Moses S. S. Chow, professor
of clinical pharmacy and director of drug information services at
Hartford Hospital, has been appointed a consultant to the National
Institutes of Health. He will serve on the Clinical Trials Review
Committee of the National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute. Chow
also has been appointed to a five-year term as a member of the
Expert Panel on Cardiovascular and Renal Drugs of the United States
Pharmacopoeia Inc., which sets standards for drugs used clinically
in the United States.
Zbigniew J. Witczak,
assistant professor of medicinal chemistry, is an invited speaker
for the Molecular Pharmacology & Therapeutics Program, Annual
Bioorganic Seminar Series at Memorial Sloan-Lettering Cancer Center
in New York on April 1.
Beth Howland has been named
director of development at the School of Pharmacy. She comes to
UConn from the University of Massachusetts.
Stephen Anderson, professor
of family studies, has been named one of nine Kansas State
University Alumni Fellows. The program recognizes alumni who have
distinguished themselves in their careers and brings them back to
campus to meet with students and faculty. Anderson earned his Ph.D.
in marriage and family therapy in 1982 from Kansas State.
professor of educational leadership, was quoted in a Connecticut
magazine article about Attention Deficit Disorder ...
Michael Robb, assistant professor of
communications, discussed baby cries in a Hartford Courant story
... Mark Sullivan, director of the labor education
center, was quoted in a Hartford Courant story about labor unions
... The Norwich Bulletin interviewed Len
Krimerman, professor of philosophy, about fund-raising for
children ... Cynthia Adams, associate dean of the School of Allied
Health, spoke to the New Haven Register about the weight of
children ... Harry Mangle of the Cooperative
Extension System talked about urban 4-H clubs in The Day of New
London ... Ralph McNeal, assistant professor of
sociology, explained to the Chicago Sun-Times that teen-agers who
work in the service sector are more likely than other teens to drop
out of school as they increase the number of hours worked ...
Kurt Schwenk, associate professor of ecology and
evolutionary biology, answered a Boston Globe query about which
animal has the biggest tongue (baleen whale) ... Charles
Logan, professor of sociology, commented in a Hartford
Courant article about a study suggesting that blacks in Connecticut
are 17 times more likely than whites to be in prison ...
David Michaels, professor of linguistics,
discussed ebonics in a Hartford Courant story.