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

Date: Monday, October 8, 2012

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
CARE/Crawley Building

CARE/Crawley Building

College to Recognize New Faculty

The College of Medicine will recognize new faculty members Tuesday, Oct. 9, at a 6 p.m. reception in the CARE/Crawley atrium.

Thomas Boat, MD, College of Medicine dean and vice president for health affairs, will open the reception; each department will then introduce new faculty recruited over the past year. Light refreshments will be served.

Faculty and staff are encourage to stop by and meet and welcome our new clinicians and researchers.

James Heubi, MD, (left) and Joel Tsevat, MD

Center for Clinical and Translational Science and Training

Community Health Grant Pre-Application Session Oct. 26

UC’s Center for Clinical and Translational Science and Training will host an information session for two upcoming grant opportunities from 3-4:30 p.m. Friday, Oct. 26, at the United Way of Greater Cincinnati, 2400 Reading Road.

In addition to discussing the Community Health Grant Application, there will also be an opportunity to ask questions about the Community Leaders Institute Application.

Additional information can be found at


Drew Barzman, MD

Drew Barzman, MD

Jennifer Wells

Jennifer Wells

National Alliance on Mental Illness Honors UC Faculty

Two faculty members from the department of psychiatry and behavioral neuroscience will be honored at NAMI (National Alliance on Mental Illness) Hamilton County’s 2012 Annual Celebration at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 18, in Xavier University’s Cintas Center.

Drew Barzman, MD, an assistant professor of clinical psychiatry, will be honored as Exemplary Psychiatrist. He is a child and adolescent psychiatrist at Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center.

Jennifer Wells, an adjunct clinical instructor in the department of psychiatry and behavioral neuroscience, will be honored as Exemplary Therapist Working With Children. She is one of the core members of the Obsessive Compulsive Disorder/Anxiety treatment team at Lindner Center of HOPE.

For more information about the event, call 513-351-5300.

Christy Holland, PhD

Christy Holland, PhD

Image-Guided Ultrasound Therapeutics Lab to Present Research

The Image-Guided Ultrasound Therapeutics Laboratories (IgUTL), directed by professor of medicine, division of cardiology, Christy Holland, PhD, will deliver eight oral presentations on research occurring within IgUTL at the upcoming 164th Meeting of the Acoustical Society of America in Kansas City, Mo.

IgUTL is composed of labs led by Holland; associate professor of biomedical engineering Douglas Mast, PhD; associate professor of emergency medicine George Shaw, MD, PhD; and assistant research professor of medicine, division of cardiology, Kevin Haworth, PhD.

University of Cincinnati

Diversity Topics Now Accepted for March Conference

Planners for the UC Diversity Conference are looking for thought-provoking presentations from all interested faculty, students, staff, administrators and area professionals for the fifth annual University of Cincinnati Diversity Conference, to be held March 27, 2013.

The conference will highlight pedagogy, experiential knowledge and innovative practices that encourage individuals and organizations to build vibrant, diverse and inclusive environments.

Further details are available at the conference website,

Walk Ahead for a Brain Tumor Cure

Walk Ahead for a Brain Tumor Cure

Midwest Brain Tumor Conference, Walk for a Cure, Oct. 27-28

The 2012 Midwest Regional Brain Tumor Conference, a free educational event for patients, caregivers and family members, will be held from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 27, at the Meridian Conference Center (located inside the Wingate by Wyndham Hotel), 7500 Tylers Place Blvd., in West Chester Township.

A number of UC speakers will provide patients, survivors and caregivers with the latest information about treatment and maximizing quality of life. Topics will include optimizing health and healing, what’s new in radiation, advances in brain tumor surgery and the future of brain tumor care.

The conference is free and includes free parking and a continental breakfast. Register by Oct. 23 by calling 513-558-8642 or online at

The third annual Walk Ahead for a Brain Tumor Cure 5K walk/run will be held Sunday, Oct. 28, at Sawyer Point.

UC Academic Health Center

UC Academic Health Center

Upcoming Lectures and Seminars

  • Molecular Genetics, Biochemistry and Microbiology Seminar Oct. 9: Satoshi Namekawa, PhD, assistant professor of pediatrics, will present, "Journey of the sex chromosomes through reproduction and evolution” at noon in MSB 2351.
  • Otolaryngology–Head and Neck Surgery Grand Rounds Oct. 10: Keith Wilson, MD, Keith Casper, MD, Christopher Lindsell, PhD, will present, "A Sustainable Model for Head & Neck Cancer Research," at 7 a.m. in MSB E-351.
  • Environmental Health Wednesday Seminar Series Oct. 10: Daniel Nebert, MD, professor of environmental health, pediatrics, and molecular development biology, will discuss, "How Environmental Genetics Research has led to Breakthroughs in Developmental Biology, CNS and Heart Disease," at 10 a.m. in Kehoe Auditorium, Kettering Labs Complex.
  • Epidemiology & Biostatistics Thursday Seminar Series Oct 11: Jareen Meinzen-Derr, PhD, assistant professor, Division of Biostatistics and Epidemiology at Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center, will discuss "Challenges in Pediatric Hearing Loss ... Say What?” at noon in Kehoe Auditorium, Kettering Labs Complex.
  • Cancer and Cell Biology Seminar Series Oct. 11: Derek Neilson, MD, assistant professor of human genetics, Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center, will present, "Acute Necrotizing Encephalopathy and the Nuclear Pore: Investigations into RANBP2,” from noon to 1 p.m. in Rieveschl Auditorium, Vontz Center.
UC Academic Health Center Public Relations and Communications Office University Hall, Suite 620 | PO Box 670550 | Cincinnati, OH 45267-0550 Phone: 513-558-4553
Fax: 513-558-2910 Web: | E-Mail:
  < prev issue | back to top | next issue >