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Spotlight on Women in Pediatrics and Science (SWIPS)

October 18, 2019 9:15 am – 12:30 pm
The purpose of this symposium being held in conjunction with grand rounds is to highlight the accomplishments of a few representatives of the very talented women faculty in pediatrics.

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Junior Faculty Peer Mentoring Meeting

Date: October 10
Time: 4-6 pm
Location: 14118 conference room, NWT
Dinner Included! RSVP Here
The format of these meetings initially will be pretty loose but we do want to make it worth your time, and will tailor it to the needs of the participants there. The goals of these meetings will be the following:

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Physical Wellness

Chair Massage: Open to fellows and faculty
Tuesday, September 10th from 12-2pm
Sign-up for a time slot here
SLCH Physician’s Lounge
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September Book Club

Open to faculty and fellows

September 16, 2019 @ 6:30 Bar Italia in the CWE
Dr. Michael Kinch, the author of Between Hope and Fear: A history of vaccines and human immunity, will join us for discussion of his book on Sept. 16th, 6:30 pm at Bar Italia.
Michael S Kinch, Ph.D. | Associate Vice Chancellor
Director, Centers for Research Innovation in Biotechnology & Drug Discovery
Professor of Biochemistry & Molecular Biophysics, WUSTL

To find out more about the book check the description at Left Bank Books. If you purchase with them, our book club members, WUSM Kid Docs, receive a 20% discount if purchased after August 16.

Please register to attend at this link. We hope you can join in! It is a very informal evening and an opportunity to meet others in the department. Feel free to invite other Peds colleagues.



Faculty Feature

Dr. Cecelia (Cece) Calhoun

Cece Calhoun is a native of Detroit, MI and after 5 years in St. Louis still considers Michigan her home. She completed her undergraduate training at the University of Michigan where she majored in Afro-American studies.
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Faculty News

Ashley Steed, MD, PhD – Steed receives prestigious medical scientists award
Jennifer Duncan, MD – Duncan, Sadhu named Loeb Teaching Fellows
Beveryly Brozanski, MD – Brozanski named pediatrics vice chair of quality and safety
Brian DeBosch, MD, PhD – Three physician-scientists receive Doris Duke Charitable Foundation awards

Funded Awards

Congratulations to Sesh Cole, Brian DeBosch, Amjad Horani, Kim Liss, Jason Newland, Brigida Rusconi, George Van Hare and Andrew White.
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Funding Opportunities

R01 Series – new: October 5
U01 – new: October 5
K Series – new: October 12
R03, R21, R33, R21/R33, R34, R36, UH2, UH3, UH2/UH3 – new: October 16
R15 – new, renewal, resubmission, revision: October 25

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Welcome New Employees

The Department of Pediatrics recently welcomed many new employees.
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Research News

Reporting International Relationships and Activities to Funding Agencies – U.S. Government funding agencies are continuing to raise concerns around the reporting of international activities, such as academic appointments, research relationships, and other support. Click here for more information.

The Becker Medical Library is offering the following workshops intended for investigators or support staff. The New My Bibliography; NIH and Other Public Access Policies; NCBI Tools: PubMed and My Bibliography; and NIH Biosketch and NCBI SciENcv. Click here for more information.

Good Clinical Practice (GCP) Training, Hosted by the Office of the Vice Chancellor for Research (OVCR), Presentation by Andrea M. Morris, Manager, Human Research Quality Assurance Program (HRQA) – September 18, 2019, 9 – 10:30 a.m.,Eric P. Newman Education Center, Main Auditorium (lower level). Click here for more information.

Upcoming Events

Pediatrics Molecular Medicine Seminar (PMMS) Series



9/5/2019 Jason Newland
9/12/2019 Brian DeBosch
9/19/2019 Stuart Friess
9/26/2019 Vikas Dharnidharka
10/3/2019 Rodney Newberry – Professor of Med WUSM

The Jeffrey Modell Pediatric Translational Immunology Conf.

Case Presentation: Dr. Josh Blatter, Pediatric Allergy, Immunology, Pulmonary Medicine
Research Talk: Dr. Abby Green, Pediatric Infectious Disease
October 4th @ 1:00
CSRB-NT, Room 801

What You Need to Know Wednesday

ClinDesk & KIDDOS Update
and Repurposing Study & Office Supplies on the NWT 10th Floor
September 11, 2019
11:30 AM – 12:30 PM
NWT Conference Room 10A