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Fourth annual HIV Vaccine Awareness Day honors volunteers for their selfless contributions to HIV research
...awrence Corey, Julie McElrath and Connie Celum The speakers
will share the latest on HIV Vaccine research and clinical trials as well as the future of HIV vaccines in preventing AIDS. Study participants will also be on hand to share their experiences as a volunteer. (Parking is available in the garage below ...
Neuroscience and Psychiatry: NIMH Sponsors
...vent is open to the public. Distinguished speakers
will speak on topics of interest to Dr. Wyatt, throughout his career. Morning speakers
include: Solomon H. Snyder, M.D., Director, Department of neuroscience, Johns Hop...
National experts to debate the law and ethics of public health responses to bioterrorism
...c's health in the face of bioterrorism." Featured speakers
on Tuesday are professor Larry Gostin, J.D., LL.D.... required. More information on the agenda and the speakers
can be found at: http://www.lifesci.consortium.umn.edu/conferences/bioterrorism.php...
Food the center of celebration and subject for concern
...ral session on the safety of the food supply, with speakers
from government, academe, and industry; and policy follow-up sessions addressing professional and public involvement, labeling and tracking, "functional foods," sources of public information, and international perspectives. The day will conclude with...
Foods for Health Conference
...other health issues. The conference will include speakers
from the National Science Foundation, the American Dietetic Association, the National Consumers League, the Center for Science in the Public Interest and the Mayo Clinic, as well as from food companies such as General Mills and Cargill, biotechnology...
New hearing test simulates noise of real world
...hat each child's ability to separate the different speakers
varies, most likely due to individual rates of auditory and cognitive development. "Adults are generally much better at this task than children," she adds, because many aspects of hearing continue to develop into the teenage years. By varying the tes...
Innovative 'soap opera' project aimed at teaching Spanish to health professionals
... of Public Health. "Targeting intermediate Spanish speakers
in the health professions, the program revolves around an 80-minute health drama set in the rural South." The new film, "A su salud!," is modeled after "Destinos," the highly successful Spanish language story-based program, and combines language deve...
9/11 has important lessons for mental health workers
... York City residents after the attacks. Other key speakers
include: Stephen J. Cozza, chief, Department of Psychiatry at Walter Reed Army Medical Center in Washington, D.C., who designed interventions for individuals and families affected by the 9/11 attack on the Pentagon; Peter S. Jensen, director of...
Vision loss and driving performance, stroke and physical impairment
...d Semantic Cueing Treatment (SCT) on three chronic speakers
with aphasia. Findings indicate that PCT and SCT may facilitate action naming for some speakers
with aphasia but that the effects of these treatments may vary across grammatical forms. Wheelcha...
Experts gathering to discuss tapping into $40-$50 billion natural products market
...nter for Continuing Education. Among distinguished speakers
at the North Carolina Summit on Natural Medicinal Products will be Valeria L. Lee, president of the GoldenLEAF Foundation, Dr. Jeffrey L. Houpt, vice chancellor for health affairs and dean of the UNC School of Medicine, and Dr. James B. Oblinger, dea...
Researchers devise ways to reduce noise, improve sleep in nursing homes
... difference in noise between music booming from 16 speakers
versus just one speaker. "These interventions redu...s are also reducing television noise by moving the speakers
from the TV set to the headboards of nursing home beds, eliminating the need for residents to turn u...
Latest child neurology practices and studies presented at daylong briefing
...g a child with a first unprovoked seizure. Other speakers
include Donna Ferriero, MD, University of California, San Francisco (brain injury); Douglas Nordli, MD, Children's Epilepsy Center, Children's Memorial Hospital, Chicago (epilepsy); Pauline Filipek, MD, University of California Irvine Medical Center,...
USF headache specialist writes Q&A book in Spanish
...e and how to prevent it in the future. For Spanish speakers
worldwide, a new book "Doctor, me duele la cabeza" by University of South Florida neurologist Maria del Carmen Wilson, MD, provides advice and solutions to prevent and treat migraines. "I noticed a scarcity of information for the community about hea...
Release of results of Antihypertensive and Lipid-Lowering Treatment to Prevent Heart Attack Trial
... a statin drug with "usual care." Press conference speakers
will be: Claude Lenfant, M.D., Director of the NHLBI, Bethesda, MD Barry Davis, M.D., Ph.D., Director and Principal Investigator of the ALLHAT Clinical Trials Center, Professor of Biometry, University of Texas School of Public Health, Houston, T...
World's largest scientific society announces subjects, dates for 2003 ACS ProSpectives Conferences
... or fewer to facilitate easy interaction among the speakers
and those attending. From 15-20 leading experts in each field participate in a given conference. "ACS Pro Spectives conferences are unique in that they are designed in format and content solely to meet the needs of scientists employed in industry,"...
Preventive Medicine 2003 to feature research findings, plenary sessions on disease prevention
... of breast cancer. Featured plenary session speakers
include: John Seffrin, Ph.D., CED of the American Cancer Society, who will make the Keynote Address at 5:30 p.m. on February 19. Stan Glantz, M.D., Professor of Medicine at the University of California, San Francisco and well known anti-tobacco...
Integration of agriculture, medicine requires new ways of thinking
...e marketplace timeline far into the future. Other speakers
in the symposium are: Charles J. Arntzen, Arizona State University: "When Agriculture and Medicine Merge." Jeffrey Burkhardt, University of Florida: "Are We Asking the Right (Ethical) Questions?" John Howard, independent consultant: "Reconstructi...
Brief exposure to Mandarin can help American infants learn Chinese
...four weeks. During these sessions, native Mandarin speakers
read from children's books and played with toys wh...sed to Mandarin by a DVD showing the same Mandarin speakers
and materials on a 17-inch television. The other infants received their Mandarin exposure from an au...
NIH to host symposium: Medicine in the media
...ory ideas based on cutting-edge research. Invited speakers
and discussion topics are detailed below. Based on your background, you are among the first journalists receiving this invitation to apply to participate in this symposium, in particular because of the important role you fill in communicating meaning...
Bridge Medical joins NPSF and 34 organizations in convening historic Congress
...t. Paul, Minn., one of the founders of NPSF. Other speakers
include experts from the country's leading hospitals and health systems, as well as such organizations as the American Nurses Association, American Society for Healthcare Risk Management, Colorado Patient Safety Coalition, Institute for Safe Medicati...
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