Magdalena Nelson, MBA, Director of Research and Business Administration in the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, is this year’s recipient of the WashU School of Medicine Research Support Award. This award from the medical school recognizes employees for exceptional performance or cooperation, outstanding leadership, and superior quality of service. As a distinguished honors awardee, Magdalena was invited to the 2023 Recognition Gala on June 1. The award also includes a $500 cash prize and a personalized plaque. Magdalena also recently earned a “STAR” certificate signed by the Vice Chancellor of Research. Participants in the STAR program receive this certificate after successfully earning 40 credit hours in coursework which demonstrates a comprehensive understanding of research administration. Learn more about the STAR program here.