When Linda Chernus heard about a chimpanzee attack in Connecticut that left a woman fighting for her life in a hospital, her thoughts went back almost four years and thousands of miles away to a chimp sanctuary near Girona, Spain.
Oncology Team Helps Make Patient's Wish to Meet Motley Crue Drummer Come True
Some caring nurses with UC Physicians (UCP), a dedicated wife and a Santa Barbara, Calif.-based nonprofit made cancer patient Chris Cooper’s lifelong dream come true. Cooper, age 33 of Milford, has been fighting colorectal cancer for more than a year. It’s been a tough battle, but “he’s a real fighter,” according to his wife, Kyla Cooper.
Nursing Research Set to Expand Under Newly Appointed Leader
The College of Nursing has over $1 million in research funding, has submitted 18 extramural grant proposals in the last six months and has a strong presence in national nursing publications—all under the dynamic leadership of Dean Andrea Lindell, PhD.
Med Students Bid Well on Match Day
At 26, twins Tony and David Sheyn are moving apart for the very first time in their lives—by choice. The brothers, both fourth-year UC College of Medicine students, picked different geographic sites for their residency programs: Tony in ear, nose and throat surgery at Wayne State University in Detroit and David in radiology at Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland.
Physical Therapy Students Talk 'Sports Injuries' at Local School
In mid-March, several students in the College of Allied Health Sciences’ physical therapy program had the opportunity to share their student learning experiences with students at Mt. Healthy High School. The students’ presentation focused on sports injury prevention and was part of the community education project required for the profession roles class within the rehabilitation sciences department.
Health History Library Renamed in Honor of Former UC President
The UC Board of Trustees recently approved the renaming of the Center for the History of the Health Professions. The new name—the Henry R. Winkler Center for the History of the Health Professions—honors the president emeritus of UC and former chair of the center’s advisory board.
Certain Kidney Donors Can Generate More Transplants
A new study using software developed at UC shows that altruistic kidney donors can set off chain reactions that make transplants possible for many needy recipients. The study was published in the March 12, 2009, edition of the New England Journal of Medicine.