Prosper Boyaka, Veterinary Medicine, received the Distinguished Service Award from the American Association of Immunologists for his vital leadership in his service on the AAI Minority Affairs Committee from 2006-12.
Doug Sutton-Ramspeck, English, OSU Lima, received the Michael Waters Poetry Prize for Original Bodies, his latest book of poems. He also received the 2013 Neil Shepard Prize in Poetry for his poem, Sacred Music.
Steve Nguyen, Dentistry, was chosen as the president-elect of the American Society of Dentist Anesthesiologists, a nationally recognized professional organization that supports and encourages the practice of anesthesia by dentists.
Mary Gardiner, Entomology, received a $909,200 grant from the National Science Foundation to implement an unprecedented study of vacant land in the city of Cleveland. She also received an award for her industry-partnered project concerning the effects of adjuvants and herbicides on bumblebee foraging from SEEDS, the OARDC Research Enhancement Competitive Grants Program.
Casey Hoy, Entomology, received an award from SEEDS, the OARDC Research Enhancement Competitive Grants Program, for a project that will partner with a private industry to explore the production, ecosystem services and value chains resulting from oilseed crops.
Shari Speer, Linguistics, Laura Wagner, Psychology, and Kathryn Campbell-Kibler, Linguistics, were awarded a $60,000 Engagement Impact Grant from Ohio State’s Office of University Outreach and Engagement for their project, “The Science of Language: Using Language Sciences to Promote Science Education at COSI.”
Christopher Taylor, Plant Pathology, will be starting a project on targeting protein expression for nematode control, funded by SEEDS, the OARDC Research Enhancement Competitive Grants Program.
Sandra Velleman, Animal Sciences, received a three-year Binational Agricultural Research and Development Fund grant for “Early Post- Hatch Thermal Stress Effects on Broiler Muscle Development and Performance,” a project in which she is a co-principal investigator.
Karl Whittington, History of Art, has been awarded a Millard Meiss Publication Fund grant of $8,500 from the College Art Association. Whittington is one of six recipients of the spring 2013 publication grant, which will help fund production and the purchase of color images for his book, Body-Worlds: Opicinus de Canistris and the Medieval Cartographic Imagination.
Kui Xie and Lauren Hensley, Educational Studies, and Lynn Trinko, Educational Technology, were awarded a $15,000 Impact Grant by the Office of Distance Learning and eLearning. The group will develop course materials and instructional interventions to help students maximize their learning online.
Becky Cornett and Susan Moffatt-Bruce, Wexner Medical Center, presented “Beyond Compliance: Striving for High Reliability and Performance,” at the Ohio Hospital Association Quality Summit, Columbus, June 12.
Barbara Gracious, Medicine, presented “Nutrition, Vitamins and Mental Health: A Tale of 3 Studies,” at the Behavioral Health Program Grand Rounds, Ohio State, Columbus, June 5.
Kalpana Groshal, Medicine, presented “Research Lab Presentation,” during the Pathology Work in Progress Seminar Series, Ohio State, Columbus, July 3.
Diane Plumly, Student Life, presented “College Health Insurance/Benefit Plans – Post Affordable Care Act,” at the American College Health Association annual meeting, Boston, Mass., May 29.
Glenn Thomas, Medicine, presented “Crisis Bed Model” at the Behavioral Health Program Grand Rounds, Ohio State, Columbus, June 12.
Graham Walden, University Libraries, presented “Informing Library Research with Focus Groups: The Potential of Seven Alternative Strategies to Enhance Participant Interaction,” at the 5th International Conference on Qualitative and Quantitative Methods in Libraries, Rome, Italy, June 4.
Stephen Abedon, Microbiology, OSU Mansfield, “Archaeal Viruses, not Archaeal Phages: An Archaeological Dig,” Archaea (2013), with Kelly Murray; “Are Archaeons Incapable of Being Parasites or Have We Simply Failed to Notice?” Bioessays, Vol. 35 (2013), p. 501; “Phage Cocktails and the Future of Phage Therapy,” Future Microbiology, Vol. 8, No. 6 (June 2013), pp. 769-83, with Benjamin Chan and Catherine Loc-Carrillo.
Joshua Hawley and Anand Desai, Office of Academic Affairs, “Research Workforce Diversity: The Case of Balancing National versus International Postdocs in US Biomedical Research,” Systems Research and Behavioral Science (May 2013), with Navid Ghaffarzadegan.
Pam Salsberry, Nursing, “The Effects of State-Level Scope-of-Practice Regulations on the Number and Growth of Nurse Practitioners,” Nursing Outlook (2013).
Ian Sheldon, Agricultural, Environmental and Development Economics, “Exchange Rate Uncertainty and US Bilateral Fresh Fruit and Fresh Vegetable Trade: An Application of the Gravity Model,” Applied Economics (2013), with S. Mishra, D. Pick and S. Thompson; and “Trade Policy and the Environment”, Environmental and Natural Resource Economics: An Encyclopedia (2013), eds. J. Whitehead and T. Haab.
Cameron Thraen and John Newton, Agricultural, Environmental and Development Economics, “Study Finds Proposed Dairy Programs Comparable with Key Exception: Goodlatte-Scott Will Cost Consumers Less than Dairy Security Act,” (International Dairy Foods Association, 2013); “New White Paper Demonstrates Advantages of Dairy Security Act Over Alternative Approach Offering Only Margin Insurance,” (National Milk Producers Federation, 2013); “Both Dairy Bills Protect Margins,” Farm Journal Media (2013); ”Study Pits Dairy Security Act Against Goodlatte-Scott Approach,” The Dairy Site (2013); “US Dairy Margin Insurance Programs offer Pros, Cons,” Daily Herd Network (2013) and Hoard’s Dairyman (2013).
Barry Ward, Agricultural, Environmental and Development Economics, “Field Crop Enterprise Budgets will Keep You in Line,” Farm and Dairy (2013).
Michael Bailey, Dentistry, received the Stazen Junior Faculty Award, which is presented annually to an assistant professor who has shown exceptional promise in the research field.
Robert Bennett, Social Work, has been selected as a 2013-14 Albert Schweitzer Fellow and was awarded a $1,900 grant from the Franklin Park Conservatory, The Columbus Foundation and Scotts Miracle Grow Co. to support gardening activities as he provides leadership to a community garden.
Stephen Boyles, Animal Sciences, received a Teacher Fellow Award from North American Colleges and Teachers of Agriculture, which recognizes individuals whose efforts represent the very best in agricultural higher education.
Linda Daley, Nursing, has been selected for induction into the prestigious National League for Nursing Academy of Nursing Education. Fellows are chosen based on their sustained and significant contributions to nursing education and are expected to provide visionary leadership in nursing education and in the Academy.
Mark DeBard, Medicine, was awarded the 2013 John Wiegenstein Leadership award.
Stephanie Elliot, University Exploration, and Dana Kuchem, Undergraduate Fellowship Office, received the 2012-13 ACADAOS Outstanding Advisor of the Year award.
Binnaz Leblebicioglu, Dentistry, received the College of Dentistry Postle Teaching Award, which annually recognizes a college faculty member for quality classroom teaching skills.
Charles Lockwood, Medicine, received the 2013 Giorgio Pardi President’s Distinguished Scientist Award from the Society for Gynecologic Investigation for his significant lifetime contributions to reproductive science.
Bernadette Melnyk, Nursing, was named editor of Worldviews on Evidence-Based Nursing, a peer-reviewed evidence-based nursing journal, by Sigma Theta Tau International, the Honor Society of Nursing.
Michael Morris, Dance, has been awarded the Ohio State Writing Across the Curriculum Outstanding Writing Instruction Award.
Mark Partridge, Agricultural, Environmental and Development Economics, was named a Southern Regional Science Association Fellow at the 52nd annual meeting of the Southern Regional Science Association, Washington, DC, April 4-6.
Brian Roe, Agricultural, Environmental and Development Economics, was awarded the 2012-13 Outstanding Professor award at the AEDE’s undergraduate professional development groups yearly banquet on April 15.
Zhiguo Xie, East Asian Languages and Literatures, received the prestigious Young Scholar Award for Best Paper in Chinese Linguistics from the International Association of Chinese Linguistics at its 21st annual conference in Taipei, Taiwan.
Burak Yilmaz, Dentistry, received the Larry J. Peterson Young Educator’s Award, which recognizes one junior faculty member annually who has demonstrated unique enthusiasm for teaching.
Patricia Scharer, Teaching and Learning, has been appointed president of Reading Recovery Council of North America, a membership association of Reading Recovery educators and advocates dedicated to helping first graders who struggle with beginning reading.