Dr. James C. Harris, a professor of psychiatry and behavioral sciences, pediatrics and mental hygiene at the Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, has received the 2007 Agnes Purcell McGavin Award for Distinguished Career Achievement in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry. The award recognizes pioneering work in developmental neuropsychiatry, a discipline that unites psychiatry and neurobiology in the study of psychiatric illnesses.
Ann Stromberg has been named Nurse of the Year for 2007 at St. Agnes Hospital. Stromberg, a nurse in the medical/surgical unit, is a graduate of Howard Community College. She began her professional career at St. Agnes in 1989.
Marie Diener-West, the Helen Abbey and Margaret Merrell Professor in Biostatistical Education at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, has been named recipient of the 2007 Ernest Lyman Stebbins Medal. The award is given for outstanding teaching that crosses multiple school departments.