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Notices for 6-4-02

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  • Leadership North Carolina is currently accepting applications for its 10th class to begin November, 2002. The program consists of a two-day orientation retreat and five two-day monthly seminars held in various regions of North Carolina. Application information can be obtained by calling 336-698-8510, e-mail at info@leadershipnc.org, or visiting the web site. The application deadline is June 15, 2002. Leadership North Carolina is a six-month intense and innovative leadership education and networking program designed for existing and emerging leaders from across North Carolina.
  • The Howard Hughes Medical Institute has selected 12 of the nation’s top physician-scientists to be appointed as investigators for a new program that will help convert scientifical treatments into treatments to benefit patients. They are: Robert B. Darnell, M.D., Ph.D., The Rockefeller University; Brian J. Druker, M.D., Oregon Health & Science University; Todd R. Golub, M.D., Harvard Medical School, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute; Katherine A. High, M.D., The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine; Helen H. Hobbs, M.D., University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center; Brendan H. L. Lee, M.D., Ph.D., Baylor College of Medicine; Emmanuel J. Mignot, M.D., Ph.D., Stanford University School of Medicine; Charles L. Sawyers, M.D., Jonsson Comprehensive Cancer Center, David Geffen School of Medicine at the University of California, Los Angeles; Robert F. Siliciano, M.D., Ph.D., The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine; Edwin M. Stone, M.D., Ph.D., University of Iowa Roy J. and Lucille A. Carver College of Medicine; Bruce D. Walker, M.D., Harvard Medical School, Massachusetts General Hospital; and Christopher A. Walsh, M.D., Ph.D., Harvard Medical School, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center.
  • The Association of Retired Citizens of Greensboro will hold its inaugural golf classic June 24, 2002 at Deep Springs Country Club in Madison, North Carolina. For information, call Shannon Cripe at 336-373-1076.
  • The Howard Hughes Medical Institute has selected 12 of the nation’s top physician-scientists to be appointed as investigators for a new program that will help convert scientifical treatments into treatments to benefit patients. They are: Robert B. Darnell, M.D., Ph.D., The Rockefeller University; Brian J. Druker, M.D., Oregon Health & Science University; Todd R. Golub, M.D., Harvard Medical School, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute; Katherine A. High, M.D., The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine; Helen H. Hobbs, M.D., University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center; Brendan H. L. Lee, M.D., Ph.D., Baylor College of Medicine; Emmanuel J. Mignot, M.D., Ph.D., Stanford University School of Medicine; Charles L. Sawyers, M.D., Jonsson Comprehensive Cancer Center, David Geffen School of Medicine at the University of California, Los Angeles; Robert F. Siliciano, M.D., Ph.D., The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine; Edwin M. Stone, M.D., Ph.D., University of Iowa Roy J. and Lucille A. Carver College of Medicine; Bruce D. Walker, M.D., Harvard Medical School, Massachusetts General Hospital; and Christopher A. Walsh, M.D., Ph.D., Harvard Medical School, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center.
  • The National Humanities Center has announced Professor Geoffrey Galt Harpham, the current Pierce Butler Chair in English Literature at Tulane University, as its next director. He will succeed W. Robert Connor after December, 2002.
  • The North Carolina Community College System received a $1,000,000 challenge grant from the North Carolina GlaxoSmithKline Foundation. It will be used to fund scholarships for future teachers.

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