Kudos I Judith K. Amorosa, MD, clinical professor of radiology, received the Outstanding Teacher Award from American Alliance of Academic Chief Residents in Radiology. Medical Student Team Wins Challenge Bowl fast-thinking team from the medical school won the Jeopardy-style Challenge Bowl at the 2015 Scientific Meeting of the New Jersey Chapter of the American College of Physicians. Team members were Andrew Orr ’15, Michael Serzan ’15, Brian Wentworth ’15, and Michael Chevinsky ’15 (alternate). John Walker, MD, professor of medicine, rallied the team and facilitated their preparation for the event. Leading all the way, the team handled 25 challenging questions relating to body systems, medical history, and images and videos from physical examinations. The Challenge Bowl was well attended not only by physicians, but also first-, second-, and third-year students who came to support the team. “It was fun to feel our school pride, meet teams from other medical schools, and be tested in rapid format on what you’d learned over the past four years,” says Brian Wentworth. The moderator was Brian Gable, MD ’03, former associate director of the Internal Medicine Residency Program. He was assisted by Deborah Kim, MD ’11, the program’s current chief. I A I A recently published book on bedwetting debunks the myth that failed toilet training or delays in training are the fault of either parent or child. It’s Not Your Fault was written by Joseph G. Barone, MD ’87, MBA, professor of medicine and chief, division of urology, and chief surgeon Bristol-Myers Squibb Children’s Hospital at Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital. The Boggs Center on Developmental Disabilities was recognized by the Association of University Centers on Disabilities for its recruitment and retention of students from diverse backgrounds and cultures. Michael Lewis, PhD, university distinguished professor of pediatrics and psychiatry and director, Institute for the Study of Child Development, and Tara Matthews, developmental behavioral pediatrician, Children’s Specialized Hospital and Department of Genetics, Division of Life Sciences, School of Arts and Sciences, Rutgers University– New Brunswick, and fellow of the Institute for the Study of Child Development, have received a U.S. Copyright Office certificate of registration for their screening application. I I I Patricia Hansen, MA, director, Communications and Public Affairs, served as a facilitator at two sessions at the 2015 AAMC National Professional Development Conference for Institutional Advancement: “The Challenge of Transformation: Engaging Your Community and Employees through Change Communication” and “Metrics and Measurement for Marketing and Communications.” Norma S. Saks, EdD, professor of psychiatry, assistant dean for educational programs, and director, Cognitive Skills Program, was invited to participate in a plenary session, “Leveraging Diversity and Inclusion to Achieve Excellence Across the Learning Environment,“ at the spring meeting of the AAMC Council of Deans. Kenneth R. Kaufman, MD, professor of psychiatry and neurology, was appointed associate editor, British Journal of Psychiatry and deputy editor, BJPsych Open. I Wun Jung Kim, MD, MPH, professor of psychiatry, was recently named Distinguished Life Fellow of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry. Gaurav Gupta, MD, assistant professor of surgery, director of cerebrovascular and endovascular neurosurgery, and director of the New Jersey Brain Aneurysm and AVM Program at Robert Wood Johnson Medical School and Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital, and Charles Prestigiacomo, MD, chair, Department of Neurological Surgery, New Jersey Medical School, were co-authors of a chapter, “Vascular Biology of the Endothelium,” in Endovascular Surgical Neuroradiology, published in January 2015. Carol A. Terregino, MD ’86, senior associate dean for education and associate dean for admissions, chaired the spring meeting of the AAMC Northeast Group on Educational Affairs, in New Orleans Excellence in Medicine Foundation Announces 2015 Ill Awards he Excellence in Medicine Foundation selected two members of the Robert Wood Johnson Medical School faculty to receive Edward J. Ill Outstanding Medical Research Scientist Awards Congratulations to: I T I I In Memoriam of Anatomy, died January 5. Dr. Hess was the department’s inaugural chair, serving from 1967 until his retirement in 1993. Dr. Hess earned his doctorate at University College London, where he was subsequently awarded a DSc in recognition of a substantial contribution to scientific knowledge. Dr. Hess contributed broadly to the neuroanatomy of both vertebrates and invertebrates, beginning with the first demonstration of nodes of Ranvier in the central nervous system and later working on the pathology of Parkinson’s disease at Washington University, St. Louis; the University of Utah College of Medicine; and Robert Wood Johnson Medical School in laboratories funded principally by the National Institutes of Health. Throughout his career he organized and taught yearly courses in neuroanatomy/neuroscience and published over 80 scientific papers. M. Maral Mouradian, William Dow Lovett Professor of Neurology and director, Center for Neurodegenerative and Neuroimmunologic Diseases, was recognized with the Clinical Research Award. The award honors the research scientist’s important contributions in clinical or translational research leading to advances in disease therapy. Estela Jacinto, PhD, associate professor of biochemistry and molecular biology, received the Basic Biomedical Research Award, which recognizes an outstanding research scientist who has carried out biomedical research leading to important advances in biotechnology or in the understanding of disease processes. A rthur Hess, PhD, DSc, former professor and chair, Department I I I The American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology, Inc. (ABPN) announced that Jill M. Williams, MD ’93, professor of psychiatry, will receive the 2015-16 ABPN Faculty Innovation in Education Award, previously known as the Faculty Fellowship Award. In addition, the Peter W. Rodino, Jr. Citizen’s Award was presented to Captain Joseph P. Costabile, MD ’86, a general and vascular surgeon who practices with the Virtua Surgical Group. 7