VOLUME 32, NUMBER 31 THURSDAY, May 10, 2001


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Harry A. Sultz, dean emeritus of the School of Health Related Professions, professor emeritus of social and preventive medicine, and director of the mini-medical school, has been invited to be a plenary speaker at a June conference presented by the Harvard Medical School and the Chinese Medical Association, "Health Care East and West: Moving into the 21st Century." Sultz, who will make a presentation on how U.S. health-care occupations have evolved to meet the needs of high-tech health care, is the co-author of "Health Care USA," which is used as a text at Harvard.

Monica S. Moshenko, administrative assistant to the director of the Great Lakes Program, was among those honored by the Greater Buffalo Convention and Visitors Bureau at its 14th annual dinner recognizing "Buffalo Ambassadors" who attract conventions and conferences to the area. Moshenko was instrumental in arranging that a conference featuring nationally known experts on autism be held in Buffalo June 14-15.

Gail Willsky, associate professor of biochemistry, served as coordinator of "Imagine Yourself as a Scientist: Exploring Careers using Science and Technology," held May 3 in four Buffalo elementary schools. Other UB faculty and staff members who participated in the career-day event-which was designed to highlight the role of science and technology in the 1901 Pan-American Exposition-were Janet Morrow, Chemistry; Marilyn Helenbrook, Buffalo-area Engineering Awareness for Minorities (BEAM); Kate Rittenhouse-Olson, Biotechnical and Clinical Laboratory Sciences; Herbert Hauptmann and Vivian Cody, Structural Biology; Carolyn Hamilton, School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences; Michael Garrick, Biochemistry; John Gibbs, Surgery, Roswell Park; Cal Warren, Psychiatry, and Elaine Cusker, School of Nursing.

Kemper Lewis, assistant professor of mechanical and aerospace engineering, has been selected as "Professor of the Year" by the New York Nu Chapter of Tau Beta Pi, the national engineering honors society. Michael Lewandowski, a graduate student in the Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, was chosen "Teaching Assistant of the Year" by members of the chapter.

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