Tag: "speakers" at medical news
Paying Attention To High Blood Pressure Programs A Good Investment In Reducing
...ive program featured announcements transmitted via speakers
attachedto each household telephone. The announcements recruited participants to bloodpressure screenings and adult classes. Individuals could turn the speaker off.More than 80 percent of people between the ages of 40 to 69 years were screenedin bot...
New 'Body-Friendly' Fat Substitute
... Beacon Suite A Note Information from the speakers
is for release at 4:00 p.m., Tues., Aug.24. For Further InformationContact: Nancy Blount, (202) 872-4451 August 20-27: Press Room , ConventionCenter, Ro...
Managed Care Symposium Sponsored By Society Of Actuaries Examines HEDIS, Stakeholders' Views
...sion of hot topics in managed care. Most speakers
are available for interview. Contact Jackie Bitowt,Society of Actuaries, (847) 706-3566, firstname.lastname@example.org....
UCSF Osher Center For Integrative Medicine Symposium
...ellness lecture will start the day featuring seven speakers
includingLaura Esserman, MD, co-director of the UCSF Carol Franc Buck Breast Care Center;Rachel Naomi Remen, MD, UCSF assistant clinical professor of medicine; WardGypons, MD, medical director of the UCSF and SFGH Rehabilitation Center. Media Are In...
Demystifying Cancer: Physicians, Researchers, And Web Experts Offer Two-Day Symposium For Patients, Families, Health Care Providers, And The Public
... themuseum-going public on Saturday afternoon. The speakers
for the event include: Ivor Benjamin, M.D., co...symposium for registered participants on Saturday, speakers
will focus oncurrent therapies, clinical trials, new horizons in clinical research, and howto naviga...
Second Annual AIDS Vaccine Day Honors Volunteers Nationwide
...ered in Phase I, II and III vaccinestudies. Other speakers
include: Earl Richardson, Ed.D., president of MorganState University; Rep. Elijah Cummings (D.-Md.); Don Francis, M.D., president ofVaxGen, Inc.; Helene Gayle, M.D., M.P.H., director of the National Center forHIV, STD and TB Prevention at the Centers...
Breaking the barriers of distance and time
...econstructive surgery and tele-learning Keynote speakers
include His Imperial Highness Prince Takamado of Japan, knownas the "Canadian Prince." About 700 researchers from around the world willshare ideas, solutions and novel approaches to telehealth technologies. Inaddition, vendors and suppliers will unv...
UCSF conference examines the impact of 'hospitalists' on doctor-patient relationship
...n Ness Avenue, San Francisco Some of the scheduled speakers
and titles of their presentations include: -John Benson, MD, Dean Emeritus, Oregon Health Sciences University --"On Being Physician in the Hospitalist Era" -Thomas DelBanco, MD, professor, Harvard Medical School; Chief, General Medicine and Primary ...
Healtheon founder among featured speakers at disease management leadership conference
...or of Changing for Good, are among the 30 featured speakers
at the DiseaseManagement Leadership Conference. T...caliber and diversity of our speakers." Conference speakers
will address the future of disease management from publicpolicy, regulatory, and program design, imp...
World leaders, public health officials to meet at third annual conference on HIV/AIDS
... Healthcare Access Crisis." Among the more than 50 speakers
are Ugandan Health Minister Chrispus Kiyonga and Zambian HealthMinister Nkandu Luo. Joseph Saba, M.D., IAPAC Conference Chair and Clinical Research Specialist atthe Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS) in Geneva said; "Theastounding m...
Novel neural net recognizes spoken words better than human listeners
...inor adjustment, the system can identify different speakers
of thesame word with superhuman acuity. Berger and system co-designer Jim-Shih Liaw, Ph.D., achieved this improvedperformance by paying closer attention to the signal characteristics used byreal flesh-and-blood brains in processing information. First...
The Niemann Pick C Lesion and the role of intracellular lipid sorting in humandisease
...that of theGordon conferences will be fostered and speakers
will be very much encouraged toreveal and discuss ...and act aschairperson/moderator for the additional speakers
of the session. A veryconcerted effort at cross-disciplinary communication will be stressed. (5) Ala...
Sub-saharan African music, visibly stressed E. coli, and the sounds of Mars at
National Acoustics meeting
...:30 p.m., ASA will hold a pressluncheon featuring speakers
on numerous topics that will be presented at theCo...in C room of theHyatt Regency Columbus. Confirmed speakers
include Joie Jones, UC-Irvine(ultrasound diagnosis of burns) and R. Daniel Costley, University of Mi...
Improving burn diagnosis and insights into perfect pitch at acoustics press conference
...ted toacoustics in the US this year. Here are the speakers
and topics for the luncheon: ... of UC-San Diego will present evidence that native speakers
of two tone languages - Vietnamese and Mandarin - show remarkably precise absolute pitch in read...
1999 American Heart Association 72nd Scientific Sessions kit memo
... brief presentations to the media by three to five speakers
on their research that is being presented at Sessions. The news conference moderators are American Heart Association volunteers who are experts on the subject, and who can offer reporters balance and perspective to the topics discussed. A brief des...
Study: Productivity can be increased even as baby boomers retire
Professor among 25 speakers
at Society of Actuaries' "Retirement 2000" Conference SCHAUMBURG, Ill., Jan. 27, 2000 A study to be released at an upcoming conference says that even as the baby boomers retire, a larger-than-projected labor force can be maintained and productiv...
Health phone lines hampered by public's poor understanding of the term 'unconscious'
... understanding of medical terminology: non-English speakers
may not receive optimal care 2000; 17:119-21 Th...but understanding of the term among native English speakers
was still poor, say the authors. The ability to understand what is meant by the term unconscious is ...
Conference to examine nutritional supplements, medicinal herbs for managing health problems
...Ida Friday Continuing Education Center and include speakers
in demand throughout the United States. "This evidence-based conference will look at how various diseases and conditions prevalent in our society are treated with herbs and supplements," said Dr. Susan Gaylord, assistant professor of physical medici...
7,500 pharmaceutical scientists to explore therapies for new millennium
...nologies in the new millennium. Plenary topics and speakers
are: "Disorders of the Brain: Challenges, Advances and Hope for the Future," Gary D. Tollefson, MD, Eli Lilly and Company;" "Emerging Technologies for Diabetes, Unmet Medical Needs," Rafael Severino, MD, RW Johnson Pharmaceutical Research Insti...
NIAID events highlight global health research
...evelopment Unit (MVDU) in Rockville, Maryland. Key speakers
include Acting NIH Director Dr. Ruth Kirschstein, Dr. Fauci, and Dr. Louis Miller, who heads the MVDU. Tours of the facility will be conducted by laboratory personnel beginning at 3:30 p.m. ICTDR Meeting NIAID has funded research in tropical medic...
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