Five Women Scholars Earn Awards

BieremaLaura-2012-230x293Laura Bierema, professor in the College of Education at the University of Georgia, received the 2013 Outstanding Scholar Award from the Academy of Human Resources Development for her pioneering work on women and human resources development. She is the author of Implementing a Critical Approach to Organization Development (Krieger Publishing, 2010).

Professor Bierema joined the faculty at the University of Georgia in 2000 after teaching at Michigan State University. She holds an educational doctorate from the University of Georgia.

d'onofrio_gailGail D’Onofrio, professor of emergency medicine at Yale Medical School, was selected to receive the 2013 Excellence in Research Award from the Society for Academic Emergency Medicine. She will be presented with the award at the society’s annual meeting in Atlanta in May.

Professor D’Onofrio earned a master’s degree and a medical degree at Boston University.

chisholmPenny Chisholm, professor of biology at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, is sharing the Subaru Science Books & Films Prize in the children’s science book category, with co-author Molly Bang, a 1965 graduate of Wellesley College. The two were honored by the American Association for the Advancement of Science for their book, Ocean Sunlight: How Tiny Plants Feed the Seas (Blue Sky Press, 2012).

Professor Chisholm is a graduate of Skidmore College in Saratoga Springs, New York. She holds a master’s degree from Cornell University and a Ph.D. from the University at Albany.

Majida_Bargach_02HR_JHMajida Bargach, interim director of the Center for International Studies at the University of Virginia, received the Extraordinary Achievement Award from the American-Arab Anti-Discrimination Committee.

Bargach, a native of Morocco, also serves as a lecturer in the university French department.

kimberlinCarole Kimberlin, a professor of pharmaceutical outcomes and policy at the University of Florida, was the lead author of a study that won the Best Published Paper Award from the American Pharmacists Association. The paper, entitled, “Patient Counseling Practices in U.S. Pharmacies,” was published in the Journal of the American Pharmacists Association.

Professor Kimberlin holds a bachelor’s degree, a master’s degree, and a Ph.D. in counseling psychology, all from the University of Nebraska.

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