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May 8, 2016
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Honoring the outstanding service of faculty and staff is an important aspect of BUSM. Find out who is being recognized at Commencement and McCahan Education Day.  

Richard Egdahl Dies at 89

Richard Egdahl, a nationally recognized endocrine surgeon, pioneering researcher, and force for change in national health policy, died in Naples, Fla., April 30 of complications from Parkinson's disease.  
Studies by Benjamin Wolozin, MD, PhD, may provide insight into novel therapeutic approaches targeting formation of tau pathology that drives degeneration. 
Commencement commencement

Mary Travis Bassett, MD, MPH will be the guest speaker at the MD, MD/PhD commencement ceremony on Thursday, May 12. Bassett serves as Commissioner, New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene.
Learn more about regalia pick-up and drop-off, as well as the schedule of events.

Watch the video for proper "hooding" instructions during Commencement.

Learn more and watch the video about changes to health insurance for graduating students.

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BU Today 
A New Resource for Biomedical Research
Katya Ravid, DSc ; David Coleman, MD; David Center, MD
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Funding Resources Website Available

Looking for new funding sources? Overwhelmed by searching for private foundation funding? Faculty, fellows, students and staff are encouraged to explore a new tool on the BUSM Research website. Visit the BUSM Research Website.

Registration Open for 11th Annual BUMC McCahan Education Day

Guest Speaker: Dr. Colin Montpetit.
This year's theme is Interactive Learning.
Register now.

Maintenance work on the DOB and 710 Albany Street garages begins Monday, May 16. This work is expected to last three months. Learn more about temporary parking changes.

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Monday, May 16, Noon-1 p.m.; Evans Building, Room 118

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

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Celebrate the Strong-Vaughn Professorship

Come celebrate the establishment of the
M. Stuart Strong and Charles W. Vaughan Professorship in Otolaryngology.

Monday, May 16, 5 p.m., Hiebert Lounge 
RSVP by email to busmdev@bu.edu, or call (617) 638-4570

Inflammation Symposium May 23, Registration Required

Monday, May 23, 8:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m. Learn more about the symposium schedule.
This event is free and open to the public, but registration is required. Contact program administrator, Francisco Patino.

The Opioid & Heroin Epidemic: A Public Health Issue
Sponsored by the Edward M. Kennedy Institute for the U.S. Senate

Speakers include: James Wahlberg, Mark Wahlberg Youth Foundation; Paula Gilligan, Mother and Advocate; Dr. Myechia Minter-Jordan, President and CEO, The Dimock Center; and Leonard Campanello, Chief of Police, City of Gloucester.

Wednesday, May 25, 6 p.m.; Edward M. Kennedy Institute, 210 Morrissey Boulevard; Columbia Point, Boston. Registration required.  

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