Honors and Awards

Community Awards and Honors

  • Community Benefit Honoree: 10th Annual LLUH Women’s Conference                 (03/2018)

Professional Awards and Honors

  • Fellow: Executive Leadership in Academic Medicine (ELAM) (06/2020)
  • Lifetime Achievement Award: Indian Association of Applied Microbiologists       (03/2018)
  • Alumnus of the Year: Southern Adventist University - 2016 (07/2016)
  • Diplomat: American Board of Toxicology (04/1993)

University Awards and Honors

  • Best Start-Up award: n3eight (04/2018)
  • Endowed Chair: Fletcher Jones Foundation Endowed Chair in Molecular Genomics (07/2016)
  • Founding Director: Charles and Nancy Sims Institute for Genetics and Translational Genomics  (07/2016)
  • Endowed Chair: Charles Sims Endowed Chair for Molecular and Cell Medicine  (08/2013)