Dr. Smith awarded 2017 Outstanding Emerita Award

Dr. Moyra Smith awarded 2017 UCI Outstanding Emeritua Award

Moyra Smith, PhD

The UCI Emeriti Association is pleased to announce that Professor Emerita Moyra Smith, Department of Pediatrics and Human Genetics, has been awarded the 2017 UCI Outstanding Emerita Award.

This award recognizes an emerita from our campus who, since retirement, has continued to contribute to the university’s central missions of teaching, research and/or service in highly significant ways.

Professor Emerita Smith was selected from among a group of nominees who are extremely impressive and reflect the exceptional ongoing activities of UCI emeritae. Our selection committee was impressed by Professor Smith’s continuing research on genetics and genomics, her strong record of publications including numerous books, her active engagement in the programs within her Department of Pediatrics, her mentoring of graduate students, and her involvement with the CART Autism Center.