Awards 2014 - Current

Marwan S Abouljoud, MD

  • America’s Top Doctors, Castle Connolly Medical, Ltd., 2005-2016
  • Hour Detroit Top Doc: Organ Transplantation, Transplant and Hepatic Surgery, 2012-2017
  • Fred Whitehouse Lifetime Achievement Award, Henry Ford Medical Group, 2017
  • American University of Beirut Surgical Alumni Association of North America, Outstanding Service Award, 2017
  • LAHC (Leaders Advancing and Helping Communities) Excellence and Achievement Award, 2019
  • Alkebu-Lan Village Community Partner Award, 41st Anniversary Celebration, 2019

Brian K. Ahmedani, PhD, LMSW

  • Focus on People Award, Henry Ford Health System, 2016
  • Invited Participant, Making Health Care Better Series: Suicide Prevention, The White House, 2016

Indira Brar, MD

  • Healthgrades Honor Roll

Manuel L Brown, MD

  • Past Chair of the HFMG Board of Governors 
  • Gold Medal from the Michigan Radiologic Society
  • Past President of the American College of Radiology 
  • Fellow of the American College of Radiology

Martina T Caldwell, MD, MS

  • Honorable Mention for Medical Student Teaching on Emergency Medicine Clerkship Award, University of Michigan, 2014
  • Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Clinical Scholars Program / Veterans Affairs Special Fellow, University of Michigan, 2015-2017
  • National Institute of Health (NIH) / National Medical Association (NMA) Travel Award and Academic Careers Workshop, 2016
  • Scholar-Activist Award, Rackham Graduate School, University of Michigan, 2016
  • Health Equity Scholars Program, Institute of Multicultural Health, Henry Ford Health System, 2016-2017
  • Present Health Disparities Research Collaborative (HDRC) Scholar, Public Health Sciences, Henry Ford Health System, 2017 
  • Health Disparities Research Collaborative Scholar, Public Health Sciences, Henry Ford Health System, 2017-2019
  • Best Clinical Research Poster Award, 2018 Research Symposium, Henry Ford Health System, 2018
  • Physician Scientist Track Award, Henry Ford Health System, 2018-2020

Raechele Cochran Gathers M.D.

  • Henry Ford Health System Healthcare Equity Scholar, 2015

Maureen D Connolly, MD

  • Teddy Bedrossian Compassionate Care Award, Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, 2014
  • Barnhart Award for Excellence in Community Health, Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, 2015
  • Diversity Hero Award, Henry Ford Health System, 2016
  • Regional Chapter Award, Michigan Society for Adolescent Health and Medicine, 2016
  • Medical Provider Award for Contribution to LGBTQ or HIV/AIDS Healthcare, Transforming Care Conference, Equitas Health Institute and The Ohio State University, 2018
  • Physician of the Year, Unified HIV Health and Beyond, 2018

William A. Conway, M.D.

  • 50 Most Influential Physician Executives in Healthcare” by Modern Healthcare, 2013 – 2016

Jennifer Elston-Lafata, Ph.D

  • Outstanding Departmental Teacher Award in Health Sciences Education, Virginia Commonwealth University, 2014

Henry Lim, MD

  • Listed in Who’s Who in America. Publisher: Marquis Who’s Who. New Providence, NJ, 1998 - present
  • Listed as one of the best dermatologists in "Best Doctors in America", Best Doctors, Inc., 1998 - present 
  • Listed in Who’s Who in the Midwest. Publisher: Marquis Who’s Who. New Providence, NJ, 2000 - present 
  • Listed in Who’s Who in Medicine and Healthcare. Publisher: Marquis Who’s Who. New Providence, NJ, 2002 – present 
  • Listed as one of the TOP DOCS by Hour Detroit magazine (consistently listed as top vote getter for dermatology), 2002 -present 
  • Listed as one of the best dermatologists, America's Top Doctors. A Castle Connolly Guide., 2003- present 
  • Listed in Who’s Who in Science and Engineering. Publisher: Marquis Who’s Who. New Providence, NJ, 2004- present 
  • Listed in Who's Who in the World. Publisher: Marquis Who’s Who. New Providence, NJ, 2005- present
  • Listed as one of the best cancer doctors, America's Top Doctors for Cancer. A Castle Connolly Guide, 2005 – present.
  • Metro Detroit’s Best Doctor, Styleline Magazine, 2010- present 
  • Recipient, Presidential Citation, for The Unending Positive Effort on Behalf of Dermatology, American Academy of Dermatology
  • Newsweek “Top Cancer Doctor 2015”, 2015
  • Recipient, Honorary mention, Henry Ford Health System, Diversity Heros award, 2015
  • Presidential Citation, American Academy of Dermatology, for Contribution as a Member of Data Collection Task Force., 2016
  • Recipient, Fred W. Whitehouse Distinguished Career Award, Henry Ford Medical Group., 2016
  • Recipient, Asian Pacific American Chamber of Commerce Salute to Excellence Award, 2016
  • Honorary member, Florida Society of Dermatology and Dermatologic Surgery, 2016
  • Honorary member, Baltic Association of Dermatovenerology, 2016
  • Honorary member, French Society of Dermatology (Societe Francaise de Dermatologie), 2016
  • American Skin Association Research Achievement Award in Public Policy and Medical Education, 2017
  • Recipient, Special Recognition Award, given by the graduating class of 2017 of Henry Ford Hospital Dermatology Department, 2017
  • Recipient, Henry Ford Health System Diversity Heroes Honorable Mention, 2017
  • Establishment of Henry W. Lim, MD, Endowed Chair in Dermatologic Research, Henry Ford Hospital, 2017
  • Honorary member, Spanish Academy of Dermatology and Venereology (La Academis Espaňola de Dermatologia y Venereologia), 2017
  • Recipient, European Academy of Dermatology and Venereology International Scientific Achievement Award, 2018
  • Recipient, Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement Award (Marquis Who’s Who), 2018
  • Recipient, Wayne State University School of Medicine’s College Teaching Award, 2018
  • Presidential Citation, American Academy of Dermatology, in recognition of your wisdom and support throughout my year as president, 2019
  • Alumni Achievement Award for Distinguished Service to American Medicine, College of Medicine, SUNY Downstate, 2019
  • Kathryn Quinlan, MD Devotion to Humanism Award, Dept of Dermatology, Henry Ford Hospital (selected by graduating residents), 2019
  • Recipient, International League of Dermatological Societies Certificate of Appreciation for International Leadership, 2019
  • Finsen Medal, International Union of Photobiology (the fifth dermatologist selected for this award since it was first awarded in 1937), 2019

Christine Joseph PhD

  • Diversity Hero Award, Henry Ford Health System, 2014
  • Shadow of a Leader, Henry Ford Health System, 2014
  • 1st Prize Poster Session 1, 2016 Epidemiology Congress of the Americas, Miami, FL, 2016

Steven J Keteyian, PhD

  • President’s Award, American Association of Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Rehabilitation, 2017

Margot C LaPointe, PhD

  • Distinguished Alumna Award, University of New Orleans College of Sciences, 2015

Benjamin Movsas, MD

  • Chair of the ASTRO Annual Meeting Scientific Program Committee, the largest international meeting in the field of radiation oncology, 2015-2017
  • President of the Society of Chairs of Academic Radiation Oncology Programs (SCAROP) 
  • Fellow of the American College of Radiology (ACR).

David R. Nerenz, Ph.D. 

  • Commissioner on the Medicare Payment Advisory Commission (MedPAC), 2012-2018 
  • Co-Chair of the NQF Scientific Methods Panel 
  • Co-Chair of the National Quality Forum’s SES Risk Adjustment Expert Panel.
  • Chair of the Institute of Medicine Committee on Leading Health Indicators for Healthy People 2020
  • Chair of the IOM Subcommittee on Standardized Collection of Race/Ethnicity Data for Healthcare Quality Improvement
  • Vice-Chair for Research of the Department of Neurosurgery at Henry Ford Hospital

S. David Nathanson, MD

  • Top Doctor in Hour Detroit for the past 12 years - breast and surgical oncology.
  • Top 1% of surgeons and oncologists in the USA (Castle Connolly)

Fred R Nelson, MD

  • Past President - Society for Physical Regulation in Biology and Medicine
  • Manual of Orthopedic Terminology, Seventh Edition

Earlexia M Norwood, MD

  • “Business Woman of the Year” Finalist: Troy Rotary Club
  • Health and Wellness Honoree- 100 Black Men of Greater Detroit, Inc
  • “Focus On People”, Henry Ford Health System Community Service Award
  • Top Doc Award by HOUR magazine (Multiple years)
  • Who’s Who of Health Professionals
  • Who’s Who of Women in America
  • Who’s Who in Black Detroit
  • “Above and Beyond” Award, Troy Medical Center
  • “Spirit” Award, Troy Medical Center
  • Robert E. Birk Award, Excellence in Research
  • Distinguish Alumni Award, National Association of Equal Opportunity 2015 
  • Detroit’s “Top Docs”, Hour Magazine

Nallasivam Palanisamy, Ph.D.

  • Member, Karmanos Cancer Institute, Wayne State University, 2015
  • Member, Josephine Ford Cancer Institute (JFCI), Henry Ford Health System, 2015
  • Member, Health Disparities Research Collaborative, Henry Ford Health System, 2016
  • Member, Annual Research Symposium organizing Committee, Henry Ford Health System, Detroit, MI, 2016-2019
  • Member, Translational Oncology Symposium Committee on “Health Disparities”. Henry Ford health System, 2018
  • Member, NIH Study Section – ZRG1 OTC-H 13 B, Small Business: Cancer Diagnostics and Treatments (CDT), 2019

Alexander Plum, MPH, CHES

  • Humanitarian Award, Emory University Rollins School of Public Health, 2015
  • Salzburg Global Fellow, 2017
  • Jesse DeWitt Peace with Justice Award, 2017

Emanuel P. Rivers, MD, MPH

  • Society of Critical Care Medicine Presidential Citation for Outstanding Contributions to the Society of Critical Care Medicine, 2014.
  • Shira Kansas Memorial Lecture for Excellence in Emergency and Internal Medicine, University of Maryland, 2016
  • University of Toledo School of Medicine STEM, Lifetime Achievement Award, 2016
  • FACEP Lifetime Achievement Award, 2017

Ilan Rubinfeld, MD

  • ACS Fellow
  • ACCM Fellow

Claudio Schuger, MD

  • Top Docs, 2014
  • America's Top Doctors, 2014

David Willens, MD, MPH

  • Internal Medicine Residency Associate Program Director, Henry Ford Hospital, 2012 - 2017 
  • Senior Staff Physician, General Internal Medicine, Henry Ford Medical Group, 2012 - Present
  • Clinical Associate Professor, Wayne State University School of Medicine, 2014 – Present
  • Henry Ford Health System Quality Expo- Runner-up; Patient Safety Abstract Category. Rezik M, Garbarino A, Choe G, Patel S, Tirgari S, Zhang K, Lecours D, Shah V, Collins J, Willens DE., 2015
  • Division Head of Academic Internal Medicine, 2017- present
  • Hour Detroit Magazine Top Doc Award, 2018
  • Outstanding Research Mentor. 2nd Place Abstract for Prospective Clinical Assessment/Improvement. Wood N, Garbarino A, Willens DE. Fulfillment in Food: A pilot study of a culinary curriculum’s impact on internal medicine resident burnout. Wayne State University Medical Student Research Symposium. Detroit, MI. Jan. 12, 2018., 2018

Eleanor Walker, MD

  • Distinguished Service Award from NMA, 2015
  • HFHS Jae Ho Kim, MD Award for Outstanding Radiation Oncologist, 2017
  • MI Chronicle Woman of Excellence, 2018
  • Crain’s Notable Woman in Healthcare, 2018

Kathleen L Yaremchuk, MD

  • Regional Top Doctor, 2014

Edward M Zoratti, MD

  • Top Doctors Detroit, 2002- present
  • Best Doctors in America, 2005- present

Cookie Consent

We use cookies to improve your web experience. By using this site, you agree to our Terms of Use. Read our Internet Privacy Statement to learn what information we collect and how we use it.

Accept All Cookies