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May 2011 Issue

University of Cincinnati Medical Center, formerly University Hospital, is the primary teaching hospital for faculty physicians and surgeons at the UC College of Medicine.
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Second Annual Research Week May 23-26

By Katy Cosse
Published May 2011

To recognize the contribution of doctors, nurses and patients who conduct and participate in hospital-based research, University Hospitalís Research Committee will host the second annual University Hospital Research Week, May 23-26.

The week will kick off during a ceremony in the hospital lobby at noon Monday, May 23, featuring Interim Dean and Vice President for Health Affairs Andrew Filak, MD, and University Hospital President and CEO Brian Gibler, MD. The rest of the week will include staffed displays of ongoing studies and details on available infrastructure and services, all held in the dining area across from Starbucks.

All are invited. There will be refreshments and door prizes.

Events include:

Noon Monday May 23, Opening Ceremony (UC Health University Hospital lobby)
  • Brief comments from Drs. Filak and Gibler expressing ongoing support and commitment to clinical research
  • Recognition of junior investigators who have won awards during the past year for their clinical research
  • Recognition of hospital staff who have provided exceptional service to research.
  • Testimonials from prior research participants
  • Informal gathering for investigators and participants to meet each other, and for the media to interview both groups
11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Tuesday May 24, Focus on Research Programs (dining space across from Starbucks)
  • Staffed posters and displays detailing current University Hospital research projects. Visit all displays and get your card stamped to be eligible to win one of four Kroger gift cards.
11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Wednesday May 25, Focus on Research Infrastructure (dining space across from Starbucks)
  • Displays from the various infrastructure groups highlighting the services available, association with patient care services, and how to access services
  • Representatives from the following groups will be available:
    • UH office of research administration, laboratory services, imaging services, and many more
    • UC Office of Research, including IRB and sponsored research services
    • CCTST
    • Clinical Trials Office (CTO)
Noon to 1 p.m. Thursday May 26, Invitational meet and greet (TBD)
  • "Speed Networking" for junior investigators with twelve stations of UH, UC and CCTST research leaders and senior administrators (by invitation only).
Questions? Contact UH Research Committee chair Chris Lindsell, PhD, at (513) 558-6937 or

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