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Big Game Rooters Bus [Newspaper Article] — Synapse - The UCSF student newspaper — 4 November 1958
Big Game Rooters Bus Tickets are now available at the Central Desk for the Cal-Stan-ford Big Game Rooters buses. Two buses have been chartered to take U.C. Medical Center students and faculty to and from the Cal-Stanford Big Game on Saturday, Nov. 22. The buses will leave Millberry Union at 12:30 p.m. and will return immediately after the game, (by 6 p.m.). The deadline for the sale of tickets will be Saturday, Nov. 15. There is room for 100 passengers on the two buses and tickets will be sold on a first-come-first-serve basis.
PSI OMEGA, ZIPS WIN IN FRAT LEAGUE [Newspaper Article] — Synapse - The UCSF student newspaper — 4 November 1958
PSI OMEGA, ZIPS WIN IN FRAT LEAGUE The first night of the intramural league for fraternity saw Psi Omega walloping Buildings and Grounds by a score of 55-14, and the Zips beating the Phi Delts, 50-39. Although these were only practice games, both Psi O and the Zips showed top form in getting their wins. Behind the 19 point out-burst by Duke Lewis, Psi O had little trouble overcoming an undermanned Buildings and Grounds team. Wadnizak contributed 17 points to the Psi O total while Teddy Abe was turning in an impressive floor game from his guard position. Jay Vierra led Buildings and Grounds scorers with 7 points. The game scheduled between Kappa Psi and Nu Sigma Nu was won on a forfeit by Kappa Psi as the Nu Sigs were unable to gather up a sufficient number of players. An intra-squad game was played by Kappa Psi and the few members of the Nu Sigma Nu team who did show up. The Zips, playing like the team to beat in the fraternity league, looked very impressive in their win over the Ph...
SPOTLIGHT ON THE BIOMECHANICS LAB [Newspaper Article] — Synapse - The UCSF student newspaper — 18 November 1958
SPOTLIGHT ON THE BIOMECHANICS LAB The Biomechanics Laboratory was established on July 1,1957, to provide an organizational framework within the University for the cooperation of faculty members in the interdisciplinary area of research known variously as biomechanics, bioengineering, or human engineering. The Laboratory is currently functioning under the joint auspices of the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, School of Medicine, and the College of Engineering, and is supported by Gov-ernment-research contracts and grants and donations from philanthropic organizations. The Biomechanics Laboratory is an outgrowth of the Prosthetic Devices Research Project, initiated on the Berkeley Campus in 1945, and of the Biomechanics Group which met informally on the San Francisco Campus until 1953. Since its organization on July 1, 1957, the Laboratory has devoted Considerable time and effort to the establishment of research groups within its areas of interest and to the procurement of highly 9 ...
Biomechanics Conference To Be Held December 2-5 [Newspaper Article] — Synapse - The UCSF student newspaper — 18 November 1958
Biomechanics Conference To Be Held December 2-5 On Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, December 2, 3,*4, and 5, the Biomechanics Research Board will hold an Amputee Research Conference. The basic theme of the conference will be a review of medical and prosthetic progress and problems. The conference sessions will include discussions on lower-extremity amputee and prosthetics research studies, which are of major concern to the scientific staff of the Biomechanics Laboratory, and also on airing of ideas on sensory feedback and control in externallypowered prostheses. The meeting will bring together many persons prominent in the Upper-Extremity Prosthetics Research Program, and in the f i&lt;*d of bracing, which will also be discussed from several angles. After the registration and preliminaries on Tuesday, the conferences will be devoted to presentation and discussion of medical aspects of the Amputee Research project being conducted here at the University of California M...
B L Unique [Newspaper Article] — Synapse - The UCSF student newspaper — 18 November 1958
B L Unique "Biomechanics. What does that mean?" This question is invariably asked by any person not familiar with the research which is being conducted on the fourth floor of the old U.C. Hospital Building. The Biomechanics Laboratory here at the University of California Medical Center is con- cerned primarily with the many and diverse problems of the amputee. Specifically—the belowknee amputee. The projects are not confined strictly to the San Francisco Campus, but extend to Berkeley and to the U.S. Naval Hospital in Oakland, where work is also being done. This laboratory is the only, one of its kind in the United States at the present time, and is unique in that it involves the integration of many varied subjects in the field of medicine and numerous other fields as well. The projects employ doctors and research workers in such fields as Surgery, Orthopaedic Surgery, both Civil and Mechanical Engineering, Dermatology, Physiology, Psychology, Psychiatry, Neuroanatomy, Neurophysiolo...
THE SYNAPSE [Newspaper Article] — Synapse - The UCSF student newspaper — 18 November 1958
THE SYNAPSE Room 249 Millborry Union U.C. Medical Center San Francisco 22. California MOnrrow 1-0210 Woody Geller, Editor Ernie Rossi, Managing Editor Jackie Roth, Secretary Ted Nakata, Assoc. Editor, Dentistry Yasin Balbaky, Assoc. Editor, Medicine Li I a Redlich, Assoc. Editor, Pharmacy Trixie McHarg, Assoc. Editor, Nursing Pasters and Cartoons, Medical Illustration, Marsh Turner and Bob Wong; Photographer, Ted Nakata; Reporters: Roger Kisner, Leo Tarantino, Roger Tennyson, Mac Takahashl, Linda Short, Mickey Kanemaru, and Shannon Wong; Sports Editor, Hlro Miyahara. Published biweekly during the academic year by the Associated Students, U.C. Medial Center. Subscription price $2.00 per year by mall.
EDITORIAL Student Government [Newspaper Article] — Synapse - The UCSF student newspaper — 18 November 1958
EDITORIAL Student Government Now that the semester is almost half over perhaps it is time to reflect on what is going on. By now each school, as well as each class, has had the election of their officers. These people are holding office to serve all of us and not for their own selfish reasons. From time to time one can hear students complaining about this, that, and the other thing. Perhaps some new ruling was instituted in their school or some favorite procedure was eliminated. The students don't like it BUT, have they done anything.to preclude this happening? NO! It seems that the loudest complainers are the most apathetic when it comes to doing something. Had they made their wishes known to their class officers perhaps this unwanted situation might not have come to pass. It seems that a good majority of students regard a school as a large shell into which they enter in the morning and from which they emerge in the evening. This is not true. A school, as well as any other institut...
Winning Exhibit [Newspaper Article] — Synapse - The UCSF student newspaper — 18 November 1958
Winning Exhibit In December, 1957, an exhibit prepared by Dr. Verne T. Inman, Dr. Henry E. Loon, Dr. S. William Levy, and Dr. Gilbert H. Barnes, received the Clyde L. Cummer Gold Medal award from the American Academy of Dermatology and Syphilology at its annual meeting in Chicago for an exhibit used in class instruction. This exhibit was comprised of color transparencies, drawings and texts to describe the skin disorders and other medical problems of leg amputees. The exhibit was shown in the lobby of the Medical Sciences Building during the month of January.
Herzstein Lectures [Newspaper Article] — Synapse - The UCSF student newspaper — 18 November 1958
Herzstein Lectures "Brain and Behavior" was the general title of the 1958 Herzstein Lectures at the University of California Medical Center, San Francisco. The three lectures were given Wednesday and Friday, Nov. 10 and 12, by Dr. Ralph W. Gerard, professor of neuro- physiology at the University of Michigan Mental Health Research Institute. He is one of the country's leading students of the physiology of the brain and nervous system. gator of the effects and mechan isms of mood-altering drugs. The 58-year-old scientist received the B.S. and Ph.D. degrees from the University of Chicago in 1919 and 1921. In 1924, he received the M.D. degree from Rush Medical College. He served on the faculties of the University of South Dakota, the University of Chicago, and the University of Illinois before joining the staff of the Mental Health Research Institute at the University of Michigan in 1955. Wednesday night's lecture, entitled "Dynamics of the Nervous System", was at 8:15 p.m. in the audit...
FROM THE DESK OF THE UNION DIRECTOR [Newspaper Article] — Synapse - The UCSF student newspaper — 18 November 1958
FROM THE DESK OF THE UNION DIRECTOR Preparations for the gala Union dedication banquet last Thursday prevented me from meeting Editor Getter's deadline for the November 4 issue. Picking things up again at this time, I'd like to follow the established pattern and make some comments and observations on certain phases of the Union's operation. . . . Spouse Cards: Based on the unanimous approval of the Board of Governors, an order for Spouse Cards has been placed with the University Press, and delivery is anticipated shortly. Any married member of the Union (student, faculty, or alumni) is eligible to -pick up a card for his spouse, free, of charge, entitling the spouse to use Union facilities on a pay-as-you-go basis. Such a card will permit spouses to use the Union whether their "mate" is with them or not. The new cards are non-transferable, and do not permit the bearer to bring in guests. Film Programs: Perhaps you have noticed that the various films shown in the Union to date have a...
Essay Contest Pharmacy Students Can Win Cold Cash [Newspaper Article] — Synapse - The UCSF student newspaper — 18 November 1958
Essay Contest Pharmacy Students Can Win Cold Cash HEY! Pharmacy Juniors and Seniors! Wanna win $750? It's easy, no puzzles to fill out, no jingles to complete. Enter the Second Annual Pharmaceutical Economics Essay Contest. Sponsored by the J. B. Roerig Company, this contest awards a cash prize of $250 to each of the top winners (one junior and one senior) plus a grand prize of $500 for the better of the two First Prize essays. How can you miss? Now's your opportunity to win—you're eligible if you are a junior or a senior Pharmacy student. Essays are to be on current problems in the field of pharmaceutical economics, and/or deal specifically with practical plans for enhancing the economic status of pharmacy. For example: How to improve profitability of professional departments, or Practical Methods for reducing operating expenses, or Controlling delivery expenses. Deadline date is March 1, 1958, so get started now! For advice, encouragement, and further information contact Dr. Walte...
Newman Club [Newspaper Article] — Synapse - The UCSF student newspaper — 18 November 1958
Newman Club The ttext regular meeting of the UCMC Newman Club will be held on Wednesday, November 19 at 8 p.m., at St. Anne's Parish Library, Funston and Judah Streets. The topic that will be discussed will be "The Catholic and the Bible." This lecture will be given by Father John F. Mattingly, S.S;, Professor of Scripture at St. Patrick's Seminary, Menlo Park. Father Mattingly received his Doctorate in Sacred Scripture after completing studies in both Rome and the Holy Land. In his lecture, Father Mattingly will discuss the position of the Bible In Catholic theqlogy, the interpretation of the Bible, the origin of the Bible and finally the Bible and the Word of God. All Catholic and non-Catholic students are welcome to attend. On Sunday, November 23, Newman Club will hold an evening of recollection at the Convent of the Helpers of the Holy Souls, 204 Haight St. (corner of Haight and Laguna). The evening will begin with Holy Mass at 5 p.m. and conclude at 9:15 p.m. with Benediction. ...
'59 Yearbook To Go on Sale [Newspaper Article] — Synapse - The UCSF student newspaper — 18 November 1958
'59 Yearbook To Go on Sale The 1959 yearbook—The Medical —will go on sale next week through the class representatives of each school. To date, the following salesmen will be on hand to sell the yearbook to members of their respective classes: Bill Shapiro, second year Medical class; Kathy Mogan, third year Medical class; Carl Meyer, first year Pharmacy; Don Lee, second year Pharmacy; Lila Redlich, third year Pharmacy; Jean Kimura, first year nursing; Mary Haines second year nursing; Lou Ann Fukuda, third year nursing; Julie Wong, Freshman Dental; Judy Scott, first year Dental Hygiene; and Ray Cogo who will represent the Physical Therapists, Medical Technologists, X-ray Technicians, and Medical Illustrators. The representatives for the Freshman and Junior Medical Class, fourth year Pharmacy, Sophomore, Junior, and Senior Dental students, and second year Dental Hygienists will be announced in a future issue of the paper. By giving him your sales within the next few days, you'll be spu...