WaveMakers in Medicine
Amanda Watters, MS

Amanda Watters, MS

Amanda Watters, MS, a third-year medical student at Tulane University School of Medicine, was awarded the Women in STEM Scholarship by the Zonta Club of Lafayette. They recently held their 40th annual Women of Achievement Banquet and awarded several scholarships to...
Shaina D’Souza

Shaina D’Souza

Shaina D’Souza, a PhD Candidate in the McLachlan Lab at Tulane University School of Medicine, was recently awarded the Ray Owen Poster Award at the 2024 Midwinter Conference of Immunologists in Asilomar, California. This prestigious award recognizes poster...
Krewe of Tulane Medicine

Krewe of Tulane Medicine

Get ready to witness the vibrant spirit of Tulane University School of Medicine as our physicians, scientists, students, and staff proudly take to the streets during the upcoming Mardi Gras parades! In a celebration beyond the confines of classrooms, clinics, labs,...
Doctor’s Note: Shauna Levy, MD, MS

Doctor’s Note: Shauna Levy, MD, MS

Shauna Levy, MD, MS, is an Assistant Professor of Surgery and Medical Director of the Tulane Bariatric and Weight Loss Center. Dr. Levy is double board-certified in General Surgery and Obesity Medicine. Let’s plan not just to lose weight but keep it off this coming...
Jeremy K. Fagan & Allyson Noyes

Jeremy K. Fagan & Allyson Noyes

Jeremy K. Fagan and Allyson Noyes, two fourth-year medical students, have been selected as 2023-2024 Tulane ByWater Institute Scholars for their concept for a community-based clinic that offers true respite and healing through medicine, gardening, acupuncture,...
Abigail Chaffin, MD & Taylor Wearda, MD

Abigail Chaffin, MD & Taylor Wearda, MD

Abigail Chaffin, MD, Professor of Surgery in the Division of Plastic Surgery, and Taylor Wearda, MD, recently won a Best Paper Award from the prestigious publication resource Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. Drs. Chaffin and Wearda were among the authors honored...
Maddie Landau and Tatjana Mortell

Maddie Landau and Tatjana Mortell

Maddie Landau, a 2nd-year medical student at Tulane University School of Medicine, presented two projects at the 92nd annual conference of Plastic Surgery the Meeting. The yearly event, hosted by the American Society of Plastic Surgeons, brings together thousands of...
Robert F. Garry, Jr., PhD

Robert F. Garry, Jr., PhD

Robert “Bob” Garry, Jr., Ph.D., a world-renowned professor of microbiology and immunology at Tulane University School of Medicine, has been awarded the Global VIrus Network Robert C. Gallo Award for Scientific Excellence and Leadership. The annual award...
Myrline Rose Belzince, MD

Myrline Rose Belzince, MD

Myrline Rose Belzince, MD, Adult, Child, and Adolescent Forensic Psychiatrist and Assistant Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at Tulane University School of Medicine, has been awarded the 2023 American Academy of Psychiatry and the Law (AAPL) Charles...
Smruti Mahapatra, MSE

Smruti Mahapatra, MSE

Smruti Mahapatra, MSE, a second-year medical student at Tulane University School of Medicine, has been awarded a Carolyn L. Kuckein Student Research Fellowship from the Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society. The fellowship provides financial support to Mahapatra for...