Celebrating Dr. Linda Kao's Promotion to Full Professor, February 2013
A reception is held in the atrium of the 2024 E. Monument St. Building. Notice the purple being worn by many Baltimore Ravens fans on this Friday before a game.
A happy Dr. Linda Kao is congratulated by a colleague.
Dr. Kao (with her back to the camera) and her husband, Warren Goda (left), chat with Welch Center Core Faculty member Dr. Fred Brancati.
The Welch Center's Dr. Josef Coresh and Dr. Nisa Maruthur sign the mat of a photo for Dr. Kao, as Dr. Mariana Lazo (left) and trainee Dr. Julie Bower await their turns.
Dean Michael Klag gets a laugh out of Dr. Kao and her family.
Dr. Kao and her husband Warren Goda talk with the Welch Center Director Dr. Larry Appel.
Chair of Epidemiology, Dr. David Celentano begins the program with his congratulations to Dr. Kao.
Welch Center colleague Dr. Josef Coresh (right) offers his best wishes as (from left) Drs. Fred Brancati, Larry Appel, David Celentano and Mike Klag listen.
Dean of the Bloomberg School of Public Health, Dr. Michael Klag, has a few words to say.
Dr. Fred Brancati, Associate Director of the Division of General Internal Medicine and Core Welch Center faculty member, shares his thoughts--and doubtlessly a few laughs--as Welch Center Director Dr. Larry Appel holds the microphone.
Welch Center Core faculty Dr. Nisa Maruthur congratulates Dr. Kao.
Dr. Kao's trainee Adrienne Tin offers her appreciation of her mentor.
Professor of Epidemiology Dr. Danielle Fallin congratulates Dr. Kao.
How up-to-date! Former Welch Center trainee Dr. Anna Kottgen calls in by Skype from Germany to join the celebration.
Welch Center Core Faculty member Dr. Liz Selvin speaks as Dr. Kao's sister (in red), parents and niece listen.
And now Dr. Kao takes the floor.
She is presented with flowers.
Lots of well-wishers get in the picture!
Dr. Kao with Welch Center Director, Dr. Larry Appel.
Dean Klag, Dr. Aravinda Chakravarti, and Dr. Kao.
Welch Center research associates and Core Faculty member Lucy Meoni with Dr. Kao.
Dr. Kao with Dr. Fred Brancati and Dr. Jeanne Clark, Welch Center Core Faculty member and Interim Director of GIM.
From left, Dr. Kao's husband, Warren Goda, Dr. Kao, her niece, her father, her mother and her sister.
Dr. Kao with some of her current and former trainees.
Dr. Kao and Dr. Josef Coresh, Welch Center Core Faculty members.
Dr. Kao and her proud husband share the happy moment.
Dean Mike Klag, Dr. Kao, Dr. Fred Brancati, and Dr. Josef Coresh--Welch Center Core Faculty members all.