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Asia Pacific Family Medicine moves to BioMed Central's open access platform

... achieve. The journal's joint Editors-in-Chief, appointed by Wonca Asia Pacific, are Dr. LAM (Hong Kong), Dr. Lyn Clearihan (Australia), and Dr. Zorayda Leopando (Philippines). Woncas decision demonstrates that the proven success of the open access publishing model offers benefits for academic society jou...

Elsevier partners with European Federation of Organizations for Medical Physics

...ng in Medical Physics. Associate Editors have been appointed to help ensure the journal publishes the highest quality articles in these areas. The journal's audience includes scientists, engineers and technologists, working in hospitals, health centres, university departments and industry in a wide range of s...

International award

... of one of Cardiff University's new 'link chairs', appointed to lead major interdisciplinary research. The award coincides with the completion of a new 20M centre for the School of Optometry and Vision Sciences which will enable it to continue to develop world-class internationally competitive teaching and ...

MTAS will cause irreparable harm to 10,000 junior doctors

...s, and describes as "absurd" the prospect of newly appointed trainee doctors taking up their posts on the changeover date of August 1 announced by the government. It says: "Patients will be in the vanguard, as doctors disappear, and MTAS's capacity for chaos moves up a gear. Among doctors, even the lucky emp...

Martin F. Shapiro wins Herbert W. Nickens Award

... He was promoted to full professor in 1992 and was appointed professor of health services in 2000. Shapiro's work focuses on the equitable application of medical care and on health services research for HIV. He has been the principal investigator for the HIV Cost and Services Utilization Study, a $25 milli...

Greenberg Prize awarded to Dr. Joseph G. Hayes

...nal medicine and fellowship in cardiology, and was appointed chief medical resident. After serving as a major in the USAF at Eglin Air Force Base, Dr. Hayes returned to NewYork-Presbyterian/Weill Cornell as the director of the cardiac graphics laboratory, where he introduced and started the second graded exerc...

Darveau receives Periodontal Disease Research Award

...y commensual organisms. In 2000, Dr. Darveau was appointed as an Interim Program Officer at the NIHs National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research, to assist the Institute in forecasting the future of extramural dental research. He has been recognized world-wide for his contributions to the field of...

National addiction treatment leaders to meet at first NIATx Summit

... of Faces & Voices of Recovery; Terry Cline, newly appointed director of the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration; Thomas McLellan, CEO of the Treatment Research Institute; and John Timmerman, vice president of quality and program management for Ritz-Carlton. "This is an exciting moment ...

Rotary funds new research

... evaluate the impact of collaborating withrecently appointed dual diagnosis coordinators in Queensland Health,to maximize their impact on mental health services.Professor Kavanagh has also had a project funded to help people witha history of repeated episodes of depression, where they are being aseries of lett...

Liverpool launches 20 million project to develop medicines for children

... The Royal Liverpool Children's Hospital has been appointed as the host institution for the Cheshire, Merseyside & North Wales LRN, with Dr Matthew Peak and Dr Jo Blair as co-directors and Dr Charlie Orton as manager. A 20 million grant will support the MCRN over five years and help to establish a world-cla...

Civil society movement calls for transparency in the WHO director-general elections

...ete reform of the way the Director-General will be appointed in the future. In the Viewpoint, the authors also outline the key global health challenges for the next head of WHO. They call on WHO to address the macro-economic and political causes of poverty and under-resourced health care systems. "Poverty rem...

Einstein's Dr. Susan Band Horwitz elected to Institute of Medicine

...chair of that department in 1985. Dr. Horwitz was appointed Rose C. Falkenstein Professor of Cancer Research in 1986, Associate Director for Therapeutics at the Albert Einstein Cancer Center in 2000, and Distinguished Professor in 2005. Dr. Horwitz is a past-president of the American Association for Cance...

New studies in the journal Sleep focus on helping children, women sleep better

...ted by 2,500 infants and toddlers, by a task force appointed by the American Academy of Sleep Medicine (AASM). "The results indicate hat behavioral therapies produce reliable and durable changes in bedtime problems and night wakings in infants and children," wrote Mindell. "Across all studies, 94 percent ...

AACR CEO Margaret Foti receives cancer service award

...ditorial and management roles at the AACR, she was appointed to her current position of CEO in 1982 by the AACR's Board of Directors. In addition, she serves as Secretary-Treasurer and CEO of the AACR Foundation for the Prevention and Cure of Cancer and Managing Editor of Cancer Research. During Foti's tenure,...

Marc Levine, M.D., of Penn, wins Eminent Scientist of the Year award from the IRPC

...ania since 1998. Additionally, in 2004, Levine was appointed as an advisory dean in the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, a position in which he is responsible for advising and mentoring one-fourth of each medical school class. Levine has been a prolific researcher in all areas of gastrointestina...

M. D. Anderson, BCM, launch research effort targeting asthma and allergic diseases

...nderson Neurosurgery Department for 15 years, also appointed chair of the Baylor College of Medicine Department....

Emeritus Director leading the way at Prince Henry's

...ured in the 1993 Queen's Birthday list when he was appointed as an Officer in the General Division of the Order of Australia (A.O.). In 1994 he was elected to Fellowship of the Australian Academy of Science (F.A.A.) and was chosen as the winner of the US Endocrine Society's 'Distinguished Physician' Award in 1...

Giving African surgeons online health information; cancer in minority groups

...remise," he says. "I propose that a third party, appointed by academic institutions, must be compulsorily pla...-and proposes that it would be a committee jointly appointed by 1012 leading academic institutions. Citation: Sotelo J (2006) Regulation of clinical research s...

World's first approval of new HIV drug TMC114 provides potent new treatment option with FUZEON

... care," commented Jenny Edge-Dallas, Roche's newly appointed head of HIV....

ACP commends CMS proposals to increase values assigned to evaluation and management codes

...ces CMS then asked the RUC, made up of physicians appointed by major specialty organizations, to make a recommendation on the appropriate work RVU for the E/M and the other services the agency included in the Five-Year Review. The ACP-led coalition worked with the RUC for about a year considering national su...

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(Date:10/29/2014)... have been blamed for increasing the risk of ... family history of schizophrenia, are widely accepted. Others, ... a parasite transmitted by soil, undercooked meat and ... A new study by Gary Smith, professor of ... Pennsylvania,s School of Veterinary Medicine, used epidemiological modeling ...
(Date:10/29/2014)... number of chemicals from household and industrial products are ... bodies. But for most of them, scientists have yet ... taken the first step toward doing that by estimating ... new method is published in the ACS journal ... and colleagues note that the risks to human health ...
(Date:10/29/2014)... on September 19, 2014, leading geneticist and humanitarian Prof. ... Sciences and Medicine at the University of Washington in ... Aviv University, was awarded the 2014 Lasker-Koshland Special Achievement ... honorary degree from TAU, Prof. King was the 2012-2013 ... for the past 18 years she has been the ...
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