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UC Staff Travels South to Provide Disaster Relief
When the call went out to help the victims of Hurricane Katrina, UC
Academic Health Center staff, faculty and students didn't think twice
about contributing to the university's overall disaster support
Investigator Awarded $1.5 Million Grant
Joel Tsevat, MD, of the Department of Internal Medicine, the Cincinnati
Veterans Affairs Medical Center (VAMC) and the Institute for the Study
of Health, has been awarded a five-year, $1.5 million K30 grant from
the National Institutes of Health to develop new clinical research
curricula for fellows and junior faculty from UC, Cincinnati Children's
Hospital Medical Center and the VAMC.
NetWellness Celebrates 10-Year Anniversary
NetWellness is turning a new page in its history. This year marks the
10th anniversary of the consumer health Web site, which has been
credited with connecting millions of people worldwide with the health
information they need via the World Wide Web.
Respected Surgeon and Educator Dies
UC lost an outstanding surgeon and mentor with the Sept. 11 death of
Robert Bower, MD, vice chair of education in the Department of Surgery.
Revitalizing a Surgical Place of Honor
When Jay Johannigman, MD, looks up at the natural light beaming through
the skylight of the surgical amphitheater at University Hospital (UH),
he remembers legendary surgeons who practiced right here in Cincinnati.
Nursing to Ease Faculty Shortage
The College of Nursing has received a $775,000 federal grant to help
ease the national shortage of nursing educators, and ultimately
increase the number of applicants admitted to nursing school.
UC Cancer Center 'Shops' for a Cure
The UC Cancer Center and Cincinnati Magazine have collaborated to
create the Partners Card, a new fund-raising program that supports
local cancer research efforts while also giving shoppers a hefty
discount at local businesses.