Carmella Evans-Molina , associate professor of medicine in the division of endocrinology was named the . Ritchey, . Scholar of Medicine. Evans-Molina also serves as the associate director of development of the Center for Diabetes and Metabolic Research. Earlier this year, she was awarded with a Research Frontier Trailblazers Award for her impressive research work to date. The honor is named for Dr. James O. Ritchey , who spent 68 years affiliated with the IU School of Medicine, including a stint as chair of the Department of Medicine.