Tag: "student" at medical news
Siblings help children get along with others in kindergarten
...onducted the study with Dennis Condron, a graduate student
at Ohio State. Their results appear in the current issue of the Journal of Marriage and Family. The study involved data from a nationally representative sample of 20,649 children attending kindergarten in 1998-99. The data were collected by t...
Female & black legislators more likely than others to prioritize children's health
... policy, led the project with Ford School graduate student
Amy Upston, M.P.P. Together, they pored over and classified thousands of bills from 1997 and 1998 from the state legislatures of Michigan, Colorado and Louisiana, downloaded from state legislation web sites. Their study built on previous work by oth...
Tufts professor launches program to mentor deaf students in state-of-the-art physics research
...performance polymer materials, first as a graduate student
at Cornell, then as a researcher at the Jet Propulsion Lab at Caltech, before moving on to faculty appointments at M.I.T. and Tufts. Some of her recent graduates have been employed by Northeastern University, and companies such as Exxon Research Cent...
New report highlights lack of minorities in medicine
...e, well below the national average. By the time a student
entering medical school in 2004 becomes a full-fledged physician in 2015, Massachusetts will have 422,000 more Black and Latino residents. "Physician diversity is not just important for Blacks, Latinos and other underrepresented minorities in medic...
Battling the bulge in adolescents
...bout healthy eating habits is an important part of student
health education in public schools. According to a recent study published in the Journal of Nursing Scholarship, technology-based teaching was more effective in increasing adolescent development of self-efficacy for healthy eating. "Our findings...
First medical test on CD gets good results
...rsity of California at Irvine. Ohio State graduate student
Shengnian Wang and former graduate students Siyi Lai and Jun Luo also participated in the project. While other researchers have successfully conducted ELISA testing in micro-arrays such as on a computer chip, these tests still had to be conducted man...
AIDS toll in African heartland isn't always what people think
...cy makers. Besides Weber, MSU faculty and graduate student
authors from the department of agricultural economics, and economics, are David Mather, Cynthia Donovan, Thomas Jayne, Edward Mazhangara, Linda Bailey, Kyeongwon Koo, Takashi Yamano and Elliot Mghenyi. Copies of the papers being presented in Thailand...
UCI launches nation's first medical education program focused on Latino culture
...ity with many migrant farm workers," said PRIME-LC student
Diaz, of Guadalupe, Calif., and a UC Santa Barbara...ght new students marks the first growth in medical student
enrollment in the UC system in nearly 30 years. Once PRIME-LC is fully established, UC plans to laun...
New study shows phonics is critical for skilled reading
...he reading process, Seidenberg and former graduate student
Michael Harm, now at Stanford University, designed a computer model that learns to read just like children. It may not simulate everything that goes on in a classroom, says Seidenberg, but the model uses the same principles and factors that guide rea...
College students mandated to take alcohol interventions: what works
...d, the approach focuses on assessing where a given student
is at motivationally and tailors the intervention accordingly. For example, with a student
who is drinking heavily and experiencing substantial negative consequences, but has given little tho...
Novel 'delivery' method for nutrients wins Kaye Innovation Award for Hebrew university students
...Aviram Spernath and Idit Yuli-Amar are first-prize student
winners of this year's Kaye Innovation Awards at the Hebrew University, which were presented on June 8 during the 67th meeting of the university's Board of Governors. Spernath and Yuli-Amar have been working under the supervision of Prof. Nis...
Health education PhD program ranked one of top in nation
... Education reports.The program ranks number one in student
scholarly activity. Twenty-four of the 39 doctoral...college ranked number one in the category covering student
variables -- student
scholarly activity, student/faculty ratio, support for teaching and research as...
Spartans go to the Olympics not on the field, but with the field
...ermuda grass is the trick, Rogers said. Graduate student
Matt Anderson traveled to Greece April 20 to assist in field construction in a remote area similar to Spartan stadium field) and will stay through the games to oversee the move-in details. Tim VanLoo, a senior, will join Matt in late June to assist i...
Distinguished, outstanding, innovative optometrists receive honors from UH
...a full-time UH faculty member based there and a UH student
on externship rotation. "Dr. Castleberry has given so much back to his alma mater through his efforts to improve eye care for the community around him," Smith said. "His penchant for going above and beyond is remarkable, and we are very much looki...
Uppsala scientists behind acclaimed health site
...the method are Professor Bengt Arnetz and doctoral student
Dan Hansson, at the Department of Public Health and Caring Science. A few years ago they became interested in what maintains health in times of change, and chose to monitor various groups at leading international IT companies and sections of Swedish...
Duke scientists identify new way to block blood vessels that feed cancer growth
...l with an anti-HIF drug," said Moeller, a graduate student
in the Duke M.D./Ph.D. program. "By pinpointing and blocking the source of all the signals, we have successfully halted the cancerous blood vessel growth in animals without harming normal blood vessels." Approximately half of all cancer patients in t...
Parent, guardian job loss may boost smoking among adolescent family members
...ncluding questions about lifetime smoking (Did the student
ever try smoking, even a few puffs?) and past 30-day smoking (Did the student
smoke on at least one of the 30 days preceding the survey?). When retaking the survey in seventh gra...
Oral History Research Office and NYU Child Study Center receive grant for oral history project
... 131 in New York City. The exhibit opening of the student
work is scheduled for Saturday, June 12, 2004 from 4:30-6:00pm at Silk Road Mocha at 30 Mott Street. For more information contact Danielle Grillo at (212) 263-2479. "This unique partnership allows us to support schools, youth, and families in the de...
Medical College of Georgia to establish clinical campus at Phoebe Putney Memorial Hospital
...provided quality dental, allied health and medical student
education. Both organizations hope the establishme... the Albany campus could grow to be a site where a student
could spend their whole third-year of medical school," said Dr. Fincher. "This could also be a wonde...
Scientists show hippocampus's role in long term memory
...isease. Suzuki's team that included NYU graduate student
Marianna Yanike (lead author) and NYU post-doctoral fellow Sylvia Wirth....
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