Graduate Programs

Osterud Award

The Osterud Award was established to honor the memory of Dr. Hjalmer L. Osterud, an exceptional teacher, administrator and scholar who was Professor and Chairman of the Department of Anatomy from 1922 to 1953.

The Osterud Award is presented to a graduate student who has distinguished himself/herself academically, in his/her research, as well as in service to the educational mission of the Department of Anatomy and Neurobiology and the University.

The awardee is given an award letter and monetary award, and has his/her name inscribed on the plaque displayed in the Department of Anatomy and Neurobiology.

Recipients of the Osterud Award

  • 2009-10: Emily Dilger
  • 2008-09: Audrey Forrest
  • 2006-07: Amanda George
  • 2004-05: Melissa McGinn
  • 2001-02: Richard H. Singleton
  • 2000-01: Robert M. Prins
  • 1999-00: Lisa R. Dehner
  • 1998-99: Karun V. Sharma
  • 1997-98: Desiree J. Lanzino
  • 1996-97: Jiepei Zhu
  • 1995-96: Edward H. Pettus
  • 1994-95: Jeffrey L. Dupree
  • 1993-94: Aurelia N. Brito
  • 1992-93: Patrick DeDeyne
  • 1990-91: Zoher Kapasi
  • 1989-90: Daniel W. McVicar
  • 1988-89: Kathryn E. Sloan
  • 1987-88: Mary K. Carruth
  • 1986-87: Marianne Beninato
  • 1985-86: Jeffrey Taubenberger III
  • 1984-85: Mary D. Ellison
  • 1983-84: Marie H. Kosco
  • 1982-83: James W. Moore, III
  • 1981-82: John R. Yannelli
  • 1980-81: M. Alex Meredith
  • 1981-82: John R. Harris
  • 1980-81: Peter T. Bronsky
Department of Anatomy and Neurobiology Virginia Commonwealth University VCU Medical Center
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