Rochester Medicine Magazine - Medical Center Rounds Updates
Rochester’s Medical School Rises on U.S. News List
In the new rankings released March 13 by U.S. News & World Report, the University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry climbed to #29 among best research medical schools, the highest ranking since 2002, and to #15 among primary care schools. Read more »
Couple Devoted to Children’s Hospital Establish Professorship in honor of Elizabeth R. McAnarney, M.D.
Roger and Carolyn Friedlander’s names may be found at locations throughout the University of Rochester, but for the first time their generosity will accompany a professorship: the Dr. Elizabeth R. McAnarney Professorship in Pediatrics Funded by Roger and Carolyn Friedlander. The Friedlanders chose to recognize McAnarney, professor and chair emerita of Pediatrics at the University of Rochester Medical Center, for her lifetime of work benefitting children locally and internationally. Read more »
Rochester Researchers Find Leukemia Cells Are 'Bad to the Bone'
University of Rochester Medical Center researchers have discovered new links between leukemia cells and cells involved in bone formation, offering a fresh perspective on how the blood cancer progresses and raising the possibility that therapies for bone disorders could help in the treatment of leukemia. Read more Â»
Eaton Takes Lead as Chair of Anesthesiology
Michael P. Eaton, M.D., was named chair of the Department of Anesthesiology at the University of Rochester Medical Center after serving as interim chair for the past seven months. A faculty member since 1995, Eaton is also the executive director of Perioperative Services and director of the fellowship program in Cardiac Anesthesiology. Read more Â»
Yuhchyau Chen, M.D., Ph.D., named chair of Department of Radiation Oncology
Yuhchyau Chen, M.D., Ph.D., has been named chair and Philip Rubin Professor of the Department of Radiation Oncology at the University of Rochester Medical Center’s James P. Wilmot Cancer Center. Chen has been serving as acting chair of the department since December 2009. Read more Â»
Judith F. Baumhauer Named 2012 Athena Award Winner
Orthopaedic surgeon Judith F. Baumhauer, M.D., M.P.H. (MPH ’09), professor and associate chair of academic affairs in the Department of Orthopaedics at the University of Rochester Medical Center, received the 26th annual Athena Award. Read more Â»
Edward Schwarz, Ph.D., to head The Center for Musculoskeletal Research
Edward M. Schwarz, Ph.D., the Burton Professor of Orthopaedics and Rehabilitation, has been appointed to the additional role of director of URMC’s Center for Musculoskeletal Research. Read More Â»
Rochester Research Identifies Health Disparities with Deaf ASL Users
Using communication tools that enabled deaf people to identify health priorities in their own community, a University of Rochester survey found higher rates of obesity, partner violence, and suicide but lower rates of smoking, than in the general population. Read more Â»
Lung Research Awarded $4.7M to Establish a Respiratory Pathogens Center
The University of Rochester Medical Center has been awarded $4.7 million from the Federal government, with several options for additional funding, to establish a center to study the germs that cause lung disease. Read more Â»
U.S. Patent Awarded for Rochester’s Pioneering HPV Vaccine Work
The University of Rochester has been awarded a U.S. patent for research essential to both human papillomavirus vaccines on the market. Read more Â»
Match Day 2012
The drama of Match Day moved to Whipple Auditorium this year, where both tension and spirits were high.
The Future of Medical Education
Philip Pizzo, M.D., dean of the Stanford School of Medicine and a Class of 1970 graduate of the University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry, discussed the future of medical education during a January visit to Rochester.
Power of Posters
Intrigued by a poster about preventing AIDS that he saw on a Boston subway car in the early 1990s, Edward Atwater, M.D. (M '50), began collecting AIDS education posters to track how different societies viewed and responded to the epidemic.
Praising and sustaining the Rochester model
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