Members in the News
David M. Walker, M.D., Assistant Professor of Pediatric Emergency Medicine at Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, Conn., was awarded a 2010-2011 Fulbright grant. Dr. Walker will be based at the Queen Elizabeth Central Hospital in Blantyre, Malawi, where he will serve as a visiting lecturer and collaborate to establish a pediatric trauma registry that will be used to develop injury prevention projects. He is one of approximately 1,100 U.S. faculty and professionals who will travel abroad next year through the Fulbright U.S. Scholar Program, America's flagship international educational exchange program sponsored by the U.S. Department of State, Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs.
Ashley Booth Norse, M.D., was elected president-elect of the Duval County Medical Society (DCMS) of Jacksonville, Fla., at its annual meeting last month. Dr. Booth Norse practices at the University of Florida Health Science Center in Jacksonville. She has been on the DCMS Board of Directors since 2005 and has served as its secretary and vice president.
Marvin Wayne, M.D., was principal medical adviser on the film "21 and a Wakeup," which is now being sold online. A portion of the film's proceeds benefit the Emergency Medicine Foundation. Starring Faye Dunaway, Tom Sizemore, Ed Begley Jr., and others, it depicts the day-to-day lives of medical personnel in the Vietnam War. Visit www.21andawakeup.com to order the DVD.
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