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Joseph Broderick, MD

Joseph Broderick, MD

Broderick to be Honored at UC Alumni Celebration June 13

Joseph Broderick, MD, Albert Barnes Voorheis Chair of Neurology and Rehabilitation Medicine, will be awarded the William Howard Taft Medal for Notable Achievement at the 2013 UC Distinguished Alumni Celebration, held at 6 p.m. Thursday, June 13, at the Kingsgate Marriott Conference Center.

The annual event is also an opportunity to recognize and celebrate the many contributions and overall excellence of UC alumni in countless fields of endeavor, throughout the world. The Taft Medal is the UC Alumni Association’s highest alumni honor.

›› For more information and registration details

College of Medicine

College of Medicine

Class of 2015 Names Apple Recipients

Medical students in the class of 2015 have identified three faculty members they say have offered outstanding teaching and mentorship over the last year.

DJ Lowrie, MD, was honored with the Gold Apple. Silver Apples were awarded to David Pettigrew, PhD, and Laura Wexler, MD.

The Gold and Silver Apple Awards program was established in 1968 by the Pi Kappa Epsilon fraternity to give students the chance to recognize professors who had the most impact on their medical career by serving as excellent instructors and mentors.

Heart Failure Team

Heart Failure Team

Heart Failure Team Invited to Speak at AHA Conference

Associate professor of medicine Stephanie Dunlap, DO, was invited to speak with the UC Health heart failure team at an American Heart Association teleconference titled, "The Road to Advanced Heart Failure Accreditation and Reducing HF Readmissions,” held May 1.

Dunlap also serves as director of the UC Health team. Members of the heart failure team include Cathy Jenkins, advanced practice nurse; Mary Collier, heart transplant coordinator; and Lindsey Neese, heart failure coordinator.

Michael Salter, MD, PhD

Michael Salter, MD,PhD

Ohio Miami Valley Neuroscience Day June 7

The Ohio Miami Valley chapter of the Society for Neuroscience will hold its annual Neuroscience Day meeting Friday, June 7, in Kresge Auditorium.

The keynote speaker will be Michael Salter, MD, PhD, professor of physiology and the Anne and Max Tanenbaum Chair in Molecular Medicine at the University of Toronto. His presentation, titled "From Receptors to Pain: The Molecular Dynamics of Pain,” will begin at 10:30 a.m.

Registration is not required for the keynote address. For more information, contact Mark Baccei, PhD, at 513-558-5037 or

Kettering Laboratory

Kettering Laboratory

Electrical Shutdown for Kettering June 8

An electrical shutdown for the Kettering Lab complex will be necessary from 7 to 9 a.m. Saturday, June 8, Maintenance & Operations reports. The shutdown was requested by Construction Management.

Normal power to the complex will be affected. Emergency power will be available. If you have questions, call Doug Newell at 513-558-2617.

Ride Cincinnati

Ride Cincinnati

Ride Cincinnati to Benefit Breast Cancer Research: June 9

The seventh annual Ride Cincinnati event will be held Sunday, June 9, 2013, at Yeatman’s Cove in downtown Cincinnati.

All proceeds from this family-friendly event—organized by the nonprofit Ride Cincinnati—benefit cancer research conducted at the University of Cincinnati Cancer Institute and the Barrett Center, the institute’s primary site for clinical care.

Rides range from a one-mile kids bike rally up to a 62.8-mile event, with rides starting at various times between 6:30 and 10:30 a.m. Register online at

Marepalli Rao, PhD

MB Rao, PhD

Sample Size Calculation Workshop June 13-14

The UC Center for Clinical and Translational Science and Training will present, "Sample Size Calculation with R: A Two-Day Workshop,” from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. June 13 and 14 in Kettering Laboratory.

The instructor, MB Rao, PhD, has joint appointments in epidemiology and biostatistics and biomedical engineering, and more than 30 years of experience in teaching, research and consulting.

Online registration is required. Both graduate credit and non-credit options are offered. Non-credit registrants may participate online, via live streaming video.

For complete details visit the CCTST website or contact Jackie Knapke.

West Chester Hospital

West Chester Hospital

Lungs on the Run 5K Walk/Run June 15

The 4th Annual Lungs on the Run 5K event will be held from 8 a.m. to noon at UC Health West Chester Hospital, 7700 University Drive, in West Chester.

The event, which includes a 5K run/walk and one mile walk, benefits local lung cancer research efforts at the University of Cincinnati Cancer Institute.

Participants can register to walk or run in defined age categories. Individuals who register by June 5 will receive a T-shirt. Post-race refreshments and door prizes will be available.

For more information, visit

UC Academic Health Center
UC Academic Health Center

Upcoming Lectures and Seminars

  • Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery Grand Rounds June 5: Mark Courey, MD, will discuss, "Management of Unilateral Vocal Cord Paralysis,” at 7 a.m. in MSB E-351.
  • Neurology Grand Rounds June 5: Donald Gilbert, MD, and Derek Neilsen, MD, Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center, departments of neurology and pediatrics, will discuss, "A new Genetic Cause for Dystonia and Spastic Paraplegia in a Large Ohio Kindred" at 8 a.m. in the Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center 5/3 Auditorium.
  • Surgical Grand Rounds June 5: Plastic Surgery visiting professor Donald Lalond, MD, will discuss, "Pearls of Plastic and Hand Surgery,” at 9 a.m. in the Surgical Amphitheater.
  • Medical Grand Rounds June 5: New faculty member Markus Gutsche, MD, division of pulmonary, critical care and sleep medicine, will present at noon in MSB E-351.
  • Transplant Lecture Series June 7: Jenny Tong, MD, will present, "New Onset Diabetes After Transplantation,” at noon in MSB 2004.
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