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In this week's edition: "Dream come true: MGH researcher selected as NASA astronaut trainee," "Claflin award winners honored," "Prescription drug awareness focus of Charlestown campaigns," and more

Stories in the 06/21/2013 Issue of Hotline

Claflin award winners honored

Six researchers honored with Claflin Distinguished Scholar Awards, providing two years of funding to sustain research productivity during an investigator’s child-rearing years.

Dream come true: MGH researcher selected as NASA astronaut trainee

When Jessica Meir was 5 years old, she drew a picture of what she wanted to be when she grew up. Thirty years later, the PhD and assistant biologist in the MGH Department of Anesthesia, Critical Care and Pain Medicine recalled that crayon creation when discussing how her dream of becoming an astronaut may now become a reality.

Ellison 12 General Medicine Unit opens

MGH staff celebrate a special opening ceremony of Ellison 12 as an inpatient General Medicine Unit.

Enterprise Vault: A new way to manage email

Between now and the summer of 2014, MGH employee email accounts will gradually be moved to the Enterprise Vault system, a new tool that eliminates concerns about storage quotas, or being sent to “email jail.”

In General honors and awards: June 21, 2013

In General honors and awards: June 21, 2013

Madariaga named as cardiothoracic scholar

Maria Lucia Madariaga, MD, was honored with the Willard Daggett Cardiothoracic Scholar award for her research focusing on ways to conduct heart and lung transplants with methods that do not require immunosuppressive drugs.

Prescription drug awareness focus of Charlestown campaigns

The Charlestown Substance Abuse Coalition (CSAC), supported by the MGH Center for Community Health Improvement, organized the community’s fourth annual Take Back prescription drug disposal day to bring awareness to the dangers of prescription drug abuse and the lack of proper drug disposal.

What's Happening: June 28, 2013

What's Happening: June 28, 2013

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