BUSM This Week                                                           June 5, 2016
News news
CTE Investigators Launch $16 Million Study

Fifty scientists from BUSM and BUSPH, the Cleveland Clinic, the Banner Alzheimer's Institute, the Mayo Clinic, Brigham and Women's Hospital, and other major institutions around the country, launched their landmark study aimed at diagnosing CTE during life.

Professor of Medicine Emelia Benjamin, MD, ScM, provides an alternative point of view about a study that suggests women with a common heart rhythm abnormality may be at an increased risk of developing cancer.

Anna DePold Hohler, MD, associate professor of neurology and director of the Center for Military and Post Deployment Health, was named 2016 Burton Sandok Visiting Professor of Neurological Education.

Professor and Chair of Urology Richard Babayan, MD, was recognized for his significant contributions to the field of medicine and involvement in the Armenian community .

Elaine Alpert, MD, MPH, a scholar in family violence, sexual assault, and human trafficking at the University of British Columbia, delivered this year's lecture, which was hosted by the Department of Family Medicine.

In the Media inthemedia
A Navy SEAL's Last Act of Service: A Search for the Truth About Brain Disease and the Military

Lee Goldstein, MD, PhD; Ann McKee, MD; Robert Stern, PhD

Experts Say the Rate of Dementia Is Declining
Sudha Seshadri, MD 

That New Superbug Was Found In a UTI and That's Key
Kalpana Gupta, MD 
Announcements announcements
CIIS Pilot Grant Program Seeks Applicants

The Center for Implementation and Improvement Sciences seeks pilot projects that will improve the processes and outcomes of health care delivery, particularly in safety net settings.

Application Deadline: July 15 at 11:59 p.m.
Funding Decision: Aug. 15, 2016
Earliest Start: Sept. 1, 2016

Learn more about the pilot and how to apply.

CREST Program: Now Accepting Applications

The Clinical Research Training (CREST) Program is now accepting applications through Oct. 14, 2016. Apply here and learn more about this interactive, mentored training program.

Faculty ActionFacultyAction
Faculty Development & Diversity Series: See the Quality Improvement Project Around You

Monday, June 6, Noon-1 p.m.; Evans Building, Room 118
Lunch will be served, CME credit offered.
For more information, contact arrusso@bu.edu.

Register for Mentoring the Mentor: Training for Clinical and Translational Researchers

Registration is now open for this interactive training program that uses case studies developed and vetted with other CTSI groups around the country.

Space is limited. Application deadline is Friday, Sept. 9. Learn more and register today.

June 17 Deadline: Komen Training Grant Application

This is a BU Mentoring and Training in Cancer Health Disparities (MATCH) Program
Please submit your completed application via email to Sara.Gille@bmc.org or contact Sara at 638-8034 with questions. Learn more.

Events Events
Please visit the  calendar  for a full listing of grand rounds, lectures and events for this week.

2016 Department of Public Safety Awards Ceremony

Please join us in honoring the Department of Public Safety Officers for their exemplary service.

Tuesday, June 7, 4-6 p.m.; Hiebert Lounge
RSVP Jessica Prioli at jewatson@bu.edu 
June 11: Boston Pride Parade

BUMC Pride and BUSPH LBGTQ invite the medical campus community, including friends, partners and allies, to take part in the Boston Pride Parade. This year's theme is "Solidarity Through Pride."

Learn more and sign up here.

Save the Date SavetheDate
July 21: Reforms in Medical Education 

Visiting Professor George Thibault, MD, President of the Josiah Macy Jr. Foundation
Thursday, July 21, 1-2 p.m.; Hiebert Lounge 


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