Posts Tagged ‘Case Western Reserve University Department of Medicine’

Congratulations Class of 2010

June 8, 2010

On May 16, Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine had the privilege of graduating 157 of its best scholars into the world as physicians.

The well-rounded Class of 2010 has attained intellectual mastery of the Western Reserve  curriculum and matched to some of the finest residency programs in the nation. These new physicians are well-prepared to practice medicine.

It is the hope of the Department of Medicine that they fulfill their dreams while continuing the rich, long-standing Case Western Reserve tradition of medical excellence.

Congratulations and many thanks to the professors, instructors and staff that helped guide the students through their journey and shape their experience here in Medicine.

Katie Couric Tours Case Western Reserve Research Lab

May 19, 2010

Katie Couric visited Sanford “Sandy” Markowitz, MD, PhD, professor and researcher of cancer and genetics, and his research team in his lab to gain a better understanding of the day-to-day research necessary for advancements in colon cancer.

The CBS Evening News with Katie Couric anchor and managing editor received a warm welcome from the researchers, who provided Couric with hands-on training. They also informed her of the various research projects being conducted in the Markowitz lab at Case Western Reserve University Department of Medicine.

The touching visit brought together Couric and Markowitz, who have been working together for years to improve colon cancer screening, and ultimately the disease. Couric’s late husband, Jay Monahan, succumbed to the disease in 1998.

Couric went on to help co-found The Entertainment Industry Foundation’s National Colorectal Cancer Research Alliance, which has raised awareness and funding for colon cancer research.

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