Distinguished Public Service Award

Doris Rubio
Professor of Medicine, Biomedical Informatics, Biostatistics, Nursing, and Clinical and Translational Science, School of Medicine

Paul Harper
Clinical Assistant Professor of Business Administration, Joseph M. Katz Graduate School of Business

Timothy Holler
Associate Professor of Criminal Justice, Pitt–Greensburg

Margaret Rosenzweig
Distinguished Service Professor of Nursing, School of Nursing

Distinguished Teaching Award

Chris Bonneau
Professor of Political Science, Kenneth P. Dietrich School of Arts and Sciences

Zsuzsa Horvath
Associate Professor of Dental Public Health, School of Dental Medicine

Barry M. Mitnick
Professor of Business Administration and Public and International Affairs, Joseph M. Katz Graduate School of Business

Lori Delale-O’Connor
Assistant Professor, Department of Educational Foundations, Organizations and Policy, School of Education

Lisa Borghesi
Associate Professor of Immunology, School of Medicine

Distinguished Research Award

Senior Scholars

Lise Vesterlund
Andrew W. Mellon Professor of Economics, Kenneth P. Dietrich School of Arts and Sciences

Heng Huang
John A. Jurenko Endowed Professor, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Swanson School of Engineering

Robert Friedlander
Walter E. Dandy Professor and Chair, Department of Neurological Surgery, School of Medicine

Junior Scholars

Heath Cabot
Associate Professor of Anthropology, Kenneth P. Dietrich School of Arts and Sciences

Michael Hatridge
Assistant Professor, Department of Physics and Astronomy, Kenneth P. Dietrich School of Arts and Sciences

Rebecca Price
Associate Professor of Psychiatry and Psychology, School of Medicine

Chancellor’s Award for Staff  

Administrative and Operational Efficiency: Brice Everett Lynn
Assistant Director, Study Abroad Office

Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion: Karen J. Steffey
Assistant to the Chair of the Department of Computer Science, School of Computing and Information

Community Engagement: Noelle C. Conover
Project Coordinator, School of Medicine

Early Career Achievement: Nazir Noori
Program Manager, Study Abroad Office

Excellent Mentor: Lauren O. Wallace
Director of Undergraduate Recruitment, Office of Admissions and Financial Aid

Outstanding Career Achievement: Denise Doswell
Former Executive Assistant, Office of the Senior Vice Chancellor for Business and Operations

Research Support: Peter G. Chambers
Director of Shared Research Support Services, Kenneth P. Dietrich School of Arts and Sciences

Service to the University Community: Maureen M. Conrad
Assistant to the Chief of Police, Pitt Police Department

Student Impact: Dana C. Romano
Associate Director of Career Management, Joseph M. Katz Graduate School of Business

University Engagement: Stacey L. Czerniejewski
Executive Assistant, Office of the Senior Vice Chancellor and Chief Financial Officer


School of Social Work's Center on Race and Social Problems

Innovation Commercialization Funds

Perceiving and Expressing Personality in Speech

Leah Helou                                                                                             
Assistant Professor, Department of Communication Science and Disorders


Matthew Neal                                                                                         
Roberta G. Simmons Associate Professor of Surgery and Professor of Critical Care Medicine
Sarah Myers                                                                                           
Resident, Department of General Surgery


Lisa C. Rohan                                                                                           
Professor, Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences

Sravan Kumar Patel                                                                                             
Assistant Professor, Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences

Katherine Bunge                                                                                                   
Assistant Professor, Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Reproductive Sciences


Jeffrey Gusenoff                                                                                                   
Professor, Department of Plastic Surgery

Eva Roy                                                                                     
Medical student

Pitt Seed Projects

XProjects Applied Research XPloration
Staff member Brandon Barber | Swanson School of Engineering

University of Pittsburgh Advising Certification and Training Program (Pitt-ACT)     
Staff member April Belback | Office of the Provost

Using Administrative Data to Measure Teaching Effectiveness
Faculty member Kevin Binning | Psychology

NSF GRFP Preparation Program      
Staff member Josh Cannon | University Honors College

EvolvingSTEM Afterschool Program at the Community Engagement Center in Homewood                                       
Faculty member Vaughn Cooper | Microbiology and Molecular Genetics

SPARKS: Promoting Diversity and Inclusion at Pitt-Johnstown and the Local Communities                               
Faculty member Tuangtip Klinbubpa | Pitt-Johnstown

Personalized Course Coaching at Scale: Bringing ECoach to Pitt
Faculty member Lingfeng Liu | Chemistry

SHRS Wellness Pavilion at the Community Engagement Center in Homewood          
Staff member Channing Moreland | School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences

Classroom to Community: Designing and Inventing for Real-World Impact                        
Faculty member Joseph Samosky | Swanson School of Engineering

School of Medicine Asylum Clinic
Faculty member Sheila Velez Martinez | School of Law

Creating University-Wide Infrastructure and Policies to Enhance Career Development and Professional Networks of Pitt Employees and Students Through Nonroutine Dependent Care Support
Faculty member Anna Wang-Erickson | School of Medicine

Pitt Seed Special Cycle Projects to Prevent Sexual Misconduct

Title IX/Green Dot Initiative for Pitt-Bradford and Pitt-Titusville
Staff member Christy Clark | Pitt-Bradford

Encouraging Faculty, Staff, and Student Participation in Primary Prevention     
Staff member Sheila Confer | Pitt-Greensburg

Translating TGQN Campus Climate Findings into Practice
Faculty member Rachel Gartner | School of Social Work

Culturally Sensitive Sexual Misconduct Prevention Programming for International Graduate and Professional Students          
Faculty member Holger Hoock | Dietrich School

LGBTQIA+ Empowerment Self-Defense                                         
Staff member K. Briar Somerville | Office of Diversity and Inclusion

Exploring Black Undergraduate College Women’s Experiences with Sexual Misconduct: Knowledge of Resources, Barriers to Access, and Strategies to Improve Engagement and Outcomes                                
Staff member Lynissa Stokes | School of Medicine

We Hear You, Let’s Talk About It
Staff member Katie Stumpp | Department of Athletics