Surprising hurdle for Ed FitzGerald: 55 percent of Northeast Ohio voters still don’t know who he is CLEVELAND, Ohio — New polling numbers from Quinnipiac University show a double-digit lead for Republican Gov. John Kasich — not entirely surprising, given that Kasich enjoyed a similar advantage in May.
Critics: Kasich top health appointee unqualified The man Ohio Governor John Kasich appointed to lead the state’s health department may not meet the state requirements for the position, critics say – complaints Kasich’s spokesman Monday dismissed as “predictable, shrill attacks” from partisans.
“Ask The Expert” Online Discussion– Anthony Senagore, MD, MS, MBA Please join us for our first ever online discussion webinar with Dr. Anthony Senagore. Dr. Senagore will be available during this 90 minutes block from 9:00 pm to 10:30 pm EST in the Colon and Rectal Surgery Community to answer any questions you may have regarding coding and reimbursement issues in Colorectal Surgery.
Ask the Expert: Surgical Approaches to Colon Cancer–Bradley J. Champagne, MD JOIN US FOR AN ONLINE DISCUSSION REGARDING COLON CANCER. WE WILL BE PRIMARILY TALKING ABOUT SURGICAL APPROACHES TO COLON CANCER, BUT ANY AND ALL QUESTIONS, CHALLENGING CASES, TIPS AND TRICKS RE: LAPAROSCOPIC APPROACH WILL BE WELCOMED. 8-9:30 PM EST ON WEDNESDAY 10 SEPTEMBER 2014.
In Memoriam: Thomas R. Russell, MD, FACS It is with great sadness that we inform the surgical community that Thomas R. Russell, MD, FACS, former Executive Director of the American College of Surgeons (ACS), passed away on August 4.
Cancer Stem Cell Conference 2014 The Cancer Stem Cell Conference (CSC 2014) will be held in Cleveland, August 17-20, 2014.
Orthopaedic spine surgeon Mark Kayanja, M.D., Ph.D., is joining Wright State Physicians on campus of Wright State University DAYTON, Ohio—Orthopaedic spine surgeon Mark Kayanja, M.D., Ph.D., is joining Wright State Physicians Orthopaedics and will begin seeing patients on Aug. 11 at the Wright State Physicians Health Center, Miami Valley Hospital and Atrium Medical Center.
Dr. Pamela B. Davis When Dr. Pamela B. Davis was 14 years old, her grandmother died after a brutal battle with breast cancer. It was a seminal moment in Davis’ life — one that would set her on a path to become a highly regarded medical researcher and the top administrator at one of the nation’s leading medical schools.
Northeast Ohio Medical University Deepens Commitment to Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Northeast Ohio Medical University (NEOMED) continues to transform and grow as the region’s premiere medical university and is committed to deepening its focus on diversity, equity and inclusion in all facets of University operations. To aid in this enhancement, President Jay A. Gershen, D.D.S., Ph.D., has established the Office of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion and named Sergio A. Garcia, LL.B., to lead the office as vice president, in addition to his current role as chief of staff.
The Ohio State University College of Medicine 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 for the 2014 inaugural GHHS Chapter Awards. The Ohio State chapter was chosen from among the 113 GHHS chapters nationally.
$1.7M Grant Awarded to Further Research in Liver Function Principal Investigators Clark Anderson, MD, Latha Ganesan, PhD, and John Robinson, PhD have acquired a five-year RO1 grant ($1.7 million total) from the National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases (NIAMS) for “ Immune Complex Elimination by Sinusoid Endothelial FcgRIIb: Mechanism and Disease.”
OHA Issues Statement on Ohio Department of Health Leadership Appointment On Friday, August 1, 2014, Governor Kasich appointed new leadership to the Ohio Department of Health (ODH), announcing Mr. Richard (Rick) Hodges as director and Mary Applegate, MD as interim medical director. Ohio Hospital Association President and CEO Mike Abrams offered this statement: “Over the years OHA and Ohio hospitals have worked extensively with the Ohio Department of Health to develop…
Bridgestone Invitational selects Children’s, Rainbow hospitals as signature charities A little birdie — or eagle — could mean big bucks for two of Northeast Ohio’s children’s hospitals.
Wheeling’s Ohio Valley Medical Center re-verified as Level Two trauma center Wheeling’s Ohio Valley Medical Center has been re-verified as a Level Two trauma center.
Change in federal trauma definition would help burn centers like Akron Children’s Hospital’s An expected change in the federal definition of trauma could bring more money to help Akron Children’s Hospital care for burn victims. U.S. Sen. Rob Portman, R-Ohio, toured the pediatric hospital’s C.R. Boeckman Regional Burn Center on Wednesday to discuss a bill that adds burn injuries under the trauma designation.