Recognizing Allison Selman-Lovell for Her MedStar SPIRIT

Recognizing Allison Selman-Lovell for Her MedStar SPIRIT

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Allison Selman-Lovell was awarded the SPIRIT of Excellence Award for the second quarter of 2019 at a presentation at University Town Center (UTC) offices. Allison is the Program Lead for Research & Education Initiatives for MedStar Health Research Institute. Nominated by Eva Hochberger, Manager, Research Development, Planning and Communications, the award was presented by Neil Weissman, Chief Science Officer, MedStar Health and President, MedStar Health Research Institute.

Jamie Padmore, Vice President Academic Affairs, MedStar Health, has been working with Allison for years and said, “I knew right away I needed to latch on to her.  It’s not about what you do but who you are.” Allison was recognized for her outstanding spirit to her colleagues and anyone she comes across at MedStar and Georgetown.  Everyone had such wonderful remarks to say about Allison:

  • She’s such a great team player and treats everyone, from medical students to PIs to senior leadership, with natural integrity that is focused on solving problems.”
  • Allison is one of MHRI’s greatest assets”
  • Allison works so hard for our faculty and learners to make sure that their educational programs are of the highest quality, thus contributing to the ongoing education of our superb faculty.”
  • She provides exceptional service, ensuring each interaction with faculty, scholars, and collaborators is positive and effective.”

Allison’s dedication and reliability are unmatched. We’re so fortunate to celebrate Allison for this award.  She’s more than deserving!

The SPIRIT Award is given to recognize and reward one associate (management or non-management) each quarter, who excels in Service, Patient First, Integrity, Respect, Innovation, and Teamwork. Nomination submissions for the third quarter of 2017 are due by August 15. Learn more on the SPIRIT StarPort page or contact

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