Awards and Recognitions

Dean’s Community
Service Award

The Dean’s Community Service Award was established in 1999 to recognize individuals whose dedication and commitment to community service have made a positive impact on the local, national, or international community.

About the Award

Since the inception of the Dean’s Community Service Award, Harvard Medical School has recognized the contributions of 152 individuals and donated $1,000 to 138 organizations that serve our community. 13 faculty members have been honored with a Lifetime Achievement Award for Community Service.Community service is an integral part of the missions of Harvard Medical School and Harvard School of Dental Medicine. In faithfulness to this commitment, the Dean’s Community Service Award was established in 1999 to recognize individuals whose dedication and commitment to community service have made a positive impact on the local, national, or international community.

Harvard Medical School donates $1,000 to the organizations served by award recipients. Since the inception, the Dean’s Community Service Award, Harvard Medical School has recognized the contributions of 164 individuals, including 13 faculty members who were honored with a Lifetime Achievement Award and donated $1,000 to 152 organizations that serve our community. (Check out the list of communities served).

2022 Dean's Community Service Award Recipients

Faculty

Anne C. Brewster, MD
HMS Assistant Professor of Medicine, Department of Medicine
Massachusetts General Hospital
Health Story Collaborative

Shelly F. Greenfield, MD, MPH
HMS Kristine M. Trustey Endowed Chair in Psychiatry Professor of Psychiatry; Chief Academic Officer; Chief, Division of Women’s Mental Health; Director, Clinical and Health Services Research and Education Division of Alcohol, Drugs and Addiction, McLean Hospital
and
Christopher M. Palmer, MD
HMS Assistant Professor of Psychiatry; Director, Department of Post-Graduate and Continuing Education, McLean Hospital
McLean Hospital Collaboration with Outreach Program with Indian Health Service

Lotfi Merabet, OD, PhD, MPH
Associate Professor of Ophthalmology, Department of Ophthalmology
Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary
CVI Center and CVI Now of the Perkins School for the Blind

Bethany-Rose Daubman, MD
Assistant Professor of Medicine; Co-Director, MGH Global Palliative Care Program
Mark J. Stoltenberg, MD, MPH, MA
Assistant Professor in Medicine; Co-Director, MGH Global Palliative Care Program
Massachusetts General Hospital
Jamaica Cancer Care and Research Institute

Trainees

Isabel H. Gonzalez-Bocco, MD
Research Fellow in Medicine
Brigham and Women's Hospital
E-ROQ PROJECT INC

Diane Dayoung Park, PhD, Postdoctoral Fellow
Simon S. Park, PhD, Postdoctoral Fellow

Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center and
the Wyss Institute for Biologically Inspired Engineering
Empowerment Through Integration and Synses Designs

Students

Amanda Jowell, MD Candidate, Class of 2023
Arian Mansur, MD Candidate, Class of 2025

Harvard Medical School
Harvard Square Homeless Shelter

Brendan Spellman Eappen, MD Candidate, Class of 2023
Silvia Huerta Lopez, MD/ PhD Candidate, Class of 2026
Lianet Vazquez, MD Candidate, Class of 2022

Harvard Medical School
Quetzales de Salud

Nathan V. Mallipeddi
MD Candidate, Class of 2025
Harvard Medical School
Myspeech (formerly Stuttering Scholarship Alliance)

Staff

Karyn Aiello
Senior Grants Manager, Department of Cell Biology
Harvard Medical School
Pixels and Polygons Inc.

Matthew M. Arnold, BA
Laboratory Technician, Department of Genetics
Harvard Medical School
Fish Away Age
 


Past Award Recipients

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Award
Nomination
Guidelines

Nomination Guidelines

In the News

For the Common Good

2021 Community Service Awards recognize leadership, activism

For the Common Good

HMS News | May 29, 2021

Check out Dean's Community Service Awards in the news in previous years.

More
Information

Terésa J. Carter
Program Manager
Career Development,
Office for Diversity and Community Partnership

T: 617-432-4697
E: dicp_csaward@hms.harvard.edu

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