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(February 21, 1997)

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.

Miriam Cherkes-Julkowski, 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.

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