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Halas wins innovator award in fight against breast cancer

...001, the award provides accomplished and visionary scholars with the funding and freedom to pursue creative, potentially breakthrough research that could ultimately accelerate the eradication of breast cancer. The award is explicitly designed to encourage the most creative individuals in all areas of research...

Nine chosen to receive funding for geriatric social work research

Nine scholars have been selected as Hartford Faculty Scholars an...very competitive, with 25 applicants and only nine scholars selected to receive funding. During the next two years, the Faculty Scholars will conduct a researc...

Nationwide improvement in nursing home care not likely, despite some changes

... editors for this special issue are two preeminent scholars in the field aging: Jill Quadagno of Florida State University and Sidney M. Stahl of the National Institute on Aging. The articles in this issue are a result of a conference held at Florida State University and sponsored in part by the National Inst...

Uninsured cancer patients receive less care

... of federal health spending data, Emory University scholars Kenneth E. Thorpe and David Howard estimated that 200,000 of the four million cancer patients undergoing treatment each year had no health insurance coverage. While uninsured cancer patients receive far less health care than their insured counter...

Emory gathers global experts to address business and legal challenges of HIV/AIDS fight

...ast of industry leaders, policy makers and leading scholars will gather at Emory University School of Law April 3-4 for a public symposium addressing the legal, medical, public health and development challenges of fighting the global HIV/AIDS epidemic. Called the NEXUS Symposium, the event is an interdiscipli...

NIDA sponsors Frontiers in Addiction Research at Annual Society for Neuroscience Meeting in Orlando

...ber 6. The forum is designed to encourage minority scholars to pursue biomedical careers and training in drug ...he forum will showcase research accomplishments of scholars at various training levels, including faculty members affiliated with minority or majority instituti...

Medicare+Choice bills may stop exodus of plans, but are not likely to expand enrollment in HMOs

...n by 2005, according to the article by health care scholars Kenneth E. Thorpe and Adam Atherly. These findings are important for low and moderate-income beneficiaries, who make up 55 percent of M+C enrollees and rely on M+C plans because they cover drugs and other supplemental benefits. The authors found th...

Playful therapy garments for children receive patent

...gn framework in 1982 to meet the criteria of other scholars in the field of clothing and textiles. It has subsequently been used in design coursework and research. For example, it was used to identify wearer preferences and garment criteria for female flight attendant uniforms and to develop garment criteria ...

Rutgers' announces Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Investigator Awards in Health Policy Research

...grants totaling $2.4 million will be awarded to 13 scholars from universities across the country. The national RWJF Investigator Awards program, administered by Rutgers' Institute for Health, Health Care Policy and Aging Research, funds approximately 10 research initiatives annually. Projects must develop, i...

Columbia dental students chosen for three out of nine NIH summer fellowships in national competition

...Oral Surgery. "It not only reflects the caliber of scholars we attract to SDOS, but demonstrates the high prem...SDOS. "They are bright, motivated, talented young scholars who will get a lot from the experience and have a great deal to offer. We couldn't have asked for be...

Columbia University College of Physicians & Surgeons professor named 2002 Guggenheim Fellow

...ceptionally promising professional researchers and scholars in the natural and social sciences, humanities, and creative artsproviding them with the resources to pursue academic, research, artistic, or creative endeavors freely and without economic impediment. Selectedindividuals receive grant support for up ...

Special Fulbright awarded to Vanderbilt ethnomusicologist

...uccessful. Dr. Barz is one of four United States scholars to have been offered an African Regional Research Program award in AIDS and AIDS-related research for 2002-03, said Debra Egan, assistant director for the African/Western Hemisphere Unit, Council for International Exchange of Scholars (CIES). The Ful...

Outstanding scholars set to improve geriatric social work in U.S.

Ten social work faculty scholars have been selected as Hartford Faculty Scholars and will receive $100,000 over the next two years to improve the well being of older adults by strengthening geriatric social work. During the two years, the Faculty Scholars will participate in institu...

U-M Medical School complementary and alternative medicine curriculum an interdisciplinary model

...multidisciplinary faculty development. The faculty scholars program will create a CAM instructional infrastruc...nd across the U-M campus. Each year, five faculty scholars will be selected through a competitive application process; they will spend the year exploring CAM a...

U-M, World Health Organization host telemedicine symposium

... together national and international scholars and leaders in telemedicine/telehealth ...sponsor the symposium. Together, the scholars and leaders will propose a global research agenda and action plan that will set the st...

Six minority scholars selected for fellowship on health disparities

WASHINGTON -- Six minority scholars have been selected to receive the first grants awa... awarding recipients up to $50,000 a year, are for scholars who hold a doctorate in fields related to the study of determinants of health. They will pursue thei...

UC Davis child abuse conference focuses on emerging trends, including self-mutilation, violent young males

...oxic Environment." Garbarino "is one of but a few scholars of national standing who have undertaken some novel, but important research," said George Nicholson, an appellate court judge based in Sacramento. "This talk is particularly timely to consider in light of the most recent of the continuing series of ...

Brain image database benefits research and education worldwide

...a Center provides a valuable service for students, scholars and researchers of brain function." The goal of Gazzaniga and colleagues has been to overcome the high cost of fMRI technology and the lack of a common data standard. The brain images come from fMRI results published in peer-reviewed journals. O...

NIH awards grant to UCSF and Kaiser to strengthen women's health research

...th and bolster research in this area. Many of the scholars chosen for this program, called the Women's Health...terest in women's health. The program will provide scholars with salary support, coursework drawn from UCSF's Clinical Research Training Program and Program in ...

Government asks UNC to develop school program about alcohol and birth defects

... said. Added Crews: "There's also concern among scholars that amounts of alcohol not associated with severe mental retardation are still having detrimental effects. We may be seeing only the tip of the iceberg." Why is alcohol consumption increasing among women? The Carolina researchers said the answer r...

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