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.
Dr. A. Mark Clarfield
Director Emeritus, MSIH
Senior Advisor of Global Health
Dr. Clarfield was the series editor of the recently published Israel: A Country Profile, involving 11 articles in the Lancet, one of the world’s leading medical journals.
Dr. Richard Deckelbaum
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
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
Associate 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.
Dr. Ariela Orkaby
Advanced Geriatric Research Fellow, VA Boston Healthcare System; Associate Epidemiologist, Brigham and Women’s Hospital; Instructor, Medicine, Harvard Medical School
Dr. Orkaby was awarded the Career Development Award in July 2017 from the National Institute on Aging’s Boston Older Americans Independence Center. The award amount of $100,000 will further Dr. Orkaby’s research on fraility to examine the hypothesis that aspirin use is associated with lower risk of frailty and functional limitation in older adults.
Dr. Andre Branagan
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.