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College of Medicine Names New Dean
The appointment of David M. Stern, MD, as dean of the University of Cincinnati College of Medicine and Christian R. Holmes Professor of Medicine, has been approved by the university's board of trustees.
Workers Exposed to Vermiculite Ore Show Chest Wall Scarring
More than a quarter of workers tested at an Ohio vermiculite manufacturing plant showed scarring of the chest wall lining, UC researchers have found.
Hospital ER Provides Effective HIV Testing to High-Risk Patients
An HIV-testing program at University Hospital's emergency department could provide a national model for effective screening of 110 million emergency department patients a year, and put a serious dent in the spreads of AIDS.
Stroke Patients Mentally "Rehearse" Function
Two new studies led by UC researchers will examine how mental "rehearsal" of physical activities can improve motor skills in stroke patients.
Former HHS Head to Attend Pharmacy Meeting
Donna Shalala, former secretary of the Department of Health and Human Services and now president of the University of Miami, will open the annual meeting of the American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy, to be held in Cincinnati July 913.
Three Medical Leaders Receive Drake Medal
The College of Medicine has conferred its highest honor, the Daniel Drake Medal, on two alums and a faculty member for outstanding or unique contributions to medical education, scholarship or research.
Study to Improve Chronic Care
The Academic Health Center has joined a national collaborative that will work to improve the care of patients with chronic illness.
"Open House" Offers Advice on Cancer Care
A free open house on all aspects of cancer prevention, diagnosis, care and research will be held from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., June 25, at the Kingsgate Marriott Conference Center.
Giffin, Whitsett Honored with UC Faculty Awards
Two College of Medicine faculty members were presented with awards at the All-University Faculty Meeting in May.
UC Researchers Join Board of World-Renowned Tumor Registry
Two UC experts on post-transplant malignancies, Prabir Roy-Chaudhury, MD, and Guy Neff, MD, have been appointed to the Board of Directors of the Israel Penn International Transplant Tumor Registry.
UC Ads Focus on "American Nobel" Winner
The university's next round of ads, part of the "It's All UC" campaign, will showcase the College of Medicine's Elwood Jensen, PhD, and will feature two breast cancer survivors.
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