Honor Roll – Spring 2018

Dr. Andrew Arnold, Murray-Heilig Chair in Molecular Medicine and UConn professor of medicine, received the 2017 Boy Frame Award for Excellence in Clinical Research at the American Society for Bone and Mineral Research annual meeting.

Dr. Julian Ford received the Connecticut Psychological Association’s Outstanding Lifetime Contribution to Psychology award at the Association’s 2017 convention.

The Connecticut State Dental Association (CSDA) named Dr. Aditya Tadinada editor of its publications. Tadinada served as the Associate Editor in Chief prior to assuming the role of Editor in Chief of “The Communicator,” the CSDA’s quarterly publication.

For the third consecutive year, UConn John Dempsey Hospital was awarded the highest A-rating in patient safety by national nonprofit health care ratings organization The Leapfrog Group.

Kathy Novak, LCSW, was named 2018 Social Worker of the Year by the National Association of Social Workers Connecticut Chapter.

Dr. Mina Mina, UConn Health professor and chair of pediatric dentistry, was named a 2017 American Association for the Advancement of Sciences Fellow for distinguished contributions to the fields of craniofacial development and organ formation and regeneration, and for 25 years of service to the NIH and other organizations.

Dr. Linda Barry, who recently was appointed to the new role of Director of Multicultural and Community Affairs for UConn School of Medicine, is the Northeast Regional Representative to the Association of American Medical Colleges’ Group on Diversity and Inclusion Steering Committee.