Adit Ginde, M.D., M.P.H., and assistant professor of emergency medicine and the University of Colorado School of Medicine, received a Paul B. Beeson Career Development Award from the National Institute on Aging, the pre-eminent junior faculty award in aging research. ... Jill Davies, M.D., associate professor OB/GYN at the School of Medicine, has been named a Public Health Hero by the Tri-County Health Department. The award is given to people, businesses or organizations that improve or promote public health in Adams, Arapahoe and Douglas counties. Davis was nominated for her work with the Colorado Circle of Protection program, which provides Tdap vaccines for protection from pertussis. ... John C. Miller, professor emeritus at the University of Colorado Colorado Springs department of languages and cultures, will give three seminars in India this summer. He will lecture on multiple intelligences theory and teaching strategies for spoken English at Aligargh Muslim University and at the Ahmedabad Management Institute. During the past academic year, Miller was a full-time lecturer in English languages and literatures at Gaziantep University, Turkey, under a U.S. State Department English Language Fellowship. ... Bruce Goldstein, associate professor of planning and design at the University of Colorado Denver, was an invited speaker at the symposium "Resilience and Transformation: Megacities and the Coast" at King's College, London, in May. He presented a paper on the epistemological and methodological challenges to coastal urban resilience. The meeting was sponsored by the Land-Ocean Interactions in the Coastal Zone Initiative. ... Kevin J. Krizek, associate professor of planning and design at the University of Colorado Denver, and co-director of the Active Communities/Transportation (ACT) Research Group and director of the Ph.D. program in design and planning, was principal investigator for the Access to Destinations Project. The final part of the project and the Metro Accessibility Matrix, the outreach component, were released in early June. ... Barbara Dray, assistant professor at the University of Colorado Denver School of Education and Human Development, has been appointed chair-designate of the American Education and Research Association's Communications and Outreach Committee for 2011-2012. Dray will serve as the chair of the committee for 2012-2014. Dray and colleague Maria Ruiz-Primo, associate professor, collaborated with Patrick Lowenthal, Academic Technology and Extended Learning, and colleagues Melissa Miszkiewicz and Kelly Marczynski, to develop an instrument to assess student readiness for online learning. ... Dominic F. Martinez, director of the Office of Diversity and Inclusion for the Anschutz Medical Campus, recently presented a paper on contemporary Native Hawaiian religious life at the Native American and Indigenous Studies Association annual meeting in Sacramento, Calif. Martinez's paper considers intersections of Hawaiian and Mormon traditions, especially as expressed in renewed canoeing practices.