In 2007, Time magazine named him one of the 100 Most Influential People in the world. Dr. Steven Nissen ’66 is recognized as one of the leading advocates in raising awareness of health risks associated with the popular drugs Vioxx and Avandia. He is a cardiologist and chairman of cardiovascular medicine at the Cleveland Clinic.
Dr. Nissen appears in a CBS News interview with Katie Couric, where he talks about a study that questions the benefits of the anti-cholesterol drug Zetia. Click here to watch.
Sponsored by the Robert ’53 and MeiLi Hefner Foundation and offered here at Webb to two current students, The Hefner Initiative aims to foster a close and positive relationship between the people of China and the US. This extraordinary 12-day summer program includes travel this year to Beijing and Suzhou—allowing for living/learning opportunities with host students and families.
Shyam Arya '18 and Ellie Canty '18 have been accepted to present a poster at the National American Chemical Society conference in New Orleans in March 2019--an extremely rare honor for high school students.