Department of Neurology

Department of Neurology Awards

TEACHING AWARDS

University of Toledo

  • Dean’s Award for Excellence in Education (lifetime teaching award)

    • 2010: Dr. Imran Ali

  • Dean’s Award for Teaching Excellence

    • 1998: Dr. Noor Pirzada
    • 2001: Dr. Gretchen Tietjen
    • 2003: Dr. Lawrence Elme
    • 2004: Dr. Imran Ali
    • 2012: Dr. Vicki Ramsey Williams
    • 2012: Dr. Noor Pirzada
    • 2015: Dr. Hongyan Li
    • 2018: Dr. Mehmood Rashid
  • Golden Apple Award

    • Noor Pirzada (1998, 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009)
    • Dr. Imran Ali (2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2010, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017)
    • Dr. Lawrence Elmer (2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2010, 2011, 2014)
  • Arnold P. Gold Foundation Leonard Tow Humanism in Medicine Award

    • 2003: Dr. Lawrence Elmer
    • 2007: Dr. Imran Ali
    • 2014: Dr. Imran Ali
    • 2015: Dr. Lawrence Elmer
  • Neurology Faculty Outstanding Teaching Award (from residents)

    • 2020-2021:  Michael Nagel, MD
    • 2019-2020:  Hongyan Li, MD, PhD
    • 2018-2019:  Ajaz Sheikh, MD
    • 2017-2018:  Mehmood Rashid, MD
    • 2016-2017:  Donald Cameron, MD
    • 2015-2016:  Hongyan Li, MD
    • 2014-2015:  Noor Pirzada, MD
    • 2013-2014:  Mouhammad Jumaa, MD
    • 2012-2013:  Noor Pirzada, MD
    • 2011-2012:  Krishe Menezes, MD
    • 2010-2011: Hongyan Li, MD
    • 2009-2010:  Boyd Koffman, MD
    • 2008-2009: Noor Pirzada, MD
    • 2007-2008: Faizan Hafeez, MD
    • 2006-2007: Faizan Hafeez, MD
    • 2005-2006: Boyd Koffman, MD
    • 2004-2005: Imran Ali, MD
    • 2002-2003: Noor Pirzada, MD
    • 2001-2002:  Boyd Koffman, MD

National

  • American Academy of Neurology A.B. Baker Teaching Recognition Award

    • 2020: Dr. Ajaz Sheikh
    • 2019: Dr. Mehmood Rashid
    • 2005: Dr. Imran Ali
    • 2002: Dr. Noor Pirzada
  • American Academy of Neurology Consortium of Neurology Residency Program Directors Recognition Award

    • 2010: Dr. Noor Pirzada

  • American Academy of Neurology Consortium of Neurology Clerkship Directors Recognition Award

    • 2012: Dr. Imran Ali

  • American Academy of Neurology Clerkship Coordinators Recognition Award

    • 2015: Ms. Teresa Behm

  • ACGME Parker J Palmer Courage to Teach Award

    • 2009: Dr. Lori Schuh

  • Association of University Professors of Neurology Award for outstanding success in encouraging students to elect careers in Neurology

    • 2001: UT Department of Neurology

  • Mayo Foundation Visiting Professor of Neurology Education Award

    • 2005: Dr. Noor Pirzada

  • Harvard John R. Graham Visiting Scholar Award

    • 2017: Dr. Gretchen Tietjen

SCHOLARSHIP AWARDS

University of Toledo

  • Distinguished University Professor Award

    • 2012: Dr. Gretchen Tietjen

  • Career Achievement Award

    • 2018: Dr. Gretchen Tietjen

  • Alpha Omega Alpha Induction

    • 2021: Dr. Mouhammad Jumaa
    • 2020: Dr. Boyd Koffman
    • 2011: Dr. Imran Ali
    • 2010: Dr. Gretchen Tietjen

National

  • American Headache Society John R. Graham Lecture Award

    • 2017: Dr. Gretchen Tietjen

  • Hedwig von Ameringen Executive Leadership in Academic Medicine for Women Fellowship

    • 2000-2001: Dr. Gretchen Tietjen

RESEARCH AWARDS

University of Toledo

  • President’s Award for Excellence in Grantsmanship

    • 2016-2018:  Dr. Imran Ali
    • 2016-2018:  Dr. Lawrence Elmer
  • Outstanding Faculty Research Award

    • 2011: Dr. Gretchen Tietjen

National/International

  • Stroke Innovation Award from the Journal Stroke
    •  2009: Dr. Gretchen Tietjen

  • The American Headache Society Women’s Health Research Award

    • 2019: Dr. Gretchen Tietjen

  • American Headache Society Harold G. Wolff Research Lecture Award

    • 2011: Dr. Gretchen Tietjen

  • American Headache Society Seymour Solomon Presidential Lecture Award

    • 2008: Dr. Gretchen Tietjen

Clinical EXCELLENCE Awards

  • Best Doctors in America Recognition

    • Dr. Gretchen Tietjen (1996-2019)
    • Dr. Noor Pirzada (1998-2002, 2005-2006, 2009-2020)
    • Dr. Lawrence Elmer (2001-2020)
    • Dr. Imran Ali (2007-2020)
    • Dr. Lori Schuh (2008-2013)
    • Dr. Boyd Koffman (2009-2012, 2015, 2019-2020)
  • American Heart Association Get with the Guidelines Program Performance Award

    • 2005-2019: University of Toledo Medical Center Stroke Team

  • American Heart Association Target Stroke Honor Roll

    • 2014 -2019: University of Toledo Medical Center Stroke Team

  • American Heart Association Distinguished Achievement Award
    • 2020: Dr. Gretchen Tietjen

Service Awards

University of Toledo

  • Faculty Club Service Award

    • 2004: Dr. Gretchen Tietjen
    • 2009: Dr. Lawrence Elmer
  • University of Toledo Medical Center Shining Star of the Year Award

    • 2012: Dr. Gretchen Tietjen

  • University of Toledo Medical Center Shining Star of the Month Award

    • 2011: Dr. Gretchen Tietjen
    • 2012: Dr. Imran Ali

Regional/National

  • National Multiple Sclerosis Society Outstanding Professional Award

    • 2004 Dr. Boyd Koffman

  • Health Care Heroes Award

    • 2011: Dr. Lawrence Elmer

  • American Heart Association Heart of Gold Award

    • 2014: Dr. Gretchen Tietjen

  • American Heart Association Legacy Award

    • 2020: Dr. Gretchen Tietjen

 

Resident Awards

Last Updated: 6/15/21