Suzanne Penna Honored for Educator's Day

    S.PennaSuzanne Penna, PhD, has been recognized for Educator’s Day by the Emory School of Medicine Recognitions Committee. Dr. Penna received the honor as an educator who goes above and beyond the call of duty as a teacher and mentor. She is an assistant professor in the Department of Rehabilitation Medicine, while also serving as Director of the Neuropsychology Training Program. 

    Over 100 Emory faculty were nominated by their peers, colleagues, and trainees for their passion and skills to educate, encourage and support scholars and learners throughout the School of Medicine.  The committee reviewed each nomination and selected those who exemplify the outstanding faculty educators of the Emory School of Medicine. Quotes from Dr. Penna’s nomination include:

    • "Physical Therapy student evaluations consistently describe her as the best lecturer they've had."
    • "Neuropsychology interns find her warm and supportive during personal crises."

    Marie Johanson, PT, PhD, OCS, an Associate Professor with Rehabilitation Medicine and Associate Director of Education for the Division of Physical Therapy was also honored as a nominee.