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Jen Jackson and Jim Kingsbury

Jim Kingsbury

College of Medicine Presentation on UC Health

Jim Kingsbury, president and chief executive officer of UC Health, will present "UC Health Update” from 12:15 to 12:45 p.m. Monday, May 20, in Kresge Auditorium.

In his presentation, Kingsbury will give an update of recent UC Health activities, progress and plans for the future.

This talk is the last in a series of leadership presentations by the College of Medicine's dean and senior associate deans. Videos of this year’s talks are available in the Dean’s Corner section of the College of Medicine website.

Peter Stambrook, PhD
Peter Stambrook, PhD

Stambrook Receives Genomics Society Award

Peter Stambrook, PhD, professor of molecular genetics, biochemistry and microbiology, is the 2013 recipient of the Environmental Mutagenesis and Genomics Society (EMGS) award. The award is conferred in recognition of outstanding research contributions in the area of environmental mutagenesis.

EMGS, headquartered in Reston, Va., seeks to promote critical scientific knowledge and research into the causes and consequences of damage to the genome and epigenome. Stambrook will receive the award at the 44th annual EMGS meeting, held Sept. 21-25 in Monterey, Calif., where he is also scheduled to deliver a plenary lecture as the award’s recipient.

Barbara Tobias, MD

Robert Graham, MD and Barbara Tobias, MD

Graham and Tobias Present on Patient Centered Medical Homes

Robert Graham, MD, and Barbara Tobias, MD, participated in an Alliance for Health Reform briefing on Capitol Hill Friday, May 3, to talk about the status of patient-centered medical homes.  

Tobias, Robert and Myfanwy Smith Professor in Family and Community Medicine, serves as medical director of the Health Collaborative of Greater Cincinnati. Robert Graham is an adjunct professor of family and community medicine and former administrator of the federal Health Resources and Services Administration and deputy director of the federal Agency for Health Care Research and Quality.

›› For more information about their presentation.

Christy Holland, PhD

Christy Holland, PhD

Holland Completes 2013 WILD Program

Christy Holland, PhD, professor of medicine, division of cardiovascular diseases, was among 19 UC women—10 faculty and 9 staff members—who recently completed the 2012-13 Women's Leadership Development Program, commonly known as WILD.

This program has been offered since 2000 to help prepare faculty and staff women for higher-level positions within UC, and in higher education generally. Participants are selected in a competitive process, and the seven-month program consists of monthly interactive workshops and networking.

Philip LeBoit, MD

Philip LeBoit, MD

Dermatology Procter & Gamble Scientific Lectureship Series May 16

The Department of Dermatology will host Philip LeBoit, MD, as the Procter & Gamble Visiting Lecturer on Thursday, May 16.
LeBoit is professor of clinical pathology and dermatology at the University of California at San Francisco.

His lecture, "New and Old Ideas About the Pathology of Cutaneous Lymphoma,” will be held at 10 a.m.  in the Heaton Conference Center (Room G344), on the Hoxworth Building ground level.

For more information and help with directions, contact Janet Burdsall at 513-584-6803.

Bradley Pollock, MPH, PhD

Bradley Pollock, MPH, PhD

CCTST Grand Rounds on Multidisciplinary Data Operations May 17

"A Multidisciplinary Data Operations Approach for Clinical/Translational Research” is the topic of the next CCTST Grand Rounds, held at 11 a.m. Friday, May 17, in MSB 4051.

The featured speaker from 11 a.m. to noon is Bradley Pollock, MPH, PhD, professor and chairman of epidemiology and biostatistics, University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio. He will discuss the importance of computational technologies for clinical/translational research data operations, illustrating the benefits of a multidisciplinary approach.

From noon to 1 p.m., a panel of biostatistics, biomedical informatics and data management specialists will identify and discuss local challenges and opportunities for multidisciplinary data operations in clinical/translational research.

CCTST Grand Rounds are free and open to the public. Continuing education credits are offered for the first hour. Lunch is available to CCTST members (join free of charge) who RSVP to Elizabeth Heubi by May 15.

Benjamin Kligler, MD, MPH

Benjamin Kligler, MD, MPH

Sanghvi Memorial Lectureship Hosts Benjamin Kligler May 24

The department of family and community medicine will host "The Dr. Khushman V. Sanghvi Memorial Lectureship on the Mind-Body Interface in Health and Healing,” from noon to 1 p.m. Friday, May 24, in MSB E-351.

This year's featured speaker will be Benjamin Kligler, MD, MPH, vice chair and research director of the Beth Israel Department of Integrative Medicine Continuum, Center for Health and Healing and chair of the Consortium of Academic Health Centers for Integrative Medicine. He will present, "Mind-Body Approaches in Pain Management: Challenge and Opportunity.”

Continuing education credits are available. Refreshments will be served. For more information, contact Lisa Doogan at or 513-558-2310.

›› Learn more about the Sanghvi Memorial Lectureship

CARE/Crawley Building

Upcoming Lectures and Seminars 2013 Mayfield Neuroscience Symposium May 31

The Mayfield Clinic will host the 2013 Mayfield Neuroscience Symposium from 7:30 a.m. to noon Friday, May 31, in MSB E-351.

Featured speakers include:

  • Fredric B. Meyer, MD, Alfred Uihlein Family Professor of Neurosurgery at the Mayo Clinic, who will serve as the Mayfield Lecturer.
  • Bharat Guthikonda, MD, assistant professor & director of skull base research at Louisiana State University-Shreveport, as the Alumnus Lecturer.

RSVP by Friday, May 24 to 513-569-5354 or

›› See the full symposium schedule

UC Academic Health Center

UC Academic Health Center

Upcoming Lectures and Seminars

  • Molecular Genetics, Biochemistry and Microbiology Seminar May 14: Doctoral students Swati Tiwari (Malik Lab) and Daniel Michel (Stambrook Lab) will give presentations at noon in MSB 2351. Tiwari will discuss, "A Gene Therapy Approach for Correction for Hemophagocytic Lymphohistiocytosis (HLH).” Michel will discuss, "Evidence for the Involvement of Polo-like Kinase 3 in Cytoskeletal Arrangement and Cell Motility.”
  • Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery Grand Rounds May 15: Jeff Ksiazek, MD, will discuss, "Inverting Papilloma,” at 7 a.m. in MSB E-351.
  • Surgical Grand Rounds May 15: Six residents will present during the Resident Research Competition, held from 8 to 10 a.m. in the Surgical Amphitheater.
  • Dean's Distinguished Cardiovascular Seminar Series May 20: Howard Rockman, MD, professor of medicine, cell biology and molecular genetics at Duke University, will present, "G Protein-Coupled Receptor Signaling,” at noon May 20, in MSB 3351. To meet with the speaker or for more information, email
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