Karen Farris Wins 2016 MICHR Distinguished Clinical and Translational Research Mentor Award
Karen B. Farris, PhD, Charles R. Walgreen III Professor of Pharmacy Administration, Chair, Department of Clinical Pharmacy, College of Pharmacy; Professor of Health Behavior and Health Education, School of Public Health, is one of only seven University of Michigan faculty members who were honored with the 2016 Distinguished Clinical and Translational Research Mentor Award. Honorees are selected for their enormous contributions to mentoring in their research environments at U-M.
Out of a very competitive field of remarkable and generous research leaders, the Michigan Institute for Clinical & Health Research (MICHR) has selected individuals who meet the highest standard for clinical and translational research mentorship. The pool of nominees represented a diverse group of U-M schools, including Social Work, Medicine, Dentistry, Public Health, and Pharmacy.
The award was established in 2012 to recognize faculty who foster the intellectual, creative, scholarly, and professional growth of their students, fellows, and trainees in the areas of clinical and translational health and research.