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Marjorie A. Bowman New Investigator Research Award

Jordana B. Cohen, MD, MSCE
Associate Professor of Medicine: Renal-Electrolyte & Hypertension

This award recognizes achievements in the health evaluation sciences, with a particular emphasis on patient-oriented research that addresses fundamental clinical problems as well as the organization and delivery of health care.

Dr. Cohen's outstanding contributions to patient-oriented research and healthcare organizations in the field of health evaluation sciences, particularly in hypertension, have significantly influenced global patient care. Her innovative research, leadership, and ability to tackle impactful questions with advanced analytical techniques position her as a leading figure in the field, poised for further impactful contributions.

Samuel Martin Health Evaluation Sciences Research Award

Alex Fiks, MD, MSCE
Professor of Pediatrics:
General Pediatrics

Established in 1996 to honor the late Dr. Samuel P. Martin, III, Executive Director of the Leonard Davis institute of Health Economics and Chair of the Health Care Systems Unit of the Wharton School, this award is granted to a member of the School of Medicine faculty for a body of work with an emphasis on health services research.

Dr. Fiks has devoted his research career to better understanding and improving the performance of primary care pediatric services and improving outcomes for children. His work has not only advanced pediatric knowledge and practice by promoting judicious antibiotic prescribing and improving immunization rates, for example; his leadership in coordinating large-scale group and network projects has also had a significant impact in the field.