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April 8, 2004
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Frank Butler, associate director in the School of Human Kinetics and Recreation, was name honorary chairman for the Atlantic University Sport men’s Final 6 basketball championship in Halifax last month. Over the past 28 years, Mr. Butler has been an active member in the university sport community. His devotion to the development of university sport in Canada and to the growth of Canadian Interuniversity Sport as a governing body, has helped interuniversity sport experience significant growth and popularity across the country.

Dr. Daniel MacPhee, basic medical sciences, and two of his graduate students, S. Joy Williams, PhD candidate, and Bryan White, M.Sc. candidate, recently attended the 51st Annual Society for Gynecologic Investigation Meeting in Houston, Texas, March 23-28. Four poster presentations were given: HIC-5 expression is upregulated in rat myometrium during late pregnancy by Jennifer Croke, Selena J Williams, Bryan G White, Daniel J MacPhee; Small heat shock protein 27 is highly upregulated in rat myometrium during late pregnancy and labour by Bryan G White, Selena J Williams, Daniel J MacPhee; _5 integrin expression is temporally and spatially regulated during late pregnancy and labour in the rat, by Selena J Williams, Bryan G White, Daniel J MacPhee; Protein expression of _3 integrin is significantly down-regulated during late pregnancy and labour in the rat by Selena J Williams, Bryan G White, Daniel J MacPhee.

Dr. Graham Shorrocks, English, was chosen as the new editor of Dialectologia et Geolinguistica, the journal of the International Society for Dialectology and Geolinguistics. This is the world’s preeminent journal for the study of dialectology and linguistics.

Dr. Joystna Ziradhar was presented with the Chairman’s Award at the Discipline of Family Medicine Resident’s Forum March 8 for her presentation on A Review of Cervical Screening in a Rural Practice Population. The Research Director’s Award was won by Drs. John and Susan Campbell for their study on a comparison of Intravenous Meperidine, with Ketorolac and Fentanyl with Ketorolac for Management of Acute Renal Colic in the Emrgency Department.


 


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