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May 2009 Issue

Pete Scheifele, PhD, and guide dog Sybil
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May News Extras

By Jill Hafner
Published May 2009

Professor Selected to Film New Education Series

Peter Scheifele, PhD, assistant professor of bioacoustics and hearing/speech sciences in the College of Allied Health Sciences, has been selected to film part of a new series on Discovery Channel, called “The Future Of.”


Scheifele will be featured in the segment about animal vocalization and communication and hearing. Filming will be conducted in UC’s Facility for Education and Testing of Canine Hearing and Laboratory for Animal Bioacoustics (FETCH/ LAB).


Maureen McDaniel, assistant professor in the College of Allied Health Sciences, will also be featured in the film, as well as the Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden where Scheifele is working with the Sumatran rhinos and polar bears.



College of Medicine Reunion May 15–16

The College of Medicine’s 2009 Reunion will be held May 15–16. Friday activities will be held from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. and include a college update by David Stern, MD, medicine dean and senior vice president for health affairs, tours of the college and University Hospital, lunch and scientific session.

Saturday’s events begin at 8:30 a.m. and feature tours of Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center and the UC medical campus, a faculty lecture by Thomas Geracioti, MD, and a buffet lunch.


At 6 p.m., the all-class reunion banquet will be held at the Hilton Netherland Plaza—Hall of Mirrors and will include dinner, dancing and distinguished alumni awards. For more information, contact Delesa Morris at (513) 558-8622 or



Aring Lecture May 20

The neurology department will present the 23rd annual Aring Lecture at 8 a.m. Wednesday, May 20, in Medical Sciences Building Room 7051. Robert Brown, MD, professor and chair of neurology at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minn., will discuss, “Unruptured Intracranial Aneurysms: Using Contemporary Data to Optimize Management."


All are invited to attend. For more information, call (513) 558-0128 or e-mail



College of Pharmacy Research Fellow Honored

Teresa Cavanaugh, research fellow in the Winkle College of Pharmacy, has been selected as the 2009 Ohio Society of Health Systems Pharmacists Practice Research Award Winner for her contributions toward furthering the society’s objective of promoting research in health-system pharmacy practice and in the pharmaceutical sciences.


Cavanaugh also received the APhA Foundation Incentive Grant for Practitioner Innovation in Pharmaceutical Care for working on a survey titled “Characterizing Pain and Pain Management in Liver Transplant Patients.“



College of Nursing to Welcome Back Alumni

The College of Nursing will welcome alumni back May 15–16. The welcome reception will be held on Friday from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. at the Kingsgate Marriott Conference Hotel at UC.


Saturday’s events include a breakfast beginning at 8:45 a.m. at Procter Hall, followed by tours of Logan Hall (9:30 to 10:30 a.m.) and Procter Hall (9 to 11 a.m.). The college will host a program at 11 a.m. to present the 2009 Distinguished Alumni and Rosnagle Service Awards, and recognize the reunion classes and the Rosnagle Scholarship winners.


The day wraps up with a luncheon at 12:30 p.m. at Procter Hall, followed by class photos at 1:30 p.m. For more information, contact Tiffany Marsh at (513) 558-6316 or e-mail  

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