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Ceballos named Woman of Distinction

Girl Scouts of the USA has named Harvard freshman Maria M. Ceballos a Young Woman of Distinction – the highest honor bestowed upon members – for her extraordinary community service. The 17-year-old will be honored at a March celebration in Washington, D.C., for her efforts in providing therapy equipment to two HIV centers in San Juan, Puerto Rico.

Hamel named NEJM deputy editor

Assistant Professor of Medicine Mary Elizabeth Hamel has been named a deputy editor of the New England Journal of Medicine (NEJM). Hamel, an associate in medicine at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, will assume her duties at the prestigious medical journal on March 25. She will focus on health policy and health services research, reviewing submissions, and working with authors to improve papers before publication.

Spronk and Cooper receive CAA Award

In recognition of their collaborative work, associate curators Ron Spronk and Harry Cooper were awarded the College Art Association (CAA)/Heritage Preservation Joint Award for Distinction in Scholarship and Conservation. The duo accepted the award on Feb. 20 in Philadelphia. Spronk is associate curator for research at the Straus Center for Conservation and Technical Studies, and Cooper is associate curator of modern art at the Fogg Art Museum.

Greenfield receives top honors

Assistant Professor of Psychiatry Shelly Greenfield, director of Ambulatory Services for the Alcohol and Drug Abuse Treatment Program at McLean Hospital, has been elected to the American College of Psychiatrists (ACP) for demonstrating “outstanding competence in the field of psychiatry.” Greenfield has also recently been awarded fellow status by the American Psychiatric Association (APA) and has been named co-editor in chief of the Harvard Review of Psychiatry.

– Compiled by Andrew Brooks