Philip Leaf recognized for dedication to community-based learning and research

Read about his award, plus other faculty news from the Bloomberg School

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Philip J. Leaf, a professor of mental health and director of the Center for Adolescent Health, has been selected by Homewood Student Affairs' Center for Social Concern as this year's winner of the Crenson-Hertz Award for Community-Based Learning and Participatory Research. The award is given annually to a faculty member who is dedicated to community engagement through teaching, academic program development, and/or research that has enriched student learning and established meaningful community partnerships.

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Gerard Anderson, a professor in Health Policy and Management, and Amy Tsui, a professor in Population, Family and Reproductive Health, have each received the Dean's Award for Distinction in Faculty Mentoring. This award recognizes a sustained commitment to excellence in fostering the scientific, academic, and/or career development success of fellow faculty members in the Bloomberg School.

Anthony Leung, an associate professor of biochemistry and molecular biology, has received the 2019 Shikani/El-Hibri Prize for Discovery and Innovation in recognition of his work recently published in Molecular Cell. The annual prize recognizes excellence in the laboratory sciences and discoveries that have the potential to significantly advance biomedical science.

Yusra Shawar, an assistant scientist in the Department of International Health, was awarded the Best Early Investigator Paper Prize by the International Studies Association, as part of the Global Health Section's mission to support the next generation of global health scholars.

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