Dr. Sallie Permar, Chair of the Department of Pediatrics and the Nancy C. Paduano Professor in Pediatrics, has received the Mid-Career Investigator Award from the Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology. In addition to her leadership role in education and mentoring, the award recognizes Dr. Permar’s impressive track record in pediatrics and immunology research, most notably the prevention and treatment of neonatal viral infections.
Weill Cornell Medicine is committed to excellence in patient care, scientific discovery and the education of future physicians in New York City and around the world. Since 1898, our doctors and scientists have been engaged in world-class clinical care and cutting-edge research that connect patients to the latest treatment innovations and prevention strategies. Weill Cornell Medicine's powerful network of collaborators extends to its parent university Cornell University; to Qatar, where Weill Cornell Medicine-Qatar offers a Cornell University medical degree; and to programs in Tanzania, Haiti, Brazil, Austria and Turkey. Weill Cornell Medicine faculty provide exemplary patient care at NewYork-Presbyterian/Weill Cornell Medical Center, NewYork-Presbyterian Westchester Behavioral Health Center, NewYork-Presbyterian Lower Manhattan Hospital, NewYork-Presbyterian Queens and NewYork-Presbyterian Brooklyn Methodist Hospital. Weill Cornell Medicine is also affiliated with Houston Methodist.
Sallie Permar, M.D., Ph.D.Chair of the Department of Pediatrics and the Nancy C. Paduano Professor in Pediatrics
Linnie Golightly, M.D.Associate Dean of Diversity and Inclusion, Associate Professor of Clinical Medicine and of Medicine in Microbiology and Immunology
Dr. Linnie Golightly, associate dean of diversity and inclusion and an associate professor of clinical medicine and of medicine in microbiology and immunology, has been elected president-elect of the American Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene. Founded in 1903, the society is the largest international scientific organization of experts dedicated to reducing the worldwide burden of tropical infectious diseases and improving global health.
S. Nena Osorio, M.D.Professor of Clinical Pediatrics
Dr. S. Nena Osorio, a professor of clinical pediatrics, has been selected as co-director of the American Pediatrics Association’s Quality and Safety Improvement Scholars Program. The academy’s mission is to attain optimal physical, mental and social health and well-being for all infants, children, adolescents and young adults. The Quality and Safety Improvement Scholars Program is a three-year faculty development program designed to help academy members enhance their academic credentials in the area of quality and safety improvement science to develop into productive, advancing and fulfilled faculty members.