Founders Week Award Winners

Every fall, the University of Maryland, Baltimore (UMB) dedicates one week to commemorating our rich history and celebrating the future we’re building together. Among the highlights of Founders Week is recognizing the extraordinary work of our UMB community. Four awards are given to faculty or staff members, each signifying outstanding accomplishment in one facet of UMB’s mission, and one award recognizes an outstanding student.

Below you can read about the recipients of our 2022 Founders Week Awards.

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David J. Ramsay Entrepreneur of the Year

Allan Doctor, MD
School of Medicine
Professor, Department of Pediatrics
Director, Center for Blood Oxygen Transport and Hemostasis

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Public Servant of the Year

Yolanda Ogbolu, PhD, CRNP-Neonatal, FNAP, FAAN
School of Nursing
Associate Professor and Chair, Department of Partnerships, Professional Education, and Practice
Co-Director, Center for Health Equity and Outcomes Research

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Researcher of the Year

Man-Kyo Chung, DMD, PhD
School of Dentistry
Professor, Department of Neural and Pain Sciences
Interim Assistant Dean of Research
Co-Director, UMB Center to Advance Chronic Pain Research

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Richard Boldt , JD
Francis King Carey School of Law
Carroll Brown Professor of Law

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Student of the Year

Aishwarya Iyer
School of Medicine and Graduate School
MD/PhD Student

Read about Aishwarya