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Dean's Newsletter

Issues in 2009

October 2009
Dean’s message: Learning from each other, investing in success: remembering Dr. Connor; new feature – Paper-of-the-Month; Dean Richardson addresses OMA Annual Meeting; Community Spotlight Dr. Jessica Gregg; Alumni Spotlight Drs. Cheryl Maslen and Elaine Ostrander; ARCS and SMA support MD and Grad Studies programs; federal relations and health care reform Q and A with Lynne Boyle; alumni take on the Ironman challenge, and more.

September 2009
Dean's Message: A collection of many visions: Next generation DNA sequencer; Pres Robertson named to Health Policy Board; The end of cancer is within reach; Bridge funding update; Discovery Spotlight: Heidi Nelson MD; MD Class of 1959 reunion; Welcome new graduate studies students!; Dr. Trunkey's rare book collection; ARCS picnic; ORPRN grant for medical decision-making, and more.

August 2009
Dean's Message: Welcome and thanks to our new students. By the numbers and three stories: Dr Dorr invited to White House: Barhyte named S. Assoc. Dean: Dr. Mitalipov and new gene therapy method: K Awards jump: 13th PA graduation: Out of O.R and into virtual reality, and more.

July 2009
Dean's Message: Advocating for health care reform – our social responsibility. Faculty fundraising initiative: Rachel Pilliod: US News rankings: Dr. Eiff: Lead Mentor Program: new residents/fellows: MD admissions data: Student Research Forum: Harvard ethics quandary/COI, and more.

May/June 2009 Special Hooding and Awards Edition
Congratulations to our 262 graduates, and award winners from the faculty and the Class of 2009!

April 2009
Dean's Message: The view from 147 medical school deans. SoM/CeDMA partnership: primary care hamster wheel: Project Access NOW/Dr. Hicks: St. Baldrick's: Hills for Humanity: student lobby day: specialty speed dating: celebrating public health, and more.

March 2009
Dean's Message: Education - our common denominator. Clinician-Educator academic rank; Match Day; ARCS Scholarships; OMSI outreach; ELI graduation; federal stimulus funding; WAM works for child care; Discovery Spotlight - Drs. Thornburg and Barker; "In My View" - Dr. Don Girard, and more.

February 2009
Dean's Message: The example from our students. Rep Wu announces stimulus bill; Discovery Spotlight - Dr. Lahvis; Faculty Spotlight - Dr. Lutsep; Education Spotlight - Dr. Grady-Weliky; Multicultural conference report; Global Health Training, and more.

January 2009
Our clinical mission and health care reform. New community partnerships; Project Access NOW; OHSU/PSU Joint MBA; Faculty Spotlight - Dr. Reuler; Discovery Spotlight - Dr. Dorr; Knight leadership team, and more.

The School of Medicine's Dean's newsletter is published ten times a year, typically during the final complete week of each month. The May/June and November/December editions are combined. Suggestions for articles and announcements are welcome! Please submit your ideas, questions or comments to Kathleen McFall, Director of Communications,

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