Berger Earns One of University's Highest Honors: Hovorka Prize
Nathan A. Berger, M.D., Hanna-Payne Professor of Experimental Medicine and director of Case Western Reserve University's Center for Science, Health and Society, is the 2007 recipient of the Frank and Dorothy Humel Hovorka Prize.
A professor of medicine, biochemistry and oncology at the School of Medicine, Berger came to the university in 1983. He served as director of the Cancer Research Center for 10 years and dean of the School of Medicine for seven.
In 2002, he was appointed the Hanna-Payne Professor of Experimental Medicine and director of the university's Center for Science, Health and Society, a collaboration between the university and the city of Cleveland that aims to improve the health of residents through community outreach, health education and health policy programs.
"His position…is an example of the positive way in which he has approached his role as a key leader in the School of Medicine," wrote a nominator. Read more.
The Case Western Reserve University Class of 2007 invites all members of the university community to the "Doc Oc Memorial Fiesta," from 4:30-6:30 p.m. on May 16 at Wackadoo's in Thwing Center. Admission is $10 at the door. Proceeds will benefit the Doc Oc Statue Fund. Ignacio J. Ocasio, Teagle Professor of Chemistry, more fondly known around campus as "Doc Oc," died in 2005. The event will celebrate Doc Oc's favorite foods, music, and friends.
Parking rates for the 2007-2008 academic year have been established. The new rates reflect an increase of four percent, which is consistent with the university's multiyear parking rate strategy. The rates are effective July 1.
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For Faculty & Staff
Human Resources is offering two Supervisory Briefing sessions for managers and supervisors this week. Both are on "Non-Retaliation/Protection for Whistleblower." The first session is 10-11:30 a.m., Tuesday, May 15 in Ford Auditorium of the Allen Memorial Medical Library and from 2-3:30 p.m. Thursday, May 17, at the Wolstein Research Building, Room 1413 (first floor). Details.
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The International Women's Group will meet at 6 p.m. May 15 at the Flora Stone Mather Center for Women, Thwing Center, Room 309, for a video showing and talk. Campus members are invited to bring a food dish to share in a potluck dinner with others. A documentary 'The Way Home," will be shown at 6:30 p.m., followed by a discussion. RSVP to Katie Hanna.