Faculty, Staff & Student Awards and HonorsOur faculty, staff and students are an amazing group of people. Their professional accomplishments are many, but here is a sampling of their activities and awards in the past academic year.
John HeilmannCommunication Sciences & DisordersAssistant ProfessorUWM Graduate School 2012-13Research Committee Award for"Developing Linguistic Profiles ofChildren with Language Impairment"
Shelley LundCommunication Sciences & DisordersAssociate Professor and InterimDepartment ChairUWM Center for 21st Century StudiesAward for “21st Century Voices:Synthesized Speech in the ThirdMillennium”
Paula RhynerCommunication Sciences & DisordersAssociate Dean for Graduate Studiesand Research and ProfessorAmerican Speech-Language-HearingAssociation (ASHA) Fellow
Patricia WillisCommunication Sciences & DisordersClinical Associate ProfessorAppointed by Wisconsin GovernorScott Walker to Wisconsin Hearingand Speech Examining Board
Rohit KateHealth Informatics & AdministrationAssistant Professor2012 UWM Graduate SchoolResearch FellowUWM Graduate School 2012-13Research Committee Award for"Extracting Evidence-basedPractical Guidelines for LaserPhototherapy from Meta-analysisData"
Shahla AndersHealth Sciences: BioMedical SciencesClinical Assistant Professor“Key to the Future” Award,American Society for ClinicalLaboratory Sciences-Wisconsin(ASCLS-WI)
Brad DePonsHealth Sciences: BioMedical SciencesClinical Instructor and Lab Manager“First Year Student Success Award”
Carol MitchellHealth Sciences: BioMedical SciencesAssistant Professor and DiagnosticImaging Program DirectorFellow, Society of Diagnostic MedicalSonography (SDMS)
Susan StalewskiHealth Sciences: BioMedical SciencesClinical Associate Professor,Director of eLearning,Interim Assistant Dean for Academic Affairs“UWM Academic Staff OutstandingPerformance Award”“Joanne Lazirko Award for Excellence inTeaching with Technology” Elected to American Society for ClinicalLab Science-Wisconsin (ASCLS-WI) Boardof Directors“First Year Student Success Award”
Chukuka EnwemekaKinesiologyDean and ProfessorUWM Distinguished Professor
Stephen CobbKinesiologyAssistant Professor2012 UWM Graduate SchoolResearch Fellow
Wendy HuddlestonKinesiologyAssistant ProfessorUWM Center for 21st CenturyStudies Award for “The Linkage ofthe Alexander Technique withPhysical Therapy ConcernsThrough the Mediation of theMRI.”
Kathryn ZalewskiKinesiology: Physical TherapyAssociate Professor and Director ofDoctor of Physical Therapy ProgramAppointed a Commissioner to theMilwaukee County Commission onPersons with Disability
Jennifer Earl-BoehmKinesiology:Athletic Training Education ProgramAssociate Professor and AthleticTraining Education Program Director2012 Wisconsin Athletic TrainingAssociation (WATA) “OutstandingEducator Award”
Ryan WilkinsonKinesiology:Athletic Training Education ProgramClinical Assistant Professor andATEP Director of ClinicalEducationPresident, Wisconsin AthleticTraining Association (WATA)
Jay KapelluschOccupational Science & TechnologyAssistant ProfessorUWM Graduate School 2012-13Research Committee Award for"Removing Air Bubbles Generated inthe IV Lines during the IntravenousCancer Therapy"
Virginia StoffelOccupational Science & TechnologyAssociate ProfessorPresident Elect,American Occupational TherapyAssociation (AOTA)Milwaukee Business Journal“Women of Influence”
Ying-Chih WangOccupational Science & TechnologyClinical Associate ProfessorUWM Graduate School 2012-13Research Committee Award for"Removing Air Bubbles Generated inthe IV Lines during the IntravenousCancer Therapy"
Patricia ThomasTherapeutic RecreationClinical Associate Professor andTherapeutic RecreationCertificate CoordinatorElected Vice Chair to NationalCouncil on Therapeutic RecreationCertification (NCTRC)
Ron CislerCenter for Urban Population HealthDirector, Center for UrbanPopulation Health2011 Aurora Greater MilwaukeeCollaborative Research Award
Sara EngelhardtCommunication Sciences & DisordersUndergraduate StudentUWM Provost Study Abroad DiversityScholarship
Kobina ShaffaHealth Sciences: BioMedical SciencesUndergraduate Student1st Place: American Society for ClinicalLab Sciences-Wisconsin (ASCLS-WI)Faculty -Sponsored Research Categoryof Poster Competition
Angela YostHealth Sciences: BioMedical SciencesUndergraduate Student2nd Place: American Society for Clinical LabSciences-Wisconsin (ASCLS-WI) Faculty-Sponsored Research Category of PosterCompetition
Lian HorbinskiKinesiology:Athletic Training Education ProgramUndergraduate StudentWisconsin Athletic TrainingAssociation (WATA) Mueller SportsMedicine Undergraduate Scholarship
Phil OblakKinesiology:Athletic Training Education ProgramUndergraduate StudentWisconsin Athletic TrainingAssociation (WATA) Writing ContestAward for Best Original ResearchProject“National Athletic TrainingAssociation (NATA) Bobby GunnStudent Leadership Award”
Katie BerschHealth Informatics & AdministrationUndergraduate Student“Outstanding Student LeadershipAward” UWM Center for StudentInvolvement
Future Healthcare Executives (FHE) “Outstanding Student Organization” UWM Center for Student Involvement
William MasseyPh.D. Candidate“Dissertation Fellowship Award”UWM Graduate School
Binal MotawarPh.D. CandidateAsian Faculty and StaffAssociation (AFSA) HonoraryAward
Aubri RotePh.D. Candidate“Dissertation Fellowship Award”UWM Graduate School