Congratulations to Shelley Berger, Ph.D., the 2016 recipient of the Stanley N. Cohen Biomedical Research Award, one of Penn Medicine’s Awards of Excellence!
From the Office of the EVP/Dean, Penn Medicine:
“The distinguished awardees exemplify our profession’s highest values of scholarship and teaching, innovation, commitment to service, leadership, and dedication to patient care. They epitomize the preeminence and impact we all strive to achieve. The awardees range from those at the beginning of their highly promising careers to those whose distinguished work has spanned decades.”
Additionally, Dr. Berger is the 2016 winner of Biomedical Postdoctoral Program’s Distinguished Mentor Award. She has mentored more than 30 postdoctoral fellows throughout her independent career, 8 of whom currently hold academic positions at other institutions. Her postdocs nominated her for this year’s award — an honor that’s well deserved!