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Brian Adams, MD
Brian Adams, MD, MPH

Adams Named Chair of Dermatology

Brian Adams, MD, MPH, has been approved by the UC Board of Trustees as the permanent chair of the UC Department of Dermatology. He also will hold the Drs. Diya F. Mutasim & Hugh M. Gloster Jr. & Harry L. Claassen Endowed Chair of Dermatology. Adams has served as interim chair of the department since Jan. 1, 2013.

He joined the faculty of the department in 1999, after completing his internship and residency at the UC College of Medicine.

He also serves as director of dermatology for the Cincinnati Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center and leads the UC dermatology department’s sports dermatology clinic and its residency program.

He is the official dermatologist for the Women’s Tennis Association and a member of several national committees related to sports medicine and dermatology. 

›› Read more about Adams online

Jason Itri, MD, PhD
Jason Itri, MD, PhD

Itri Joins Radiology as Vice Chair of Operations

Jason Itri, MD, PhD, has joined the Department of Radiology as vice chair of operations and the newest member of the department’s abdominal imaging section.

Itri comes to UC from the University of Pittsburgh, where he served as director of quality and safety. He completed his radiology residency, where he served as chief resident, and abdominal imaging fellowship, where he was chief fellow, at the University of Pennsylvania.

He is the recipient of numerous awards, including the Penn Radiology Residency Baum-Laufer Service Excellence Award, the RSNA Roentgen Resident/Fellow Research Award and the University of Pennsylvania Patient Safety Advocate Award. 

Marilyn Schapira, MD, MPH
Marilyn Schapira, MD, MPH

CCTST Grand Rounds July 18

The next CCTST Grand Rounds will be held from noon to 1 p.m. Friday, July 18, in MSB 3351.

Marilyn Schapira, MD, MPH, co-director of the Cancer Control and Outcomes Program at the Abramson Cancer Center, University of Pennsylvania, will discuss, "Communicating Scientific Evidence to Patients: Should Strategies be Tailored to Level of Health Numeracy?”

Lunch is available to CCTST members who email by July 16.

College Student

Communiversity Announces Classes for July

UC’s Communiversity will hold several short-term classes for the month of July. These non-credit classes can be used for both personal enrichment and professional development.

To view the offerings, visit the Communiversity home page and select "Current Courses.” 

To view July courses specifically, visit the "Coming Attractions” page.

University of Cincinnati

Order Your 2014-15 UC Campus Calendar

The 2014-15 UC Campus Calendar will be available Monday, July 21.

This year's calendar features diversity and inclusion at UC. Calendar orders are currently being accepted; cost is $5 per calendar.

To place your order, go to the News & Events section of the Student Affairs website and click on the order form link, or download it now.

UC Academic Health Center

Upcoming Lectures and Seminars

  • Transplant Division Grand Rounds July 8: Stephen Benoit, PhD, associate professor of psychiatry and behavioral neuroscience, will present, "Use of Electronic Databases to Assess Bariatric Surgery Outcomes,” at 4 p.m. in MSB 3051.
  • Medical Grand Rounds July 9: Robert Cohen, MD, professor in the division of endocrinology, diabetes and metabolism, will present, "Things you may or may not know about diabetes … but need to,” at noon in MSB E-351.
  • Lucille & Smith Gibson Endowed Lecture in Dermatology July 24: Vera Price, MD, professor emerita of dermatology at the University of California San Francisco, will present, "Androgenic Alopecia & Cicatricial Alopecia: Update on Current Management,” at 10 a.m. in the Hoxworth Building, Heaton Conference Center, Room G344.
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