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January 25, 2024

Distinguished Staff Award nominees

Congratulations to the nominees of the 2023/24 University of Washington Distinguished Staff Awards.
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The University of Washington Distinguished Staff Awards are the highest UW staff honor.

Congratulations to the nominees from the Department of Medicine for the 2023/24 Distinguished Staff Awards – individuals and teams that exemplify UW staff excellence:

Individual nominations

  • Monica Fawthrop (Pulmonary, Critical Care and Sleep Medicine and Gerontology and Geriatric Medicine)
  • Kelsey Griffin (Gastroenterology)
  • Ashleigh Grogan (Cardiology)
  • Miguel Hernandez (Medicine Student Programs)
  • Lori Joubert (Cardiology)
  • Linda Manahan (Nephrology)
  • Susan Melhorn (General Internal Medicine)
  • Shinetra Pryor (Gerontology and Geriatric Medicine)
  • Kelly Uckun (Metabolism, Endocrinology and Nutrition)

Team nominations

HAARVI (Hospitalized or Ambulatory Adults with Respiratory Viral Infections) Team

(Allergy and Infectious Diseases)

  • Nicholas Franko
  • Kristen Huden
  • Megan Kemp
  • Jennifer Logue
  • Ariana Magedson
  • Dylan McDonald
  • Helen Nguyen
  • Kino Watanabe

Research Admin/Fiscal Team

(Pulmonary, Critical Care and Sleep Medicine)

  • Nikki Dodd
  • Meg Frazer
  • Crystal Nunez
  • Sharon Pan
  • Tara Trowbridge

distinguished Staff award reception

The annual Distinguished Staff Award reception will be held on Feb. 27, 2-4pm, HUB Ballroom. President Ana Mari Cauce will be speaking at this year’s reception alongside the award’s executive sponsor and Vice President for Human Resource Mindy Kornberg and other campus leaders.