Hammond receives Merck research fellowship (Links to an external site)

J. Gmerice Hammond, MD, MPH, a cardiologist and health policy research fellow in the Cardiovascular Division at Washington University School of Medicine, has received a Merck Fellowship Research Award from the Association of Black Cardiologists and the American College of Cardiology.

Njoku named director of pediatric anesthesiology division (Links to an external site)

Dolores B. Njoku, MD, a noted clinician, researcher and mentor, has been named the director of pediatric anesthesiology at Washington University School of Medicine and anesthesiologist-in-chief at St. Louis Children’s Hospital. She will also become the new Rudolph L. and Mary Frances Wise Endowed Chair in Pediatric Anesthesiology and vice chair in the Department of Anesthesiology.

Carter named director of OB-GYN clinical research division (Links to an external site)

Ebony Boyce Carter, MD, a physician-scientist known for her research involving community-based interventions to promote health equity for pregnant women and their babies, has been named director of the Division of Clinical Research in the Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology at Washington University School of Medicine.