Pittman Scholars, named for the late James A. Pittman, MD, longtime dean of the School of Medicine from 1973 to 1992, are nominated by their department chairs based on their research achievements and their potential for continued discovery in the basic or clinical sciences.

Awardees are assistant professors who have held that rank for fewer than five years.

Ashley Battarbee, M.D.

Ashley Battarbee, M.D.

Assistant Professor, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology

Susan Birket, Ph.D.

Susan Birket, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor, Department of Medicine

Nathan Erdmann, M.D., Ph.D.

Nathan Erdmann, M.D., Ph.D.

Assistant Professor, Department of Medicine

Romi Gupta, Ph.D.

Romi Gupta, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor, Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Genetics

J. Bart Rose, M.D.

J. Bart Rose, M.D.

Assistant Professor, Department of Surgery

Jessica Scoffield, Ph.D.

Jessica Scoffield, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor, Department of Microbiology