Beaumont Health team members receive recognition

Friday, June 14, 2019

Beaumont Health is pleased to announce the following recognitions:

Thompson awarded $30,000 RSNA Resident/Fellow Grant

Andrew Thompson, M.D., a radiation oncology resident at Beaumont Hospital, Royal Oak, received a $30,000 grant from the Radiological Society of North America to support his research initiatives. He is using artificial intelligence and deep learning to help improve radiation treatment for cancer patients. Potential benefits from his research include: more accurate tumor targeting, more efficient radiation treatment planning and fewer radiation side effects. The goal is to develop a smart program capable of understanding millimeter-scale changes in patient anatomy from day-to-day, allowing doctors to more effectively and safely treat cancer with radiation.

Shajahan recipient of Women of Impact award

Asha Shajahan, M.D., medical director of Community Health, Beaumont Hospital, Grosse Pointe, was recognized with a Women of Impact award by the Joyce Ivy Foundation. The award recognizes the achievements of rising female leaders who have demonstrated professional talent and a commitment to improving their communities. She was honored for improving health disparities and her passion for her many initiatives to help the homeless and vulnerable populations. The Joyce Ivy Foundation, based in Ann Arbor, is a nonprofit organization dedicated to broadening the college aspirations of talented female high school students from the Midwest.

Beaumont, Trenton certified as Primary Stroke Center by Joint Commission

The stroke program at Beaumont Hospital, Trenton recently earned The Joint Commission’s Gold Seal of Approval and the American Heart Association’s Heart-Check mark for Advanced Certification for Primary Stroke Centers. “By adhering to a very specific set of national treatment guidelines, our team at Beaumont, Trenton, has made it a priority to deliver high-quality care to all patients affected by stroke,” said Dawn Rote, stroke coordinator.

Marcincavage honored by Michigan Society for Respiratory Care

Stephanie Marcincavage, respiratory therapist at Beaumont Hospital, Troy, is the recipient of the “Homer Engert Practitioner of the Year” award given by the Michigan Society for Respiratory Care. The MSRC is a not-for-profit professional association dedicated to providing education, advocacy and resources to promote respiratory health in communities throughout Michigan.

Franklin named ‘World Expert in Sports’

Barry Franklin, Ph.D., director, Cardiac Rehabilitation at Beaumont Hospital, Royal Oak was recently recognized by Expertscape.com as a “World Expert in Sports.” Expertscape places him in the top .1 percent of scholars writing about heart health and sports for the past 10 years. He's authored or edited 26 books; recently served as an invited visiting professor in Rome, Italy; conducted groundbreaking research; and had national leadership roles with the American Heart Association. Franklin also served as president of the American Association of Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Rehabilitation as well as the American College of Sports Medicine.

Marketing team earns medals in Healthcare Ad Awards

Beaumont’s Marketing team was recognized for excellence for their submissions to the Healthcare Ad Awards competition. The team earned :

  • Gold: Spine Surgery: What You Need to Know (Patient Handbook)
  • Silver: HouseCall Podcast (New Media)
  • Silver: Beaumont Rich Media (Rich Media)
  • Bronze: Helping Moms Through Labor Pain (Special Video Production)
  • Merit: Women's Mural Landing Page (Website)