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Past Educator of the Month Recognition 

Educator of the Month

  • 2024

    February

    Claudia Hilton, PhD, OTR, MBA, FAOTA, Department of Occupational Therapy, School of Health Professions

    January

    Cristiana Rastellini, MD, Department of Neurobiology, John Sealy School of Medicine

  • 2023

    December

    Ryan Pontiff, PT, DPT, PhD, OCS, FAAOMPT, Department of Physical Therapy, School of Health Professions

    November

    Khaled Chatila, MD, Department of Internal Medicine, John Sealy School of Medicine 

    October

    Andrea Colburn, DNP, MSN, AGACNP-BC, CCRN, Department SON Graduate Studies, School of Nursing 

    September

    Juan Feng, PhD, MA, RN, CNE, Department SON Undergraduate Studies, School of Nursing

    August

    Elizabeth Davis, MD, Department of Internal Medicine, John Sealy School of Medicine

    July

    Crystalyn Richard, PT, DPT, GCS, CEEAA, Department of Physical Therapy, School of Health Professions

    June

    Alejandro Villasante-Tezanos, PhD, Department of Biostatistics & Data Science, School of Public and Population Health

    May

    Zbigniew Gugala, MD, PhD, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery & Rehabilitation, John Sealy School of Medicine

    April

    Shih-Chiao Tseng, PT, PhD, Department of Physical Therapy, School of Health Professions 

    March

    Riqiea F. Kitchen, PhD, OTR, BCPR, CSRS, Department of Occupational Therapy, School of Health Professions 

    February

    John Michael Leger, PhD, MBA, RN, NEA-BC, CNE, CNL, Department SON Graduate Studies, School of Nursing

    January

    Vinod Kaushik, MD, Department of Internal Medicine: Division of Geriatrics, John Sealy School of Medicine 

  • 2022

    December

    Memrie D. Ferguson, PT, DPT, OCS, FAAOMPT, Department of Physical Therapy, School of Health Professions

    November

    Carolyn Phillips, PhD, RN, Department of Graduate Studies, School of Nursing

    October

    Nadia Ahmed, MD, Department of Internal Medicine, John Sealy School of Medicine

    September

    Patricia Fingerhut, PhD, OTR, Department of Occupational Therapy, School of Health Professions

    August

    April Cowan, OTD, OTR, CHT, Department of Occupational Therapy, School of Health Professions

    July

    Bushra Manakatt, DNP, RN, FNP-C, Department of Undergraduate Studies, School of Nursing

    June

    Vijaya Murthy, MMBS, Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Rheumatology, John Sealy School of Medicine

    May

    Victor E. Reyes, PhD, Department of Pediatrics, Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences

    April

    Patricia Rogers, MD, FAAP, Department of General Pediatrics & Urgent Care, John Sealy School of Medicine

    March

    Denny Fe Agana, PhD, MPH, CPH, Department of Preventive Medicine and Population Health, John Sealy School of Medicine

    February

    Gregory Brusola, DPT, PhD, PT, MSCS, Department of Physical Therapy, School of Health Professions 

    January 

    Regina Pillai, MD, Department of Internal Medicine-Clear Lake, John Sealy School of Medicine

  • 2021

    December

    Rajkumar Rajendran, DCLS, MS, MLS (ASCP), School of Health Professions 

    November

    Carla Hirsch, MMS, MPH, PA-C, School of Medicine

    October

    Angela Jones, MPAS, PA-C, School of Medicine

    September

    Lima Ghulmi, OTD, OTR, School of Health Professions

    August

    Bushra Manakatt, DNP, RN, FNP-C, School of Nursing 

    July

    Otto Pantoja, MD, Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology

    June

    Tony Chao, PhD, School of Health Professions 

    May

    Jennifer Barnett, DNP, RN, FNP-BC, School of Nursing 

    April

    Barbara Calvert, PhD, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Science

    January

    Abha Sahni, MS, PhD, Department of Pathology 

  • 2020

    December
    Bi-Hung Peng, PhD, Department of Neuroscience, Cell Biology, &
    Anatomy

    November
    Cara Pennel, DrPH, MPH, Department of Preventive Medicine and Population Health, Graduate School Biomedical Sciences

    October
    Christopher Edwards, PhD, RN, Department of School of Nursing Undergraduate Studies, School of Nursing

    September
    Bruce Adcock, MeD, RRT-NPS, Department of Respiratory Care, School of Health Professions

    August
    Charlotte Wisnewski, PhD, Department of School of Nursing, School of Nursing

    July
    Darlene Cheyenne Martin, PhD, School of Nursing 

    June
    Daniel Jupiter, PhD, Department of Preventive Medicine and Community Health, Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences

    May
    Bruce Leonard, PhD, APRN, FNP-BC, NP-C Community Health, School of Nursing

    April
    Monique Ferguson, PhD, Department of Internal Medicine School of Medicine

    March
    Michael Furtado, DPT, PT, NCS, Department of Physical Therapy School of Health Professions

    February
    Cristiana Rastellini, MD Departments of Neuroscience & Cell Biology, Microbiology & Immunology and Internal Medicine-Endocrinology, School of Medicine