2016: Junior Faculty Development Award, American Diabetes Association
2016: Frizzell Family Memorial Lecture, Program on the Global Environment, University of Chicago
2013: Early Career Development Award, Central Society for Clinical and Translational Research, Milwaukee, WI
2013: Brinson Foundation Junior Investigator Award, Brinson Foundation, Chicago, IL
2012: Central Society for Clinical Research K Award Grant, Combined Annual Meeting, Chicago, IL.
2012: Bucksbaum Institute Associate Junior Faculty Scholar, Bucksbaum Institute for Clinical Excellence, University of Chicago
2010: Mentored Clinical Scientist Research Career Development Award (K08), National Institutes of Health
2009: Travel Award, The Endocrine Society.
2006: Arnold P. Gold Foundation Humanism and Excellence in Teaching Award, University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine.
2005: Department of Biochemistry Nominee for the Graduate College Award for Excellence in Research, Rush University.
2005: Dean’s Award for Student Leadership and Service, Rush University.
2002: Sigma Xi Award for Outstanding Student Research, Rush University.
1998: Dean’s Fellowship for Summer Research, Rush Medical College, “Role of Plasma Enzymes in the Detoxification of Oxidized Lipids.”
1997 Distinction in Senior Integrative Exercise, Carleton College, “An Historical Exploration of the Theory that Chlorine-containing Compounds Catalyze the Destruction of Stratospheric Ozone.”