Recent Honors and Awards


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Mohamad Allaf, M.D., was named an American Urological Association
Foundation Research Scholar, for efforts in the field of sexual medicine.

David Berman, M.D., Ph.D., was the sixth recipient of the annual Jean D. Wilson Distinguished Alumnus Award from the Medical Scientist Training Program at the University of Texas Southwestern School of Medicine.

Arthur Burnett, M.D., who also received a research award from the Patrick C. Walsh Prostate Cancer Research Fund, received the Zorgniotti-Newman Prize, for Best Paper on Clinical Research in Sexual Medicine, at the 12th World Congress of the International Society for Sexual Medicine. He also has been named Co-Editor-in-Chief of the Journal of Andrology.

Michael Carducci, M.D., and Sushant Kachhap, Ph.D., received a Prostate Cancer Foundation Competitive Research Award for their work on “Determining the Efficacy of Upregulating NDRG1 in Inhibiting Metastasis of Prostate Cancer Cells.” Carducci also received the Department of Urology’s Teaching Excellence Award.

Daniel W. Chan, Ph.D., received the Outstanding Leadership Award from the National Cancer Institute, for building a strong translational research program on the application of biomarkers in cancer detection and prevention.

Theodore DeWeese, M.D., was appointed Chairman of the Scientific Council of the Radiation Effects Research Foundation (RERF). The RERF, supported by the governments of Japan and the United States, is focused on the study of health effects of radiation in the survivors of the atomic bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki, and dedicated to understanding the health effects of radiation for the benefit of mankind.

Jonathan Epstein, M.D., served as President of the International Society of Urological Pathology and was on the Council (the top governing body) of the United States and Canadian Academy of Pathology.

Misop Han, M.D., was named the Dennis W. Jahnigen Career Development Scholar by the American Geriatrics Society. He also received two research grants from Johns Hopkins Hospital; one, part of the Prostate Cancer SPORE Pilot Project, is to study the effect of antibiotic therapy on PSA variability; the other is the David H. Koch Award, to identify potential biomarkers to stratify a man’s risk for lethal prostate cancer.

John Isaacs, Ph.D., who received a research award from the Patrick C. Walsh Prostate Cancer Research Fund, also received a Prostate Cancer Foundation Award.

In addition to receiving a Patrick C. Walsh Prostate Cancer Research Award

Dan Stoianovici, Ph.D., has received a Research Award from the Prostate Cancer Foundation, and the David H. Koch Award for
Treatments and Cure of Recurrent Prostate Cancer. He also received the Best Paper Award of the Engineering and Urology Society, for “MRI-Guided Robot for Automated Prostate Brachytherapy.” Stoianovici is the R. Christian B. Evensen Scholar.

Patrick C. Walsh, M.D., was the co-recipient of the prestigious 2007 King Faisal International Prize in Medicine, was honored as the 2007 National Physician of the Year for Clinical Excellence by America’s Top Doctors. He also received the Johns Hopkins University Diversity Recognition Award, and was made an Honorary member of the American Urological Association.

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