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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
May 17, 2004

"The Healer as Artist" Announces the People's Choice Awards

DAYTON, OHIO-Carol Levine, M.D., received the People's Choice Award at Wright State University School of Medicine's fourth annual art exhibit, "The Healer as Artist." An assistant professor of internal medicine, Levine's sculpture received the most votes during the four-week exhibit.

The second place award was, "Kentucky," a photo montage by Mark Anderson, Interdisciplinary Teaching Labs. Third place was awarded to Arthur Pickoff, M.D., professor and chair, Department of Pediatrics, for his photography entry, "Tree."

The Founders' Award was presented to Jason Korn, Year II medical student, for his pJay Korn, Founder's Award Winnerainting, "Untitled."

Sixty-three entries were received from faculty, students, and staff. Mary White, Ph.D., associate professor of community health, Lynn McDonald, M.D., assistant clinical professor of community medicine, and Judi Engle, director of public relations, were the co-directors for the event. "Many members of our medical school possess artistic talents that are hidden behind busy schedules and demanding lives," explains McDonald. "We were delighted to share the creativity and vision of our health care community and get to know each other better," adds White.

The exhibit included art in several media: photography, drawing, pottery, and painting. The People's Choice Awards, were generously provided by McCallisters Art Supplies in Dayton.