Schools and Awards

May 30, 2014
  • Chancellor Michael F. Collins presents Shawna Guillemette with the Chancellor’s Award.
  • Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences Dean Anthony Carruthers presides over the celebration.
  • From left, Mary Ellen Lane, PhD, presents curriculum achievement awards to Gillian Griffith, Benjamin Landry and Janelle Hayes.
  • Outstanding Mentor Award winners, from left, Shawna Guillemette, Adam Wespiser, Alfred Simkin, Alexandra Hajduk, Eric Swanson and Jill Moore.
  • Student Community Service winners , from left, Kelly Hallstrom, Glen Gallagher, Brian Quattrochi and Lauren Powell with Dean Anthony Carruthers.
  • Dean Anthony Carruthers presents awards for the Most Insightful Mid-thesis Research to Sara Lewandowski and David Mofford.
  • Emma Watson and Colin Conine, pictured with Dean Anthony Carruthers, receive recognition for winning Harold W. Weintraub Graduate Student Awards.
  • Leanne Ahronian receives the Award for the Most Insightful Doctoral Thesis Research from Dean Anthony Carruthers.
  • Shawna Guillemette is recognized as the class speaker by Dean Anthony Carruthers.
  • Eric Swanson and Jeanne Lawrence, PhD.
  • From left, Aditya Bandekar, Beth McCormick, PhD, Kelly Hallstrom and Kristen Peters.
  • Chancellor Michael F. Collins with Gyongyi Szabo, MD, PhD, and Kendall Knight, PhD.
  • Brian Lewis, PhD.
  • From left, Emma Watson, Craig Mello, PhD, Colin Conine and Shawna Guillemette.
  • The GSBS staff, from left: Cynthia Fuhrmann, PhD, Virginia Behn, Kendall Knight, PhD, Annette Stratton, Mary Ellen Lane, PhD, Tricia Doane, Tony Imabalzano, PhD, Susan Foley, Anne Michelson and Dean Tony Carruthers.
  • The UMass Worcester Graduate School of Nursing Class of 2014 pose for a group photo before the breakfast.
  • Chancellor Michael F. Collins greets attendees to the 2014 GSN Alumni Breakfast and Awards Ceremony.
  • The Chancellor’s Award is presented to Christine Klucznik (center) with daughter and Master of Science Class of 2014 member Kimberly Kluzcnik, RN, at her side.
  • Dean emerita Lillian Goodman introduces the award named in her honor.
  • Dean emerita Lillian Goodman congratulates Colette Dieujuste, winner of the Lillian R. Goodman Award.
  • Colette Dieujuste is congratulated by husband Saul and sons Jonathan, 11, and Zachary, 15.
  • Professor emerita Mary Kay Alexander presents the award named after her to Ashley Rosati.
  • Abigail Mathews receives the Academic Achievement and Leadership Award from GSN Dean Paulette Seymour Route.
  • Stacey Willard accepts her award, presented by (from left) Shawn Cody, MD; Craig Lilly, MD; and Richard Irwin, MD.
  • (from left) Jill Terrien, PhD, congratulates Community Service Award winners Katherine Swigar Droste and Jennifer Webb along with Dr. Seymour Route.
  • Tanya Swiderski, pictured here with Dr. Jill Terrien, is the inaugural recipient of the Lynne Foster Davidson Scholarship.
  • President and CEO Toni Maguire, RN, MPH, holds the award she accepted on behalf of the Edward M. Kennedy Community Health Center, flanked by staffers and Chancellor Collins and Dean Terence Flotte.
  • Dawn Carpenter, DNP, (second from left) and Johnny Isenberger, MS, (center) were surprised with a special award from students.
  • Concluding the event, each graduate was given a rose by members of the Graduate Nursing Student Organization.
  • Each year, the Alumni Association hosts a breakfast for School of Medicine graduates.
  • Interim Associate Dean for Student Affairs Michael Kneeland presides over the awards breakfast.
  • Jennifer Marie MacDonald
  • Alumni Association President Irvin Heifetz, MD, greets the future alumni.
  • Sarah E. Shannahan
  • Chancellor Michael F. Collins addresses the soon-to-be-graduates.
  • Syed Quadri, MD
  • Michael Richardson
  • School of Medicine Dean Terence R. Flotte, provost and executive vice chancellor, offers words of encouragement to the students.
  • American Medical Women’s Association Award winners: Front row from left, Nicole Cherng, Amanda Bernier, Debora Afezolli, Jennifer Lynn Clark, Kathleen Goble, Jennifer Messina Hanson, Molly Elizabeth Wolf; back row from left, Sarah E. Shannahan, Whitney Hendrickson-Cahill, Kathryn M. Niro, Kristin Gerson, Jennifer Marie MacDonald, Sarah Ann Tracy.
  • Massachusetts Medical Society Scholars Award for Academic Excellence winners, from left: Kathleen Goble, Christopher Perrone, Seth Levin and Sarah Valente.
  • From left, Christopher Perrone and Seth Levin with Robert H. Brown Jr., DPhil, MD.
  • Dawn S. Tasillo, MD, presents the Excellence in Obstetrics & Gynecology Award to Whitney Hendrickson-Cahill.
  • From left, William (Jerry) A. Durbin, MD, James Kennedy, Jennifer MacDonald and Marianne Felice, MD.
  • Steven Bird, MD, presents the Society for Academic Emergency Medicine Medical Student Excellence in Emergency Medicine Award to Mary Loretta Cheffers.
  • From left, Chau Maggie Hoang, Sarah Ann Tracy, Nicole Cherng and Syed Quadri, MD.
  • Alumni Association President Irvin Heifetz, MD, presents the Gary D. Winzelberg, MD ’74, Memorial Award to Sarah E. Shannahan.
  • Interim Associate Dean for Student Affairs Michael Kneeland presents the Sarah L. Stone Memorial Award to Gregory Leslie.
  • Michael Ennis, MD, presents the Ann Nemitz Memorial Award to Jennifer Marie MacDonald.
  • Melissa A. Fischer, MD, right, gives the Leonard Tow Humanism in Medicine Award presented by The Arnold P. Gold Foundation to Emily Chen.
  • Chancellor Michael F. Collins presents the Chancellor’s Award to Christopher Perrone.