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Online calculator and chemotherapy order systems reduce medication errors in children

...D., lead author of the chemotherapy study, adjunct faculty in The Johns Hopkins University School of Nursing and faculty in the Division of Health Sciences Informatics. "This system is part of a whole new culture of safet...

Medical society hosts simulation training to help reduce medical complications

...d Mark Turco, MD, FSCAI, an active SCAI member and faculty for Boston Scientific's high-risk coronary simulation training program. "SCAI is pleased to welcome Boston Scientific to the meeting and to enable our attendees to have hands-on training in the latest treatment methods alongside the more traditional ...

Study results offer guidance in treatment

... Integrative Neurosciences Department, and adjunct faculty at University of Miami School of Medicine and Rockefeller University-is currently conducting ancillary studies to the COMBINE trial at Scripps Research. Mason's laboratory explores the physiological changes in the brain that drive excessive drinking...

Concerned Black Nurses of Newark honors Rutgers College of Nursing Professor Robert Atkins

...ard to Robert Atkins, a Rutgers College of Nursing faculty member, at its 24th Annual Scholarship & Awards Luncheon at the Holiday Inn, Newark May 6. The luncheon keynote speaker will be his College of Nursing colleague Charlotte Thomas-Hawkins, assistant professor at Rutgers, The State University of New ...

The Gerontological Society of America chooses 2006 Hartford Faculty Scholars

Twelve outstanding geriatric social work faculty members have been chosen as the newest inductees i...geriatric social workers. Listed below are the new faculty scholars and the primary topics of their research. Kathryn Betts Adams, PhD Case Western Reserve ...

New engineering center to transform sensor technology

...the Environment will combine the work of about 40 faculty members, 30 graduate students and 30 undergraduates from the six universities. The center also is collaborating with dozens of industrial partners to turn the technology into commercial products, and is working with several educational outreach partn...

San Francisco VA Medical Center invites public to celebrate VA Research Week

...FVAMC principal investigators who are also on the faculty of the University of California, San Francisco School of Medicine and state and national VA officials. The program times, speakers, and topics are: TUESDAY, MAY 9 12:00-12:10 pm Tom Johnson, Secretary of the California Department of Veterans ...

Two NYU faculty named to the National Academy of Sciences

...s has elected two members of New York University's faculty to its ranks: Leslie Greengard, a professor of mat...te for Biomolecular Medicine. There are now 27 NYU faculty who are members of NAS. Greengard, elected to the National Academy of Engineering (NAE) this winter...

Chemotherapy gel may fight breast cancer and reduce breast deformity

...gical oncology at the University of Pittsburgh and faculty member at McGowan. "We sought to develop a possible alternative to radiation therapy that would not only release chemotherapy slowly to kill the cancerous cells left behind after surgery but that also would fill in the dimples and sometimes quite sig...

Penn School of Medicine awarded nearly $1 million for African AIDS program

...vely participated by providing Infectious Diseases faculty to instruct and train local providers on the management of HIV-infected patients and on the proper use of the antiretroviral drugs. In January 2004, the Penn-Botswana expanded when Penn physicians assumed leadership roles by becoming responsible for...

Rutgers College of Nursing Professor premieres video to reduce HIV risk

NEWARK, N.J. - Rutgers College of Nursing faculty member, Rachel Jones, will premiere her video vignettes for hand-held computers aimed at reducing young women's HIV sexual risk behavior before community members, AIDS experts and caregivers at John Cotton Dana Library on the Newark campus of Rutgers...

Nearly half of public health employees unlikely to work during pandemic

...uthor of the study a member of the health sciences faculty at Ben-Gurion University's Epidemiology Department. "The public health workforce will play a critical role in managing an influenza pandemic, but the workforce is not yet prepared for this crisis. We need more training for public health workers, part...

UC Riverside psychologist explores human perception, finds 'wow factor'

...ciences. His duties include offering workshops for faculty members, mentoring at least two assistant professors each year and providing teaching consultation....

$500,000 grant launches health literacy project to benefit older adults

... health literacy of adults and families and brings faculty and staff together from the colleges of Nursing; Communication and Information; Education, Health, and Human Services; as well as from Northeastern Ohio Universities College of Medicine. Better understanding of the means to present and deliver health...

Seniors' access to dental care found wanting

...work graduate students, dental students and dental faculty and staff. Approximately one-third of respondents lived in urban areas and two-thirds in rural settings. The median age was 74. Results showed that access to dental care was rated "fair-to-poor" by 1 in 3 respondents. Nearly three-fourths -- 71 ...

M-rated video games contain unlabeled violence, sexual themes, substances, and profanity

...ncluded in this special issue are articles by HSPH faculty member Michael Rich and senior research scientist Jean Wiecha. In the study When Children Eat What They Watch, lead author Wiecha concludes that increases in television viewing are associated with increased caloric intake among children. In Richs stu...

5 finalists compete for Franz Edelman Award for Achievement in Operations Research

...rcraft. Working with Realization Technologies and faculty from the University of Tennessee, WR-ALC used an O.R. technique called Critical Chain to reduce the number of C-5 aircraft in the depot undergoing repair and overhaul from 12 to 7 in just eight months (March 2005-October 2005). As a direct consequenc...

University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine ranked #3 in nation by US News and World Report

...esentative of the dedication and commitment of our faculty and staff. We are proud to continue our ongoing co...ls included quality assessment, research activity, faculty resources and student selectivity. According to the survey results, the top three medical schools i...

Penn researchers awarded $3.2 million for Musculoskeletal Disorders Center

...." In addition to the significant participation of faculty within the School of Medicine, investigators from the Schools of Veterinary Medicine, Dental Medicine, Engineering and Applied Sciences, and Arts and Sciences will participate as well....

Therapy program export treats borderline personality disorder

...and gratifying," said Blum, who also is an adjunct faculty member in the UI College of Nursing and the School of Social Work in the UI College of Liberal Arts and Sciences. Recently, experts in the Netherlands reported that 80 percent of their mental health facilities now have STEPPS-trained therapists using...

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(Date:10/30/2014)... North Carolina State University researchers have developed a suite ... between dogs and humans, which has applications in everything ... our pets. , "We,ve developed a platform for computer-mediated ... to new avenues for interpreting dogs, behavioral signals and ... Dr. David Roberts, an assistant professor of computer science ...
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