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    • Hackney-Norins Society Newsletter of the Indiana University Department of Dermatology & Hackney-Norins Society ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ DERMATOLOGY PHONE TREE IS CUT DOWN! The Department is pleased to announce that the automated telephone answering service used to route phone calls (the infamous “phone Winter 2007 tree”) has been replaced by staff answering the phone directly. This change has been made Volume 7, Issue 1 due to the inability of patients and referring Hackney-Norins Society physicians to rapidly get through. Indiana University Department of Dermatology 550 N. University Blvd. # 3240 Indianapolis, IN 46202 317-274-7744 http://www.iupui.edu/~derm Board of Directors Christopher G. Rehme, M.D. President Charles W. Bartholome, M.D. Office manager Cathy Hutcherson David A. Byrne, M.D. cuts the ribbon to open the new Gabriella Castillo, M.D. call center. Sen. Gary P. Dillon, M.D. Evan R. Farmer, M.D. The new call center will be Jackie Dettmering, Tisha Adams, Scott Fretzin, M.D. manned by Geree McClendon, Geree McClendon & Cathy Hutcherson Alan R. Gilbert, M.D. Jackie Dettmering, and Tisha Howard R. Gray, M.D. Adams. Feel free to talk to them at 317-274-7744. Kudos to Front Office Antoinette Hood, M.D. Manager Catherine Hutcherson, Administrator Chris Goodin, and our Vice William D. James, M.D. Chair of Clinical Affairs, Dr. Stephen Wolverton for making this happen. Alfred L. Knable, Jr., M.D. William C. Lentz, M.D. Patrick C. Logan, M.D. IU RESIDENCY PROGRAM Karen A. Lund, M.D. SHINES FOR EXTERNAL REVIEW Jeffrey K. Moore, M.D. William “Joe” Moores, M.D. The IU Department of Dermatology Residency Program underwent external Thomas G. Olsen, M.D. review by the Graduate Medical Education Residency Review Committee on Edward L. Probst, Jr., M.D. January 17th, 2007. The program was rated as outstanding, and was accredited David L. Ramsay, M.D. for a full five years, which is the longest period of time given for residency Matthew C. Reeck, M.D. programs. In addition, additional residency positions were approved to allow Keeter D. Sechrist, M.D. the Department to have three residents per year. Congrats to all, especially Richard M. Storm, M.D. Residency Program Coordinator Kelli Cassidy. Jeffrey B. Travers, M.D., Ph.D. Kirsten A. Turchan, M.D. DRS. TACKETT AND SHEEHAN MATCH TO IU Brian J. Williams, M.D. Charles F. Williams, Jr., M.D. The Department was thrilled to match Drs. Brandie Tackett and Michael Stephen E. Wolverton, M.D. Sheehan. Dr. Tackett is an Ohio native, and graduated from Case Western Frank W. Yoder, M.D. Reserve Medical School. An Indiana native, Dr. Sheehan graduated from medical school here at Indiana University. Drs. Tackett and Sheehan will begin their internship in the Department of Internal Medicine in July, 2007 to begin their residency in dermatology in July, 2008. Congratulations and Welcome aboard to Drs. Tackett and Sheehan!
    • HACKNEY-NORINS KUDOS TO: SOCIETY MEETS Dr. Ernest Lee, who was accepted as a fellow in the ACGME- IN WASHINGTON accredited Procedural Dermatology The Hackney-Norins Society met at the recent Fellowship under Dr. Emil AAD meeting in Washington, D.C.. Members of Bassacia, in Morristown, New Jersey. Dr. Lee the Hackney-Norins Board met and discussed will start July 1, 2007. Congrats to Dr. Lee! departmental progress. The reception was held Jay Wolverton (son of right after and was well-attended by friends and faculty member, Stephen colleagues. Dr. Travers gave a short speech to Wolverton MD) played as update the group. Highlights include that the a starting defender with Lewis Professorship funding is on track, Dr. the Indiana University Wolverton will be proposed as the first Dr. club soccer team at the Theodore Arlook Professor, and new faculty National College Club members Drs. Ravi Krishnan, Gene Kim, Anita Soccer tournament in Dr. Wolverton Tempe Arizona in Haggstrom and Lawrence Mark were introduced & Jay Wolverton to the community. Faculty, residents, and medical November 2006. The team students were very busy at the AAD and presented played well advancing from the final 24 to the numerous posters and talks. “Elite 8” before losing to the eventual national champion, the University of Michigan. DR. HAGGSTROM Dr. Jeffrey Travers for being elected into the OBTAINS GRANT FROM American Society for Clinical Investigation, an honorary society for physician-scientists. Dr. STURGE-WEBER Travers joins 18 other faculty at Indiana University School of Medicine who belong to FOUNDATION ASCI. Dr. Anita Haggstrom (Norins Investigator and Director of IU DERM DEPT. TO BE WELL Pediatric Dermatology, REPRESENTED AT THE Assistant Professor of UP-COMING SID MEETING Dermatology and Pediatrics) The IU Department of Dermatology will be well- was recently awarded a very represented at the annual Society for Investigative competitive research grant from Dermatology meeting, to be held May 9-12th, 2007 the Sturge-Weber Foundation. in Los Angeles. As chair of the SID’s Scientific Dr. Haggstrom Her proposal is entitled “Facial Committee, Dr. Travers is co-organizing this year’s Port-Wine Stains and Infantile Segmental meeting. The Department submitted four abstracts, Hemangiomas Associated with Neurocutaneous and three were picked for oral presentation. Drs. Disorders: Implications of Facial Patterns”. For Dan Spandau, Qiwei Zhang, and Jeffrey Travers this study, Dr. Haggstrom plans to use computer will all be giving oral presentations. Ms. Davina mapping techniques and CNS/ocular testing to Lewis will be presenting a poster. Kudos to Dr. characterize frontotemporal segmental Qiwei Zhang, who was awarded a prestigious Dr. hemangiomas and port-wine stains. Dr. Albert Kligman Fellowship Award to attend the Haggstrom’s proposal is a result of clinical meeting. Congratulations to the IU Skin Scientists! observations noting striking similarities between the distribution and presence of underlying CNS Editors IU Dermatology abnormalities of a subset of facial segmental Dr. Jeffrey B. Travers welcomes your hemangiomas and the port-wine stains in jtravers@iupui.edu comments and ideas patients with Sturge-Weber syndrome. If you Dr. Wm. B. (Joe) Moores for articles. have any patients with facial segmental Dermatology, Inc. To receive this hemangiomas or port-wine stains that you would Lolita R. Goens newsletter, contact be willing to send to Dr. Haggstrom to be a part lgoens@iupui.edu Lolita Goens at of this study, please call our office (and speak to 317-274-7705 lgoens@iupui.edu or a live person) at 317-274-7744, or email Dr. 317-274-7051 Fax 317-274-7705 Haggstrom at ahaggstr@iupui.edu.
    • Cleve James Francoeur, Jr., M.D. Written by Dr. Jeffrey Travers Every issue of the Hackney-Norins Newsletter highlights an individual faculty member—this issue high- lights Cleve James Francoeur, Jr., M.D., Volunteer Assistant Professor of Dermatology. It is with great sadness that this spotlight is written, as Dr. Francoeur was taken from us unexpectedly as the result of a single vehicle motor accident. Dr. Francoeur was dermatology residency, studying under Dr. Wolverton & Jay Wolverton born and raised in Professors including Drs. Art Norins, Walt Indianapolis, the son Epinette, and Stephen Wolverton. Following his of Cleve and Dorothy residency, Dr. Francouer joined Drs. William Francoeur. Mr. Probst and Jack Scherer in private practice in Francoeur worked Columbus, Indiana. For the past five + years, for the Federal he also came back to the Department, with he A v i a t i o n and Dr. Scherer each staffing a resident clinic at Administration as an Wishard every other month. Residents air traffic controller described him as an outstanding teacher, who and his mother a cared deeply for patients. He also had a fun Dr. Francouer housewife who also side, and was known for his easy smile and dry did accounting work. Following his sense of humor. graduation from North Central High school, In addition to his clinical and educational work, Dr. Francoeur studied Biology at nearby Dr. Francoeur enjoyed the outdoors—he fished, Wabash College. He thrived at Wabash hunted, rode motorcycles and was a pilot for the College, graduating as the top student in Air Force. Dr. Francoeur is survived by Susan, Biology (and Summa Cum Laude), and his wife of 23 years, and his sons C.J. (15) and obtained President’s and Mackintosh Chase (12). Fellowship Scholarships for academic Dr. Francoeur excellence, and was elected to Phi Beta Kappa. did so very He was active in extracurricular activities, and much and did it was Scholarship Chairman of Beta Theta Pi so well. For all fraternity. that he was, Following his graduation from Wabash, Dr. and all that he Francoeur enrolled at Indiana University gave of himself, School of Medicine. He was the recipient of we will all miss the Dr. E. B. Rinker Scholarship, and was our colleague. elected to Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Please keep Society. Dr. Francoeur chose dermatology due him and his to the complexity of medical diagnoses and family in your that he enjoyed surgery. IU was very fortunate thoughts and that this talented colleague stayed here for his prayers. Dr. Francouer April 2006
    • SPRING 2007 INDY DERM Mark your calendar! The date for the Spring IDS Clinical Meeting will be the first Wednesday of May (May 2nd), 2007, and will be held again at the Dermatology Clinic at the Adult Outpatient Center. The conference will begin with patient viewing at 10 A.M., with lunch and the business meeting held at the University Place Conference Center at 12:00. We are thrilled to announce that the 2007 Moores Lecturer will be Dr. Ilona Frieden, Professor of Dermatology and Pediatrics, University of California San Francisco. Dr. Frieden will lecture on Pediatric Hemangiomas. To schedule a patient, please contact chief residents Dr. Christopher Bohyer pager: 317-312-0883 email: cbohyer@iupui.edu Dr. Ernest Lee pager: 317-312-0245 email: ernlee@iupui.edu Looking forward to seeing you then! DEPARTMENT OF DERMATOLOGY GRAND ROUNDS A reminder to all that the IU Department of Dermatology Grand Rounds will be held the 1st and 3rd Wednesday mornings of each month. The patient viewing will take place from 7:45-8:30 am (note earlier time) in the Adult Outpatient Center Dermatology Clinics (UH 3240), with the patient discussions from 8:30-10:00 am the third floor AOC conference room. Following the patient discussions, a lecture is scheduled from 10:00 – 11:00 am. Please try to join us—in addition to interesting cases, hot coffee and bagels, good fellowship, each conference is approved for 2 hours of category I CME credit. Indiana University Department of Dermatology 550 N. University Blvd., Suite 3240 Indianapolis, IN 46202