Clinical research to be focus at UTHCT’s 10th Annual Allen B. Cohen Memorial Research Lecture on Tuesday

Monday, April 11, 2005

Clinical research at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Tyler will be in the spotlight at the 10th Annual Allen B. Cohen Memorial Research Lecture Tuesday evening, April 12, at the TASCA Ornelas Activity Center, 3402 Old Omen Road in Tyler.

James Stocks, MD, will present “Clinical Research: Have You Been a Hero Lately?” during the event, which begins at 6 p.m. UTHSCT President Dr. Kirk A. Calhoun will welcome guests and Steven Idell, MD, Ph.D., UTHSCT’s vice president of research, will speak briefly about recent research grants at the Health Center. He also will recognize the five recipients of the 2005 Research Membership Seed Grant Awards.

Dr. Stocks is director for Clinical Research at UTHSCT and a certified clinical investigator. He is board certified in internal medicine, pulmonary disease, critical care medicine, and sleep disorders.

Dr. Cohen was an internationally respected pulmonary physician and researcher. The former Health Center executive associate director and professor of medicine and biochemistry died in February 1995. He was the catalyst behind helping make the Health Center a world-class biomedical research facility.

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