Dr. Madahavan Given the University’s Visionary Leadership Maria Teresa Velez Outstanding Mentor Award

Mar 31, 2017


According to her nomination letter from Mandi Corenblum, research specialist in the Department of Neurology, Madhavan is the ideal mentor because she manages to balance meaningful criticism with sincere praise.

"As a scientist, her research is multifaceted and enlightening," Corenblum wrote. "As a mentor, she develops trust and earns respect as she balances giving direction and allowing independence."

Madhavan is being recognized for providing support to her students, encouraging them to excel as scientists and as human beings while also challenging them to look past their gender, race and upbringing to realize their potential and strengths