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College of Medicine Alumnus Develops 'Artistic' Way to Teach About Heart Function
The audience that entered the Patricia Corbett Theater in late May experienced more than art in the form of dance. Through their motions and choreography, 11 performers in red leotards etched with blue arteries taught spectators about the shape, function and life of a human heart.
JULY 2007

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Mom's Own Weight May Determine Baby's Size, Overall Health
Video games and snack food have taken the brunt of the blame for the rising childhood obesity epidemic. But while active lifestyles and healthy diets are key to long-term good health, the risks of a child becoming overweight and suffering from obesity-related conditions later in life may be determined long before their first soda or video game system.
Online Multimedia Program Noted as One of World's Best
The College of Medicine has won a major international award for its online multimedia education program in reproductive physiology.
MSB-CARE/Crawley Building Takes Shape
Changes outside the Medical Sciences Building (MSB) and CARE/Crawley Building will be more visible during the second half of the year as several tasks within the first phase of the project will finally be completed.
UC Earns Research Accreditation
Following a rigorous three-year process, UC has received full accreditation from the Association for the Accreditation of Human Research Protection Programs (AAHRPP).
PR Team Wins Local, International Awards
The Academic Health Center public relations (PR) and communications office recently won several awards for outstanding professional work.
Dermatologists Give Nearly $1 Million to Establish Endowed Chair
Two UC faculty members have together donated $900,000 to the College of Medicine to complete the establishment of an endowed chair in dermatology.
UC's Occupational Hygiene Students Recognized at National Conference
Several students in the environmental health department's division of environmental and occupational hygiene won awards and scholarships at the American Industrial Hygiene Conference in Expo, held June 5-7 in Philadelphia.
Fernald Database, Biospecimens Now Available for Research
Gathering information for studies of human disease is a slow process-it normally takes several years to get enough usable data to draw significant conclusions. Now a team of epidemiologists and biostatisticians from UC's environmental health department have a gold mine of ready-to-use data-and they are willing to share it with other researchers.
Pharmacy College Celebrates $10 Million Gift
The UC College of Pharmacy held a ceremony on June 6 to honor James Winkle's (left) $10 million gift to the college. The college, officially renamed the James L. Winkle College of Pharmacy, will use his gift to fund scholarships, recruit faculty and support research.
Childhood Brain Aneurysms-UC Scientists Discover Potentially New Causes
A new UC study questions the commonly held scientific belief that childhood brain aneurysms are caused by trauma, infection or underlying vascular malformations.
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