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June 17, 2011 View Archives

Charlotte Peterson Awarded Fellow Status with GSA

Congratulations to Dr. Charlotte Peterson who was recently awarded Fellow status with the Gerontological Society of America (GSA), through the Biological Sciences Section. This GSA fellowship is the highest class of membership and an acknowledges Dr. Peterson’s exceptional work in the field of gerontology.

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Brian Noehren Awarded APTA Grant

Congratulations to Dr. Brian Noehren, who recently received an award from Orthopaedic Section, APTA Inc. for his project entitled “Defining muscular weakness and gait alterations in chronic patellofemoral instability.” This is a two year grant in which Dr. Noehren will collaborate with College of Medicine’s Christian Lattermann, MD.

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UK Awarded $20m NIH Grant

Congratulations to Dr. Charlotte Peterson, a key function leader for the grant in her role as Director of Pilot Studies, as well as Dr. Carl Mattacola, Dr. Tim Uhl and all who were involved in the processes to help UK receive a $20 million grant from the National Institutes of Health’s Clinical and Translational Science Awards (CTSA) program.

Read more about the announcement below:

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Scott Livingston Presentation at APTA

Scott Livingston presented at last week’s American Physical Therapy Association annual meeting in National Harbor, Maryland. His presentation was on the topic of concussions and the dangers, as well as frequency, of Mild Traumatic Brain Injury among athletes at all competition levels.

Read more about the presentation here.

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CLS Name Change to MLS

Revisions to the Clinical Laboratory Sciences (CLS) curriculum and program name were provisionally approved in May. The CLS program will now be referred to as Medical Laboratory Science (MLS).

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Electronic IAF Available Effective July 1

A web based version of the Internal Approval Form that will allow routing via workflow and electronic signatures will be available university wide beginning July 1. Training classes are every Tuesday at 3 p.m. and Friday at 9 a.m. beginning June 14 – August 5. The session normally lasts about an hour. These training sessions are open to everyone – no need to register. All training sessions will be held in Room B35 (in the basement) of Young Library.

In order to ensure a successful campus-wide implementation, it is asked that faculty and staff inform their College Grants Officer (Nan Rice for the College of Health Sciences) of any unexpected changes in funding or courses of research, especially during the summer months.

With everyone’s cooperation and support, the new e-IAF process will hopefully reduce the administrative burden on our researchers and staff.

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Undergraduate Research Agreements for Bio 395 or HSE 595 Students

Reminder: please submit a copy of any executed agreement between an undergraduate student and research mentor to the Research Office in CTW 105.

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Second Annual Sports Concussion Summit 2011

Date Friday, June 24, 2011
Time 7:45 a.m. – 4:45 p.m.
Location Cardinal Hill Rehabilitation Hospital – Center of Learning

The 2nd Annual Sports Concussion Summit will feature experts in the field of clinical practice dealing with the prevention and management of sport-related concussions. This conference is designed to review current practices in the prevention, recognition of concussions, and management of sport-related concussions. The conference will benefit health care professionals involved in all levels of care and training, as well as athletes, coaches, and parents.

Download information flier (pdf) for more information.

Please visit www.cecentral.com/live/3031 for online registration.

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Calendar of Events

June 24 2nd Annual Sports Concussion Summit 2011
11:45 a.m. – 4:45 p.m.
Cardinal Hill Rehabilitation Hospital – Center of Learning

 

Note: More dates can be found on the CHS Sharepoint Calendar

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