• John Krauss, director of the Center
for Urban Policy and the Environment, has been elected vice
chairman of the Indiana Commission for Continuing Legal Education.
(See related story, page A1.)
The American Library Association has named Kenneth
Crews, School of Law-Indianapolis, the first recipient
of a national award recognizing significant contributions
in support of the balanced application of rights under copyright
laws. He will receive the L. Ray Patterson Copyright Award:
In Support of Users’ Rights during the 2005 ALA annual conference
in Chicago on June 26. The ALA’s Office of Information Technology
Policy will present the award, a crystal trophy, during a
special program. The award is named in memory of a University
of Georgia law professor who advocated for fair use, public
domain and users’ rights in keeping with the constitutional
purpose of U.S. copyright law.
• Dr. Robert Goulet Jr. recently
was named a Sagamore of the Wabash by outgoing Indiana Gov.
Joe Kernan. The associate professor of surgery and medical
director of the IU Breast Care and Research Center was honored
for his commitment to patients, medical students and the Hoosier
state. Goulet and associate Dr. Kathy Miller of
the IU Breast Care and Research Center are among finalists
for the annual Indianapolis Health Care Heroes Awards, to
be presented March 11. Goulet and Miller are finalists in
the “Advancements in Health Care” category. Dr. Javier
Sevilla, family medicine, and Dr. Anna Maria
Storniolo, IU Cancer Center, are finalists in the
“Physician” category, and Jamie Lee, asthma coordinator for
the IU Medical Group, is a finalist in the “non-physician”
• Dr. Stephen Jay, chair of the Department
of Public Health, is the recipient of the 2004 William M.
Duff Award for exemplary and long-term service to the Accreditation
Council for Continuing Medical Education. The award was presented
at the annual meeting in November.
• Dr. Alan Schmetzer, psychiatry,
has been selected one of the recipients of the inaugural Irma
Bland Award for Excellence in Teaching Residents, from the
American Psychiatric Association. The award recognizes outstanding
and sustaining contributions Schmetzer has made as a faculty
member at the School of Medicine. The certificate will be
awarded at the annual APA meeting in May.
• Dr. Robin Beck, medical director
of House Calls for Seniors at Wishard and assistant professor
of clinical medicine, has being awarded the Achievement in
Medicine Award for 2005 by the St. Margaret’s Hospital Guild.
The award honors a member of the Indianapolis-area medical
community who upholds the tradition of excellence in health
care for women.
• Dr. Charles Clark has been appointed
a Fulbright Senior Scholar for the month of June. He will
consult with the medical faculty of the National University
of La Plata in Argentina (UNLP) on their Masters Program in
Diabetes and cardiovascular risk factors, on an educational
research project to assist primary care physicians in the
recognition and treatment of diabetes and cardiovascular risk
factors, and on a primary care physician diabetes education
program jointly sponsored by IUSM and UNLP. During his stay,
he will present lectures and prepare a chapter on “Prevention
of Cardiovascular Disease in Diabetes” for the textbook being
prepared for these educational programs. Clark is associate
dean of Continuing Medical Education and professor of medicine
and pharmacology at IUSM.
• Dr. Mervyn Cohen, IUSM, is a recipient
of the 2004 Radiology Editor’s Recognition Award of Special
Distinction. He was recognized by the journal’s editor for
the number, quality and timeliness of his reviews.
• Dr. Margaret Gaffney, IUSM, was
nominated for the prestigious 2004 Association of American
Medical Colleges Humanism in Medicine Award. She is an associate
professor of clinical medicine and director of the Moral Reasoning
and Ethical Judgment Competency Section for the IUSM Office
of Medical Education and Curricular Affairs.
• Hugh Hendrie, IUSM, will be honored
in March by the American Association of Geriatric Psychiatry
with its lifetime achievement award. He will be presented
the 2005 Senior Investigator Award for his “vital contributions
to the body of research which has advanced the field of geriatric