News in Brief — 6/7/13

Published 9:17 am Friday, June 7, 2013

Cabell cancer center names director

HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (AP) — The new director of a Huntington cancer center also has been named vice dean of Marshall University’s medical school.

Dr. Uma Sundaram was tapped as director of the Edwards Comprehensive Cancer Center at Cabell Huntington Hospital on Thursday.

The center includes specialists in radiation oncology, surgical oncology, medical oncology and hematology, orthopedic oncology, pediatric oncology, surgical breast oncology, clinical trials and research.

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In addition to his role as director, he was named vice dean for clinical and transitional sciences at the Huntington school.

Sundaram most recently served as director of the West Virginia Clinical and Translational Science Institute and assistant vice president of the West Virginia University Health Sciences Center.

He also was a professor of medicine, microbiology, immunology and cell biology at West Virginia University’s medical school.


Community Hospice to host volunteer orientation

Ashland, Ky. – Community Hospice will have a volunteer orientation session at the Community Hospice care center, at 2330 Pollard Road, Ashland, Ky. on June 28 from 10 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.

Community Hospice will train volunteers to answer calls at the Care Center. There are limited shifts; therefore, please reserve your spot today by calling (606) 329-1890 or toll free (800) 926-6184.


Brianna Barnes earns dean’s list recognition

DELAWARE —Brianna Barnes of South Point has been named to the 2013 spring semester Dean’s List at Ohio Wesleyan University.

To qualify for Dean’s List recognition, Ohio Wesleyan students must achieve a grade point average of 3.5 or better on a 4.0 scale in all applicable classes.


South Point resident named to dean’s list

LOUISVILLE, KY. — Bellarmine University has named South Point resident Kathryn Armstead to the dean’s list for spring 2013. Armstead is a sophomore majoring in psychology, and previously attended St. Joseph Central High School.

Bellarmine’s dean’s list recognizes students who receive a grade point average of 3.5 or above on a 4.0 scale.