After nearly five years of research, writing, and editing, the sixth edition of Neuroscience, by Purves et al., was released in October of 2017 by Sinauer Associates (now an imprint of Oxford University Press). Since the first edition of the book was published in 1997, this is the most thorough revision from one edition to the next.
Prof White has again received the Duke Medicine Golden Apple Award for Pre-Clinical Science Faculty in 2018. In 2016 prof. White has also received it that prize. See Teaching Award for Prof. Len White.
The Preclinical Golden Apple award is an award for the recognition and appreciation of outstanding dedication to medical student education. The Golden Apple is the most prestigious teaching award given by the medical school student body to recognize physician-teachers that the medical students feel have played an exceptionally effective and dedicated role in their education. This honor is reflects the nominations and votes of all four classes of medical students.. The award was won by prof. White in 2016 and can’t be won in two consecutive years, so prof. White could not win in 2017. Continue reading “Prof. White wins Duke University teaching award again”
On March 12, 2016 the 2016 Prof. White received the Preclinical Golden Apple award. Prof. White is Associate Professor in the Doctor of Physical Therapy Division at Duke University. Prof. White is also the teacher of the MOOC Medical Neuroscience.
The Preclinical Golden Apple award for the recognition and appreciation of outstanding dedication to medical student education. The Golden Apple is the most prestigious teaching award given by the medical school student body. Three awards are given each year: one each to a preclinical faculty member, a clinical faculty member, and a house staff member.