Angela Hill is the new nurse manager for the ninth-floor Pulmonary/ Surgical Units at the University of Colorado Hospital. Hill joined UCH in 1999 as nurse in the inpatient surgical unit and was promoted to charge nurse in 2007. She has been the Interim Nurse Manager for the ninth-floor Pulmonary/Surgical Units since November 2010. Hill also serves as Charge RN Leadership Council President, KAIZEN Committee Co-Chair and President Elect of the Colorado Mile High Chapter of the Academy of Medical-Surgical Nurses.
... Steven G. Medema, professor of economics at the University of Colorado Denver, has been awarded a National Endowment for the Humanities Fellowship to support the work on his current book project, "Legal Fiction: An Intellectual History of the Coase Theorem." NEH Fellowships support college and university teachers and independent scholars pursuing advanced research. The NEH awarded 99 Fellowships for 2011-12 from a pool of more than 1,400 applications.
... Alexander Soifer, professor of interdepartmental studies at the University of Colorado Colorado Springs recently published "Ramsey Theory: Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow" (Springer Science and Business Media, New York). The research monograph explores the history, recent developments and future directions of Ramsey Theory and contains articles written by prominent mathematics researchers. Soifer served as the monograph's editor and wrote two of its nine articles.
... Allison Kempe, professor of pediatrics at the University of Colorado Denver School of Medicine, has won the 2011 Academic Pediatric Association Research award. Kempe is the 21st winner of the award, given annually to a member or group in the association who has contributed to "advancing pediatric knowledge through excellence in research, characterized by originality, creativity and methodological soundness." She will receive the award in Denver during the Pediatric Academic Societies' 2011 annual meeting in early May.
... Sonja Foss, professor of communication at the University of Colorado Denver, has won the Western States Communication Association's 2011 Distinguished Scholar Award. The award recognizes exceptional accomplishments across a career and is one of the highest research awards in the field of communication. Foss will receive her award at the WSCA convention this month in Monterey, Calif.
... Benjamin Eiseman, M.D., professor of surgery and medicine emeritus at the University of Colorado School of Medicine, was given the 2010 Lifetime Achievement Award this month by the Society of University Surgeons. His contributions to the school are reflected in an honor awarded by the Medical Student Surgical Society, the Ben Eiseman, M.D., Surgical Faculty Teaching Excellence Award.
... Marsha Anderson, M.D., will join the Undergraduate Medical Education at the University of Colorado School of Medicine as assistant dean forLongitudinal Curriculum. She will be responsible for a variety of research and scholarly activities programs. Anderson currently serves as the Disease and Defense Essentials Core Clinical Block Co-Director.
... Lisa Potter of University of Colorado Boulder facilities management has received the Certified Educational Facilities Professional (CEFP) credential from APPA, formerly the Association of Physical Plant Administrators. The credential is a way to validate the knowledge and competency required of an accomplished professional in the educational facilities field.