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Pancreatic Cancer Patient Symposium
GIVEHOPE has raised over $435,000 for pancreatic cancer research at UC.

‘Play On’ Event Sept. 22 Raises Funds for Pancreatic Cancer Research at UC  

The 'Play On' music event, featuring Step Brothers (VIP ticketholders only), the Leroy Ellington Band, DV8, Dreamboat Annie–Heart Tribute Band and Dangerous Jim and the Slims, will take place beginning at 6:15 p.m., Friday, Sept. 22, at the Sharonville Convention Center, 11355 Chester Road. 'Play On' benefits the GIVEHOPE Pancreatic Cancer Research Alliance which, along with corporate partner BSI Engineering, has raised over $435,000 for pancreatic cancer research at the UC Cancer Institute.

Food and drink will be available for purchase. VIP tickets are available at $75 (pre-order only) by emailing; these tickets include appetizers and two drink tickets along with special promotions during the VIP-only hour (doors open at 6:15 for VIP). General admission tickets will be sold at the door for $20 with doors opening at 7:30 p.m. A live and silent auction as well as raffle will also take place.


Specially Priced UC Football Tickets Available

Cheer on the UC Bearcats football team during their homecoming game Saturday, Oct. 21, with specially priced tickets available to everyone at the UC Academic Health Center. Tickets to the game against the Southern Methodist University Mustangs are $25 and include a Bearcats T-shirt. Ticketholders also will have access to the Gridiron Tailgate area. Game time will be announced the week before the game. Tickets can be ordered online at or by calling 513-556-0549. Please use the promo code UCHEALTH.

Health Sciences Library

Tutoring Now Being Offered for Statistical Analysis Tools

The Informatics Lab is a space in the Health Sciences Library designed for innovative and collaborative hands-on learning experiences and discussions. The Health Sciences Library is now offering tutors to assist students, faculty and staff who wish to learn to use the statistical analysis tools, like SAS, SPSS, Python and R. Tutors can also assist with data analyses questions.

To schedule a tutoring session in the lab, email Appointments are available Monday through Friday based on the tutor’s availability. Drop in appointments are available on a first-come, first-served basis. 

Hours are:

  • 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., Monday, Tuesday and Thursday. 
  • 2 p.m. to 5 p.m., Friday.

UC’s Center for Clinical and Translational Science and Training (CCTST) is a major research resource at the UC Academic Health Center.

KL2 Career Development Award LOI Due Sept. 18

The Center for Clinical and Translational Science and Training (CCTST) is now accepting letters of intent (LOI) for the next round of the KL2 Research Scholars Mentored Career Development Award. The KL2 program provides 75 percent salary support (up to $100,000/year) plus $25,000 in research-related expenses for up to two consecutive years to highly qualified full-time junior faculty pursuing careers in clinical and translational research.  

During the award period, scholars are expected to pursue their own independent research funding (generally a NIH K23 or R01 grant). LOI are due Monday, Sept. 18, by 5 p.m. Invited applications are due Nov. 3. The funding start date is April 1, 2018.

Complete details are available on the CCTST KL2 program page, including the request for applications, required formsand mentorship information.

Please email Sarah Elam if you have questions. 

Save the Date

Save the Date: Lung Cancer CME Opportunity Nov. 11

The UC Cancer Institute’s Comprehensive Lung Cancer Center will host "Lung Cancer: Revolutionary Progress and Future Directions” from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 11, at the Kingsgate Marriott, 151 Goodman Drive. The symposium is aimed at health care professionals to define risk factors for lung cancer, describe new pathologic and molecular classifications of lung cancer and more. The cost is $50 for physicians ($75 at the door), $25 for nurses ($35 at the door) and is free for medical students ($25 at the door). Educational credits are being offered.

>> Register online

For more information, contact Kelly Carroll.

College of Medicine

Reminder: Medical Education Fall Webinar Series

The Office of Medical Education is offering a five-part Fall 2017 International Association of Medical Science Educators Webinar Series beginning in September. The series takes on an international flavor as presenters review health professions education around the world, each with unique challenges and solutions. The goal of this series is to foster the exchange of ideas in the community of health science educators.

  • Sept. 7: "Competency Based Medical Education Around the World,” presented by Jason Frank, MD, University of Ottawa, in the Lucas Board Room, MSB E005HA. 
  • Sept. 14: "The Future of Family Medicine in China,” presented by William Burke, DO, Heritage College of Osteopathic Medicine, Ohio University, in MSB 2001. 
  • Sept. 21: "Globalization of Education to Global Healthcare: An Overview of European Model,” presented by Jennifer Cleland PhD, Institute of Applied Health Sciences, University of Aberdeen, Scotland, and Meabh Bhuinneain, MD, Mayo Medical Academy, in the Lucas Board Room, MSB E005HA. 
  • Sept 28: "Challenges and Opportunities for Medical Education in Sub-Saharan Africa,” presented by Quentin Eichbaum, MD, PhD, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, in MSB 2001. 
  • Oct. 5:  "Lessons From the Design and Implementation of a Pediatric Critical Care and Emergency Medicine Training Program in a Low Resource Country: The South American Experience,” presented by Michelle Grunauer, MD, PhD, Universidad San Francisco de Quito, Ecuador, in the Lucas Board Room, MSB E005HA. 
At the end of the series, attendees will be able to identify global challenges and solutions to medical education that may provide valuable perspectives at the local level.

All sessions will be held noon to 1 p.m.

Please register at Faculty One Stop.


  • Department of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery Seminar Sept 6: Patrick Owens, MD, will present  "Reflections from a Head Mirror: Avoiding Complications and the Intimidation of General ENT” at 7 a.m. in MSB E-351.
  • Department of Environmental Health Wednesday Seminar Sept. 6: Michelle Renee Chyatte, DrPH, College of Allied Health Sciences, will present "Disaster Preparedness Program Development and Emerging Health Leaders from the Public Health Perspective” at 10 a.m. in Kowalewski Hall, Room 310.
  • Medical Grand Rounds Sept. 6: Eric Warm, MD, Richard W. & Sue P. Vilter Professor of Medicine, will present "State of the Residency Address” at noon in MSB 5051.
  • Dermatology Grand Rounds Sept. 7: Leah Persad, DO, will present "Light Therapies for Acne Vulgaris” at 9 a.m., and Lindsey Zubritsky, MD, will present "Complementary Topical Treatments in Atopic Dermatitis” at 10 a.m. both in the Hoxworth Building's G44.
  • Cancer Biology Seminar Sept. 7: Avi Domb, PhD, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, will present "The Gliadel Story: Treating Cancer at the Site of Disease” at noon in the Vontz Center's Rieveschl Auditorium.
  • Department of Molecular Genetics, Biochemistry and Microbiology Seminar Sept. 7: Yinan Gong, PhD, St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, will present "Cell Death Reprogramming and the Immune Consequence” at noon in MSB 3051.
  • Department of Molecular Genetics, Biochemistry and Microbiology Sept. 12: Thoru Pederson, PhD, University of Massachusetts Medical School, will present "The Cycling Genome: Changing G1-S Dynamics of Human Chromosomal Loci Tracked by a New Ultra-Bright CRISPR-Cas9” at noon in MSB 3351. 
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