In This Issue:
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-Year Anniversary Awards & Honors
Pro Re Nata: As Circumstances Require
l Key Appointments
u Made in Dept. of
e Informatic Medicine
_ The School of Medicine’s new
3 program in informatics continues
5 to take shape with the recent
to two key
N Walker S. Carlos
u Poston, II, M.P.H.,
m Ph.D., professor
b of basic medical
e science, has
R David Bamberger, M.D., associate professor of medicine and Red 4 docent, right, discusses assumed the role
_ a case with Felix Netolitzky, a medical student from the Medical University of Graz, of interim chair Dr. Poston
7 Austria, and Reetu Singh, M.D., internal medicine resident. Netolitzky took part in and C. Keith
a medical rotation at the School of Medicine this past summer as part of an exchange Haddock, Ph.D., professor of
program with the medical school in Austria. basic medical science, has been
V Students Participate in Exchange vice chair of the
E patient arrived at Truman “That was a challenge,” Netolitzky of Informatic
M Medical Center Hospital said. “I’ve seen many diseases here Medicine and
Hill with symptoms of that I have not ever seen before. I Personalized
meningitis. Felix Netolitzky, had never seen one HIV positive Health.
E an exchange student from the patient before I came here.”
R Dr. Poston,
Medical University Such is the who joined the
/ of Graz, Austria, experience of
Forty-five students School of Medicine Dr. Haddock
D discovered the the five medical in 2005, will be
E man had just been from Graz applied for the students who spent responsible for coordinating the
C released from prison five exchange openings, an elective month daily activities of building the
E and was staying in Kansas City as educational and research programs
with a woman who Netolitzky said, largely part of an exchange
M in informatic medicine. He has
B had birds as pets. because health care program between served as director of budgets and
The man, who was employers in Austria and the UMKC School grants for the Health Outcomes,
also HIV-positive, of Medicine and Epidemiology, and Policy Research
R explained how he throughout the European the medical school
_ Group. He was a member of
had been cleaning Union look favorably upon in Graz. Two the faculty at Baylor College of
2 the birds’ cages, medical school graduate students from Graz Medicine prior to joining the faculty
0 which led Netolitzky took part in elective at UMKC.
0 to another diagnosis.
with experience in the rotations at the Dr. Poston received his Ph.D.
6 What first appeared United States. School of Medicine in counseling psychology from
to be meningitis in July and three in the University of California-Santa
turned out to be August. Barbara and his M.P.H. with a focus
a case of the West Nile virus, a Netolitzky is completing his final on epidemiology and health policy
disease Netolitzky had never been year of medical school at Graz. In from the University of Texas Health
exposed to as a student in Austria. August, however, he worked with Science Center in Houston. He
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Five Elected to APAMSA Offices Seven Graduating in December
Five of the six UMKC School of Medicine students who
Seven students are graduating from the School of
attended the national Asian Pacific American Medical
Medicine in December.
Student Association conference Oct. 6-8 in Bethesda,
Those who will receive their degrees from the
Md., were elected to regional or national APAMSA
School of Medicine at the end of the fall semester
include Sami Abedin, Cassandra Ashley, Amit
Tony Wang, MS 6, who served as one of the weekend’s
Dhameja, Sumayya Jawadi, Khoi Nguyen, Sirishi
speakers, was elected to the post of national senior
Vaddi, and Dustin Van Dolah.
membership vice president. Wang spent a year as a
The School of Medicine's spring commencement
fellow in the National Institute’s of Health Clinical
ceremony will take place at 3 p.m. on May 25 at
Research Training Program. He led a session of the
Swinney Recreation Center.
APAMSA conference in which he talked about the
program and his experiences.
Also elected to APAMSA offices were Beverly Chen,
MS 4, national chief financial officer; Fannie Lau, MS 5,
regional director; Thien-Dinh Nguyen, MS 2, national
webmaster; and Krushangi Patel, MS 2, national public
Twenty-seven APAMSA chapters from throughout
the country attended the conference that included 25
different workshops and sessions ranging from cultural
competency and diversity in medicine to incorporating
acupuncture into medical practice.
Students Attend AAMC Meeting
Rebecca Mueller, MS 6, served as a primary delegate
and Beverly Chen, MS 6, Brandon Davis, MS 4, and
Tabitha Moe, MS 5, were alternate delegates from the
School of Medicine at the Organization of Student
Representatives section of the Association of American
Medical College Annual Meeting in Seattle Oct. 26-29.
The annual meeting provided the students with
an opportunity to compare and contrast the unique
curriculum and programs at UMKC to other medical
schools. Blue 2 Wins Pumpkin Contest
Representatives from medical schools across the The Blue 2 student unit won the School of Medicine’s
nation discussed outcomes of the different programs annual Jack-O-Lantern carving contest with its St. Louis
and curriculums as well as issues such as board prep Cardinals carving. The unit was awarded a $60 first prize.
programs, financial aid, professionalism, self-wellness, Second prize of $40 went to the Red 2 unit for its Truman
and matching outcomes. Breakout and plenary session Halloween Night carving, and the Green 2 unit won the $20
topics included the future of allopathic medicine, third prize for its Walewicz and Baby pumpkin. The School
residency and the match, and loan consolidation. of Medicine Color Officers sponsored the contest.
Four From School of Medicine Attend Surgical Conferences in Chicago
Four students from the School of Medicine Surgical a research abstract during the AWS poster symposium,
Society attended the American College of Surgeons and Nelson also served as Midwest representative for
Clinical Congress Oct. 8-12 in Chicago. Two of the the AWS Medical Student Committee at the ASW 25th
students, Brook Nelson, MS 6, and Zeenat Hasan, MS anniversary gala.
6, also attended the Association of Women Surgeons Vikram Krishnamurth, MS 5, and Graham Pollock, MS
Annual Conference Oct. 6-7 in Chicago where they 3, joined Hasan and Nelson at the ACS Clinical Congress
discussed trends in health care and issues specific to where they attended a special medical student program
women in surgery. featuring representatives from all surgical subspecialties.
Nelson and Hanna Zimmerman, M.D., ’06, presented
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University Finalizing Contract
for SOM Lobby Renovation
The University of Missouri-Kansas City is finalizing a
contract to begin renovation of the School of Medicine
lobby just after the new year .
A canopy will be built at the entrance and a new tiled
lobby floor and entry vestibule, and modernized lobby
ceiling tiles and lighting fixtures will be added. A new
security desk will be constructed near the center of the
lobby with a 60-inch communication media screen installed
on the wall behind the current security desk. The ceiling
near the lobby elevators will be opened.
At least one side of the lobby and one elevator will be
accessable throughout construction, with the noisiest part of
that to take place after 5:30 p.m.
Renovation of the theaters is to begin next May. Faculty,
students and staff will be included on the planning
committee for this project.
A Hospital Hill bookstore will open in January on the
ground floor of the new Hospital Hill parking structure that
opened on Nov. 1. Tennants for other retail space in the
structure has not been finalized.
Upgrades Extended to Docents
Upgrades in computer equipment taking place
Shannon Powell, left, administrative assistant for the Office throughout the School of Medicine have extended to the
of Medical Education, gives a hug to Cherie Burton, red unit
school’s faculty docents. Sixteen docents received new
administrative assistant, after relinquishing the School of
Medicine's Chili Cook Off trophy to Cherie and the Chili computer workstations earlier this fall through the first
Chicks on Nov. 17. round of a docent workstation/computer project.
Plans are for the remainder of the school’s docents to
Chili Competition Heats Up receive similarly configured computer workstations in
The competition heated up, as did the chili, on Docents, who in the past have supplied their own
Nov. 17 when Cherie Burton, red unit administrative computer equipment, began receiving new computers
assistant, led the department of student affairs to and software in July. The packages also included new
the grand prize in the School of Medicine’s second- laser printers.
annual Chili Cookoff. “This was a project that we’ve been wanting to do for
Cherie and the Chili Chicks captured the Chili a couple of years now to standardize the equipment,
Cookoff travel trophy for 2006, edging out the last hardware and software, that the docents use,” said
year’s winner, the Red Hot Chili Mamas representing Christopher Boyce, support system s administrator, who
the Office of Medical Education and Research. oversaw the installation.
The Business Office Audit placed third in the chili The new workstations include Dell computers with 19-
contest. inch monitors and sound bars, and software including
The contest took place in the School of Medicine Microsoft Office 2003 Professional, Adobe Acrobat
canteen with nine chili entries. School of Medicine Professional, and Cisco Unity ViewMail.
staff, faculty and students took part in the voting for Installing the new workstations will allow the school’s
their favorite fare before feasting on a chili lunch. Department of Evaluation and Computer Resources to
The Red Hot Chili Mamas and Business Office provide better support for docents’ computer hardware
Audit tied for first place in the poster contest that and software needs. The new software packages will also
described each department’s chili. Second place in allow docent computers to remain compatible with other
the poster contest went to Cherie and Chili Chicks, users across schools and partner hospitals.
and the Council on Selection was third. The new workstations will be grouped with the school’s
The annual Chili Cookoff was sponsored by the standard administrative workstations that allows for a
School of Medicine's Communications Task Force. cycle of being updated or replaced with new equipment
on a three to four-year cycle.
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Dedications & Presentations
SOM Dedicates Fourth-Floor Classroom in Honor of Ida Bamberger
As he was growing up, David technology that includes an
Bamberger, M.D., professor of overhead projection system
medicine and Red 4 docent, never and lecture podium containing
lacked for encouragement from DVD and VCR players and a
his parents to go to school and get control system.
an education. A financial gift from “My mother very much
his father, Albert, to the School of instilled in my sister
Medicine will ensure that others have and myself the value of
similar encouragement. education,” Dr. Bamberger
Albert Bamberger recently said. “I think this is exactly
provided funding to support what she would have wanted.”
research activities at the medical The endowment will fund
school through the creation of the the Ida Bamberger Memorial
Ida Bamberger Memorial Research Faculty Award for Research
Endowment. The School of Medicine to support worthy research
in turn honored Albert Bamberger as well as national research Mimi Moon, MS 4, left, the first recipient of the
and the memory of his wife on presentations by students, Ida Bamberger Memorial Matching Scholarship,
Oct. 20 with the dedication of the residents, fellows and faculty shakes hands with Albert Bamberger, who funded a
recently remodeled Ida Bamberger at the school. A portion of research endowment at the School of Medicine as Mr.
Classroom. the endowment also supports Bamberger’s son, David Bamberger, M.D., professor of
“Ida Bamberger embraced the Ida Bamberger Memorial medicine and Red 4 docent, looks on.
education as the surest means for Matching Scholarship to conviction he and his wife shared
improving individuals and society,” recognize outstanding students with in the importance of obtaining an
School of Medicine Dean Betty M. a proven interest in research. education.
Drees, M.D., said. “Our students will Mimi Moon, MS 4, was on hand “It has been my pleasure to make
use this room for learning and go for the dedication ceremony and this donation to the medical school,”
forth and do those things that I think recognized as the first recipient of the he said. “My best wishes to you and
would make Mrs. Bamberger very Ida Bamberger Scholarship. the future of this school.”
proud.” Before unveiling a memorial
The fourth-floor venue is furnished plaque on the wall of the classroom,
with state of the art learning Albert Bamberger spoke briefly of the
Former UMKC Resident Presents William Sirridge Humanities Lecture
Jerome Freeman, M.D., professor and Jerome Freeman, M.D., presented the annual
chair of neurosicence at the University William T. Sirridge, M.D., Lectureship in
of South Dakota School of Medicine, Medical Humanities on Oct. 13.
presented the annual William T. Sirridge,
M.D., Lectureship in Medical Humanities to the patient’s emotional and ethical
on Oct. 13 at the School of Medicine. issues.
Dr. Freeman, who served an internal “Humanitarian issues are a
medicine residency at the UMKC School fundamental part of who we are as
of Medicine from 1974-1976 and was physicians,” Dr. Freeman said. “We
named House Officer of the Year in have an opportunity to be possible
1975, spoke on “Narrative, Ethics and heroes and to make a difference.”
the Possible Hero,” describing how Dr. Sirridge, one of the School of
physicians can use insights derived from Medicine’s founding docents, and his
literature to prepare therapeutic plans for wife, former dean and docent Marjorie
patients. S. Sirridge, M.D., endowed of the
“Narratives open up a world of what Sirridge Office of Medical Humanities.
illness means to patients,” Dr. Freeman The University of Kansas Medical
said. Alumni Association recognized him
He explained that while physicians with the 2006 Distinguished Medical
have a tremendous influence on their patients, that Alumnus Award earlier this year.
influence can be weakened if the physician doesn't attend
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Administrative Assistant, Council in human resources at DePaul Office for Student Affairs, the
on Evaluation University in Chicago where she also Women’s Center, the William &
Angela earned her master’s of science degree Mary Graduate Admissions Office
Allen serves as in public service with a focus on and the Conservatory of Music and
administrative administration in higher education. Dance where she is still supervising
assistant for Manager, Student Arts Administration students.
the Council Affairs Clinical Medical
on Evaluation. Susan Librarian
She previously Hathaway, Susan Sanders
worked at H&R Ph.D., has joined is a new clinical
Block as a clerical Angela Allen the School of medical librarian
staff member and Medicine as the in the School
bookkeeper. She is a seasoned new manager of of Medicine’s
veteran in administrative services student affairs. She Health Sciences
who also worked in the Department will oversee the Library. She
Hathaway, Ph.D. Susan Sanders
of Pharmacology at the School of Education Team previously worked
Medicine. Assistants while working with all of at the UMKC Dental Library as
Coordinator, the components of student affairs the Dental Instructional Resources
Council on including selection, academic and Librarian. Sanders began her career
career advising. She started at UMKC
Evaluation in librarianship as an intern at
as an undergraduate theatre student Lawrence Memorial Hospital in
in 1987. After two years in the MFA Lawrence, Kan. She also worked as
Dockweiler is the
program, Dr. Hathaway changed a medical librarian at New Britain
her focus to college administration General Hospital in Connecticut,
for the Council
to receive an M.A. in Education and was a reference and instructional
(Student Personnel) from UMKC. Her services librarian at the University of
She comes to the
Ph.D. is in Educational Leadership,
School of Medicine Christy Dockweiler Oklahoma Health Sciences Center in
Policy and Planning from the College Oklahoma City. Sanders earned her
after she and
of William and Mary with a research undergraduate degree in English from
her husband moved from Detroit.
focus on student engagement and Montclair State University in New
Before joining UMKC, she worked
academic success. As a university Jersey. She taught middle school
in human resources at Wayne State
professional, she has worked in language arts before she received
University. Prior to that, she worked
various capacities in Residential Life, her master’s degree in library science
in the office of the executive vice
Student Life, the Vice Chancellor’s from Emporia State University.
president for academic affairs and
Nearly 400 people attended Movie Magic, a benefit program for the School of Medicine’s
Sirridge Office of Medical Humanities on Nov. 4 at Starlight Theatre. Grace Lim, MS
5, right, provided part of the entertainment for the evening.
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Awards & Honors Spotlight
Jennifer Svetlecic, M.D., ’99, clinical assistant
professor of medicine, center, was named Young
Investigator of the Year by the American
College of Chest Physician in October for her
work in pulmonary research in the School
of Medicine research laboratory with Betty
Herndon, Ph.D., research associate professor,
left. Joanne Martires, MS 5, right, is assisting
in the research activities.
Young Investigator Svetlecic J., Molteni A., Herndon B.
“Bronchiolitis Obliterans Induced by
of the Year Award Intratracheal Papaverine: A Novel
Animal Model” Lung 182: 119-134,
2004; and Svetlecic J, Molteni A, Chen
Jennifer Svetlecic, M.D., ’99, clinical received the award for her research Y, AlHamed M, Quinn T, Herndon
assistant professor of medicine, abstract, “Pulmonary Gelatinases B, “Transplant-related bronchiolitis
received the 2006 CHEST Foundation’s in the Remodeling of Bronchiolitis obliterans (BOS) demonstrates unique
Young Investigator of the Year Award Obliterans,” in collaboration with Betty cytokine profiles compared to toxicant-
during the American College of Chest Herndon, Ph.D., research associate induced BOS” Experimental and
Physicians' annual meetings Oct. 21- professor, and Agostino Molteni, M.D., Molecular Pathology 79(3):198-205,
26 in Salt Lake City. Ph.D., professor of pathology. 2005.
Dr. Svetlecic was one of three She began investigating bronchiolitis Dr. Svetlecic, will donate a portion
winners of the award, chosen from a obliterans as a resident in the School of her award to the School of Medicine
list of 20 finalists. of Medicine’s pulmonary research in order to continue her research work
Dr. Svetlecic, who completed a laboratory with Dr. Herndon and Dr. with the aid of Joanne Martires, MS 5.
pulmonary and critical care fellowship Molteni. She published two scientific
at the School of Medicine last year, papers on her research as a fellow:
At the invitation-only 14th
Dr. McCallister Receives 2006 Merit Award Annual International Colloquium
on Lung Fibrosis (ICLF) at Schloss
Ben D. McCallister, M.D., director recognition by peers and colleagues
emeritus of Cardiovascular Research for outstanding contributions and Reinhartshausen Kempinski, Sept.
at Saint Luke’s Mid America Heart activities. 7-10, 2006, at the University of
Institute, was the recipient of the 2006 "Dr. Ben McCallister put cardiac care Giessen Lung Center, Giessen,
Merit Award by the Metropolitan in Kansas City and Saint Luke’s Mid Germany:
Medical Society of Greater Kansas America Heart Institute on the map," “Dietary Fatty Acids as
City. He received the award at the said Metropolitan Medical Society
Adjuvants in Healing Bleomycin-
society’s annual dinner Oct. 19 at the President Robert T. Gibbons, M.D.
Intercontinental Hotel. Dr. McCallister served as the Induced Fibrosis.” R. Baybutt, C.
Dr. McCallister, a society member Missouri Endowed Chair and Director Bruening, T. Quinn, B. Herndon,
since 1970, was nominated by his of Cardiovascular Research, Saint A. Molteni.
fellow members and selected as a Luke’s Mid America Heart Institute / “The Effect of Varying Oxygen
representative of exemplary service University of Missouri – Kansas City Concentrations on Bleomycin-
to his fellow physicians and the School of Medicine from 1996 until
Induced Pulmonary Fibrosis.” C.
community. The award is a symbol 2006. He is now professor emeritus.
of professional appreciation and Brueining, T. Quinn, E. Fibuch, B.
Herndon, A. Molteni.
National Alliance on Mental Illness-Kansas City Honors Dr. Munro
The National Alliance on Mental Association of Chairs of Departments developing the first mental health
Illness-Kansas City honored Stuart of Psychiatry to the NAMI national training program for Kansas City Police
Munro, M.D., chairman and professor organization. As such, he will work Department cadets. The program has
of psychiatry, with the organization’s with officials at the NAMI national been a part of the police cadet training
Professional Award on Nov. 16 during office in Arlington, Va., and with a since 1993.
the 18th annual membership meeting, group to develop goals and objectives The NAMI awards are presented
awards ceremony, and sixth annual for collaboration between the two annually to key people in the
Crisis Intervention Teams Banquet. organizations and define several key community who have had a positive
Dr. Munro was recently appointed projects. influence in the field of mental health/
as a liaison from the American Dr. Munro was also recognized for illness awareness and advocacy.
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SOM Announces Key Appointments in Department of Informatic Medicine
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served an internship in clinical psychology at the United Hospital Association Cardiovascular Health Fellowship in
States Air Force Medicine Center, Wright-Patterson Air San Francisco.
Force Base, Ohio, a fellowship in Both Dr. Poston and Dr. Haddock
clinical health psychology at Wilford have served as grant reviewers for
Hall Medical Center at Lackland Air
The Department of the National Institutes of Health and
Force Base in San Antonio, Texas, Informatic Medicine and the Department of Defense, have
and an American Hospital Association Personalized Health will served as members of a number of
Cardiovascular Health Fellowship in train a medicine and life editorial boards, and have current or
San Francisco. past research supported by the NIH,
Dr. Haddock’s primary responsibility
sciences workforce in the Department of Defense and others.
will be in the development of graduate effective utilization of The Department of Informatic
programs in informatics, which will biocomputing and Medicine and Personalized Health
be the first non-professional degree- informatic technologies will train a medicine and life sciences
granting graduate program offered by to improve the health workforce in the effective utilization
the School of Medicine. of biocomputing and informatic
Before coming to UMKC, Dr. of individuals and the technologies to improve the health
Haddock was director of clinical community. of individuals and the community.
programs and research in behavioral Department faculty will also conduct
health psychology at Wilford Hall research in the application of
Medical Center in San Antonio, Texas. He received his computational technology to health science.
M.S. and Ph.D. in clinical psychology from the University
of Memphis and did an internship in clinical psychology
and a fellowship in clinical health psychology at Wilford
Hall Medical Center. He also completed an American
School of Medicine graduates celebrated the Alumni Reunion weekend Oct. 27-28 with
a series of events culminating with the annual reunion dinner on Saturday night at
Kansas City’s Downtown Marriott Hotel. Alumni from the Classes of 1986, above,
were among this year’s reunion highlight classes of 1975, ’76, ’80, ’81, ’85, ’86, ’90,
’91, ’95, ’96, ’00 and ’01. Kenneth Fine, M.D., ’86, right, provided entertainment at the
dinner. The weekend’s events included the presentation of plaques honoring past and
present deans that have served at the School of Medicine, and a Friday night dinner at
Diastole for the Classes of 1973-76 and past deans and faculty.
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Student Participate in Exchange
(Continued from page 1) Calendar
David Bamberger, M.D., professor take part in, such as diagnosing and
of medicine and Red 4 docent, on a developing a treatment plan for the December
rotation in infectious diseases. West Nile virus patient. Dec. 15
“Felix is a very strong student who Netolitzky also developed an Mid-year Commencement
did a great job,” Dr. appreciation for the Swinney Rec Center, Ceremony, 4:00 p.m.
Bamberger said. “He U.S. electives in our School of Medicine’s Dec. 25
performed very well. small group approach Christmas Day
system are very sought to medical education.
He did particularly
well in adapting to
after. They are very This was his first
how we do things attractive because when experience in an
here. Plus, his you can add that to your infectious diseases New Year's Day
language skills were rotation and the ability Jan. 8
excellent. He even
CV it looks very good. to work closely with Winter 2007
served as a translator It shows you are willing Dr. Bamberger and Semester Courses Begin
for us at one point to experience new things a resident physician Jan. 15
because he speaks made the learning Class Meeting: Haag Hall Room 301
and opens your mind process much more Jan. 19
The exchange to other ideas. simple, he said. No Classes: Martin Luther King Birthday
program is a large — Felix Netolitzky, “If you have a
draw for students at question, you just
exchange student from ask your supervisor,” Faculty Dinner: Reception, 6:00 p.m.,
the Austrian medical Dinner 6:30 p.m, Hyatt Regency Crown
school. Forty- Graz, Austria he said. “I like that if Center Hotel
five students from you’re between two Jan. 24
Graz applied for the five exchange patients, your supervisor will sit down MSAC Meets the Legislators
and talk with you, even if it’s just a 10- Jefferson City, MO
openings, Netolitzky said, largely
because health care employers in minute teaching session.”
Austria and throughout the European UMKC School of Medicine students
Union look favorably upon medical can participate in the exchange
school graduate with experience in the program as well through international Pro Re Nata:
United States. electives at Graz, Habin Medical
As Circumstances Require
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sought after,” Netolitzky said. “They Tech Medical School in Mexico. Five
are very attractive because when students are accepted annually to Editorial Committee:
participate in the exchange program, Betty M. Drees, M.D.; Melvin Davis; David
you can add that to your CV it looks Hanzlick; Ravi Kallur, Ph.D.; Mary McCamy;
very good. It shows you are willing to said Ravi Kallur, Ph.D., director of Marilyn McGuyre; Agostino Molteni, M.D.,
experience new things. It opens your international medicine, who oversees Ph.D; Noemi Rojas; Reaner Shannon, Ph.D.;
the international program. Serese Smith-Haxton, M.D., ‘90;
Lisen Tammeus; David Wooldridge, M.D., ’94
Netolitzky also developed an appreciation Accommodations are free
and there is no tuition fee Creative Direction: Suzanne M. Gauch
for the School of Medicine’s small group for the exchange. Interested Managing Editor: Kelly Edwards
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