Honors and Awards

• Annette Pridgen, assistant professor of accounting at the University of Mississippi, received the Outstanding Dissertation Award from the American Accounting Association. Dr. Pridgen received her Ph.D. at the University of Mississippi last fall. Her dissertation concerned the accounting procedures for state and local governments set by the Governmental Accounting Standards Board.

Dr. Pridgen holds bachelor’s and master’s degrees from Jackson State University.

• Anna Teschemaker, a doctoral student in the pharmacy program at Howard University in Washington, D.C., received the dissertation award from the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality. Her dissertation examines the cost-effectiveness of anticoagulation care versus genetic testing.