Below are a few of the many awards members of the Division have earned!

Fellows Awards

Department of Medicine Fellow Teaching Award

Tony Adams, MD (CCM) 2018

Parshawn Lahiji, DO (CCM) 2018

Ran Ran, MD (CCM) 2018

Benjamin Arthurs, MD (PCCM) 2018

Brent Matsuda, MD (PCCM) 2018

Tony Adams, MD (CCM) 2017

Parshawn Lahiji, DO (CCM) 2017

Ran Ran, MD (CCM) 2017

Peter Jackson, MD (PCCM) 2017

Gregory Ranches (PCCM) 2017

Jaime Fair, MD (CCM) 2016

Emily Jonas, MD (CCM) 2016

Srini Mukundan, MD (CCM) 2016

Benjamin Arthurs, MD (PCCM) 2016

Peter Jackson, MD (PCCM) 2016

Brenda Marsh, MD, PhD (PCCM) 2016

Knewton Sakata, MD (PCCM) 2016

MICU Excellence Award

The monthly MICU Excellence Award was created as a collaboration of our Unit Based Nurse Practice Council and Inpatient Optimization groups to provide unit level recognition for the amazing work that our staff does in the MICU

Matthew Miller MD (PCCM), February 2018

Daniel Seifer, MD (PCCM), January 2018

Faculty Awards

Department of Medicine Faculty Teaching Award

Kelly Vranas, MD 2018

Christopher Slatore, MD 2018

Mark Deffebach, MD 2018

Kathryn Artis, MD 2017

Brian Jones, MD PhD 2017

Jeff Gold, MD 2017

Kathryn Artis, MD 2016

Matt Drake, MD 2016

Dr. William Holden Excellence in Teaching Award

Matthew Drake, MD 2018

Brian Jones, MD 2017

Stephanie Nonas, MD 2016

Mark Deffebach, MD 2015

Jeff Gold, MD 2014

Medical Research Foundation Mentor Award

The Mentor Award is presented to an Oregonian who has provided outstanding mentorship and leadership in the support of health research, education or the advancement of health care.

David Jacoby, MD  2017

School of Nursing Teaching Award

Gopal Allada, MD 2014 - Outstanding Preceptor with Family Nurse Practitioner Program

Conference Awards

American Thoracic Society (ATS) Awards

2018 Awards

  • Pulmonary Infections and Tuberculosis Senior Level Award: Dr. Dave Lewinsohn


2017 Awards

  • ATS Innovations in Fellowship Education 2017: Recognized for our innovative mechanical ventilator simulation training program
  • Best of ATS Video Lecture Series 2nd place: Dr. Ran Ran won 2nd place for his "Tricyclic Antidepressant Overdose" video

World Bronchiectasis Conference Awards

Alan Barker, MD 2018 - Outstanding Achievement Award

Research Awards & Grants

N.L Tartar Trust Fellowship

Tartar Trust Fellowships are intended to be used for supporting research endeavors and research career development in the School of Medicine. They are offered annually by the OHSU School of Medicine.


  • Gitanjali Narayanan, MD, PhD Candidate in Lewinsohn Lab

Collins Medical Trust

The OHSU Foundation coordinates OHSU's relationship with the Collins Medical Trust, a private foundation located in Portland, OR and established in 1956 by Truman W. Collins. The Collins Medical Trust accepts 15 proposals from OHSU for each of their three annual deadlines and typically funds two to four projects each round. The Collins Medical Trust documents state that monies from the Trust shall be used "To aid, further, promote, develop, encourage and sponsor research, experiment and work in the cause, cure and treatment of human disease or in any field of medical research, and to aid, further and promote medical education."

Kelly Vranas, MD 2017

Matthew Drake, MD

Medical Research Foundation (MRF) Award

The Medical Research Foundation grants awards of merit to exceptional Oregon scientists and mentors.

Kelly Vranas, MD 2017

K12 Career Development Award

The purpose of this NIH program is to support institutional career development awards designed to prepare newly-trained clinicians who have made a commitment to independent research careers, and to facilitate their transition to more advanced support mechanisms, e.g., K08 and K23.

Brenda Marsh, MD, PhD 2018

Kelly Vranas, MD

NIH Loan Repayment Award

The NIH Loan Repayment Programs (LRPs) are a set of programs established by Congress and designed to recruit and retain highly qualified health professionals into biomedical or biobehavioral research careers.

Kelly Vranas, MD 2018

Matthew Drake, MD