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Date: Monday, June 20, 2016




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John Hutton, MD
John Hutton, MD


John Hutton, MD, Dean Emeritus Passes Away at Age 79

John Hutton, MD, College of Medicine Emeritus Dean and professor of pediatrics, passed away Sunday morning. He was 79. Dr. Hutton, the 46th Dean of the College of Medicine from 1987 until 2002, was the third longest serving dean in the college’s history. He oversaw the transformation of clinical programs and partnerships at the college and more than a 10-fold increase in sponsored research funding.

Dr. Hutton, a graduate of Harvard College and Harvard Medical School, was recruited by William Schubert, MD, in 1984 as the Albert B. Sabin Professor of Pediatrics and Vice Chairman for Basic Science Research at the Cincinnati Children's Hospital Research Foundation, where he was instrumental in building Cincinnati Children’s into a global leader in biomedical research and graduate education.

The Hutton Lectureship in Ethics was created to honor Dr. Hutton’s integrity and humanism and ability to address complex issues with calm and compassion, and in 2003 he received the Daniel Drake Medal for his impact on UC and the practice of medicine.

A memorial service for Dr. Hutton is being planned.

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Daniel Nebert, MD
Daniel Nebert, MD

CEG Scientist Receives Prestigious Award

Daniel Nebert, MD, emeritus professor, Department of Environmental Health, UC College of Medicine, and a member of the Center for Environmental Genetics, was awarded the 2016 R.T. Williams Distinguished Scientific Achievement Award. This prestigious award is presented by the International Society for the Study of Xenobiotics (ISSX) to an individual who has made influential scientific contributions to the field. Nebert has dedicated his research and contributed revolutionary discoveries to the field of xenobiotics for more than 50 years. More information on Nebert and the 2016 R.T. Williams Distinguished Scientific Achievement Award is available online.

James Herman, PhD
James Herman, PhD

Herman Honored by UC For Research Success

James Herman, PhD, professor in the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Neuroscience, Donald C. Harrison Endowed Chair, director, UC Neurobiology Research Center, was honored by the university as a Distinguished Research Professor (STEMM) earlier this year. The College of Medicine will host a special event in his honor Thursday, June 23, from 4:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. in MSB E-351. A reception will follow.

College of Medicine


Family Medicine Honors Students and Faculty 

The Department of Family and Community Medicine held an annual awards dinner on May 11 to honor fourth-year medical students, faculty, preceptors and the community site of the year. Doctors Foundation Student Awards were presented to fourth-year UC medical students, who are now graduates, who matched in family medicine at programs in the Tristate. Honorees were Danielle Blazewick, MD, Stephen Coppel, MD, Codie-Anne Crew, MD, and Anna Schweikert, MD. The Hunnicutt Award was given to Rebecca Currier Curran, MD, PhD, and Anna Schweikert, MD, two fourth-year family medicine students who exemplified the qualities needed to be excellent family physicians. Schweikert, also received the Stagaman Award, along with Josie Maione, MD. The honor is given to a fourth-year family medicine student for his or her enthusiasm for the field of family medicine and for demonstrating compassion in the care of patients.

>> See the full list of award recipients

Medical Students


Volunteers Needed in Admissions and Student Affairs

College of Medicine volunteers are needed to assist admissions and student affairs. The medical school admissions program needs faculty, healthcare providers, staff and community members to interview MD candidates. The College of Medicine employs the empirical Multiple Mini Interview (MMI) and conducts interviews on 13 dates between late-August and mid-January. Interviewers choose either a shift from 8:45 a.m. to 12:05 p.m. or 2 p.m. to 5:10 p.m. and can participate once or as many times as they like. Contact MD Admissions for more information or view online and choose dates and times.

The college’s student affairs program needs physicians to conduct mock interviews to help fourth-year medical students prepare for the Residency Match. This year, the format of the program has changed from group events to individual appointments. Interviewers will provide Student Affairs with their available time slots between Sept 12 and Oct 21. Each mock interview will take 35-40 minutes. Please sign-up for mock interviews by June 30, 2016. 

More information is available online.


UPCOMING LECTURES AND SEMINARS

  • Medical Grand Rounds June 22: Marc Rothenberg, MD, PhD, will present "Discovery and Elucidation of the New Food Allergy Disorder Eosinophilic Esophagitis” at noon in MSB 5051.

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