1987-91 Dean''s Honor List (all semesters awarded during undergraduate education)
1992 Carl F. and Gerty T. Cory awards for “Superior scholarship in biochemistry”, Washington University School of Medicine
1992 Letter of commendation, “Outstanding performance in neuroscience”, Washington University School of Medicine
2003 TEI Pfizer award for “best case series” McCulley TJ, Kersten RC, Yip CC, Kulwin DR. Isolated Unilateral Neurogenic Bleharoptosis Secondary to Eyelid Trauma. Am J Ophthalmol 2002; 134: 626-7.
2004 TEI Pfizer award for “best case report” Yip CC, Kersten RC, McCulley TJ, Ballard ET, Kulwin RC. Osteogenic Sarcoma after Orbital Radiation for Rhabdomyosarcoma. Ophthalmology 2003;110:1996-9.
2004 Joint Commission of Allied Health Professionals in Ophthalmology (JCAHPO) Teaching Award
2007 Senior author and supervisor “Best Walsh Society Presentation”
2008 Senior author and supervisor “Best Walsh Society Presentation”
2008 American Academy of Ophthalmology “Achievement Award”