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Botchway selected for NIH course

CCR’s Botchway selected for NIH course

Dr. Albert Botchway, Research Associate at the Center for Clinical Research (CCR) recently attended the 2014 National Institute on Minority and Health Disparities Course in Bethesda, Maryland.

The National Institutes of Health (NIH) offered the course free of charge to all accepted applicants.  Botchway was notified of his acceptance on June 25.  There were over 400 applicants who applied for 93 spots in the course.

Bullard is A/P employee of the quarter

employee of the quarter, A/P, Bullard

CCR’s Bullard named A/P employee of the quarter

          Julie Bullard, Senior Clinical Research Coordinator at the Center for Clinical Research (CCR) has been named the Southern Illinois University School of Medicine (SIUSM) Administrative/Professional of the quarter.

          Julie was surprised to find out the news during a CCR Projects meeting on Monday, July 28 when SIUSM Clinical Assessment Coordinator Mary Aiello announced the honor in front of Julie’s colleagues.

Whitaker earns LSS Green Belt

     CCR’s Whitaker earns Lean Six Sigma green belt

       Tiffany Whitaker earned her Lean Six Sigma green belt on June 26th after completing 57 class hours and a quality improvement project in the management philosophy program.

       According to Whitaker, Lean Six Sigma is customer and process focused, providing a disciplined approach with well defined roles and infrastructure using statistical and data-based decisions providing bottom line financial benefit.

Westrick Recieves the Toth Award

Heather Westrick and Dean Dorsey

Heather Westrick, financial administrator for the Center for Clinical Research, received the Frank J. Toth Award on April 4th at the SIU School of Medicine Employee Recognition Lunch. This award recognizes non-faculty personnel whose work supports the research mission of the School and is given to honor the memory of Frank Toth, who worked for many years as a chemist for the Environmental Protection Agency. Congratulations to Heather for this well-deserved recognition of her hard work!

Springfield Collaborative

Springfield Collaborative

The Springfield Collaborative for Active Child Health (Springfield Collaborative) is a growing, academic-community partnership dedicated to the prevention and reduction of child obesity, and the improvement of children’s physical activity and nutritional behaviors in central Illinois. Over the past 30 years, childhood obesity has more than doubled in children and tripled in adolescents.

Campbell Named Inventor of the Year

Kathleen Campbell, Ph.D.
Kathleen Campbell, Ph.D., received the Inventor of the Year Award from Southern Illinois University. Dr. Campbell was honored for her work with agents that can protect against noise and drug-induced hearing loss and other side effects of cancer therapies. Campbell is professor and director of audiology research in the Division of Otolaryngology, Department of Surgery at SIU School of Medicine. The award was given on October 19, 2012, during the SIU Technology and Innovation Expo in Carbondale.
 

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