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  1. The Epidemiology of Mentorship: Age-Adjusted Analyses of Dr. Ron LaPorte PowerPoint Congratulations from Andrea Kriska , Faina Linkov, Eugene Shubnikov, and Jan Dorman and from all Ron’s students and colleagues “To teach is to touch lives forever”

  2. Sunday, May 29, 1949 60 "By learning you will teach, by teaching you will learn." - Latin Proverb

  3. Congratulations For me what characterizes Ron are his values of creativity, courage and compassion manifested in an attitude of “yes, we can.” He is an equilibrist exploring the razor thin envelop of what is possible versus the impossible, dissolving through his imagination the constraints imposed by traditional dogmas and wisdom. Francois Sauer

  4. What is the secret of Ron’s Magic???

  5. 1. Ron is a very giving person…

  6. 2. Always willing to try new food! Ron in Santo Domingo 1989

  7. 3. Being from Buffalo, Ron is never bothered by extreme weather conditions

  8. 4. Ron is not scared of Russians

  9. 5. Ron is not scared to explore new controversial areas, for example alcohol epidemiology

  10. NIH Meeting Lupus Jamaica 1992 Ron – Introduction to e-mail on the Internet (who remembers Bitnet……..?) Alan Patrick – What is the Internet? Unlikely origin of a lasting collaboration……………… (from Dr. Bunker)

  11. 6. Great sense of humor!

  12. Ron and a mentor and as a scientistEpidemiological data

  13. Spectrum of Mentoring(Age Adjusted) From Andrea Mentor ship

  14. Ron’s Impact: Estimated Cumulative Publications by Year “To infinity and beyond…”

  15. From the albums of Ron’s students

  16. 1995 “Karaoke” Epidemiology Training Course, Hawaii Congratulation from Mitchell, Emma Barinas

  17. Congrat… Wav! From Benson!

  18. Congratulations from “dying” biomedical Journals

  19. Congratulations!

  20. Congratulations! 500 lectures!

  21. Congratulations! 600 lectures!

  22. Congratulations! From Montreal, 2002!

  23. Congratulations! Soni, Eugene, Akira and Japanese Team - Montreal, 2002

  24. Pittsburgh, August 2002

  25. FoodFest, Kaunas, Lithuania, 2005

  26. Pittsburgh, February 2008

  27. Pittsburgh, February 2008

  28. Faina’s house, Pittsburgh, February 2008

  29. Library of Alexandria, Egypt, 2008

  30. Library of Alexandria, Egypt, 2008

  31. Library of Alexandria, Egypt, 2008

  32. Library of Alexandria, Egypt, 2008

  33. Library of Alexandria, Egypt, 2008

  34. BioHaza-Milan 2008, Italy

  35. BioHaza-Milan 2008, Italy

  36. Ron’s office in the Diabetes Research Center - 1990

  37. EuroDiab meeting in Madeira (?) 1989 (Ron and Claudia circled in red)

  38. Santo Domingo 1989 – Jaakko, Eva, and Christian

  39. “Bat cave” – Dominican Republic 1989 – Eva, Jaakko, Claudia, Jan – photo taken by Ron

  40. Ron’s Postcards

  41. I feel honored very much to have had Ron as my academic mentor and his continuing support. It is a great feeling to know that you can always count on someone like Ron. The greatest lesson I have learned from Ron is the importance of taking initiative and going for your dream and never giving up. Thank you Ron for always being there for us." Former Heinz Fellow, Saida Karimova

  42. I am amazed by your dedication to your students and research, your enthusiasm for new things and thinking "outside the box". You provide inspiration and I am very fortunate to know you. Happy Birthday! Mita Lovalekar

  43. For his efforts in Global Health and Prevention, Ron deserves a Nobel Prize. Happy birthday! Luiza Gharibyan, former fellow from Armenia

  44. Jasna Stikova, Macedonia Great job as a mentor on a Fulbright fellowship! NEW EDUCATION PATHWAYS FOR GLOBAL PUBLIC HEALTH SECURITY: US-MACEDONIAN COLLABORATION IN HIGHER EDUCATION

  45. Final Quiz Question 1: How many times have you heard this statement? “IDDM is the epidemiologist’s dream disease.” Choose the correct answer: a) Never b) Once c) Twice d) >500 times CORRECT ANSWER IS … d) >500 times

  46. Question 2: What is the appropriate level of support for foreign epidemiologists to help them keep up high standards of case definition and complete reporting in an international collaboration? Choose the correct answer: a) $10 per case b) Travel funds so PI can attend international meeting c) $100 per case d) Nothing at all CORRECT ANSWER IS … d) Nothing at all “If you don’t pay them you only get the crazies who really want to know – so they will give you really good data!”

  47. Question 3: What is the right place for a talk based on the 1972 hardcore porno film ‘Behind the Green Door’? Choose the correct answer: a) Stag party at 3 am b) A walk in the park with your dogs c) A formal GSPH seminar for ~150 faculty & students, of whom >100 were kids in 1972 CORRECT ANSWER IS … c) A formal GSPH seminar for ~150 faculty & students Don’t ask!