Faculty Awards

Listed below are internal funding opportunities and faculty award programs administered through the Office of the Vice President for Research.


National Faculty Recognition and Awards: Below are award winners of professional associations and societies from which University of Nevada, Las Vegas faculty have received awards. While not exhaustive, this list reflects a range of honors and recognizes faculty excellence.

Inquiries regarding this list, please contact Althea Sheets, Funding Opportunities Manager, althea.sheets@unlv.edu or 702-895-1880.

  • Jan. 20, 2021
    Dr. Buddha Dawn (Medicine) has been appointed to serve on the editorial board of Molecular and Cellular Biochemistry for a three-year term. Published by Springer Nature, the journal includes original research papers and short communications, as well as review articles relevant to the molecular basis of cellular function and disease processes. A...
  • Oct. 28, 2020
    Gregory P. Brown (Medicine) has been named Fellow of The American College of Psychiatrists. This is an honorary status that reflects dedication to the work of the American Psychological Association and signifies allegiance to the psychiatric profession.  
  • Aug. 11, 2020
    Paul Thomas Clements (Nursing) was named as part of a group of 15 new fellows inducted into the National League for Nursing Academy of Nursing Education for 2020.
  • Aug. 11, 2020
    MaryKay Orgill (Chemistry and Biochemistry) recently was selected as a fellow of the American Chemical Society. She is one of 53 people named fellow for 2020.  Orgill was recognized for contributions to biochemistry education research, for making theoretical frameworks accessible to the chemistry education research community. She also was...


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