Floros Joanna

Mrs. Joanna Floros is a Pediatrician, Evan Pugh Professor, Director of Child Research, The Pennsylvania State University College of Medicine.

 

 

Education
1970-1971:
Graham Junior College, Boston, MA

1971-1974 B.A.:
Northeastern University, Boston, MA (Biology)

1976-1980 Ph.D.:
Temple University School of Medicine Philadelphia, PA
Pathology (Cellular and Molecular Biology)
 
Post-Doctoral Training
1980-1982
Research Fellow in Biological Chemistry
Harvard Medical School
Boston, MA

Other
1998-1999:
Sabbatical in Health Evaluation Sciences (Biostatistics)
The Pennsylvania State University College of Medicine
Hershey, PA
 
Academic Appointments
1982-1984:
Instructor in Pediatrics
Harvard Medical School
Boston, MA
 
1984-1985:
Instructor in Pediatrics (Biochemistry)
Harvard Medical School
Boston, MA
 
1985-1988:
Assistant Professor of Pediatrics (Biochemistry)
Harvard Medical School
Boston, MA
 
1988-1991:
Associate Professor of Pediatrics (Biochemistry)
Harvard Medical School
Boston, MA

1991-1996:
Professor of Cellular and Molecular Physiology
The Pennsylvania State University College of Medicine
Hershey, PA

1996-2007:
Professor of Cellular and Molecular Physiology and Pediatrics
The Pennsylvania State University College of Medicine
Hershey, PA

2003-2007:
Professor of Cellular and Molecular Physiology, Pediatrics, and Obstetrics and Gynecology
The Pennsylvania State University College of Medicine
Hershey, PA

2004-2007:
Evan Pugh Professor of Cellular and Molecular Physiology, Pediatrics, and Obstetrics and Gynecology
The Pennsylvania State University College of Medicine
Hershey, PA

2007- 
Evan Pugh Professor of Pediatrics, and Obstetric and Gynecology
The Pennsylvania State University College of Medicine
Hershey, PA

2007-
Director, Penn State Center for Host Defense, Inflammation, and Lung Disease (CHILD) Research
Department of Pediatrics
The Pennsylvania State University College of Medicine
Hershey, PA

Awards, Honors, and Grants
1982-1984:
National Research Service Award

1984-1987:
National Institutes of Health, New Investigator Research Award

1988-1993:
Genentech/American Lung Association Career Investigator Award

1985-1994:
Principal Investigator NIH R01HL34788

1988-1996:
Principal Investigator NIH R01HL38288

1992-1997:
Principal Investigator NIH R01 HL49823

1994:
Recognized by the NIH Director as a successful scients who used the NIH funding system the way it was intended (President’s National and Technology Council, Washington, DC)

1996-2006:
Principal Investigator NIH R37 MERIT Award HL34788

July 1996:
Who’s Who in American Thoracic Society

1997:
The Pennsylvania State University Faculty Scholar Medal Award for Outstanding Achievement

1998-2001:
Principal Investigator NIH 3R37 HL34788-12S1

1998:
The Dean’s Lecture, The Pennsylvania State University College of Medicine

1999-2001:
President, Hinkle Society, The Pennsylvania State University, College of Medicine

1999-2009:
Principal Investigator NIHEHS 1 RO1 ES 009882

2000-2001:
Principal Investigator, Cystic Fibrosis Foundation

2001-2008:
Principal Investigator, NIH R01 HL68947

2002-2003:
President-elect of Faculty Organization, The Pennsylvania State University, College of Medicine

2002-2005:
Collaborator (PI: D. Phelps) Philip Morris Incorporated

2003-2005:
President of Faculty Organization.  The Pennsylvania State University College of Medicine

2004:
Evan Pugh Professorship, The Penn State University

2004:
Marshal, Penn State University, College of Medicine, Commencement Ceremony

2004:
Commencement address speaker at the Graduate School of the Pennsylvania State University Graduate School Graduation (8/14/2004)

2004:
Honorary degree from The University of Ioannina, Greece

2006:
February 14, 2006 Patent No: US 6,998,384 B2 “Surfactant Prevention of Lung Complications from Cancer Chemotherapy”

2006:
May 9, 2006 Patent No: US 7,041,638 B2 “Surfactant prevention of vaginitis and lung complication from cancer chemotherapy”

2007:
High School Student (Tony Lin) Supplement 3R01ES009882-0651

2007:
Finalist, Vanderbilt Prize in Biomedical Sciences

2007-2012:
Principal Investigator NIH HLRO1 34788

Contact Details:

Address Department of Pediatrics
The Milton S. Hershey Medical Center
The Pennsylvania State University
College of Medicine
500 University Drive, H085
Hershey, PA  17033-0850
Telephone (717) 531-6972
Fax (717) 531-0214
E-mail jfloros@psu.edu