University Honors Sarah Hamm-Alvarez for Mentorship

Portrait of Dr.Hamm Alvarez

Sarah Hamm-Alvarez, PhD, Professor of Ophthalmology and Pharmacology and Pharmaceutical Sciences, received a 2018 USC Mentoring Award at a university awards ceremony on May 2.

The annual awards recognize USC faculty who exemplify the best in mentoring activities and programs, creating environments that further the academic success of students and faculty. Faculty who receive the awards “put into action USC’s value of investing our wisdom, support, and guidance in others so they may take us further than we ourselves can go,” Provost Michael Quick said in a memo announcing the awards. “Mentoring leads to impact, and strengthens USC’s legacy and our future. We owe these faculty a debt of gratitude for this important work.”

Hamm-Alvarez is Professor of Ophthalmology and Vice Chair for Basic Research at the USC Roski Institute, and Associate Dean, Basic and Translational Sciences, USC Keck School of Medicine. She holds a secondary faculty appointment as Professor of Pharmacology and Pharmaceutical Sciences at USC School of Pharmacy. She also directs the Office of Research Development at the Southern California Clinical and Translational Science Institute (SC-CTSI).

Learn more about the USC Mentoring Awards.