Winners of the 1998 Presidential Awards
for Excellence in Teaching
"It is the supreme art of the teacher to awaken joy
expression and knowledge."
D. Michael Foulds, M.D.
Department of Pediatrics
"It is wonderful to help residents who are having problems and
see those lights go off in their heads as they understand what you
are teaching. That makes it all worth it."
Lawrence B. Harkless, D.P.M.
Department of Orthopaedics
"I have learned that teaching is like preaching the gospel--if you
share it, you have no idea where it will spread."
Robin J. Leach, Ph.D.
Department of Cellular & Structural Biology
"It is challenging to keep abreast of recent genetic
discoveries, but it is also important to communicate to students
how all these new tests fit into clinical practice."
Stephen J. Mattingly, Ph.D.
Department of Microbiology
"When students regard knowledge and information imparted
as their information, then I know I have succeeded."
Peter C. Melby, M.D.
Department of Medicine
"The goal is to provide an active, rather than passive,
learning experience, and to let the students catch the excitement
of solving infectious disease problems. It's a lot like being a
Stanley J. Nelson, D.D.S.
Department of Restorative Dentistry
"I'd like for my students to recognize the need to study
new developments that come along and become lifelong
to index--Spring 1999