The 2022 recipient of the Austin College Posey Leadership Award and our very first Posey Leader-in-Residence is Dr. Alfredo Quiñones-Hinojosa (Dr. Q). Dr. Q serves as the chair of neurologic surgery at the Mayo Clinic in Jacksonville, Florida, in addition to his work as an author and prominent brain cancer researcher.
- 2006 Howard Hughes Institute - Physician-Scientist Career Award
- 2008 Olender Foundation - America's Role Model Award
- 2015 Forbes, World's Most Creative Mexicans, and one of Mexico’s most brilliant minds in the world
As our Leader-In-Residence, Dr. Q has joined faculty, staff, and students in four virtual Zoom sessions throughout the year, November through March. Hosted by our faculty, the sessions have touched topics from getting in to Med School as a first-gen student, leadership, immigration, and what it’s like to be both a physician and a researcher.
On April 14, Dr. Q will be on campus in-person to receive the 2022 Austin College Posey Leadership Award in Wynne Chapel at an 11:00 a.m. convocation open to students, faculty, staff, alumni, and guests.
Nominate someone to be the 2023 Posey Leadership Award Recipient today! Nominations are open through April 18.