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Date: Monday, August 3, 2009

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 Jay Bentley

Student Wins 'Physician of Tomorrow' Scholarship
Jared Bentley, a fourth-year medical student, has won the $10,000 “Physician of Tomorrow” scholarship award from the American Medical Association. Selection was based on academic achievement and financial need. Bentley was also one of seven students recently accepted for induction into Alpha Omega Alpha National Honorary Medical Society at the end of his third year.  More about the award }

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Volunteers Needed to Administer H1N1 Vaccine
Hamilton County Public Health is looking for medically trained professionals who are willing to volunteer their time to administer H1N1 Novel A Virus vaccines to school-aged children. The county is aiming to inoculate the children with a mass vaccination directly at the schools. There is a possibility of needs close to 250 vaccinators per day for several days and then again 20 to 30 days later depending on Centers for Disease Control guidelines. To volunteer or learn more, e-mail Mary Sacco, director of nursing, at


 White Coat Ceremony

White Coat Ceremony Aug. 14
The College of Medicine’s 14th annual White Coat Ceremony will be held at 1 p.m. Friday, Aug.14, at Music Hall. The ceremony, also called “coating,” is symbolic of entrance into medical school as incoming students are assisted by faculty with donning a white lab coat. The tradition, which includes the student’s friends and family, was established in 1996 by the Arnold P. Gold Foundation. The 2009 incoming class consists of 175 students. For more information, call (513) 558-5577 or e-mail

 Health Forum

Health Care Policy Forum Aug. 24
Jon Fishpaw, of Mercy Health Partners and Catholic Healthcare Partners, will present "Anticipating Reform: A Perspective on the National Health Care Agenda" at noon Monday, Aug. 24, on the second floor of the Stetson Building. Fishpaw will discuss the Obama administration's health care agenda, the reaction of key stakeholders and the likely outcomes of debates surrounding the issue. All are invited to attend. For more information, call (513) 558-2756 or e-mail The talk is sponsored by the UC public health sciences department.

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