John Calhoon, MD, professor and cardiothoracic surgeon in the Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, was recently named first vice president and president-elect of The Society of Thoracic Surgeons.
The Registrar’s Office and the Office of International Services will begin the process of moving to the Briscoe Library Jan. 19. The relocation is the first phase of an initiative to gather offices from the Division of Academic, Faculty and Student Affairs (AFSA) into a single location, helping to better serve students and faculty.
Faculty members Babatunde “Kay” Oyajobi, MD, PhD, MBA; Bridgett Piernik-Yoder, PhD, OTR; and Moshtagh Farokhi, DDS, MPH, have been selected.
Although the long-awaited COVID-19 vaccine is now here, cases and hospitalizations continue to soar and holiday travel and gatherings are cause for concern for many. However, recent guidelines from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention provide recommendations for safely celebrating the winter holidays.
The five scholars, one from each school in the university, are: John-Stephane Kouam, Joe R. and Teresa Lozano Long School of Medicine; Erica Osta, Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences; Shanae Rhodes, School of Nursing; Jennifer Sanchez, School of Health Professions; and Katharina Tosti, School of Dentistry.
Masking, social distancing, good hand hygiene and limiting numbers of people at gatherings have proven to stop the spread of COVID-19.