Names in the News

Names in the News

September 15, 2006

Appointments

Dr. James F. Borin has joined the University of Maryland Medical Cen ter as director of a new robotic surgery program.

He will also serve as an assistant professor of surgery in the Division of Urology at the UM School of Medicine. His practice will center on robot-assisted surgery for prostate cancer and minimally invasive treat ment of kidney cancer, kidney stones and ureteral stricture.

One of only a few surgeons who are fellowship-trained in robotic sur gery, Borin has written papers and book chapters on minimally invasive urologic surgery and has been an instructor of advanced techniques. He completed a two-year fellowship in laparoscopic and robotic sur gery at the University of California, Irvine.

Stephen W. Long has been named as sociate director for administration of the UM Marlene and Stewart Greenebaum Cancer Center. He will oversee the center's research activi ties in the newly created position.

At the National Institutes of Health, he had been associate director for administration and executive offi cer of the National Institute on Al cohol Abuse and Alcoholism since 1999.

Previously he held other administra tive posts at the institute and was di rector of financial management for the Alcohol, Drug Abuse and Mental Health Administration and a budget analyst in the Department of Health and Human Services.

"We are most fortunate to have someone of his background and ex perience assume this critical posi tion overseeing the research mis sion of our cancer center," said Dr. Kevin J. Cullen, director of the cen ter and a professor of medicine at the UM School of Medicine.

Awards

Jacquelyn Campbell has been named the 2006 Pathfinder Distinguished Researcher by the Friends of the National Institute for Nursing Research. The distinction recognizes her leadership role in research on intimate partner violence and her success in widening interest in the problem among researchers in nursing, medicine and public health.

A professor at the Johns Hopkins University School of Nursing, she is a registered nurse who also has a doctorate. Campbell has been examining the relationship between HIV and violence against women as the 2005-2006 Institute of Medicine/American Academy of Nursing/American Nurses' Foundation Scholar. She is exploring how the relationship contributes to health disparities nationally and globally.

In being chosen for the Pathfinder award, said Dean Martha N. Hill, "Dr. Campbell joins a most distinguished group of premier nurse scientists."

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