Grace LeMasters, PhD, professor of environmental health and
epidemiology in the Department of Environmental Health, was awarded the
Secretary of Defense Outstanding Public Service Medal for selfless
contributions to the improvement of defense operations and processes
for the period January 1, 2001, to the present.
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Deaton Selected for Geriatric Program
Lois L. Deaton, MD, assistant professor in the Department of Physical
Medicine and Rehabilitation at UC, has been selected to participate in
the Geriatrics Education for Specialty Residents (GESR) Program.
Science Education Funding
The UC College of Medicine was recently awarded a grant of $337,768
from the Howard Hughes Medical Institute (HHMI) to support their
science education programs.
Gold and Silver Apple Awards
The first-year medical students from University of Cincinnati (UC)
College of Medicine selected D.J. Lowie, Jr., PhD, assistant professor,
Department of Cell Biology, Neurobiology and Anatomy to receive the
Gold Apple Award given for excellence in teaching.
Watts Presents BMD Study Results
Nelson B. Watts, MD, director of the UC Bone Health Osteoporosis
Center, presented results of his analysis on bone mineral density and
its reduction of non-vertebral fracture risk at the 85th annual meeting
of The Endocrine Society on June 19.