EVMS Faculty Affairs and Professional Development has awarded Professional Enrichment and Growth (PEG) grants to 13 faculty members for the 2016-2017 academic year.

EVMS Faculty Affairs and Professional Development has awarded Professional Enrichment and Growth (PEG) grants to 13 faculty members for the 2016-2017 academic year.

The grants were awarded during a competitive process that was open to all faculty in the School of Medicine and in the School of Health Professions. To qualify, the activity has to help the nominee achieve his or her professional goals as well as advance the academic missions of the department and the institution.

Below are this year's PEG grant recipients and their activities.

Faculty Member      

Department                            

Area of Interest                                                                                         

Almirante, Cheryl, MD Internal Medicine Thyroid ultrasonography and minimally invasive procedure
Deaver, Sarah, PhD, ATR-BC School of Health Professions Traumatology Course/Intensive Trauma Therapy

Derber, Catherine, MD

Internal Medicine Harvard Macy Institute Program for Educators in Health Professions
Galadima, Hadiza, PhD School of Health Professions Esri Southeast User Conference
Goodmurphy, Craig, PhD Pathology and Anatomy ARDMS Certification
Kerscher, Aurora, PhD Microbiology and Molecular Cell Biology The Allied Genetics Conference
Lundberg, Patric, PhD Microbiology and Molecular Cell Biology Keystone Symposium - Noncoding RNAs: From Disease to Targeted Therapeutics
Martin, Brian, PhD School of Health Professions Bioethics Course at St. George's University School of Medicine 
Mazzurco, Lauren, DO Internal Medicine Harvard Macy Institute Program for Educators in Health Professions
Neumann, Serina, PhD Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences Association of Psychologists in Academic Health Centers Conference
Penne, Jayne, MSPAS, PA-C School of Health Professions ENRICH Forum (American Academy of Communication in Healthcare)
Ramirez, Dana, MD Pediatrics Business focused course at Old Dominion University
Taylor-Fishwick, David, PhD Microbiology and Molecular Cell Biology Keystone Diabetes Meeting