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    NOVEMBER 10, 2005
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Howard Palamarchuk, director of sports medicine at the School of Podiatric Medicine, recently lectured on foot and ankle injuries in a university sports program at Holland’s Congres Podotherapie en Sportgeneeskunde. More than 250 people attended the conference, accounting for more than half of Holland’s podiatric physicians.

The School of Podiatric Medicine recently held its 18th annual Foot and Ankle Institute Seminar and its second annual Alumni Reunion at the Philadelphia Clarion Hotel and Conference Center. The two-day event included podiatric medicine, orthopedics and surgery lectures, as well as an alumni reception. Jason Miller, instructor of podiatric surgery, lectured and moderated several podiatric surgery sessions while instructor Tracey Vlahovic, moderated the podiatric medicine and orthopedics lectures. Other faculty lecturers were: Gary Bauer, associate professor of podiatric surgery; Larry Goss, instructor of podiatric orthopedics; James McGuire, director of the department of podiatric medicine and the Leonard S. Abrams Center for Advanced Wound Healing; Jane Pontious, associate professor of podiatric surgery; and John Walter, professor and chair of the department of podiatric orthopedics.


Boris Iglewicz, professor of statistics at The Fox School of Business, published his article “Illustrating the Impact of a Time-Varying Covariate with an Extended Kaplan-Meier Estimator,” in the November 2005 edition of The American Statistician. Previously, he published “Orthogonal Bases Approach for Comparing Nonnormal Continuous Distributions,” in the September 2005 issue of Biometrika and “Accounting for Information Noncompliance with a Bivariate Exponential Model in the Design of Time-to-Event Trials” in the July 2005 issue of Pharmaceutical Statistics.

Albert I. Wertheimer, professor and director of the Center for Pharmaceutical Health Services Research at the School of Pharmacy, co-edited and contributed a chapter to the third edition of Pharmacy and the U.S. Health Care System. This book, a helpful source of information for the pharmacy industry, discusses topics such as financing healthcare, emerging roles for pharmacists and the future of pharmacy.