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OHSU Scholar Continually Receives Awards and Recognition

Posted on Sunday, May 31, 2020

Congratulations just keep coming Mollie Marr's way, an MD/PhD candidate at OHSU, School of Medicine, Behavioral Neuroscience, as she continues to receive awards every year she has been an ARCS Scholar. The Oregon Chapter and Mollie's donors, Dianne Rodway and John Becker and Adrienne and Lee Peterson, are very proud of her accomplishments. In 2020, Mollie is adding two more national awards to her resume.

Breeding-Task Women in Medicine Academic Scholarship, Women in Medicine
Women in Medicine (WIM) presented two, $5,000 LGBTQ Leadership Scholarships for female medical students enrolled in in their first, second or third year of allopathic, osteopathic, or naturopathic medical schools in the United States or Canada in 2020.  

2020 AACAP Summer Medical Student Fellowship (SMSF) Program, American Academy of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry 
AACAP’s Summer Medical Student Fellowships offer a chance for medical students to explore a career in child and adolescent psychiatry, gain valuable work experience, and meet leaders in the field of child and adolescent psychiatry. 

Her previous awards include:
  • 2019 Frank W. Putnam Trauma Research Scholar; International Society for Traumatic Stress Studies
    One of the most prestigious awards of its kind in the field, the Scholars are named in honor of Dr. Frank W. Putnam, who is being recognized for his outstanding contributions to the field of traumatic stress research, service to children and families around the world, and decades of mentorship and service to the society.  The Frank W. Putnam Trauma Research Scholars are selected from student members each year who submit proposals judged to have the greatest potential to contribute to the field of traumatic stress.
  • 2019 Life Member Mentorship Grant for Medical Students, American Academy of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry
    This grant provides the opportunity for medical students to attend AACAP’s Annual Meeting and receive an introduction into the field of child and adolescent psychiatry through AACAP’s Mentorship Program.
  • 2019 Best Student Oral Presentation, Society for Neuroscience Oregon/Southwest Washington Chapter Meeting
  • 2019 Women in Academic Medicine Professional in Training Award (Inaugural Award), Oregon Health & Science University
    The Health Professional In-training Award recognized Mollie for her significant contributions in research, clinical care, education, service, or policy while in training. 
  • 2018 Mozilla Open Leaders, Project Lead, Reading for Gender Bias
    Mozilla Open Leaders started in 2016 to make openness the norm in innovation and research. As an Open Leader, she will work to develop her project Reading for Gender Bias. The goal of this project is to create a web-based automated text analysis tool that scans and reveals language bias in letters of recommendation and evaluations written for trainees and applicants.
  • 2018 Anne C. Carter Leadership Award, American Medical Women’s Association
    AMWA honors the memory of Anne C. Carter, MD, with an annual award for outstanding student leadership. Recipients demonstrate exceptional leadership skills through vision, inspiration, innovation, and coordination of local projects that further the mission of AMWA by improving women’s health and/or supporting women in medicine.