P&S Journal: Winter 1995, Vol.15, No.1
Students Receive Honors
Katherine A. Schneider'95 was presented the Association of Women Psychiatrists' Leah J. Dickstein, M.D., Award last year at the association's annual meeting in Philadelphia. The award honors student creativity and leadership.
Ms. Schneider is also a Ph.D. candidate in epidemiology. Her dissertation research focuses on the epidemiology of migraine headache. She has served on the American Medical Women's Association Board of Directors and the American Medical Association's Council of Scientific Affairs.
Two students received honors in the 12th annual William Carlos Williams poetry competition sponsored by the Northeastern Ohio Universities College of Medicine.
Janet Choi'96 was the third-place winner. Tracy Cannon Grikscheit'97 received honorable mention. Their entries were among more than 380 received from students at medical schools throughout the United States and Canada.
Ms. Choi's winning poem, "At the Hundredth Mile from Mong-Tahn," was published in the Nov. 2 issue of the Journal of the American Medical Association.
John Woo and Kevin Yao , who completed their first two years at P&S, were selected for positions in the 1994-95 class of the Howard Hughes Medical Institute-NIH Research Scholars Program. They are among 41 scholars chosen from 166 applications submitted for the Cloister Program.
As research scholars, Mr. Woo and Mr. Yao are spending a year performing research in NIH laboratories in Washington. As part of the program, the students reside in the Hughes House section of the Cloister, a residential, conference, and office facility located on the NIH campus.