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'Academic Health Center' Readopts Original Name
Jane Henney, MD, senior vice president and provost of health affairs, announced during the April 19 "State of the Center" address that the institution was returning to its "official designation" of Academic Health Center.

While investigating what needed to be done to make the name change, Dr. Henney said it was discovered that the UC Board of Trustees approved Academic Health Center many years ago.
MAY 2006

Study Suggests Why Brain-Injured Children Recover
The number of sites in children's brains involved in language recognition decreases as the children age, according to a UC study. The finding, says Jerzy Szaflarski, MD, PhD, suggests that as a child grows more language proficient, recalling words may involve less effort.
'Knowing Body' Best Way to Avoid Common Athletic Injuries
Keith Kenter, MD, an assistant professor of orthopaedic surgery at UC, says there are some easy things young people and adults can do to avoid sports-related injuries all year round.
Allied Health Students Provide Ultrasound Imaging to Mayan Patients
UC College of Allied Health Sciences instructor Maureen Sackenheim and four students in the sonography training program traveled to Guatemala for their 2006 spring break.
Appetite-Inducing Hormone Receptor Found Active in Breast Cancer
A hormone receptor with regulatory roles as diverse as food intake, fear response and cardiovascular function may also be involved in breast cancer, according to UC researchers.
UC Receives $3.4 Million Grant to Study Treatment for HIV and Hepatitis C
UC has received a $3.4 million, five-year grant from the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases to evaluate liver injury following use of antiretroviral drugs in HIV-infected patients who also have hepatitis C
Trio of Simple Tests Can Detect Vascular Disease Earlier
If you're over age 60, UC vascular health experts say making time for three simple screening tests just might save your life.
College of Nursing Honors Alumni Work
For their efforts in bringing babies and moms closer together, and for providing health education and care to vulnerable school children, two world-traveled College of Nursing graduates are being honored with the college's Distinguished Alumnus Award.
Construction Passes Halfway Mark
It's spring in Cincinnati and construction continues on the Medical Sciences BuildingóCARE/Crawley Building project, which recently passed the halfway mark for phase 1.
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