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January 2009 Volume 33 No. 1

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AWARDS & HONORS:

MICHAEL MCCONNELL, associate professor of medicine (cardiovascular medicine) received a Fulbright Scholar Award to study “Real-time Magnetic Resonance Imaging- Guided High Intensity Focused Ultrasound of the Heart”.

EMMANUEL MIGNOT was officially announced as the first incumbent of the Craig Reynolds Professorship, honoring the CEO of Respironics, Inc. which also sponsors the Respironics Sleep and Respiratory Research Foundation.

GEOFFREY D. RUBIN, professor of radiology, associate dean for clinical affairs and vice chief of staff, has been awarded a 2008 “Minnie” as the “Most Effective Radiology Educator” from AuntMinnie.com, a 147,000-member online medical imaging community. The group recognizes two outstanding imaging scientists or physicians annually with individual Minnies.

INDER PERKASH, professor of urology, has been honored by the American Association of Physicians of Indian Origin for “exceptional contributions to research, teaching and community service.” About 200 MDs attended the award ceremony in Sunol late last year.

APPOINTMENTS & PROMOTIONS:

NIAZ BANAEI has been appointed assistant professor of pathology and of medicine.

STEVEN BINDER has been promoted to clinical assistant professor of ophthalmology.

M. GAIL BOLTZ has been appointed clinical professor of anesthesia.

ANN M. CHEN has been appointed clinical assistant professor of medicine (gastroenterology and hepatology).

SALLIE G. DEGOLIA has been promoted to clinical associate professor of psychiatry and behavioral sciences (adult psychiatry).

RUTH M. FANNING has been promoted to clinical assistant professor of anesthesia.

GERALD GORESKY has been appointed clinical associate professor of anesthesia.

WILLIAM DAVIDSON OGDEN has been appointed clinical associate professor of cardiothoracic surgery (adult cardiac surgery).

NORMAN H. SILVERMAN has been appointed clinical professor of pediatrics (pediatric cardiology).

MATTHEW W. SMUCK has been appointed assistant professor of orthopaedic surgery.

PATRICK O’CALLAHAN has been appointed clinical assistant professor of medicine (general internal medicine).


SWAMINATHA V. MAHADEVAN has been promoted to associate professor of surgery.


ANTONIO Y. HARDAN has been promoted to associate professor of psychiatry and behavioral sciences.


KIM F. RHOADS has been appointed assistant professor of surgery.

ANDREW A. SHELTON has been appointed clinical associate professor of surgery (general surgery).

BRENT TAN has been promoted to clinical assistant professor of pathology.

PEDRO P. TANAKA has been appointed clinical associate professor of anesthesia.

CLARE J. TWIST has been promoted to associate professor of pediatrics.

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