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In Today's Issue

  • Professor Honored for Role in Educating Neurologists
  • Eastman Institute for Oral Health Director Named to National Post
  • Community Health Award Call for Nominations
  • Professor Takes Part in Charcot-Marie-Tooth Study
  • University Mourns Loss of Carrole Weaver
  • Warner School Hosts Information Session
  • Eastman Spring Calendar is Packed with Concerts
  • Refractive Surgery Center Offers Lasik Seminars
  • Register Now for Clinical Pharmacology Course

News and Announcements

Professor Honored for Role in Educating Neurologists
Ralph Jozefowicz, professor of neurology and medicine, has been awarded the 2010 A.B. Baker Award for Lifetime Achievement in Neurologic Education by the American Academy of Neurology.
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Eastman Institute for Oral Health Director Named to National Post
Cyril Meyerowitz, director of the Eastman Institute for Oral Health, has been named chair of the Council on Dental Education and Licensure, an American Dental Association agency dedicated to promoting high-quality and effective dental education, licensure, and credentialing.
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Community Health Award Call for Nominations
The Center for Community Health is seeking nominations for the 2010 Dr. David Satcher Community Health Improvement Awards. The awards will recognize Medical Center faculty and staff for significant contributions to the health of the community through research, teaching, practice, and/or outreach programs. Nomination deadline is Feb. 1.
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Professor Takes Part in Charcot-Marie-Tooth Study
David Herrmann, associate professor of neurology and of pathology and laboratory medicine, is taking part in a newly-funded nationwide study focusing on a condition known as Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease, a painful nerve condition that affects more than 100,000 Americans.
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University Mourns Loss of Carrole Weaver
The University flag will be lowered today in memory of Carrole Weaver, who died Dec. 22. A dental assistant with the Eastman Institute for Oral Health, Weaver joined the University in 2002. She was 37 and lived in Rochester. Read her obituary in the Democrat and Chronicle.

Warner School Hosts Information Session
Admissions staff will be available Tuesday, Jan. 5, in Flaum Atrium at the Medical Center to discuss and provide information about the master’s degree specialization in health professions education and other graduate courses offered at the Warner School.
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Eastman Spring Calendar is Packed with Concerts
From a 50th anniversary tour performance by the American Brass Quintet to concerts and recitals by its impressive student ensembles and world-renowned faculty, the Eastman School of Music continues its current concert season with a packed line-up in the spring.
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Refractive Surgery Center Offers Lasik Seminars
Flaum Eye Institute Refractive Surgery Center will offer two seminars about Lasik eye surgery in January. Seminars will be held at 5:30 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 6, and Wednesday, Jan. 20. Attendees will receive a free evaluation in the future. Reservations are required. Register online or call 273-2020.

Register Now for Clinical Pharmacology Course
The 2010 postgraduate course in Clinical Pharmacology, Drug Development, and Regulation will take place at Tufts University Feb. 8-12. The program links clinical pharmacology, trial design, and the regulation of new drugs and biologics. For more information, e-mail Cornelia Kamp at the Clinical Trials Coordination Center or call 355-5341.

Jan. 4, 2010
Snow Showers
Today's Forecast:
Snow Shower, High 20°
Tomorrow:
Snow Shower, High 21°
Today's Event Highlight
Men's Basketball vs. Clarkson
Palestra, Goergen Athletic Center Court. 7 p.m. Read more…

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Rochester in the News
The New York Times (Dec. 25)
'Small Publisher Finds Its Mission in Translation'
The publishing industry is in a tailspin; translated works account for, at best, 3 percent of the American book market; and budgets for higher education are shrinking. But none of this seems to deter Open Letter Books, a small, year-old press affiliated with the University that publishes nothing but literature in translation. Read more…

Democrat and Chronicle (Dec. 21)
'Sydor Instruments is No. 54 in Top 100'
Sydor Instruments began with a patent license for a novel imaging technology developed at the University's Laboratory for Laser Energetics. Read more…

In Higher Education
USA Today (Dec. 28)
'As Colleges Add Green Majors and Minors, Classes Fill Up'
Colleges are rapidly adding new majors and minors in green studies and students are filling them fast. Two factors are driving the surge: Students want the courses, and employers want the trained students. Read more…

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