: Medicine Fostering Quality and Safety in Anesthetic Practice in the Developing World 
Sarah Macfarlane, PhD, MScProfessor Emerita, Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Emerita
Proposal: Making Data Available to Global Health 
(John) Colin Partridge, MD, MPH, Professor Emeritus, Department of Pediatrics/ Neonatology, Emerita
Proposal: Cross-cultural differences in utilities for disability: a multi-national study in the developing world 

2016-18
Virginia Carrieri-Kohlman, RN, MS, PhD, Professor of Physiological Nursing, Emerita
Proposal: The Measurement of Dyspnea: Translation to Clinical Practice
James Cleaver, PhD, Professor of Dermatology and Pharmaceutical Chemistry, Emeritus
Proposal: Chemotherapy and DNA Repair
John Gordon Frierson, BA, MD, Professor of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Emeritus
Proposal: Research on the History of the Angel Island Quarantine Station

2015-17
Kathleen Puntillo, RN, PhD, Professor of Nursing, Emerita
Proposal: Translating Research into Practice: Palliation of Thirst in Intensive Care Unit Patients
Louis F. Reichardt, PhD, Professor of Physiology and Biochemistry/Biophysics, Emeritus
Proposal: Web production of videos illustrating scientific approaches to major medical challenges through collaboration with iBioSeminars
Robert H. Levin, PharmD, FASHP, FCSHP, Professor of Clinical Pharmacy, Emeritus
Proposal: Implementation of California SB 493 for students, residents, faculty, & alumni

2014-15
M. Michael Thaler, MD, MA, Professor of Pediatrics, Emeritus
Proposal: 'Premature' Cancer Research at UCSF: The Rise and Fall of the Laboratory of Experimental Oncology, 1947-53.

2013-16
Edward J. Goetzl, MD, Robert L. Kroc Professor of Medicine and Immunology, Emeritus
Proposal: Cellular membrane vesicle diagnostics in neurodegenerative diseases.
Philip L. Ballard, MD, PhD,
Professor of Pediatrics, Emeritus
Proposal: Genetic contributions to infant chronic lung disease.
Roger Cooke, PhD, Professor of Biochemistry and Biophysics, Emeritus Principal Investigator, Cooke Lab
Proposal: The Super relaxed state in Muscle as a target for combating obesity and type 2 diabetes.
H. William Taeusch, MD, Professor of Pediatrics, Emeritus
Proposal: Combined Polymer Therapy for Improved Surfactant Treatment of ALI/ARDS.

2012-15
Juan Korenbrot, PhD, Professor of Physiology, Emeritus
Richard A. Smith, DDS, Professor of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Emeritus

2011-14
Melvin Cheitlin, MD, Professor of Medicine, Division of Cardiology, Emeritus
James Cleaver, PhD, Professor of Dermatology and Pharmaceutical Chemistry, Emeritus
John Murray, MD, Professor of Pulmonary Medicine, Emeritus

2010-13
Nancy Byl, PT, MPH, PhD, FAPTA, Professor of Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation Science, Emerita
W. Dilworth Cannon, MD, Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery, Emeritus
Ernest Newbrun, PhD, DMD, Professor of Cell and Tissue Biology, Emeritus
Edward Sickles, MD, FACR, Professor of Radiology and Biomedical Imaging, Emeritus