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UPenn receives 2005 Templeton Research Lectures Grant
... This program provides an opportunity for leading scholars
around the world and at the University of Pennsylvania to explore in more detail than ever before this relationship and bring these ideas to the general public." Administering the 2005 Templeton Research Lectures initiative is William Grassie, execut...
University of Chicago receives grant to study connections between religious beliefs and health
... could have beneficial effects on people's health, scholars
contend. Because the research is multi-disciplinary, including researchers in University of Chicago departments of Medicine, Psychology, Sociology, History, and Human Development, and the Divinity School, it provides a useful framework to study scie...
Children need better cancer drugs, says expert panel
... of Sciences, a private, nonprofit organization of scholars
chartered by the U.S. Congress. The absolute number of U.S. children with cancer is relatively small (about 12,000 cases diagnosed annually, compared to 200,000 new cases of breast cancer alone), and pharmaceutical companies do not consider it profit...
Short on time, long on feeling: Study suggests deadlines intensify emotions
Amateur observers and scholars
alike have remarked that older people often have more intense and complex emotional lives than their younger cohort. What accounts for the difference, wondered psychologist Ursina Teuscher: Wisdom gained with the gathering years? A shift in values th...
The Gerontological Society of America chooses 2005 Hartford faculty scholars
... Hartford Foundation, the program will provide the scholars
with opportunities for professional development an...r of the program. Listed below are the new faculty scholars
and the primary topics of their research. Karen Bullock, PhD University of Connecticut Research f...
The myth of the medical malpractice claims crisis
...lity, empirically-oriented articles of interest to scholars
in a diverse range of law and law-related fields, including civil justice, corporate law, criminal justice, domestic relations, economics, finance, health care, political science, psychology, public policy, securities regulation, and sociology. Berna...
Malpractice litigation wrongly blamed for inconsistent health care
... "repeat offenders" to undergo quality audits. The scholars
further recommend that physicians who adhere to evidence-based medical standards developed by the profession be immune from malpractice suits. "If physicians fear malpractice as much as they say they do, the prospect of immunity should be an immediat...
ASH and Robert Wood Johnson Foundation partner to launch new award program
...F) in an effort to increase the number of minority scholars
in the field of hematology. In partnership with R...ght to reduce the under-representation of minority scholars
in academic medicine through their Minority Medical Faculty Development Program, which was created t...
Conference examines social perspectives on health disparities
...promotion policies. Pulling together more than 70 scholars
from the biological and social sciences, the Center serves as a focal point for those using the tools of economics and health services research to improve overall health and to reduce the inequalities of health and longevity between different groups....
17th annual medical ethics conference to focus on global and personal issues
...he Center's aim is to foster a network of clinical scholars
worldwide who use clinical ethics to improve the quality of patient care and patient outcomes. This year's conference remembers benefactors Dorothy Jean MacLean, who helped found the Center and was deeply committed to its work, and Irving Harris, who...
Evacuation of elders during disasters to be addressed at GSA's upcoming annual meeting
...ulation. The panel will consist of talented junior scholars
in the field of gerontology who are committed to understanding and identifying some of the biological and psychosocial issues plaguing our diverse aging population. They will focus on factors that are important for our understanding of adult developm...
Genentech contributes $500,000 to support ASH's Minority Medical Student Award Program
...o increase the number of underrepresented minority scholars
from the field of hematology with academic and research appointments. The Genentech grant will help support the MMSAP beginning in 2006. "ASH is extremely grateful for Genentech's generous support of this program," said Dr. James N. George, President...
Trusted head injury prevention technique debunked
... than men. Before Tierney's latest findings, many scholars
and trainers believed that resistance training could reduce these instances among drivers, firearm users and those who participate in sports. Though traditional resistance training failed with this group, Tierney does not rule out the possibility t...
Can Islam help Muslim smokers to quit?
... Convention on Tobacco Control. Numerous religious scholars
and institutions in Middle Eastern and North Afric...hat it is only a matter of time before South Asian scholars
rule that smoking is prohibited and these rulings percolate through South Asian Muslim communities g...
Accomplishments at UH earn spot in French Academy of Sciences for professor
... Glowinski joins some of the most prominent French scholars
in this organization and officially will be presen... of its missions to form associations with foreign scholars
to develop scientific knowledge and education. Glowinski, who holds a Hugh Roy and Lillie Cranz Cul...
Improving recovery from spinal cord injuries: $3.7 million grant will create rehabilitation network
...cal and pilot grant programs for visiting research scholars
who are poised to become strong independent investigators in the field. It will sponsor various educational opportunities, including research design and grant writing development program. Bregman, and Joseph M. Hidler, PhD, associate professor at the...
The Gerontological Society of America chooses 2006 Hartford Faculty Scholars
...c social workers. Listed below are the new faculty scholars
and the primary topics of their research. Kathryn Betts Adams, PhD Case Western Reserve University Research Topic: Subthreshold depression among older adults in congregate housing: Characterization and screening Institutional Sponsor: David Biege...
Pauletta and Denzel Washington to present Cedars-Sinai neuroscience scholarships June 7
...se awards are all about saving lives by supporting scholars
who have tremendous potential to shape the future," said Pauletta, who also has played a key role in raising funds to support brain tumor research at Cedar-Sinai. Black said he is encouraged by the quality of applicants for scientific scholarships, e...
4th International Conference on Memory
... conference will see and hear 500 presentations by scholars
from 40 nations. They will speak about memory and ...ghlights ICOM-4 will hear a host of international scholars
who have shaped modern scientific understanding of memory. All seasoned media performers, they inclu...
Feinstein Institute's top scientist weighs in on mind-body medicine at conference with Dalai Lama
...et House, has brought together leading scientists, scholars
and practitioners to discuss how recent advances in the Western science of aging may reveal how the Indo-Tibetan traditions of meditation, diet and yoga extend life. The XIVth Dalai Lama, Tenzin Gyatso, is the guest of honor and will deliver a summar...