Pelin Cengiz, MD, was recently awarded the 2022 Women’s Health Research Mentorship Award by the UW School of Medicine and Public Health (UW SMPH) Group on Women in Medicine and Science (GWIMS) and the Building Interdisciplinary Research Careers in Women’s Health (BIRCWH).
Ruth Litovsky awarded Silver Medal by the Acoustical Society of America
By Charlene N. Rivera-Bonet, Waisman Science Writer Ruth Litovsky, PhD, chair of communication sciences and disorders, professor of surgery in the Division of Otolaryngology, and Waisman Center investigator was recently selected to receive The Acoustical …
Janet E. Lainhart honored with AACAP George Tarjan Award
The American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry (AACAP) has awarded Janet E. Lainhart, MD, a pediatrician, psychiatrist, professor in the School of Medicine and Public Health at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, and a Waisman Center investigator, the 2021 AACAP George Tarjan, MD, Award for Contributions in Developmental Disabilities.
Cengiz receives academic staff excellence awards
Pelin Cengiz, MD, an associate professor in the Department of Pediatrics and a Waisman Center investigator, is among this year’s recipients. She received the Chancellor’s Award for Excellence in Research: Independent Investigator.
Nell Maltman is a recipient of the inaugural Postdoc Excellence Awards
Nell Maltman, PhD, a postdoctoral fellow in the Research in Neurodevelopmental Disabilities (RIDDL) Lab under the direction of Waisman investigator Audra Sterling, PhD, was among nine postdocs to receive an inaugural Postdoc Excellence Award.
Virtual reality work earns award for acoustics researcher
Waisman researcher Ellen Peng, PhD, is the recipient of an Editor Award from the American Speech-Language Hearing Association (ASHA) for her work on the impact of room acoustics on listener comprehension. Her article “Listening Effort …
New Innovator Award winner looking for unprecedented view of the brain
Congratulations to Aviad Hai, assistant professor of biomedical engineering and a Waisman affiliate, on being selected as a 2020 National Institutes of Health Director’s New Innovator Award.
Catherine Kanter named speech-language pathologist of the year
“I then found in speech-language pathology a wonderful marriage of my love for language and communication and helping individuals with disabilities, and came to UW-Madison to complete my graduate degree,” says Kanter, who has worked as a full-time speech-language pathologist, or SLP, at the Waisman Center since June 2018.
Xinyu Zhao receives 2018 National Fragile X Foundation (NFXF) Research Award
Xinyu Zhao, PhD, received the 2018 National Fragile X Foundation (NFXF) Research Award for outstanding contributions to the understanding of fragile X syndrome. Zhao is a professor of neuroscience and Waisman Center investigator at the University of Wisconsin-Madison.
Susan Ellis Weismer selected to receive ASHA Honors of the Association
ASHA Press Release Susan Ellis Weismer, a professor in the Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders, Waisman Center Principal Investigator, and Associate Dean in the College of Letters & Science at UW-Madison has been selected …