News in this week’s Inside UTMB, compiled by the Office of Public Affairs: Elizabeth Protas was honored with the 2010 Distinguished Service Award from the Texas Society of Allied Health Professions; Dr. Erik van Kuijk will speak on age-related macular degeneration at the Senior Seaside Club Dinner; volunteers with D’Feet Breast Cancer Inc. will have a holiday sale Friday; radiation oncology will host a ribbon-cutting ceremony Dec. 8; the Italian ministers of health and university research invited Drs. Luca Cicalese and Cristiana Rastellini to participate in a conference; UTMB Health websites were recognized by peers in the 2010 eHealthcare Leadership Awards; and PET CT scans are now available in the department of radiology on the island.