Honors and Awards

Honors and Awards

MSIH is made up of highly accomplished and dedicated medical professionals. Here are a few examples of how the MSIH community has been recognized.

MSIH Faculty

Dr. Richard Deckelbaum, M.D.

Senior Advisor, Global Health, MSIH

Dr. Deckelbaum is the recipient of the Consortium of Universities for Global Health Lifetime Achievement Award for his work in global health.

Dr. Shimon Glick, M.D.

Admissions Committee Co-Chair, MSIH

Dr. Glick received the Lifetime Achievement Award as part of the Nefesh B’Nefesh Bonei Zion Prizes for 2014. A specialist in endocrinology research and treatment and a world leader in the teaching and practice of medical humanism and medical ethics, Dr. Glick left a successful career in the United States to help found Ben-Gurion University’s Faculty of Medicine.

Dr. Lynne Quittell, M.D.

Assistant Director, Admissions and Student Affairs, North American Office, MSIH

Dr. Quittell has been recognized as one of America’s Top Doctors (Castle Connolly) and repeatedly rated as a Best Doctor by New York magazine.

MSIH Alumni

Dr. Joseph Sakran, M.D.

Assistant Professor of Surgery, Associate Chief of the Division of Acute Care Surgery, and Director of Emergency General Surgery, Johns Hopkins Hospital

The American College of Surgeons (ACS) recently recognized Dr. Sakran for his work in resource-poor settings with the 2014 Surgical Volunteerism Award. He has been actively involved in the ACS, served as a past chair of the Resident and Associate Society and is currently on the Governing Council of the Young Fellows Association.

Dr. Andre Branagan, M.D.

Postdoctoral Associate, Medicine, Yale Medical Center

Dr. Branagan is the recipient of a $100,000 Clinical Scholar Award from the American Society of Hematology, the world’s largest professional organization for clinicians and scientists who work on blood diseases. The award will support his current research: clinical trials using a novel influenza vaccination strategy for patients with plasma cell disorders.

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