Department of Medicine

University of Pittsburgh

GIM News
Donna L. Bishop, Editor

Next issue:
April 2012

Submission deadline:
March 8, 2012


Announcements and Tidbits

ICRE Commencement in May 2012

The commencement ceremony of the Institute for Clinical Research Education (ICRE) will be held on Tuesday, May 22, 2012, at the University Club. The program will begin at 4:00 p.m. and will be followed by a reception.

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Nominations for ICRE Alumnus Award

The ICRE is now accepting nominations for the Distinguished Alumnus in Clinical Research Award. Any graduate of the Master of Science Program in Clinical Research or the Certificate Program in Clinical Research is eligible for nomination. The award recipient will be recognized at the ICRE commencement ceremony in May 2012. For more information or to submit a nomination, please contact Jennifer Holliman at

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PHCUP Thanks PittMed Students

The Program for Health Care to Underserved Populations (PHCUP) extends a hearty thanks to PittMed students representing the PalPittations A Cappella singing group, the Health Outreach Education Project (HOEP), and Students and Latinos United against Disparities (SALUD) for all of their hard work and success on "A Cappella for a Cause." This year's event broke all attendance and fundraising records and yielded nearly $1,000 to support patient care at PHCUP community clinics. The PHCUP is grateful to the student groups who worked on this event and to everyone who came out to enjoy a fantastic show. Look for the event again next year!

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Baby Announcements

David Lobur and wife Jaclyn were pleased to introduce son Caden Jack Lobur. Born on August 6, 2011, Caden weighed 5 pounds 14 ounces and measured 19 inches long.

David Yankovich and wife Tina announced the birth of son Chase Wilken Yankovich. Born on September 30, 2011, Chase weighed 7 pounds 9 ounces and was 20 inches long.

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Wedding Announcement

Jude Fink and wife Rose Maria were married on October 22, 2011.

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