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.
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
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
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.
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.
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.
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.