It was a quiet enough week that I had some time to wander around. Yesterday, my wife and I wandered around Boulder after the World Cup
I had the chance last week to visit with the group of college students John Repine, MD, professor of medicine and pediatrics and director of the Webb-Waring Center, supports with an NIH grant. They are here for the summer working in laboratories across the campus. It is always refreshing to see the caliber and enthusiasm of the next generation of physicians, scientists and health professionals who are here in the myriad “pipeline” programs such as this one.
The Colorado Clinical and Translational Sciences Institute has released the 2014-15 Request for Applications for the Translational Pilot Program and Child and Maternal Health Pilot Program. These programs provide about $1 million in funds for translational research. The mandatory letter of intent submission period runs through Aug. 29, and the application submission period is between Sept. 2 and Sept. 24. Contact Sandy Chalmers for information about the Translational Pilot Program and Bonnie Savone about the Child and Maternal Health Pilot program.
The Social Climate Survey results for the University of Colorado campuses were released at the Board of Regents meeting late last month and an article in last week’s CU Connections provides some details of the report. The survey, requested last fall by the Regents, found that across CU’s campuses, the majority of respondents believe that the university promotes environments that respect students, faculty
John Luther Lightburn, MD, associate clinical professor of psychiatry since 1975 and a 1946 graduate of the School of Medicine, died on July 4. He was 93 years old. He is survived by his wife, Nadine, their three children
Have a good week,
Richard D. Krugman, MD
Vice Chancellor for Health Affairs and
Dean, School of Medicine
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