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Posted: 12/13/2012

News Briefs from The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center
 
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OSU MEDICAL STUDENT RECIEVES AWARD AT AMA RESEARCH SYMPOSIUM
Kelly Regan, a first year medical student at the Ohio State University College of Medicine, was the overall winner in the clinical outcomes and health care improvement category for her research titled, “Expression-anchored Gene Ontology Signature Predicts Clinical Outcome in Lung Adenocarcinoma Patients” during a research symposium at the American Medical Association’s Interim Meeting. The symposium consisted of separate competitions for AMA members who are residents or fellows, medical students and international medical graduates that are certified by the Educational Commission for Foreign Medical Graduates and awaiting residency. More than 600 abstracts were submitted for consideration this year, the most in the research symposium’s 10 year history.
 
MEDICAL STUDENT WINS TYLENOL FUTURE CARE SCHOLORSHIP
Ohio State medical student, Johnathan McKean, was one of 40 recipients of the Tylenol Future Care Scholarship Fund. The scholarship awards $5,000 or $10,000 to undergraduate or graduate students who are pursuing degrees in healthcare. The Future Care scholars were selected based on leadership qualities, academic performance and community involvement. These individuals are motivated, passionate and have dedicated their studies to pursuing careers in their chosen fields with a shared goal of caring for others in a meaningful way. To date, the Tylenol Future Care Scholarship Fund has received $8.7 million to fund more than 6,700 people.
 
OSU ORTHOPAEDIC SURGEON WINS ACHIEVEMENT AWARD
Dr. Andrew Glassman (43209), chief of adult reconstructive surgery, has been awarded the Achievement Award from the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons. Through this award, he is being recognized for his outstanding contributions in the profession of orthopaedic surgery. The AAOS Board of Directors established the Achievement Award Program to encourage and enhance individual growth of Academy members, and to thank them for their many contributions to education, research and advocacy in orthopaedics. A high quality photo of Dr. Glassman is available here.
 
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