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Posted: 9/28/2009

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TOURNEY TO BENEFIT OSU PULMONARY AND CRITICAL CARE PROGRAM
The Second Annual Billie Mattis Memorial Tennis Tournament will be held Sat. (9/19) at the Northam Park Tennis Courts located at 2800 Tremont Road in Upper Arlington. All proceeds will benefit the Ohio State University Medical Center’s Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine’s Critical Care Program Fund. For more information or to make a contribution, contact Tammy Mattis Jarret at 614-937-3763.


GOLF OUTING TO BENEFIT OHIO STATE’S BURN CENTER
The 20th Annual Society of Fire Protection Engineers Golf Outing, benefiting the burn center at Ohio State University Medical Center, will be held Monday, Oct. 5 at The Lakes Golf & Country Club located at 6740 Worthington Road in Westerville. Registration begins at 8 a.m., with various competitions throughout the day, followed by a dinner at 6 p.m. Archie Griffin, president and CEO of The Ohio State Alumni Association and the only two-time Heisman Trophy winner, will be participating in this year’s tournament. For more information, contact Christine Casavant at 614-366-8374 or Christine.Casavant@osumc.edu.


JOANNE LYNN NAMED ASSOCIATE DEAN FOR STUDENT LIFE
The Ohio State University College of Medicine has appointed Dr. Joanne Lynn (43220) as associate dean for student life. She will be responsible for leading efforts that support the education and professional development of the college’s medical students, including student counseling, financial aid, student organizations and special events. Lynn replaces Linda Stone who retired in June 2009. Lynn was previously the medical student education director for Ohio State’s Department of Neurology, and is a staff neurologist for Ohio State’s Medical Center and the Arthur G. James Cancer Hospital and Richard J. Solove Research Institute as well as co-director of Ohio State’s Multiple Sclerosis Center.

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Gina Bericchia
Medical Center Communications
614-293-3737
Gina.Bericchia@osumc.edu