05/21/13: Using the Department of Defense Serum Repository (DoDSR), University of Cincinnati researchers have identified a number of biomarkers for inflammatory bowel disease (IBD), which could help with earlier diagnosis and intervention in those who have not yet shown symptoms.
05/24/13 O'Toole Elected to National Med-Peds Organization Jennifer O’Toole, MD, assistant professor of clinical pediatrics, was elected as a member representative of the Medicine-Pediatrics Program Directors Association, the national organization created to support combined medicine-pediatric residency programs.
05/24/13 Sandoval Appointed to NIH Study Section Darleen Sandoval, PhD, assistant professor of medicine, division of endocrinology, diabetes and metabolism, has been selected to serve as a member of the Integrative Physiology of Obesity and Diabetes Study Section at the Center for Scientific Review of the National Institutes of Health.
05/24/13 Winstanley Accepted for Early Career Reviewer Program Erin Winstanley, PhD, research assistant professor of psychiatry and director of dissemination and services research for the Ohio Valley Node of the National Institute on Drug Abuse’s Clinical Trials Network, has been accepted for participation in the Early Career Reviewer program at the Center for Scientific Review, National Institutes of Health.
05/23/13 Medical Student Awards for 2013 During the Honors Day graduation ceremony Saturday, May 18, the University of Cincinnati College of Medicine recognized students from the senior class for their contributions to the college and individual excellence in medicine.
05/23/13 UC Health Women’s Center Opens in West Chester
The UC Health Women’s Center, which celebrated its opening last week with a ribbon cutting, private event and community open house with over 300 attendees, introduces a team-based, comprehensive health care experience under the leadership of Lisa Larkin, MD, director of the UC Health Women’s Center.
05/23/13 Focus on Alumni With Susan Hoelle In 2011 Susan Hoelle held a bachelor’s of science in nursing but decided she wanted to pursue an advanced practice degree: a master of science in nursing, or MSN. She enrolled at the University of Cincinnati College of Nursing Family Nurse Practitioner program and during her two years in the program became the proud recipient of the Susan and Derek van Amerongen Scholarship, which bestows $5,000 a year to a student seeking to advance their career. But when Hoelle graduated in 2013 she made yet another career enhancing decision—this time for someone else, by establishing her own nursing scholarship to pay forward the generosity of the van Amerongen scholarship.
05/23/13 Dr. Thomas Graham, Class of ’88, receives First Billings Alumni Leadership Award
A new addition to this year’s College of Medicine’s Honors Day celebration was the awarding of the John Shaw Billings, MD, Alumni Leadership Award. The award went to Thomas Graham, MD, Class of 1988, who currently serves as chairman of Cleveland Clinic Innovations, vice chair of orthopedics and Justice Family Chair in Medical Innovations.