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Radiation Oncology Legend Retires
When Bernard Aron, MD, hopped on an airplane in New York bound for
Cincinnati in the fall of 1969, he had no idea that he would be seated
next to renowned UC radiologist Benjamin Felson, MD.
Study Shows Young Athletes Ignore Skin Cancer Risk
Thousands of young athletes are at such high risk for developing skin
cancer that Brian Adams, MD, a sports medicine specialist at UC and
part-time high school coach, says he dreams of the day "when sunscreen
is right up there in the locker room next to the Gatorade."
Davis Phinney Foundation's Sunflower Revolution II Raises $160,000
Rob Portman, United States trade representative, and John Tew, MD,
professor in the Department of Neurosurgery, were two of more than 400
people who participated in the Davis Phinney Foundation bicycle ride in
late August to raise funds for Parkinson's disease research.
Researcher Spurred by Unconventional Ideas
Patrick Tso, PhD, has this "totally crazy idea." What if it were
possible to do a blood test on someone and determine from it where in
the world they have been traveling? And what if the clues to a person's
journeys around the world would also explain why "yo-yo" dieting is so
bad for the body? This is what keeps Dr. Tso happy, and extraordinarily
Public Relations Team Expands
The Academic Health Center's Public Relations and Communications
department has bolstered its staff with the addition of three public
information officers, furthering the department's strategy of
maximizing internal communications and media relations efforts.