Einstein Holds its 54th Commencement Ceremony

U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Commissioner Margaret A. Hamburg, M.D., will deliver the keynote address at Einstein’s 2012 commencement ceremony, which will take place at Lincoln Center’s Avery Fisher Hall on Wednesday, May 30, at 6:30 p.m.

Dr. Allen M. Spiegel, the Marilyn and Stanley M. Katz Dean at Einstein, will be joined by Yeshiva University President Richard M. Joel to confer approximately 165 M.D. degrees and 16 Ph.D. degrees; among these, 10 graduates will receive both an M.D. and a Ph.D. degree.

Alumni and faculty teaching awards also will be presented. The recipients include:

  • David H. Abramson, M.D. ’69 — DOMINICK P. PURPURA DISTINGUISHED ALUMNUS/A AWARD
  • Evelyne Albrecht Schwaber, M.D. ’59 — DOMINICK P. PURPURA DISTINGUISHED ALUMNUS/A AWARD
  • Roy S. Wu, Ph.D. ’72 — DISTINGUISHED PH.D. ALUMNUS AWARD
  • Cedric Stuart Raine, Ph.D., D.Sc. — EINSTEIN HONORARY ALUMNUS AWARD
  • Alfred J. Spiro, M.D. — EINSTEIN HONORARY ALUMNUS AWARD
  • Carl Grunfeld, M.D. ’75, Ph.D. ’75 — ALUMNI LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT AWARD
  • Ronald J. Ross, M.D. ’60, F.A.C.R. — ALUMNI LIFETIME SERVICE AWARD
  • Solomon L. Moshé, M.D. — THE SAUL R. KOREY AWARD IN TRANSLATIONAL SCIENCE AND MEDICINE
  • Christina M. Coyle, M.D. — SAMUEL M. ROSEN AWARD FOR OUTSTANDING TEACHING IN BASIC SCIENCE TEACHING
  • Yvonne Man-Yee Choi, M.D. — SAMUEL M. ROSEN AWARD FOR OUTSTANDING TEACHING IN CLINICAL TEACHING
  • Joseph C. Arezzo, Ph.D. — HARRY EAGLE AWARD FOR OUTSTANDING BASIC SCIENCE TEACHING
  • Jeffrey R. Avner, M.D. — HARRY H. GORDON AWARD FOR OUTSTANDING CLINICAL TEACHING
  • Herbert H. Schaumburg, M.D. — LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT AWARD FOR EXCELLENCE IN TEACHING
  • Pablo E. Castillo, M.D., Ph.D. — LaDONNE SCHULMAN TEACHING AWARD
Dr. Margaret Hamburg
Dr. Margaret Hamburg
Class of 2012, M.D. candidates with Deans Baum, Katz, Burns, Kuperman and Grayson (seated, front row)
Class of 2012, M.D. candidates with Deans Baum, Katz, Burns, Kuperman and Grayson (seated, front row)
Class of 2012, Ph.D. and M.D. - Ph.D. candidates with Drs. Victoria Freedman and Myles Akabas (seated, front row)
Class of 2012, Ph.D. and M.D. - Ph.D. candidates with Drs. Victoria Freedman and Myles Akabas (seated, front row)
 

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