Faculty

Chair of medicine becomes dean in Ohio

Search begins for replacement as Horwitz takes the reins at Case Western's medical school.

Ralph I. Horwitz, M.D., FW ’77, a leader in the field of clinical investigation and chair of Department of Internal Medicine at Yale since 1994, has moved to Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland to head its medical school.Horwitz also heads the new Case Research Institute, a joint project of the Case Western Reserve University and the University Hospitals Health System, and he is overseeing the establishment of a new M.D. program at the School of Medicine to train physician investigators. The Cleveland Clinic Lerner College of Medicine—born of an alliance between Case Western Reserve University and the Cleveland Clinic Foundation—will offer a five-year curriculum emphasizing clinical research. An...

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Linda C. Degutis, Dr.Ph.

Linda C. Degutis, Dr.Ph., associate professor of surgery (emergency medicine) and public health, and associate clinical professor of nursing, was elected in November to a four-year term on the Executive Board of the American Public Health Association (APHA) at the annual meeting in Philadelphia. APHA is the oldest and...

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Joel E. Gelernter, M.D., Robert Malison, M.D.

Joel E. Gelernter, M.D., professor of psychiatry, Robert Malison, M.D., associate professor of psychiatry, and colleagues have been awarded a $1.6 million grant from the Fogarty International Center of the National Institutes of Health and seven partners. The grant, one of six new research and training grants made by...

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Fadi G. Lakkis, M.D.

Fadi G. Lakkis, M.D., associate professor of medicine (nephrology) and immunology, received the 2002 Young Investigator Award from the American Society of Nephrology (ASN) and the American Heart Association. The annual award, which recognizes investigators under the age of 41 for excellence and creativity in...

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Brian P. Leaderer, M.P.H., Ph.D., Theodore R. Holford, Ph.D., Nancy H. Ruddle, Ph.D., Curtis L. Patton, Ph.D., Tongzhang Zheng, Sc.D.

The following appointments have been made at the School of Public Health: Brian P. Leaderer, M.P.H. ’71, Ph.D. ’75, the Susan Dwight Bliss Professor of Public Health (environmental health), was appointed vice chair and deputy dean. His main responsibilities in this position will include overseeing the M.P.H. program...

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Richard C. Levin

University President Richard C. Levin received The Hill Development Corporation’s Annual Courtland Seymour Wilson Community Builder Award for his efforts to build a partnership with the city of New Haven and, in particular, the Hill neighborhood. Also honored at a ceremony in December were Jorge Perez, president of...

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Bernard Lytton, M.B.B.S.

Bernard Lytton, M.B.B.S., the Donald Guthrie Professor Emeritus of Surgery, has been named the first director of the Henry Koerner Center, which opened in January to serve retired faculty members.Lytton, who attained emeritus status in 1999, was the master of Jonathan Edwards College for many years. As college master...

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Pasko Rakic, M.D., Ph.D., Patricia Goldman-Rakic, Ph.D.

Pasko Rakic, M.D., Ph.D., the Dorys McConnell Duberg Professor of neuroscience and chair of neurobiology, and Patricia Goldman-Rakic, Ph.D., the Eugene Higgins Professor of Neurobiology, jointly received the distinguished Ralph W. Gerard Prize in Neuroscience at the 2002 Society of Neuroscience meeting in November....

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Mark H. Schoenfeld, M.D

Mark H. Schoenfeld, M.D., clinical professor of medicine, is currently serving as president of the North American Society of Pacing and Electrophysiology (NASPE). The society’s mission is to improve care by promoting research, education and optimal health care policies and standards. Schoenfeld also served on a joint...

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Jack C. Sinclair, M.D.

Jack C. Sinclair, M.D., adjunct professor in epidemology and pediatrics and a pioneer in the care and treatment of critically ill newborns, was honored in October by the creation of the Jack Sinclair Chair in Neonatology at McMaster University in Canada. Sinclair is a professor emeritus of pediatrics and an associate...

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