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.

Ronadip Banerjee, M.D., Ph.D.

Ronadip Banerjee, M.D., Ph.D.

Assistant professor in the Department of Medicine
Subhashini Bolisetty, Ph.D.

Subhashini Bolisetty, Ph.D.

Assistant professor in the Department of Medicine
Ellen Eaton, M.D.

Ellen Eaton, M.D.

Assistant professor in the Department of Medicine
Blake “Eason” Hildreth, Ph.D.

Blake “Eason” Hildreth, Ph.D.

Assistant professor in the Department of Pathology
Benjamin Larimer, Ph.D.

Benjamin Larimer, Ph.D.

Assistant professor in the Department of Radiology
Brittany Nicole Lassegine, Ph.D.

Brittany Nicole Lassegine, Ph.D.

Assistant professor in the Department of Cell, Developmental and Integrative Biology
Merry-Lynn McDonald, Ph.D.

Merry-Lynn McDonald, Ph.D.

Assistant professor in the Department of Medicine
Andrew Pickering, Ph.D.

Andrew Pickering, Ph.D.

Assistant professor in the Department of Neurology
Jillian Richter, Ph.D.

Jillian Richter, Ph.D.

Assistant professor in the Department of Surgery
Ariel Salas, M.D., MSPH

Ariel Salas, M.D., MSPH

Assistant professor in the Department of Pediatrics