The Dean's Distinguished Faculty Lecture and Award is among the most prestigious and celebratory honors that the School of Medicine can bestow on a faculty member. It carries not only the honor and title but also a substantial financial award for the faculty member. The occasion is meant to be one in which faculty from throughout the School come together to honor the recipient and express appreciation for his or her contributions.
2012 Awardee: Max D. Cooper, M.D.
Professor of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine
Eminent Scholar, Georgia Research Alliance
Member, Emory Vaccine Center
In 1993, the Evangeline Papageorge Distinguished Teaching Award was established by the Emory Medical Alumni Association under the leadership of Dr. William Waters 50C 58M 60MR. This monetary award recognizes excellence in the teaching of medical education and honors the legacy of Dr. Evangeline Papageorge 29G 37M, beloved teacher and administrator who served Emory for many decades. The award and honorarium are given each year during the School of Medicine’s diploma ceremony to a medical faculty member “whose intellectual luminosity has generated the greatest excitement about learning among students and colleagues.” Without question, the Papageorge Award has become one of the most prestigious awards presented by the School of Medicine or Emory University.
2011 Awardee: Dr. Douglas C. Parker 99M 03MR
Recipients are nominated by colleagues and students and chosen by the Teaching Awards Committee for their dedication to medical student teaching and their many contributions as course directors and mentors.