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Date: Monday, December 27, 2010

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2008 IvaDean Benefit Concert
IvaDean Benefit Concert

Benefit Concert Tops $7,500

The seventh annual IvaDean Scholarship Benefit concert, held Friday, Dec. 3, raised more than $7,500 for the IvaDean Medical Student Scholarship Fund, which supports medical students in need of financial assistance. The concert featured the musical talents of more than 60 College of Medicine faculty, staff, students and alumni.

Cheryl Hoying, PhD
Cheryl Hoying, PhD

Hoying Named Interim Dean of Nursing

Cheryl Hoying, PhD, has been named interim dean of the College of Nursing. Since 2005, Hoying has served as senior vice president of patient services at Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center, and in 2007, was named associate dean at the College of Nursing. In January, she will serve as president of the American Organization of Nurse Executives (AONE). Neville Pinto, PhD, dean of the UC Graduate School, will chair the search committee for the next nursing dean, expected to begin work early next year. Dean Andrea Lindell, PhD, recently announced her retirement from the college effective Jan. 1, 2011, after 20 years in the position.

Bearcat ID
Bearcat ID

New Bearcat ID Card Available Jan. 11

On Tuesday, Jan. 11, campus officials will be offering the new Bearcat ID card for faculty, staff and students from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the CARE/Crawley atrium, next to the UC Bookstore. The new cards are free and have increased functions such as doubling as a debit or ATM card for PNC Bank customers. The $15 lost card fee is waived when getting the new card. ID cards can also be obtained from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday from Public Safety, located in the Edwards IV building, 51 W. Corry St. For more information, call (513) 556-1260.

Matthew D. Weitzman
Matthew Weitzman, PhD

Cancer & Blood Diseases Institute Seminar Jan. 3

Matthew Weitzman, PhD, will present "Genomes in Conflict: Maintaining Genome Integrity During Virus Infection” at the next Cancer & Blood Diseases Institute Seminar Series, held from 1 to 2 p.m. Monday, Jan. 3, at the Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center Research Auditorium, Location R 3381. Weitzman is associate professor and pioneer development chair at the Salk Institute for Biological Studies in La Jolla, Calif. For more information, contact Sharon Farley at

Kettering Laboratory
Kettering Laboratory

Environmental Health Seminar Jan. 5

Antonia Calafat, PhD, of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, will present "Biomonitoring, Chemical Exposures and Human Health” at the next Environmental Health Wednesday Seminar Series, held from 10 to 11 a.m. Wednesday, Jan. 5, at the Kettering Laboratory’s Kehoe Auditorium. For more information, contact Holly Sanders at


In the Dec. 20 item "Dean's Bridge Funding Award Winners Announced," Judith Heiny, PhD, was incorrectly listed as a member of the molecular genetics, biochemistry and microbiology department. She is a member of the department of molecular and cellular physiology.

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