Translational Neuroscience and Pharmacology
Graduate and Medical Student Awards
Alexander D. Kenny Award for Excellence in Pharmacology and Neuroscience
Dr. Kenny came to the Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center as Professor and
Chairman of the Department of Pharmacology in 1976. Over the subsequent seventeen
years, he led the Department, striving for excellence in research, teaching, and service.
He always stressed that the Medical Pharmacology Course was the Department's first
priority. In his honor, the department has established this award. It is presented
to the top medical student in each year's Medical Pharmacology course. The past recipients
are listed below.
Following the restructuring of the medical curriculum the Medical Student Award was
discontinued in 2005. In 2007, we reconstituted the award to be given when the faculty
have determined that a Ph.D. student has met our standard of him/her as an outstanding
|Ayman K. Hamouda, Ph.D.
|Keelie Tucker and Christopher Souder (tie)
|Nabil S. Qadri
|Gary Thomas Marshall
|John Kennedy Bini