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Date: Monday, August 18, 2014

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New Faculty Reception
New Faculty Reception

College to Welcome New Faculty Aug. 20

The College of Medicine will recognize new faculty members Wednesday, Aug. 20, at a 6 p.m. reception in the CARE/Crawley atrium.

Thomas Boat, MD, College of Medicine dean and UC 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 encouraged to stop by and meet and welcome our new clinicians and researchers.

Litsa Kranias, PhD
Litsa Kranias, PhD

NCAI Letters of Intent Due Sept. 4

UC faculty are encouraged to consider application for the second round of funding from the National Institutes of Health’s Center for Accelerated Innovations (NCAI), based at Cleveland Clinic (CC). NCAI-CC provides funding and project assistance to advance the development of high priority early-stage technologies within the mission areas of the National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute. Funding opportunities exist for projects in the areas of cardiovascular, lung, blood and sleep disorders.

Letters of Intent are due Sept. 4, 2014. Similar to the last cycle, letters of intent will be reviewed and scored, and a select number of finalists will be asked to submit full applications. More information is available at

UC investigators interested in applying should contact Litsa Kranias, PhD, (, the NCAI-CC site director at UC, for more information and/or assistance. This year’s applicants have the opportunity to take advantage of the resources offered by the UC Technology Commercialization Accelerator in order to strengthen their applications.

University of Cincinnati gate
University of Cincinnati

Outside Activity Reports Due Sept. 5

To comply with federal deadlines, UC College of Medicine and Hoxworth employees must complete an annual report of collateral employment and outside activity no later than Sept. 5, 2014. All employees—faculty and staff—with a full-time equivalency (FTE) of 50 percent or more must complete the report. In addition, all faculty and staff who engage in research at UC are required to complete the outside activity report regardless of their FTE percentage. Use your central login username and password to complete the Outside Activity Report ( Questions should be directed to

UC at the Zoo
UC at the Zoo

Get Tickets Now for UC at the Zoo

Join your fellow Bearcats for UC at the Zoo Saturday, Sept. 6, from 4:30 to 8:30 p.m. The zoo will be open exclusively to the UC community for this special event. Tickets are $7 and include admission, parking and discounts. Since this is a private event, zoo memberships are not valid. For more information or to purchase tickets, visit or the Tangeman University Center (TUC) Information Center. UC at the Zoo is sponsored by UC and UC Health.

Academic Health Center Interprofessional Education Event
Academic Health Center Interprofessional Education Event

Adventures in Professional Practice Event Aug. 20

All Academic Health Center students are invited to attend the Academic Health Center's August Interprofessional Education (IPE) event Wednesday, Aug. 20, from 12:30 to 4 p.m. in Kresge Auditorium. The education session will cover topics such as the extent of health care disparities in the U.S., potential explanations for health care disparities and how to reduce disparities through effective interpersonal communication. For more information, contact Kelly Lyle at

Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center Location S
Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center Location S

Career Development Seminar Aug. 27

Tips for successful post-award grant management is the topic of a Career Development Seminar Wednesday, Aug. 27, from 12:15 to 1:15 p.m. in Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center’s Location S, First Floor, Room S1.203. Presented by Peggy Hostetter, MD, chair of pediatrics, and Larry Dolan, MD, pediatrics professor, the session will include a discussion about finances, publishing, keeping a team together, readying a future application and fostering collateral research as they relate to successful post-award grant management. Lunch will be provided. RSVP to

UC Med Mentors
UC Med Mentors

REMINDER: Med Mentors School Supplies Drive

Med Mentors is continuing to collect materials for its annual School Supplies Drive. Donations can be dropped throughout the month of August in collection boxes placed in various locations around the College of Medicine. Items such as notebooks, folders, loose-leaf paper, composition books and children’s backpacks are needed. Gift cards to stores selling supplies are also welcomed and can be delivered to IvaDean Lair in the Medical Sciences Building, Room E-251.

Med Mentors is an organization that pairs UC College of Medicine students with students from local elementary schools to establish positive mentoring relationships.


  • Cancer Biology Special Seminar Aug. 20, 2014: Hideo Watanabe, MD, PhD, postdoctoral fellow, medical oncology department, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, will present "Transcriptional Regulators of Lineage in Lung Cancers—Towards Understanding Their Cellular Origins" from 11 a.m. to noon, Wednesday, Aug. 20, 2014, in the Vontz Center for Molecular Studies’ Rieveschl Auditorium. Cancer biology students are required to attend.
  • Medical Grand Rounds Aug. 20, 2014: David Harris, MD, assistant professor in the department of internal medicine’s division of cardiovascular health and disease, will present "Continuums of Care in Cardiology: Navigating the World of Stress Testing for the Evaluation of Chest Pain,” at noon in Medical Sciences Building (MSB) 2351. Note: This location is a change from standing Medical Grand Rounds meetings.
  • Bhakta Viziam Chetty Endowed Lectureship in Dermatology Aug. 28, 2014: Beth Ann Drolet, MD, professor and vice chair of dermatology at the Medical College of Wisconsin and medical director of the Birthmarks & Vascular Anomalies Center at Children's Hospital of Wisconsin, will present "Vascular Birthmarks: State of the Art Including Marks and Mosaics,” at 10 a.m. in the Hoxworth Building, Heaton Conference Center, Room G344. For more information, call Bobbie Lambert at 513-558-0945.
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