College of Pharmacy
Xin (Cindy) Qi, Ph.D., an assistant professor in medicinal chemistry, received a one-year, $20,000 grant for her research project titled, “Identification of biomarkers to target breast cancer through peptoid library screening and microarray technology.”
Stephan Schmidt, Ph.D., an assistant professor in pharmaceutics at the Center for Pharmacometrics and Systems Pharmacology in Lake Nona, received a one-year, $20,000 grant for a proposal titled “Personalizing Antiplatelet Therapy: Development of a CYP2C19 Genotype-Directed Dosing Algorithm for Clopidogrel.”
College of Veterinary Medicine
Sophie Wickins, B.V.Sc., received the C.L. Davis Foundation Scholarship Award for Veterinary Pathology at the 2012 meeting of the American College of Veterinary Pathologists in Seattle. Wickins, a third-year resident, attended veterinary school in Australia and is interested in fish pathology.
Angelique Leone, V.M.D., received a young investigator in natural disease award for her poster, “Giant Cell Meningoencephalomyelitis in a Pregnant Andalusian Mare.” Leone is a third-year resident in anatomical pathology who attended veterinary school in Pennsylvania.
College of Public Health and Health Professions
Ronald Rozensky, Ph.D., a professor in the department of clinical and health psychology, has been named the 2013 recipient of the Distinguished Service to the Profession of Psychology Award from the American Board of Professional Psychology. The award honors a certified specialist whose career represents outstanding contributions to psychology as a science and profession.
Kimberly Foli, a research coordinator in the department of clinical and health psychology, was named the PHHP Employee of the Year on Nov. 29. Foli is the project coordinator for the Village Interactive Training and Learning study, or VITAL, which is being conducted at a Gainesville retirement community.