December 2010
Excellence at Howard
Wayne Frederick Wayne Frederick, M.D., director of the Howard University Cancer Center and division chief for General Surgery at Howard University Hospital, was selected as one of Diverse: Issues in Higher Education’s standout scholars for 2011. Frederick, who also serves as associate dean for Clinical Strategy and Operations at the College of Medicine, is one of 12 scholars from a variety of institutions and disciplines who will be profiled in the Jan. 6 edition of the magazine. (Ceasar)
E. Ethelbert Miller E. Ethelbert Miller, renowned poet and director of the African American Resource Center, was honored for his life’s work on Nov. 19, at the Gelman Library at George Washington University. The celebration was in honor of Miller’s 60th birthday. (Justin D. Knight)

The Howard University Center for Wellness and Weight Loss Surgery has been accredited as a center of Excellence by the Bariatric Surgery Center Network (BSCN) Accreditation Program of the American College of Surgeons (ACS). This designation means that the center has met the essential criteria that ensure it is fully capable of supporting a bariatric surgery care program and that its institutional performance meets the requirements outlined by ACS BSCN. L-R: Henry Paul Jr., M.D; Denia Tapscott, M.D.; Terrence M. Fullum, M.D.; and Daniel Tran, M.D. (Ceasar)

Moriya Morris, a junior in the School of Architecture, was one of 12 students recognized for their academic achievements and awarded $2,500 grants. She received the 9th Annual Paul Brott Scholarship Award from the Society of American Military Engineers. Morris is a member of the Engineering, Architecture and Computer Sciences Student Council and is actively involved in the National Organization of Minority Architecture Students.
Alexander Pope, a junior in the College of Dentistry, received the overall best presentation award at the Hinman Student Research Symposium for his presentation on “submandibular gland morphogenesis.” The symposium is a national meeting that features oral and poster presentations of research studies by dental students and graduate trainees from dental schools across North America.

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