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May 2007 Issue

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Published May 2007

Cancer Research Grant Proposals Being Accepted
The UC Barrett Cancer Center at University Hospital is accepting pilot cancer research grant proposals. These grants are to facilitate and increase research in cancer, stimulate collaboration between basic science and clinical investigators, and encourage young investigators to pursue the field of cancer research. Proposals will be reviewed for scientific content and the likelihood of leveraging the pilot grant into national funding. Proposals are due May 15 at 5 p.m. For more information, contact Amy Itescu at (513) 558-1284.

College of Pharmacy Receives New Name
The College of Pharmacy will be renamed June 6 to honor an alumus who donated $10 million to the school in 2005. The donor, who remained anonymous at the time of the gift, will be recognized at a ceremony at 10:30 a.m. in front of the college. For more information, contact Rachel Whisner at (513) 558-8622.

First Health Information Class Set to Graduate
The College of Allied Health Sciences will award bachelor’s degrees in June to its first class of health information management students. This distance learning program—which began in January 2005—offers a bachelor’s degree in health information management to students who have already completed an associate’s degree in health information technology. The program has enrolled 157 students in 35 states.

Kagan Named President of American Burn Association
Richard Kagan, MD, professor of surgery, has been elected president of the American Burn Association. He is chief of staff at Cincinnati Shriners Hospitals for Children.

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