Leadership Recognition

National Foundation for Infectious Diseases Recognizes Hill's Leadership

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3/31/2011 - by: Carole Bartoo

George C. Hill, Ph.D., Levi Watkins Jr. Professor and associate dean for Diversity in Medical Education and Professor of Microbiology and Immunology, has been awarded the John P. Utz Leadership Award from the National Foundation for Infectious Diseases (NFID).

The award is presented to individuals who, on behalf of the NFID, have provided exemplary service, leadership and vision in efforts to educate the public and health care professionals about the causes, treatment and prevention of infectious diseases. Read More


Hill to Assume New VU Diversity Role


8/25/2011 - by: John Howser

Under Hill’s leadership, the medical school made significant progress toward increasing the diversity of the medical school class to more broadly represent different races/ethnicities, sexual orientation, economic backgrounds, rural versus urban upbringing, and varying religious backgrounds.

“Dr. Hill’s contribution in expanding the diversity of the medical students at Vanderbilt has been transformative for both the school and for the university,” said Jeff Balser, M.D., Ph.D., vice chancellor for Health Affairs and dean of the School of Medicine. Read More




Hill Inducted into Rutgers Hall of Distinguished Alumni

The Visionary - Path Well Chosen

Rutgers–Camden alumnus, George C. Hill has established new research methods that target African sleeping sickness at the cell level. Hill, a professor of microbiology, is also being honored this year by his alma mater for his leadership in promoting diversity in medical education at Vanderbilt University School of Medicine. Read More

Hill Named as National Medical Association Health Disparities Scholar

8/16/2012 - by: Carole Bartoo

Hill was invited by the W. Montague Cobb/Health Institute to join the National Medical Association (NMA) Health Institute Senior Fellows Program. The Cobb Institute recently announced the fellows initiative, developed to address issues of urgent health disparity mainly through research, but also through clinical care and mentoring. Read More

Vanderbilt Medical School Diversity Efforts Lauded by AAMC

1/19/2012 - by: John Howser

Vanderbilt University School of Medicine was recently recognized by the Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC) for being among the nation’s leaders in efforts to increase and improve diversity and issues associated with access and under-representation in academic medicine.Read More