Congratulations to chemistry faculty member, Dr. Dawn Ward, on being chosen as the Distinguished MidAtlantic IMSD Alumna. Dr. Ward received her Ph.D. at the University of Maryland Baltimore County and was supported by the IMSD (Initiative to Maximize Student Development) grant. This Meyerhoff Fellows Program focuses on promoting cultural diversity in the biomedical sciences at the graduate level. Dr. Ward received the prestigious Distinguished MidAtlantic IMSD award in recognition of her accomplishments since receiving her Ph.D. This is a very well-deserved recognition for Dr. Ward who is a valued and respected member of our Chemistry Department. We are very proud of her!