Alspaugh Selected for 2016 Gordon G. Hammes Faculty Teaching Award

Durham, NC
(March 2016)

Andrew Alspaugh, MD, Professor of Medicine and Professor in Molecular Genetics and Microbiology, has been selected to receive the 2016 Gordon G. Hammes Faculty Teaching Award.  Alspaugh is being honored for his continuing excellence in teaching and mentoring and for his exemplary commitment to the education of graduate students within the Department of Medicine, the Basic Science Departments, and Graduate Training Programs of the School of Medicine.

The award is named for Gordon G. Hammes, PhD, Professor of Biochemistry and University Distinguished Professor, who served as Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs from 1991 through 1998. During his tenure as Vice Chancellor, Professor Hammes led a number of major initiatives to improve the scope and quality of the graduate program within the Duke School of Medicine, including the creation of the annual Graduate Student Symposium. The School of Medicine established this award in 2001 in his honor.

Dr. Alspaugh will be honored at the annual Spring Faculty Meeting on May 9, 2016 at the Great Hall of the Mary Duke Biddle Trent Semans Center for Health Education.