Dr. Patricia H. Reggio was recently honored with a 2017 Excellence Award at Triad BioNight, a biennial celebration of the region’s life science sector organized by the Piedmont Triad Office of the North Carolina Biotechnology Center.

She received the Academic Development Excellence Award, given to those who make exceptional contributions to educational program development or enhancement of workforce skill development.

Reggio, who has headed UNCG’s Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry for 11 years, established a new PhD program in medicinal biochemistry, established industry fellowships for students, recruited and retained top faculty, and attracted top students who have gone on to scientific careers with prominent universities, companies and government agencies, the organizers noted in award materials.

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