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Public Release: 1-Sep-2015
SNMMI 2015-2017 Wagner-Torizuka Fellowship recipients announced
The Society of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging (SNMMI) is pleased to announce the recipients of the 2015-2017 SNMMI Wagner-Torizuka Fellowship. This two-year fellowship, founded in 2008 by the late Henry N. Wagner, Jr., M.D., and the late Kanji Torizuka, M.D., Ph.D., is designed to provide extensive training and experience in the fields of nuclear medicine and molecular imaging for Japanese physicians in the early stages of their careers.

Contact: Kimberly Brown
kbrown@snmmi.org
703-652-6773
Society of Nuclear Medicine

Public Release: 1-Sep-2015
American Society of Human Genetics 2015 Annual Meeting
2016 Rosalind Franklin Young Investigator Awards announced
The Genetics Society of America , the American Society for Human Genetics and The Gruber Foundation are pleased to announce Maria Barna, Ph.D., of Stanford University; and Carolyn McBride, Ph.D., of Princeton University, as the 2016 recipients of the Rosalind Franklin Young Investigator Award.
The Gruber Foundation

Contact: Nalini Padmanabhan
press@ashg.org
301-634-7346
American Society of Human Genetics

Public Release: 31-Aug-2015
Penn medicine hospitals recognized among 'leaders in LGBT healthcare equality'
The Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Pennsylvania Hospital, Penn Presbyterian Medical Center, and Chester County Hospital were announced among the 2015 class of the Human Rights Campaign (HRC) Foundation's 'Leader in LGBT Healthcare Equality' list, and the first to be announced in the organization's rolling admissions in 2015.

Contact: Greg Richter
gregory.richter@uphs.upenn.edu
215-614-1937
University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine

Public Release: 28-Aug-2015
The Gerontological Society of America's 68th Annual Scientific Meeting
Naylor earns GSA's 2015 Doris Schwartz Gerontological Nursing Research Award
The Gerontological Society of America -- the nation's largest interdisciplinary organization devoted to the field of aging -- has chosen Mary Naylor, Ph.D., RN, FAAN, of the University of Pennsylvania as the 2015 recipient of the Doris Schwartz Gerontological Nursing Research Award.

Contact: Todd Kluss
tkluss@geron.org
202-587-2839
The Gerontological Society of America

Public Release: 28-Aug-2015
The Gerontological Society of America's 68th Annual Scientific Meeting
Markides earns GSA's 2015 Robert W. Kleemeier Award
The Gerontological Society of America -- the nation's largest interdisciplinary organization devoted to the field of aging -- has chosen Kyriakos S. 'Kokos' Markides, Ph.D., of the University of Texas Medical Branch as the 2015 recipient of the Robert W. Kleemeier Award.

Contact: Todd Kluss
tkluss@geron.org
202-587-2839
The Gerontological Society of America

Public Release: 28-Aug-2015
The Gerontological Society of America's 68th Annual Scientific Meeting
Kingson selected for GSA's 2015 Donald P. Kent Award
The Gerontological Society of America -- the nation's largest interdisciplinary organization devoted to the field of aging -- has chosen Eric R. Kingson, M.P.A., Ph.D., of Syracuse University's School of Social Work as the 2015 recipient of the Donald P. Kent Award.

Contact: Todd Kluss
tkluss@geron.org
202-587-2839
The Gerontological Society of America

Public Release: 28-Aug-2015
Carnegie's Stephen Shectman to receive Muhlmann Award
Astronomer and instrumentation expert Stephen Shectman of the Carnegie Observatories has been selected to receive the Maria and Eric Muhlmann Award from the Astronomical Society of the Pacific, 'for important research results based upon development of groundbreaking instruments and techniques.' He will receive the prize in October.

Contact: Tina McDowell
tmcdowell@carnegiescience.edu
202-939-1120
Carnegie Institution

Public Release: 26-Aug-2015
Entomology 2015
ESA recognizes 2015 Fellows
The Governing Board of the Entomological Society of America has elected 10 new Fellows of the Society for 2015. Election as a Fellow acknowledges outstanding contributions to entomology in one or more of the following: research, teaching, extension, or administration. The 2015 Fellows will be recognized during Entomology 2015, ESA's 63rd Annual Meeting, which will be held Nov. 15-18, 2015, in Minneapolis, Minn.

Contact: Lisa Junker
ljunker@entsoc.org
301-731-4535 x3020
Entomological Society of America

Public Release: 26-Aug-2015
Women's Medicine Collaborative earns Level 3 Patient-Centered Medical Home recognition
The Women's Medicine Collaborative primary care team has been designated a Level 3 Patient-Centered Medical Home by the National Committee for Quality Assurance.

Contact: Elena Falcone-Relvas
efalconerelvas@lifespan.org
401-793-7484
Lifespan

Public Release: 26-Aug-2015
Harrington Discovery Institute announces 2015 partnership scholars
The Harrington Discovery Institute at University Hospitals in Cleveland, Ohio -- part of the Harrington Project for Discovery & Development -- has announced 2015 Harrington Scholars selected in collaboration with R&D partners University of Oxford, Alzheimer's Drug Discovery Foundation and Foundation Fighting Blindness. These Harrington Discovery Institute collaborations offer selected Harrington grant winners funding and expert pharmaceutical guidance to move discoveries along the path to drug development.
Harrington Discovery Institute, Foundation Fighting Blindness, University of Oxford, Alzheimer's Drug Discovery Foundation

Contact: Paula Darte
paula.darte@uhhospitals.org
216-870-6323
University Hospitals Case Medical Center

Public Release: 26-Aug-2015
18th ECCO - 40th ESMO European Cancer Congress
ESMO launches Women for Oncology Award
The European Society for Medical Oncology (ESMO) has launched the ESMO Women for Oncology Award to recognize an ESMO member who has significantly contributed to supporting the career development of women in oncology. Every year this important accolade will acknowledge someone who has actively worked to sensitize organizations to perceive the female oncology workforce as a valuable resource.

Contact: ESMO Press Office
media@esmo.org
European Society for Medical Oncology

Public Release: 25-Aug-2015
KAIST receives the best paper award from the IEEE Transaction on Power Electronics
A research team led by Professor Chun T. Rim of the Department of Nuclear and Quantum Engineering at the Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology has received the First Prize Papers Award from the IEEE Transactions on Power Electronics.

Contact: Lan Yoon
hlyoon@kaist.ac.kr
82-423-502-294
The Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (KAIST)

Public Release: 24-Aug-2015
Entomology 2015
ESA announces 2015 honorary members
The Entomological Society of America is pleased to announce the selection of the 2015 Honorary Members of the Society. Honorary Membership acknowledges those who have served ESA for at least 20 years through significant involvement in the affairs of the Society that has reached an extraordinary level. The 2015 Honorary Members will be honored at the Awards Ceremony at Entomology 2015, ESA's Annual Meeting in Minneapolis, Minn., this November.

Contact: Lisa Junker
ljunker@entsoc.org
301-731-4535 x3020
Entomological Society of America

Public Release: 24-Aug-2015
American Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation (AAPM&R) Oct. 1 - 4 in Boston.
UTHealth's Gerard Francisco to be honored by physical medicine academy
Gerard E. Francisco, M.D., chairman of physical medicine and rehabilitation at the University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) Medical School and chief medical officer at TIRR Memorial Hermann, will be recognized at the annual meeting of the American Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Oct. 1-4 in Boston.

Contact: Robert Cahill
Robert.Cahill@uth.tmc.edu
713-500-3030
University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston

Public Release: 24-Aug-2015
Corporate governance expert at the Rotman School of Management honored
An adjunct professor at the University of Toronto's Rotman School of Management, who has been at the forefront of promoting best practices in corporate governance in Canada and around the world, has been honored by the Canadian Society of Corporate Secretaries.

Contact: Ken McGuffin
mcguffin@rotman.utoronto.ca
416-946-3818
University of Toronto, Rotman School of Management

Public Release: 24-Aug-2015
18th ECCO - 40th ESMO European Cancer Congress
ESMO honors exceptional oncologists
The European Society for Medical Oncology, the leading European professional organization for advancing medical oncology, announced today the three exceptional medical oncologists who will receive its acclaimed awards.

Contact: ESMO Press Office
media@esmo.org
European Society for Medical Oncology

Public Release: 21-Aug-2015
NASA Goddard scientist wins Harold C. Urey Prize
The Division for Planetary Sciences of the American Astronomical Society awarded its 2015 Harold C. Urey Prize to Dr. Geronimo Luis Villanueva of the Catholic University of America, Washington and NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center, Greenbelt, Md.
Division for Planetary Sciences of the American Astronomical Society

Contact: Bill Steigerwald
william.a.steigerwald@nasa.gov
301-286-5017
NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center

Public Release: 21-Aug-2015
Rotman faculty and Ph.D.s receive honors from academic associations
Two faculty members along with two graduates of the Ph.D. program at the University of Toronto's Rotman School of Management received honors at the annual meeting of the Academy of Management held earlier this month in Vancouver. A third graduate of the Rotman Ph.D. program received an award at the annual conference of the American Accounting Association.

Contact: Ken McGuffin
mcguffin@rotman.utoronto.ca
University of Toronto, Rotman School of Management

Public Release: 21-Aug-2015
Undergrad biomedical engineering teams win NIH's DEBUT Challenge
Three unique projects focused on improving global health won the National Institutes of Health's Design by Biomedical Undergraduate Teams Challenge. The winners showed exemplary initiative in designing tools for a less expensive, portable device to monitor HIV treatment, a new surgical clamp to treat drooping eyelids, and a low-cost patient monitor.
NIH/National Institute of Biomedical Imaging and Bioengineering

Contact: Jessica Meade
NIBIBpress@mail.nih.gov
301-496-3500
NIH/National Institute of Biomedical Imaging & Bioengineering

Public Release: 20-Aug-2015
St. Jude achieves Magnet Designation for nursing services
St. Jude Children's Research Hospital has received designated Magnet status by the American Nurses Credentialing Center. St. Jude is the first hospital in western Tennessee to receive this designation. Magnet status is the highest honor granted to nursing services, and only 7 percent of all US hospital have achieved this recognition.

Contact: Frannie Marmorstein
frannie.marmorstein@stjude.org
901-595-0221
St. Jude Children's Research Hospital

Public Release: 19-Aug-2015
Krish Kizhatil of JAX wins NYAM's Lewis Rudin Glaucoma Prize
The New York Academy of Medicine has awarded the prestigious 2015 Lewis Rudin Glaucoma Prize to Krishnakumar Kizhatil, Ph.D., of The Jackson Laboratory and Howard Hughes Medical Institute.
New York Academy of Medicine

Contact: Joyce Peterson
joyce.peterson@jax.org
207-288-6058
Jackson Laboratory

Public Release: 18-Aug-2015
Colorado State professor earns university's first female endowed chair
Ehrhart is the first woman at CSU appointed to a University Chair, endowed with $3 million in donations. She is one of only 14 CSU faculty members holding academic chairs endowed at that level.

Contact: Garth Sundem
garth.sundem@ucdenver.edu
University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus

Public Release: 18-Aug-2015
Conor Walsh named 1 of MIT Technology Review's 'Innovators under 35'
Conor Walsh, Ph.D., assistant professor of mechanical and biomedical engineering at the Harvard John A. Paulson School of Engineering and Applied Sciences and Core Faculty member at Harvard's Wyss Institute for Biologically Inspired Engineering, has been recognized as one of the world's top innovators under 35 by MIT Technology Review.

Contact: Leah Burrows
lburrows@seas.harvard.edu
617-496-1351
Harvard University

Public Release: 18-Aug-2015
Christopher Pethick receives the Feenberg Award
Christopher Pethick, Professor at the Niels Bohr International Academy and Nordita has received the Feenberg Medal 2015.

Contact: Gertie Skaarup
skaarup@nbi.dk
45-28-75-06-20
University of Copenhagen - Niels Bohr Institute

Public Release: 17-Aug-2015
Habermas receives Kluge Prize
It is considered the Nobel Prize of Philosophy: Since 2003 the John W. Kluge Center at the Washington Library of Congress has awarded the 'Kluge Prize' for achievements in the humanities and social sciences. This year, the internationally renowned award has been won by the philosopher and sociologist Jürgen Habermas, who shares the prize with the Canadian social philosopher Charles Taylor. The Kluge Prize comes with a 1.5 million dollar endowment.

Contact: Ulrike Jaspers
jaspers@pvw.uni-frankfurt.de
49-697-981-3066
Goethe University Frankfurt

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