Posts Dated Archive: July 2008

Thanking our staff, stimulating transformational research and BIOS to the rescue

Thanking our staff Last Friday afternoon, we celebrated Brent Wishart, Facilities/Maintenance Coordinator, who received the 2008 SPH Staff Excellence Award. People spoke admiringly of Brent’s devotion to the SPH and its people, his unflappable dedication to solving problems and removing roadblocks and his kindness. Linda Kastleman choreographed a hysterical skit… Read More

Our School’s impact and developing our talents

Our School’s impact: Each year, I submit a progress report to the Provost about my role as dean and my and the School’s accomplishments over the past year. Similarly, the School’s chairs and unit leaders provide me their progress reports. A couple years ago, I asked them to include highlights… Read More

In the journals, good books, awards and recognition

In the journals Over the weekend, I got caught up on some of the journals and magazines in my stack—JAMA, New England Journal of Medicine, Harvard Business Review, Wired, Annals of Behavioral Medicine and a few others. Joseph Cook, MD, PhD, an adjunct professor of epidemiology at our School, is… Read More