2017 - Kristen Hug
The inaugural recipient of the Camille Mrozowski Award in 2017 was Kristen Hug, Program Manager in the Department of Cell & Developmental Biology.
This award recognized Kristen’s professionalism, dedication, passion and integrity in her 13-year career at the university. She provides vital pre-award grant administration in her department, supporting research faculty in the submission of applications, Just In Time (JIT) packages and progress reports, as well as acting as the unit’s student services representative.
Kristen is described by her colleagues as unflappable, unfailingly positive, warm, reliable and efficient, and Interim Chair Kristen Verhey calls her the “best pre-award grants person on campus.”
2018 - Arijit Bhaumik
The recipient of the 2018 Camille Mrozowski Award was Arijit K. Bhaumik, Research Administrator for the Michigan Alzheimer’s Disease Center (MADC), Department of Neurology.
This award recognized Ari’s passion, professionalism, tireless commitment, and extraordinary care for both researchers and their patients. As the Research Administrator of the Michigan Alzheimer’s Disease Center, Ari supports countless research activities, from managing research projects to training study coordinators to balancing complex research budgets. Ari is an excellent communicator, emphasizing creative and dynamic strategies for multicultural, cross-generational and multipurpose understanding of research within the MADC. He has managed neurodegenerative clinical trials and longitudinal studies at the MADC for more than 12 years.