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New Neuroscience Developments at the University of Cincinnati and UC Health

New Neuroscience Developments at the University of Cincinnati and UC Health

Contact: Richard Puff (513) 558-0448 richard.puff@uc.edu CINCINNATI—Patients seeking the best in neurological treatment options at the University of Cincinnati and UC Health will soon find a new home. For decades, faculty and physicians at the UC College of Medicine have led in treatment, research and teaching for complex neurologic and psychiatric conditions – and patients…
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Couple Surprised with President’s Award for Excellence

Couple Surprised with President’s Award for Excellence

Contact: Marianne Kunnen-Jones (513) 556-2019 Kunnenm@ucmail.uc.edu Two donors have received a presidential surprise in return for their commitment to elevating the University of Cincinnati’s research and care in Parkinson’s Disease and other neurological diseases. Interim President Beverly J. Davenport presented the President’s Award for Excellence to Peggy and Gary Johns, longtime members of the UC…
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UC Neuroscience Institute Named in Honor of Gardner Family

UC Neuroscience Institute Named in Honor of Gardner Family

Contact: Caitlin Whitehurst (513) 556-4395 caitlin.whitehurst@uc.edu CINCINNATI –The University of Cincinnati Neuroscience Institute, a leading treatment, research and teaching center for complex neurological and psychiatric conditions, becomes the University of Cincinnati Gardner Neuroscience Institute, effective today. The new name honors the James J. and Joan A. Gardner Family Foundation for its tremendous financial support of…
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New Home Planned for University of Cincinnati Neuroscience Institute

Contact: Julie Engebrecht (513) 556-9685 julie.engebrecht@uc.edu CINCINNATI – The University of Cincinnati Neuroscience Institute has launched a $123 million project that will include a new world-class outpatient facility for people with neurologic and psychiatric diseases, expand existing and create new research programs, enable recruitment of additional world-class physicians and researchers, support new training fellowships, and…
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Cancer Expert Says Seasonal Allergy Symptoms that Persist May Mean a Bigger Problem

Contact: Katie Pence (513) 558-4561 katie.pence@uc.edu CINCINNATI—With allergy season upon us, many people may be suffering from a scratchy or sore throat, hoarseness and loss of voice. However, during Oral, Head and Neck Cancer Awareness Week, observed April 12-18, experts at the University of Cincinnati (UC) Cancer Institute warn that if the problems persist, something…
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$14M Gift to Transform Home of Nationally Recognized UC Neuroscience Institute

$14M Gift to Transform Home of Nationally Recognized UC Gardner Neuroscience Institute

Contact: Candice Terrell (513) 556-9685 candice.terrell@uc.edu CINCINNATI – The James J. and Joan A. Gardner Family Foundation has committed $14 million to the University of Cincinnati Neuroscience Institute to help fund a new, state-of-the-art facility to enhance treatment and research efforts for chronic and progressive neurologic conditions and disorders like Parkinson’s disease. The contribution is…
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John Tew, MD, Appointed to Executive Positions at UC Health and UC

Contact: Academic Health Center (513) 558-4553 richard.puff@uc.edu Cincinnati –John Tew Jr., MD, has been appointed to new executive positions that will direct the community outreach and philanthropic efforts of the integrative medicine program at UC Health and the UC College of Medicine. Tew will serve as the program’s vice president of community affairs at UC…
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Joseph Broderick Named Director of UCNI

Joseph Broderick Named Director of UCNI

513-558-4559 keith.herrell@uc.edu Joseph Broderick, MD, has been named Director of the University of Cincinnati Neuroscience Institute (UCNI) effective Jan. 1, 2014. Dr. Broderick, who has served as UCNI research director, will assume the new position as John M. Tew, MD, who has served as Clinical Director, steps into new roles at the UC College of…
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Cochlear Implant Support Group Links Patients, Community

Through a partnership between UC Health and the Hearing Speech & Deaf Center of Greater Cincinnati (HSDC), local patients with cochlear implants have a place to gather and share their experiences with the device. Initiated 8 years ago when otolaryngologist Ravi Samy, MD, came to Cincinnati to direct UC Health’s adult cochlear implant program, the…
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Free Screenings for Hearing, Voice and Head & Neck Cancer Offered by UCNI Specialists

Contact: Cindy Starr (513) 558-3505 cindy.starr@uc.edu Neurosensory Disorders Center specialists affiliated with UC Health will offer free voice screenings in conjunction with World Voice Day, April 15, 16 and 18 at the UC Health Barrett Cancer Center and April 16, 18 and 19 at the UC Health Physicians office in West Chester, Ohio. Free hearing…
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