Dr. Sue Ritter, professor in the Department of IPN, has been named
the 2009 winner of the annual Sahlin Faculty Excellence Award for
Research, Scholarship and Arts.
A member of the WSU faculty since 1974, Dr. Ritter is currently
working on research important to the understanding of aspects of
human health, including obesity and diabetes. She has received
grant funding from the National Institutes of Health for 31 of her
34 years at WSU, including a U56 grant. She has also received
funding for her research from such agencies as the Juvenile Diabetes
Dr. Ritter was honored as one of only four Sahlin awardees at the WSU
Showcase and Distinguished Faculty
Address luncheon and Celebrating Excellence recognition banquet on
March 27, 2009.
Congratulations Sue, and well deserved!
Steve Simasko (left) IPN Chair congratulates Sue Ritter
(right) with Certificate and "First Lady of Science" Award from