Dr. Rocky Tuan has received the 2015 Chancellor’s Distinguished Research Award, Senior Scholar category. This award honors Dr. Tuan as a faculty member with an outstanding and continuing record of research and scholarly activity. Dr. Tuan’s nomination was supported by many of his colleagues and peers and the selection committee was impressed by his career achievements. The official notification letter was sent to Dr. Tuan by Chancellor Patrick Gallagher.
Awardees receive a cash prize as well as a grant to support their teaching and research. In addition, awardees are recognized in the Pitt Chronicle, at the 2015 Honors Convocation, and more personally at a smaller reception.
Dr. Tuan is a Distinguished Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery and the Director of the Cellular and Molecular Engineering Lab. He is also the Executive Vice Chairman for Orthopaedic Research and serves as the Arthur J. Rooney, Sr. Chair Professor in Sports Medicine. He is the Associate Director of the McGowan Institute for Regenerative Medicine and the Director for the Center for Military Research. He also holds a secondary appointment as a Professor within the Department of Bioengineering.
Congratulations, Dr. Tuan!