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October 17, 2016

Bruner Elected to National Academy of Medicine

The National Academy of Medicine announced today the election of Deborah Bruner, RN, PhD, associate director of mentorship, education, and training at Winship, to its 2016 class of members.
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Welcome to the Fall Winship Magazine

The new issue of Winship Magazine is available in print and online. Pictured: Angela Yamini and her daughters from the cover article, "Beyond the Pink Ribbon: Facing the Complexities of Breast Cancer."
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Khoury Honored by Alif Institute
Winship hematologist H. Jean Khoury, MD, FACP received the Alif Institute's 2016 Arab American High Achiever Award at a ceremony held October 15. The award recognizes exceptional individuals and institutions whose work has contributed to Arab-American advancement.
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Sengupta Speaks at National Meeting
Winship neuro-oncologist Soma Sengupta, MD, PhD presented on the GABA receptor in medulloblastoma at the American Neurological Association annual meeting October 15-17 in Baltimore. Pictured: Sengupta and senior lab manager Laura Kallay, PhD with their poster.
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Joining Forces: The New Division of Colorectal Surgery

The new Emory Division of Colorectal Surgery merges surgical teams with medical and radiation oncologists, oncology nurses, and other oncology providers at Winship.
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Winship and Komen Collaborate to 'Educate, Empower, Engage'
The Glenn Family Breast Center at Winship and Susan G. Komen Greater Atlanta hosted a conference for those impacted by breast cancer on October 15 at Emory Saint Joseph's Hospital. The half-day program included presentations from Winship clinicians and staff about survivorship and mindfulness, clinical trials, screening recommendations, and nutrition.
Study Shows Increased Breast Cancer Health Disparities in Cities
Fox 5 News interviewed Winship surgical oncologist Sheryl Gabram-Mendola, MD, MBA about the increase in breast cancer mortality among African-American women in Atlanta. Grady's Avon Breast Center and Winship's Glenn Family Breast Center are leading efforts to improve outcomes.
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Breastival this Saturday
Learn about breast cancer prevention, screening, and treatment through games and interactive booths on October 22, 8:30am - 12:30pm at Emory University Hospital Midtown. Winship physicians will provide clinical breast exams at no cost.
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Leadership Program for Faculty Development
The Association of American Medical Colleges is offering an intensive, one-year, cohort-based leadership development program for early to mid-career faculty. Applications are due November 18.
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October 17 - Cancer Biology Graduate Program Seminar
Rebecca Pentz, PhD - "Research Ethics II: More case studies from CB students"

October 18 - Mentorship Event
Faculty Development Lecture Series - Jonathan Lewin, MD - "Successful Leadership"

October 19 - Mastering Clinical Research (instead of Grand Rounds)
"Reportable Events, Research Order Committees, and SOP Updates"

October 20 - Virginia S. Dehaan Lecture on Health Promotion and Education
David Satcher, MD, PhD - "The Journey from Health Disparity to Health Equity"

October 21 - Discovery and Developmental Therapeutics (DDT) Program Meeting
Jaydev P. Desai, PhD - "Robot-Assisted Cancer Diagnosis and Treatment"

October 21 - Elkin Lecture
Kenneth H. Shain, PhD - "Mathematical Modeling in Myeloma: A Road to Cure"

October 22 - Breastival at Emory University Hospital Midtown
A Breast Cancer Screening and Educational Event

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