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IADR to present Behavioral Science Award to Harvard's Douglass

... Dr. Douglass has been a leader in the field of academic dentistry and has made significant contributions to the development of policy regarding dental care. He has served on national committees on critica...

U-M, Harvard team propose way to make the most of health dollars

... ... But what if those out-of-pocket costs are high enough to keep...

Karolinska Institute and Harvard in a unique training initiative

The healthcare services of the future will place heavy demands on medical universities and the education they provide. This is the starting point for a unique training initiative between Karolinska Institutet and Harvard Medical School for people in charge of quality assurance and medical course design in wide variety of countries....... The newly started "International Design Strategies for Medi...

New Harvard Health Publications book

High cholesterol affects approximately 50 million Americans and is a major risk factor for cardiovascular disease--an illness that half of all men and a third of all women will get at some time in their lives. As founder and chief of the Lipid Metabolism Unit at Massachusetts General Hospital and an associate professor of medicine at Harvard Medical School, Mason Freeman, MD, treats hundreds of p...

University of Queensland and Harvard Medical International to nourish the health workforce

In an Australian first, The University of Queensland has teamed up with Harvard Medical International to deliver gold standard training to health and medical educators. ...... The centrepiece will be an intensive program in Brisbane in August and November, run by Harvard Medical International experts Associate Professor Elizabeth Armstrong and Associate Professor Tom Aretz....... "This is the fir...

Albert Szent-Gyrgyi Prize for Progress in Cancer Research to Harvard's Harold F. Dvorak, M.D.

Bethesda, MD- The National Foundation for Cancer Research (NFCR) today announced that Harold F. Dvorak, M.D., Mallinckrodt Professor of Pathology at Harvard Medical School and Chief of the Department of Pathology at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, has been awarded the inaugural Albert Szent-Gyrgyi Prize for Progress in Cancer Research.... The Szent-Gyrgyi Prize Committee selected Dr. Dvorak...

Al Gore recipient of Harvard Global Environmental Citizen Award

New York--October 21, 2005--Former Vice President Al Gore has been chosen as the recipient of the 2005 Global Environmental Citizen Award by the Center for Health and the Global Environment at Harvard Medical School. ...... "Al Gore's dedication to the environment has never wavered," says Eric Chivian, MD, director of the Center for Health and the Global Environment and co-recipient of the 1985 N...

Harvard doc health habits

Harvard Health Letter survey shows Harvard doctors practice what they preach Personal habits covered include: alternative medicine use, diet, exercise, vitamin use, body weight, smoking, and more... ...BOSTON-Do Harvard doctors practice what they preach? The Harvard Health Letter, the country's first health newsletter for the general public, recently surveyed more than 15,000 Harvard Medical Scho...

Harvard scientists report public health impact of 1990 Iraq invasion of Kuwait

Boston, MA-- Researchers from the Harvard School of Public Health (HSPH) made public the findings of Phase I of their investigation of the public health impacts on Kuwaiti Nationals of Iraq's 1990 invasion and seven-month occupation of Kuwait. The report was released Wednesday, June 29, 2005. ... ...Three years ago HSPH was retained by Kuwait to determine whether there were substantial...

Harvard Medical School and Project A.L.S. join forces to target ALS research

Boston, MA - Harvard Medical School (HMS) and Project A.L.S., a non-profit organization that funds research seeking effective treatments and a cure for ALS, have agreed to join forces to advance ALS research. Across Harvard, they will identify and pursue unique research opportunities for understanding and treating ALS, and will fundraise toward a projected two-year, multi-million dollar goal in s...
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