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Date: Monday, August 13, 2007

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Archdeacon Named Vice Chair of Orthopedic Surgery
Michael Archdeacon, MD, has been named vice chair of orthopedic surgery. Archdeacon, who also serves as director of the division of musculoskeletal traumatology, will assist chair Peter Stern, MD, in the day-to-day operations of the department. Archdeacon currently serves on several key committees at UC and University Hospital. In 2006, he was named a leadership fellow of the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons. For more information on Archdeacon, visit

Faculty Members Named to ‘Forty Under 40 Class’
Four College of Medicine faculty members have been named to the Cincinnati Business Courier’s 2007 Forty Under 40 class, which recognizes the “community's next generation of leaders and innovators.” The honorees, John Deledda, MD, emergency medicine, Sheela Geraghty, MD, pediatrics, Brett Kissela, MD, neurology, and Jennifer Manders, MD, surgery, will be recognized during a special dinner and awards celebration to be held Tuesday, Sept. 25, at Paul Brown Stadium. The event is open to all. To register, visit or call (513) 337-9467.

Goldenhar Named to NIOSH Committee
Linda Goldenhar, PhD, assistant dean of medical education and associate professor of family medicine, has been appointed to the review committee of the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) Construction Program. The program is one of eight sectors that NIOSH is targeting through the National Occupational Research Agenda (NORA), which works to stimulate new research and improve workplace practices. The review team will evaluate the construction program’s relevancy to real workplace safety and health problems, how science contributes to health and safety outcomes for workers and the extent to which the program is adequately positioned to deal with emerging health and safety issues. The committee will meet over the course of a year and ultimately provide a report to NIOSH to help guide its future work. For more information, visit


UC Liver Forum This Weekend
Naomi Judd, best know for her country music career in the late 1980s and early ’90s, will headline the UC Liver Forum to be held Aug. 17–18 at the Great Wolf Lodge in Mason. In 1991, Judd was diagnosed with hepatitis C, a potentially fatal liver disease. Since then, the former nurse and music star has traveled the country, sharing her story in hopes of helping others. Judd, along with 10 visiting experts and 10 UC faculty members, will discuss advances in liver treatment at the forum. Over 150 gastroenterologists and hepatologists from throughout the Midwest are also expected to attend. For more information, visit

Anesthesiology Hosts Regional Workshop Sept. 15
The anesthesiology department, in conjunction with the Ohio Society of Anesthesiologists (OSA), will host the Ultrasound Guided Regional Workshop from 1 to 7 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 15, at the Center for Surgical Innovation.­ The hand-on workshop will teach participants how to perform continuous nerve blocks and advanced upper- and lower-extremity surgeries with and without ultrasound guidance. Presentations will include didactic sessions and hands-on training with live models and cadavers. This workshop is open only to those attending the OSA annual meeting to be held the same day. The workshop fee is $350. For more information, contact Christine Veselsky at (513) 584-0909 or


Psychiatry Hosts Psychopharmacology Update
The psychiatry department will host its annual psychopharmacology update, “Psychopharmacology of Women Throughout the Life Cycle,” from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 6, at the Kingsgate Marriott Conference Hotel at the University of Cincinnati. Directed by Henry Nasrallah, MD, and codirected by Lesley Arnold, MD, the symposium will present current standards of care for major psychiatric disorders in women, as well as the most recent advances in treatment. Registration is $125 for physicians, $100 for Ohio and Kentucky pharmacists’ association members, $100 for mental health professionals and free for residents, fellows and medical students. Continuing medical education credits are available. For more information, contact Angela Olive at (513) 558-5326 or Download the brochure.


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