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College receives National GHHS Chapter Award

The Ohio State University College of Medicine Chapter of the Gold Humanism Honor Society (GHHS) has been awarded first place in the 2014 inaugural GHHS Chapter Awards. The Ohio State chapter was chosen from among 113 GHHS chapters nationally. The ...[Read More]
Published: Oct-22-14
Tags: Admissions, Curriculum, Education, Student Life

NIH Grant to Study Gall Bladder Infection

Ohio State’s John Gunn, PhD, vice chair and professor of Microbial Infection and Immunity, has received a bridge grant of $617,000 from the National Institutes of Health’s National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID) to study of chr ...[Read More]
Published: Oct-20-14
Tags: Research

$600,000 Grant to Further Research in Learning and Memory Disruption

The National Science Foundation has awarded a $600,000 grant to Karl Obrietan, PhD, professor in Ohio State’s Department of Neuroscience, to investigate how the body’s circadian (or rhythmic) timing affects learning and memory. Our internal clocks ...[Read More]
Published: Oct-20-14
Tags: Research

The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center Honored with 2014 Diversity Award

The Institute for Diversity in Health Management, an American Hospital Association affiliate, has recognized OSU Wexner Medical Center as a “Best in Class” hospital as part of “Diversity and Disparities: A Benchmarking Study of U.S. Hospitals”. The ...[Read More]
Published: Oct-09-14
Tags: Patient Care

Dr. Susan Blumenthal to speak at inaugural Bernadine Healy Lectureship

Susan J. Blumenthal, MD, MPA, Former Assistant Surgeon General Rear Admiral, USPHS will be the guest lecturer at the inaugural Bernadine Healy Lectureship on Wednesday, October 15, 2014. Dr. Blumenthal will present “The Past, Present and Future of ...[Read More]
Published: Oct-01-14
Tags: Education, Research, Student Life

In Pro Baseball Pitchers, Weak Core Linked to More Missed Days

Study examines tilt in pelvis and injury-related absences​ COLUMBUS, Ohio – New research suggests that professional baseball pitchers with poor core stability are more likely to miss 30 or more days in a single season because of injury than are pit ...[Read More]
Published: Sep-19-14
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Keeping Surgery Patients Asleep—Safely

Anesthesiologists—the medicos who make sure surgery patients sleep and wake up safely—take professional development courses every ten years to maintain their certification by the American Board of Anesthesiology (ABA). A new course offered by the Co ...[Read More]
Published: Sep-15-14
Tags: Education, Curriculum, Technology

Genetic Counseling: A New Master’s Offering

Ohio State now offers a two-year master’s degree in the expanding field of genetic counseling—a field that has grown by 400 percent since 1992. Using medical and family histories, genetic counselors assess disease risk, and help people understand an ...[Read More]
Published: Sep-15-14
Tags: Curriculum

From MD Camp to MEDPATH to Med 1

Shannon Fayson has always been a high achiever; it was no surprise to the grandmother who raised her when the family learned that Shannon had been accepted into Ohio State’s College of Medicine. “All through school she was always in her books,” r ...[Read More]
Published: Aug-29-14
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Ohio State’s Greif Neonatal Survival Program Continues Growth

The Ohio State University Greif Neonatal Survival Program (OSUGNP) has been impacting the lives of many since its beginning in 2012. The program, created with a $2.5 million grant from Greif Inc., works to improve the lives of mothers and infants in ...[Read More]
Published: Aug-26-14
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