Tag: "faculty" at medical news
Elsevier and UCLA announce the publication of Carranza's Clinical Periodontology
...ng scientific, technical and medical publisher and faculty
from the University of California, Los Angeles Sch...l Periodontology gives our students, residents and faculty
a tremendous opportunity to have point-of-care technology in our classroom and clinics. We have alw...
University of Pittsburgh named Parkinson Disease Center for Advanced Research
...nson's disease researcher, was recruited to Pitt's faculty
in 2004 to direct the Pittsburgh Institute for Neurodegenerative Diseases (PIND). "Being selected as an APDA Advanced Center for Parkinson's Disease research builds on a long history of excellence in Parkinson's disease research at the University o...
NIH funds $2 million magnetic resonance system at Yale
...l Institutes of Health. Yale has recruited two new faculty
members, Professors Hoby Hetherington and Jullie Pan, to develop new methods of biochemical image-guided neurosurgery using the system. "The new 7T system will provide Yale scientists with the capability of imaging biochemistry and functional activ...
Two Rutgers nursing professors to explore nursing work environment
NEWARK, N.J. - Two Rutgers College of Nursing faculty
members are conducting a study to explore for the first time the association between the nursing work environment and nurse reported outcomes in dialysis centers. The $75,000 study, funded by the American Nephrology Nurses Association (ANNA), will ...
SWAN system to help blind and firefighters navigate environment
...nd College of Computing, met five years ago at new faculty
orientation and discussed how their respective areas of expertise -- determining location of robots and audio interfaces -- were complimentary and could be married in a project to assist the blind. The project progressed slowly as the researchers wor...
Rush researchers explore nanotechnology as diagnostic and treatment tool
...he Biosciences Division at Argonne, and an adjunct faculty
at Rush University Medical Center. A nanometer is one billionth of a meter or 1/80,000 the width of a human hair. Nanoscale devices can perform tasks inside the body that would otherwise not be possible, such as entering most cells and moving thro...
Carnegie Mellon, Ohio State get grant to study link between antidepressants and suicidality in teens
... Carnegie Mellon and soon will join the statistics faculty
at Ohio State; and Kelly Kelleher, director of the...t Columbus Children's Hospital. Kelleher is also a faculty
member of Ohio State's College of Medicine. Greenhouse said several other factors are worth noting...
New CD-ROM distills HIV/AIDS information for developing world
...t care, or policy, often in combination. Most hold faculty
appointments at internationally recognized centers of HIV learning. They receive no financial compensation for their contributions. The online version of the HIV InSite Knowledge Base is housed on HIV InSite (http://hivinsite.ucsf.edu), the flagshi...
Two UCSF faculty named fellows of the American Academy of Nursing
...NP, PhD, is associate professor and vice chair for faculty
practice in the UCSF School of Nursing's Departmen... of Humphreys and Dowling, the School will have 30 faculty
and 19 faculty
emeriti who are Fellows of the Academy -- one of the highest totals of any nursing sc...
Study finds safety intervention increases use of child safety restraints in shopping carts
... intervention," said Smith, the study author and a faculty
member of The Ohio State University College of Medicine. "However, one-half of the children still remained unrestrained or incorrectly restrained despite our efforts." "Use of child restraints in shopping carts is only part of the solution to the p...
Study shows lawn mowers injure thousands of US children annually
...ry Smith, MD, DrPH, the senior study author and a faculty
member of The Ohio State University (OSU) College of Medicine. "We found that the annual number of lawn mower-related injuries remained relatively consistent during the 15-year period studied, which demonstrates that current injury prevention strate...
Study shows escalators as source of injury to children
... Smith, MD, DrPH, senior author of the study and a faculty
member of The Ohio State University College of Medicine. "Escalator designs that reduce the gap between the steps and sidewall or shield against access to the gap may decrease entrapment risk. This redesign approach provides automatic, or 'passive,' ...
BIDMC's Shapiro Simulation and Skills Center receives American College of Surgeons accreditation
...ugh advanced sensors and computer equipment enable faculty
members to provide detailed feedback on students' ...e to the center. Feinstein ranks among the leading faculty
at the Center for Medical Simulation in Cambridge while Jones is a leading advocate of simulation wi...
Scientists develop new, molecular approach to early cancer detection
...ue or diseased cells, said Ying Li, one of nine UF faculty
members and graduate student co-authors of the paper. That's a problem because it often means that cancers may already be advanced when detected. "Normally, definitive diagnosis of cancer requires a visual examination of the tumor, which is an inva...
The Mount Sinai Medical Center recognized for excellence in bariatric surgery
...ic bariatric surgery since joining the Mount Sinai faculty
in 1999. Since that time he has performed over 700 laparoscopic bariatric procedures. Dr. Herron also serves as Director of the Laparoscopic Surgery Fellowship training program at Mount Sinai School of Medicine, where he is an Associate Professor of ...
Challenges to improving adolescent nutrition in Bangladesh and Tanzania
...s on adolescent malnutrition. James Levinson, PhD, faculty
member at the Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy at Tufts University, and colleagues address problems of adolescent malnutrition in developing countries and assess seminal efforts undertaken by Bangladesh and Tanzania to improve the heal...
Rutgers College of Nursing professor elected Academy of Emergency Nursing Fellow
Newark, N.J. -- A Rutgers College of Nursing faculty
member was elected as a fellow to the Academy of Emergency Nursing. Linda Scheetz, assistant professor at the College of Nursing at Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, will be among the 13 fellows inducted during the Emergency Nurses Assoc...
New study predicts child injuries by consumer fireworks
...ry Smith, MD, DrPH, one of the study authors and a faculty
member of The Ohio State University (OSU) College ...% were transferred to another institution. CIRP faculty
member Dawn Comstock, PhD, who is also an OSU faculty
member and the third author of this study, com...
Mount Sinai Global Health Center receives $1M grant
...d over a three-year period, the grant will support faculty
and finance curriculum development, international ...the founding premises of Mount Sinai. Students and faculty
travel the world on their own to pursue humanitarian health efforts." Mount Sinai students and r...
With cochlear implants, earlier use leads to better speech
... as their hearing peers." Nicholas is also on the faculty
of the Program in Audiology and Communication Sciences (PACS) at Washington University School of Medicine. The PACS program is part of a consortium of programs formerly operated by Central Institute for the Deaf and now collectively known as CID at W...
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