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Charles Doarn
Charles Doarn

Family Medicine's Doarn Nominated to National Quality Telehealth Committee

Charles Doarn, research professor in the Department of Family and Community Medicine and director of the telemedicine program has been nominated to the National Quality Forum (NQF) Telehealth Committee. The NQF, located in Washington DC, is funded by U.S. Department of Health and Human Services for a year-long project titled "Creating a Framework to Support Measure Development for Telehealth." He is among 22 nationally recognized individuals from industry and academia.

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Doarn will also present "Telemedicine and Disasters–A Review of International Efforts” at a NATO Science for Peace and Security Program-sponsored workshop titled "Benchmarking Telemedicine: Improving Health and Security in the Balkans." The event is organized by PanEurope Bulgaria and will be held in Skopje, Macedonia, Nov 15-17.

Gallery of Awardees
Gallery of Awardees

College of Medicine Grants: Gallery of Awardees

The College of Medicine Office of Research is celebrating faculty members who have been awarded external grants of $100,000 per year or more in direct costs in a monthly Gallery of Awardees, displayed across from the Dean’s Suite in the CARE/Crawley atrium. Posters highlight each researcher and include a brief synopsis of the award goals and names of co-investigators. 
Researchers currently featured are:
Dawn Kleindorfer, MD, Department of Neurology and Rehabilitation Medicine; Michael Goodman, MD, Department of Surgery; Kim Dietrich, PhD, Department of Environmental Health; Robert McCullumsmith, MD, PhD, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Neuroscience; Jun-Ming Zhang, MD, Department of Anesthesiology; Kevin Haworth, PhD, Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Cardiovascular Health and Disease; Daniel Hassett, PhD, Department of Molecular Genetics; Charuhas Thakar, MD, Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Nephrology and Hypertension; Jay Johannigman, MD, Department of Surgery; Alison Weiss, PhD, Department of Molecular Genetics; Atsuo Sasaki, PhD, Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Hematology Oncology.

*Due to the large quantity of researchers featured, there will be two installments of the Gallery of Awardees this month.

Debbie Rauh of the Breast Cancer Alliance

Bridge Funding: Applications Due Dec. 12

The Bridge Funding Program was established to provide short-term bridge or "gap” funding for productive College of Medicine researchers who: 1. had previous National Institutes of Health funding 2. have remained active in research and in submitting grant applications 3. are now between funding cycles. The Office of Research may convert some of these funds to innovation awards to support productive research faculty during "gap” times.

The deadline to apply is 5 p.m., Monday, Dec. 12.

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With questions, contact Brieanne Sheehan at or 513-558-7564. 

College of Nursing classroom technology

SAVE THE DATE: Winter Webinar Series 2017

The Office of Medical Education is offering a five-part Winter Webinar Series beginning in January 2017. 

  • Jan. 5: Colin West, MD, PhD, Mayo Clinic, will present "Physician Burnout and Distress–Causes, Consequences, and a Structure for Solutions.” 
  • Jan. 12: Stuart Slavin, MD, St. Louis University School of Medicine, will present "Improving Medical Student Mental Health: A Multi-Faceted Approach.” 
  • Jan. 19: Catherine Pipas, MD, Geisel School of Medicine, Darmouth, will present "Strategies for Promoting Personal Health and Wellness and Leading Change at the Individual Level.” 
  • Jan. 26: Adi Haramati, PhD, Georgetown University, will present "The Imperative for Incorporating Mind-Body Medicine in Health Professions Education.” 
  • Feb. 2: Michael Krasner, MD, University of Rochester Medical Center, will present "Cultivating Resilience and Reducing Burnout for Health Professionals: The Power of Presence, Reflective Practice and Appreciative Dialogue.”
All sessions will be held on Thursdays from noon to 1 p.m.

Register on Faculty One Stop.

Trial Studies Effect of Supplement in Pregnancy

REMINDER: Perinatal Summit Nov. 17

The Perinatal Summit, "Managing Maternal Substance Use and Treatment,” takes place from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., Thursday, Nov. 17, in the Medical Sciences Building’s Kresge Auditorium. Join experts in the field as they discuss research and evidence-based treatments for managing substance use during pregnancy. Topics include:

  • Maternal addiction.
  • Medication and disease management.
  • Effects on cardiac function.
  • Resources in the community.

The fee is $70, which includes lunch and parking. Continuing education credit is available. Register online or for more information email or

Judith Albino
Judith Albino, PhD

CCTST Grand Rounds on Team Science Nov. 18

Leadership for Innovative Team Science (LITeS), a training program for clinical/translational research scientists, is the topic of the next CCTST Grand Rounds at noon, Friday, Nov. 18, in Kresge Auditorium. The featured speaker is LITeS program director Judith Albino, PhD, president emerita and professor of community and behavioral health at the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus. She will explore the need for leadership training among clinical and translational research faculty in medicine and the health professions, describe the basic principles and structure of the LITeS program at Colorado and review its impact.
Continuing education credit is offered. Register online to reserve lunch, available at 1 p.m. following the presentation. The deadline to register is today.

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Stanley Hazen, MD, PhD
Stanley Hazen, MD, PhD

REMINDER: Graduate Student Research Forum Nov. 21

Stanley Hazen, MD, PhD, section head in the Department of Cardiovascular Medicine, Cleveland Clinic, is the keynote speaker for the 37th annual Graduate Student Research Forum, set for Monday, Nov. 21. Poster presentations are scheduled from 9 a.m. to noon in the CARE/Crawley Atrium and Kresge Lobby in the Medical Sciences Building. Hazen’s presentation will run from 1 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. in MSB E351 followed by an hour-long awards ceremony to recognize poster winners.

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  • Biomedical Informatics Clinical Informatics Focus Group Nov. 15: Maya Dewan, MD, will present "Harnessing the Power of the Electronic Health Record to Predict and Prevent Clinical Deterioration in the Pediatric Intensive Care Unit” at noon in Cincinnati Children’s Location S, Room S5.125.
  • Department of Surgery J. Wesley Alexander Lecture Nov. 15-16: Stuart Knechtle, MD, Duke University School of Medicine, will present "Primate Models for Desensitization and Antibody Mediated Rejection” during Transplant Grand Rounds at 4 p.m., Nov. 15, in MSB E261, and "Primate Models of Human Disease” during Surgical Grand Rounds at 9 a.m., Nov. 16, in the UC Medical Center's Surgical Amphitheater. 
  • Physiology Seminar Nov. 15: Harinder Singh, PhD, Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center, will present "Systems Analysis of Bifurcating Cellular Trajectories and Developmental Fate Specification” at 4 p.m. in MSB 2351.
  • ENT Grand Rounds Nov. 16: John Paul Giliberto, MD, will present "Cough: America’s Most Common Complaint and What To Do About It” from 7 to 8 a.m. in MSB E351. 
  • Department of Environmental Health Nov. 16: Joshua Gray, PhD, director, Center for Advanced Studies, Department of Science, U.S. Coast Guard Academy, will present "Mechanisms of Toxicity in Pancreatic Beta-cells: Roles of Metabolism and Redox Balance” at 10 a.m. in Kettering's Kehoe Auditorium. 
  • Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Neuroscience Grand Rounds Nov. 16: Ashish Rungta, MD, and Michael Newtown, MD, will present "Postpartum Break: Is It Depression? Is It Bipolar? Is It Psychosis?” at noon in the Stetson Building, Room 2108. The presentation will not be aired via WEBEX.
  • Medical Grand Rounds Nov. 16: Robert Baughman, MD, will present "Sarcoidosis: The Great Imitator” at noon in MSB 5051.
  • Biomedial Informatics Hutton Lecture Series Nov. 18: Daisuke Kihara, PhD, Purdue University, will present "In Silico Screening and Modeling of Protein-Drug and Protein-Protein Interactions”  at 11 a.m. in Cincinnati Children’s Location S, Room S17.125130. 
  • UC Heart, Lung and Vascular Institute Seminar Series Nov. 21: Hossein Ardehali, MD, PhD, Northwestern University, will present "Novel Mitochondrial and Metabolic Mechanisms in Cardiovascular Disease” at noon in MSB 2351. Lunch will be served at 11:45 a.m. Webinar available with email confirmation.

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