Awards and Recognitions
About the Awards
The Awards for Exceptional Service were established to recognize the value of service to the Harvard Medical School and/or Harvard School of Dental Medicine. The substantial contributions made by faculty and staff to institutional service are vital to advancing the missions of the Harvard Medical School and the Harvard School of Dental Medicine. The Awards for Exceptional Service recognize and celebrate faculty and staff members whose exemplary contributions to the school(s) have set the standard for service at HMS/HSDM through their personal initiative to provide service and engaging others to do the same.
Exceptional Institutional Service is recognized with the following Harvard Medical School awards:
The Barbara J. McNeil Faculty Award for Exceptional Service recognizes faculty who have made exemplary contributions in service of Harvard Medical School and/or Harvard School of Dental Medicine. Read more...
The Daniel D. Federman Staff Award for Exceptional Service recognizes staff of Harvard Medical School and Harvard School of Dental Medicine who have made substantial contributions in service of the school(s). Read more...
2021 Exceptional Institutional Service to HMS/HSDM Awards Recipients
Barbara J. McNeil Faculty Award for Exceptional Service
Julie E. Buring, ScD
Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School
Division of Preventive Medicine, Brigham and Women’s Hospital
Katherine R. Peeler, MD, MA
Assistant Professor in Pediatrics, Global Health and Social Medicine, and Bioethics, Harvard Medical School
Division of Medical Critical Care, Boston Children's Hospital
Daniel D. Federman Staff Award for Exceptional Service
Carl A. Cowan
Associate Director of Emergency Management
Campus Planning and Facilities, Harvard Medical School
M. William (Willy) Lensch, PhD
Executive Director, Massachusetts Consortium on Pathogen Readiness (MassCPR)
Strategic Advisor, Office of the Dean, Harvard Medical School
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Award Nomination Guidelines
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2019 Federman Awards photos by Rick Groleau.
2019 McNeil Awards photos by Steve Gilbert, StudioFlex Productions.
All other photos by Jeff Thiebauth unless otherwise noted.