In this week's edition: "Research Staff Appreciation Day, a sweet success," "Dedicated to diversity," "New chief of the Emergency Imaging Division named," and more.

Stories in the 05/23/2014 Issue of Hotline

A mighty mold

Late in the afternoon of May 16, a contest of microscopic mobility unfolded, an epic challenge between HL-60, neutrophil-like cells and the soil-dwelling slime mold Dictyostelium (Dicty).

BFT celebrates 25 years of service

Bulfinch Temporary Service celebrated its 25th anniversary on May 1.

Dedicated to diversity

MGH dermatologist Ernesto González, MD, who is revered not only for his clinical work but also for his impact on diversity at the MGH, was recently honored as one of nine Puerto Rican leaders inducted into the Center for Puerto Rican Studies at Hunter College, The City University of New York.

Making a difference

Two MGH YMCA Achievers were recognized at the 39th annual YMCA Achievers Recognition Celebration May 13 at the Westin Copley Place.

New chief of the Emergency Imaging Division named

The MGH Department of Radiology has announced that Michael H. Lev, MD, FAHA, FACR, has been named the new chief of the Emergency Imaging Division, effective June 1.

Research Staff Appreciation Day, a sweet success

More than 40 gallons of ice cream – scooped and served by MGH Research leadership – were consumed at the first MGH Research Staff Appreciation Day.

The first step

Dianne Austin, workforce diversity program manager, was one of several speakers at the MGH Training and Workforce Development Office’s “Taking the First Step” workshop on May 20 in the Haber Conference Room.

What's Happening: May 23, 2014

What's Happening: May 23, 2014

Xavier appointed to Isselbacher professorship

Ramnik Xavier, MD, chief of the MGH Gastrointestinal Unit and director of the MGH Center for the Study of Inflammatory Bowel Disease, was honored with the first Kurt J. Isselbacher Professorship in Medicine in the Field of Gastroenterology, an endowed professorship at Harvard Medical School.


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