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Past Recipients of the Faculty Award for Excellence in Research

The Faculty Award for Excellence in Research honors a distinguished Institute faculty member who has a sustained distinctive program of research that is recognized nationally and internationally. The award is presented at the fall Faculty Convocation. The award was first given in 2016.

In 2019, Teresa Kimberley, a professor of physical therapy and director of the Brain Recovery Lab, received the fourth annual Faculty Award for Excellence in Research. Dr. Kimberley, who also has an appointment at Mass General Hospital as a research staff in the Department of Neurology and as a research faculty at Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital, was recognized for her being a pioneer in the use of neuroimaging and non-invasive brain stimulation. Kimberley, who also directs the Brain Health & Recovery Research Cluster at the Institute, was awarded the MGH SPARC Award along with several of her hospital colleagues. Read news story on Convocation awards.

Teresa interacts with a patient, doing a hands on exercise where the client squeezes a small ball

 

  • 2018: Tiffany P. Hogan, PhD, CCC-SLP, Professor in the Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders and Director of the Speech and Language (SAiL) Literacy Lab received the Faculty Award for Excellence in Research for her work on understanding causal mechanisms associated with developmental language disorder, dyslexia, speech sound disorders, and their co-morbidities. Hogan’s research has been funded by the NIH, Institute of Education Sciences, and many private foundations. She authored or co-authored 67 publications, 45 of which include student co-authors. Read news story on Convocation awards.
  • 2017: Jordan Green, PhD, CCC-SLP, Associate Provost for Research, Professor in the Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders, and Director of the Speech and Feeding Disorders Lab, received the Faculty Award for Excellence in Research for his body of research to significantly improve the diagnosis, assessment, and treatment of people who have developmental disorders like apraxia and progressive disorders like ALS.
  • 2016: Diane Mahoney, PhD, ANP-BC, FGSA, FAAN, Professor in the School of Nursing.