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December 14, 2015

New EVP for Health Affairs

Emory University announced that Jonathan S. Lewin, MD, has been appointed executive vice president for health affairs. Lewin also will serve as executive director for Emory's Woodruff Health Sciences Center, president and CEO of Emory Healthcare and chair of the Board of Directors of Emory Healthcare. He will begin his tenure at Emory on Feb. 1, 2016.
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Winship Welcomes New VP of Cancer Nursing
Kim M. Slusser, MSN, RN, CHPN is the new vice president of cancer nursing at Winship. She joins Emory from Duke University Hospital. In this newly created position, Slusser will be responsible for development and oversight of oncology nursing practice guidelines across Emory Healthcare to enhance the continuum of care and lead the ambulatory clinical care teams for the Emory system. She will oversee clinical quality, safety, outcomes, education and oncology nursing research.
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New System Streamlines Winship Shared Resource
Winship's Cancer Tissue and Pathology Shared Resource is now using PPMS, an online platform for scientific core facilities management. "The system offers a comprehensive and at the same time user-friendly way for users and administrators to efficiently access services, track projects, and generate reports," says Charles Butler, director of the Human Tissue Procurement Service facility. (Histological slide of glioblastoma courtesy of the shared resource.)
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Traveling Over the Holidays?

If you're passing through Atlanta's Hartsfield-Jackson Airport this season, be sure to check out the new #WhyWinship ad boards in the terminals.
Winship Melanoma Conference
Join Winship at the Emory Conference Center Hotel in Atlanta on February 27, 2016 for practice-changing updates that impact clinical outcomes for patients with melanoma.
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Call for Proposals
The Emory/Georgia Tech Coulter Translational Program seeks to accelerate and fund the translation of technological innovations that improve patient care. A pre-meeting is required for the pre-proposal, which is due January 8.
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Dec. 14 - K Club
Karyl Swartz, PhD - "Demystifying the NIH Scientific Review Process"

Dec. 15 - NCI Webinar
"The Impact of Obesity on Cancer Risk"

Dec. 15 - "Ask the Doctor" presented by The Lymphoma Research Foundation
Leon Bernal-Mizrachi, MD and Jean Louise Koff, MD

Dec. 16 - Grand Rounds
Jonathon B. Cohen, MD, MS - "Moving Towards Patient-Specific Therapy for Mantle Cell Lymphoma"

Dec. 17 - Surgical Grand Rounds
Sarah Fisher, MD - "The Incidental Adrenal Mass: An Update in Diagnosis and Management"

Dec. 18 - Elkin Lecture
John Erdman Jr., PhD - "Tomato Carotenoids and Risk of Prostate Cancer"

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