Two faculty receive inaugural Bass Connections Leadership Award

Wednesday, April 7, 2021
Deborah Koltai, PhD and Jason Somarelli, PhD

Deborah Koltai, PhD and Jason Somarelli, PhD

Deborah Koltai, PhD, Associate Professor in Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences and Neurology, School of Medicine  and Jason Somarelli, PhD, Assistant Professor in Medicine, School of Medicine, are the winners of the 2021 Bass Connections Leadership Award.

This new award recognizes outstanding team leaders for their efforts to create a positive and enriching team experience for students. Nominations from student team members described how both Koltai and Somarelli created a clear path and exciting vision for the research, invested deeply in mentoring students and built a supportive team environment. Koltai and Somarelli will each receive a monetary prize.

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