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MSCTI Co-Director Named Outstanding Teacher at Annual Sylvester Awards


Barry I. Hudson, Ph.D. is presented with his Outstanding Teacher Award by Stephen D. Nimer, M.D., Director of Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center (Photo by Jorge Perez)

Barry I. Hudson, Ph.D., Co-Director of the Master of Science in Clinical and Translational Investigation (MSCTI), was named Outstanding Teacher of the Year by the Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center.

Dr. Hudson, an Assistant Professor in the Department of Cell Biology and a member of Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center, was among five other Sylvester members to win various outstanding faculty awards for 2018.

In addition to running a vibrant breast cancer research lab, Dr. Hudson is actively involved in the teaching and mentoring of graduate students, postdocs, clinical fellows, and faculty. His teaching includes graduate students in the Programs in Biomedical Sciences (PIBS) and Cancer Biology (CAB) at the Miller School of Medicine. Furthermore, he is involved in several graduate curriculum committees and has acted as primary mentor of multiple PIBS/CAB students.

As the MSCTI Co-Director, Dr. Hudson teaches translational team science, and scientific grant writing. His teaching philosophy is that the fundamental responsibility of a scientist is to not only conduct research, but also nurture the education of students and trainees of all levels.

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