Alpha Omega Alpha inducts 37

Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society inducted 37 UT Southwestern medical students into its membership recently. According to the AOA, those selected are picked for their high academic standing, leadership among their peers, professionalism, a firm sense of ethics, promise of future success in medicine, and a commitment to service in the school and community. Dr. Greg Fitz, Executive Vice President for Academic Affairs, Provost, and Dean of UT Southwestern Medical School, led the presentation of awards. Dr. Kevin Klein, Professor of Anesthesiology and Pain Management, is the AOA Councilor for UT Southwestern. 

Dr. Kevin Klein (right) presents a $5,000 award for student research to first-year medical student Jeff SoRelle in the office of Dr. Bruce Beutler (left), Director of the Center for the Genetics of Host Defense. Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society chose Mr. SoRelle for the award, and he will work in Dr. Beutler’s laboratory this summer.
Bruce Andring Rodney Infante* Zoe Shapleigh*
Erin Bridgewater Xihui Lin Li Song
Kara Chan Jaon Liu Rajiv Srinivasa
William Chance* Allison Lopez Sarah Stack*
Ying Chen* Michael Maxted April Taylor*
Lauren Edelman Pierre Mikhael* Jacob Towns
Julius Ejiofor* William Morris* Michelle Van Kiuken
Mark Etherton Blake Nichols Krishanthan Vigneswaran*
Jill Featham Janet Orrock* Phillip Wang
Katherine Hall Sathyadeepak Ramesh Tianshi Wu*
Gin Han* David Reading* Alexander Wyckoff
Thomas Heyne* Steven Reinecke
Victoria Hill Daniel Schmidt

(* denotes junior AOA)