Current Issue | Archives | Send Us Your News | Join Mailing List

Date: Monday, March 15, 2010

More Ways to Connect With Us

connect with us on Facebook  connect with us on Twitter  connect with us on YouTube  subscribe to our rss feed

Barrett Named Finalist for Jefferson Award
Bill Barrett, chair of radiation oncology, has been selected as one of five finalists for the 2010 Jefferson Award, presented by the Rotary Club of Cincinnati, Cincinnati Enquirer and Business Courier. The Jefferson Award, considered the Nobel Prize for public service, recognizes those "ordinary volunteers who do extraordinary things without the expectation of recognition or reward." It was created in 1972 by U.S. Sen. Robert Taft Jr. and Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis, and is presented annually by the American Institute of Public Service. Barrett will be recognized and the winner will be announced at the Rotary Club's meeting to be held at noon Thursday, March 18, at the Hilton Cincinnati Netherland Plaza's Hall of Mirrors. For more information, contact Diane Brasie at (513) 421-1080.


Save the Date: Felson Lectures April 17
The radiology department will host the 35th Benjamin Felson Lectures from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, April 17, in Kresge Auditorium. The 2010 lectures will be given in honor of Robert Lukin, MD, who served as radiology chair from 1993 to 2008. This year's topic will be "Neuro-radiology for the Century: Past, Present and Future." Registration is required. For more information, visit or contact Mary Lou Witte at (513) 584-1584 or



Molecular Genetics, Biochemistry and Microbiology Seminar March 16
Doctoral students Nabeel Al-Moamen and Serena Heyse will make presentations at the next department of molecular genetics, biochemistry and microbiology seminar at 12:30 p.m. Tuesday, March 16, in Medical Sciences Building Room 2351. Al-Moamen will speak on "Ablation of AE3 Cl-/HCO3 Exchanger Affects Calcium Handling in a Mouse Model of Dilated Cardiomyopathy." Heyse’s topic will be "Role of the divergent Tetrahymena thermophila Pot1 proteins." The seminar is co-sponsored by the Midwest Center for Emerging Infectious Diseases. For more information, contact Peter Stambrook, PhD, at



Environmental Health Talk March 18
Tee Guidotti, MD, will discuss, "Swan Hills: Case Study of an Ecological and Public Health Threat" at 11 a.m. Thursday, March 18, in Kettering Laboratory's Kehoe Auditorium. Guidotti is health and safety executive and sustainability adviser for Medical Advisory Services and editor-in-chief of Archives of Environmental & Occupational Health. The talk is sponsored by the environmental health department.


  CCTST Grand Rounds March 26
The Center for Clinical and Translational Science and Training (CCTST) will host its quarterly grand rounds on Friday, March 26, in Medical Sciences Building Room 5051. At 11 a.m., Lois Sadler, PhD, will present "Community-University Partnerships in Community-Based Health Research: Ethical Principles and Guidelines for Engagement." Sadler is an associate professor at the Yale University School of Nursing and Yale Child Study Center. At 1 p.m., Monica Mitchell, PhD, will moderate a panel discussion on "Ethics in Community Engagement." Mitchell is an associate professor in the behavioral medicine and clinical psychology division at Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center, and co-director of the community engagement and research core of the CCTST. Panelists include Lois Sadler, PhD; Chris Bolling, MD, of Cincinnati Children's and the Cincinnati Pediatric Research Group; Anita Brentley, of Every Child Succeeds; Erin Haynes, DrPH, of UC's environmental health department; and John Lynch, PhD, of UC's McMicken College of Arts & Sciences and the CCTST. All are welcome to attend these free seminars. For more information, visit, call (513) 803-2778 or e-mail
  < prev issue | back to top | next issue >