1. June 2024

Member Highlights

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NAOME Inducts ASPET Member Naunihal (Nina) Zaveri as a Fellow

Naunihal ZaveriNaunihal Zaveri, PhD, has been inducted as a Fellow into the National Academy of Osteopathic Medical Educators (NAOME) during the recent 2024 annual conference of the American Association of Colleges of Osteopathic Medicine (AACOM). NAOME is a community of outstanding educators who have met rigorous standards of academic excellence within the last five years. Dr. Zaveri’s award is within the category of “Teaching and Evaluation.”

Dr. Zaveri is trained as a pharmacologist/toxicologist and began her career 27 years ago as a research scientist and has been attending ASPET meetings since 1998. She is currently a member of ASPET’s Division of Pharmacology Education Executive Committee. She serves as Chair and Associate Professor of Pharmacology at the Arkansas Colleges of Health Education. Within the last two years, she also received her fellowship from the International Association of Medical Science Educators (IAMSE), where she serves on the Equity and Advocacy Committee to further diversity, equity and inclusion within the organization. She is committed to excellence in teaching and assessment and belongs to the National Faculty for Pharmacology for the National Board of Osteopathic Medical Examiners (NBOME), a role she has served for the past 12 years. She is passionate about teaching, assessment, mentoring and leadership training.

Congratulations to the 2024 ASPET Family Support Fund Recipients

The ASPET Family Support Fund was established to provide financial support to help offset the cost of dependent care and enable members to present their research at the ASPET 2024 Annual Meeting. ASPET is committed to ensuring its members can overcome barriers that prevent them from continuing their careers and participating in professional development opportunities. The Family Support Fund can also be combined with the ASPET Travel Award.

Congratulations to the following recipients: