Last Call for Daniel Drake Medal Nominations
Nominations for the 2007 Daniel Drake Medal, the highest honor bestowed on distinguished living faculty and alumni, are due no later than Thursday, Jan. 25. To be eligible, a nominee must be either a College of Medicine graduate (MD or PhD), a faculty member with at least five years of service, or have completed a residency sponsored by UC, University Hospital or Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center. Two winners will be announced in February. Nomination forms are available in the Dean’s Office. For more information, call (513) 558-7334.
Warshaw Named Guest Editor
Gregg Warshaw, MD, Martha Betty Semmons Professor of Geriatric Medicine and professor of family medicine, was named a guest editor of the fall 2006 issue of Generation, a journal of the American Society on Aging. Warshaw is an expert on disease-management guidelines for older adults. For more information, visit www.asaging.org/asav2/asaconnection/enews/07jan/research.cfm.
Rehn Family Research Award
The internal medicine department is soliciting applications for the Rehn Family Research Award, which supports the research development of internal medicine junior faculty, clinical and postdoctoral fellows, residents, graduate students and medical students. Award winners will received up to $16,000 for one year to research hypertension and arteriosclerosis. Funding begins July 1. Those interested must submit a letter of intent and a biographical sketch to Mary Rich at mail location 0557 or via e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org by March 1. Full applications are due May 1. For more information, visit intmed.uc.edu/global_tpl.cfm?SecId=Research&SubId=Rehn&PageID=Rehn.
Drug Resistance and Stem Cell Biology Conference
Susan Bates, MD, of the National Cancer Institute’s Medical Oncology Branch, will discuss “ABCG2: ABC Transporter Involved in Drug Resistance and Stem Cell Biology” at 1 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 23, in Medical Sciences Building room 4051. Bates’ research interests include understanding mechanisms of drug resistance and developing strategies to overcome drug resistance in the clinic. The event is sponsored by the hematology-oncology division and the Barrett Cancer Center at the University of Cincinnati. For more information, e-mail email@example.com.
Dermatology, Ophthalmology Clinic Open House
The departments of dermatology and ophthalmology will host an open house for both clinic practices from 2 to 4 p.m. on Monday, Feb. 12, on the Hoxworth Center’s first floor. Both practices are moving from their current location in University Hospital Pavilion A to newly designed space in Hoxworth across from the outpatient pharmacy. Tours of the new clinics and light refreshments will be available. For more information, contact the ophthalmology clinic at (513) 584-5461 or the dermatology clinic at (513) 584-4644. Both clinics will begin seeing patients in the new space on Tuesday, Feb. 13.
Eighth Annual Bone Day
The Eighth Annual Bone Day Conference will be held Monday, April 9, at the Kingsgate Marriott Conference Hotel at the University of Cincinnati. The one-day program features presentations by internationally recognized leaders, who will discuss the latest advances in diagnosing and treating osteoporosis. Registration is $35 by March 19, $50 afterward. There is no registration fee for physicians in training and UC staff. For more information or to register, visit conferencing.uc.edu/boneday.
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