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1 EDUCATION FOR AMERICA'S *M0ST TRUSTED HEALTH PROFESSIONALS' BEGINS WITH U of U WHITE COAT CEREMONYSalt Lake City-Students entering the Doctor of Pharmacy program at the University of Utah will begin their education officially at the College of Pharmacy's White Coat Ceremony this Friday.
2 WIDELY PUBLISHED PEDIATRICIAN, READING ADVOCATE TO SPEAK AT U OF U MEDICAL SCHOOL COMMENCEMENTPerri Klass, M.D., a Massachusetts pediatrician, award-winning writer and medical director and president of Reach Out and Read Inc., will deliver the University of Utah School of Medicine commencement address Saturday, May 20 at 2 p.m. in Kingsbury Hall.
3 NEW GENERATION OF DEFIBRILLATORS, PACEMAKERS SAVES LIVES OF PATIENTS WHOSE HEARTS ARE TOO WEAK TO PUMP BLOODSALT LAKE CITY-A couple of old standbys-defibrillators and pacemakers-are reducing the risk of death by up to 40 percent in people whose hearts don't pump enough blood, say University of Utah cardiologists who participated in a nationwide trial of a new generation of the devices.
4 JUDD NAMED ASSISTANT DEAN FOR ADMISSIONS AT U OF U MEDICAL SCHOOLVictoria E. Judd, M.D., associate professor of pediatrics, has been appointed assistant dean for admissions at the University of Utah School of Medicine, effective immediately.
5 UNIVERSITY HOSPITAL ISSUES ONE-MILLIONTH PATIENT RECORDUniversity of Utah Hospitals & Clinics issued its onemillionth new patient medical record number this week. The number includes all patients treated by University of Utah staff since the medical school was established in 1942.
6 URINARY INCONTINENCE PUBLIC SEMINAR SET AT UNIVERSITY OF UTAH SANDY CENTERFew conditions are more embarrassing than being unable to control your bladder. Yet, 12 million Americans suffer from various degrees of urinary incontinence, or leaking bladder.
7 Commencement release sent toUtah Medical Association 540 East 500 South Salt Lake City UT 84102 Church News Deseret News P.O. Box 1257 Salt Lake City UT 84110 Editor Manti Messenger 35 South Main Manti, UT 84642 Editor Mount Pleasant Pyramid 49 West Main Street Mount Pleasant UT 84647 per Bateman to AB, by lw
8 U OF U PHYSICIANS TO TEACH DOCTORS FROM AROUND COUNTRY NEW SURGERY FOR KIDS WITH CONGENITAL SCOLIOSISA titanium "rib" that helps correct chest wall deformities in children with congenital scoliosis will be implanted for the first time in Utah on May 1 by University of Utah School of ^r Medicine orthopedic surgeons.
9 DRUG INFORMATION SPECIALIST WINS POSTGRADUATE STUDY AWARDJohn W. Grunden, Pharm.D., who is completing the drug information specialty residency at University of Utah Hospital, has received the Facts and Comparisons Scholarship for Postgraduate Study in Drug Information. The scholarship is sponsored by Facts and Comparisons, a publisher of drug information ...
10 U OF U COLLEGE OF PHARMACY SCIENTIST RECEIVES INTERNATIONAL RESEARCH AWARDSung Wan Kim, Ph.D., professor of pharmaceutics and director of the Center for Controlled Chemical Delivery at the University of Utah College of Pharmacy will receive the 1988 Clemson Award for Basic Research in Biomaterials from the Society for Biomaterials at the Third World Biomaterials Congress ...
11 WAYNE SAMUELSON TO BECOME SOM ADMISSIONS DEAN NEXT SUMMERWayne M. Samuelson, M.D., has been named associate dean for admissions at the University of Utah School of Medicine, effective July 1, 2003. Samuelson, associate professor of internal medicine, will oversee all aspects of the admissions process for accepting new medical students. Currently the medic...
12 INCREASED YOUTH VIOLENCE ADDS TO HEALTH CARE COSTS AND NEEDLESS LONG-TERM HUMAN TRAUMAThe facts are in: physical trauma is the principal cause of death among Americans between the ages of 1 and 38. Approximately 165,000 people die each year and more than $87 billion per year is spent as a result of traumatic injuries. Primarily, these injuries are gunshot wounds, stabbing and beating...
13 U NUTRITION/EXERCISE PROFESSOR RECEIVES AWARD TO STUDY ADOLESCENT BONE HEALTH ISSUESA two-year University of Utah study of the role played by calcium supplements and strength training in bone health of preadolescent and adolescent girls has been selected for a $200,000 award from the Bristol-Myers Squibb Foundation's "Better Health for Women" program.
14 Call to Arms - Blood Supply AppealAssignment Editors: Area blood supply is low. The Wasatch Front is experiencing another summer blood crunch. I enlist you
15 UTAH TEENS TO ENJOY 'A DAY FOR WOMEN IN MEDICINE' AT U OF U MEDICAL SCHOOL SATURDAYMore than 7 00 Utah students, grades seven through 10, will participate in the second annual "A Day for Women in Medicine," Saturday, Nov. 4, beginning at 8:15 a.m.
16 U MEDICAL SCHOOL'S COWAN LECTURE TO FEATURE GRIEF COUNSELING PIONEERSandra L. Bertman, Ph.D., a pioneer in the psychology of death and dying and grief counseling, will deliver the 1999 Max P. Cowan Lecture in Humanistic Medicine at the University of Utah School of Medicine.
17 FREE ORIENTATION TO VISION LOSS WORKSHOPS SCHEDULED AT UNIVERSITY MORAN EYE CENTERThe University of Utah Moran Eye Center conducts free monthly Orientation to Vision Loss workshops where patients and their families learn about the emotional responses to vision loss and explore the adjustment process.
18 U OF U COLLEGE OF HEALTH'S PROJECT GAIN WINS STATE PROGRAM AWARD, BEGINS SUMMER EVENTSSalt Lake City-University of Utah College of Health's Project GAIN has been named the state's model program by the Utah Recreation and Parks Association. The annual award honors innovative parks and recreation programs.
19 ATTENTION MEDIA:Three University of Utah Hospital burn nurses who recently spent two weeks caring for victims of the World Trade Center terror attacks will describe their experiences and answer questions from the media Monday, November 5, at 1 p.m. in the hospital's Hope Chapel overflow room (2nd Floor).
21 COLLEGE OF NURSING SETS CLINICAL AGENCY EXCHANGE DAY"Clinical Reasoning" will be the theme of Clinical Agency Exchange Day, set Friday, May 22, from 8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the University of Utah College of Nursing.
22 DRUGS IN THE WORKPLACE-UTAH SEMINAR TOPICManagement, human resource and health personnel, safety professionals, legal advisors, industrial hygienists and others interested in drug-related problems in the workplace should attend a one-day seminar on Monday, August 18, at the Radisson Hotel (161 West 600 South) in Salt Lake City.
23 U of U TELEHEALTH NETWORK BOOSTS OUTREACH WITH FEDERAL, FOUNDATION GRANTSalt Lake City-The Utah Telehealth Network is preparing to increase capacity and expand services to its 21-site network thanks to nearly $500,000 in federal funds and $200,000 grant from the George S. and Dolores Dore Eccles Foundation. The network, which added 10 additional sites in November, is co...
24 U MEDICAL SCHOOL APPOINTS NEW CHIEF FOR ENDOCRINOLOGY, DIABETES PROGRAMDonald A. McClain, M.D., Ph.D., has been named chief of the Division of Endocrinology, Metabolism and Diabetes in the Department of Internal Medicine and also director of the Diabetes Program for the Internal Medicine and Pediatrics departments at the University of Utah School of Medicine. He will a...
25 OBSESSIVE-COMPULSIVE, BULIMIC PATIENTS SOUGH IN U OF U HEALTH SCIENCES CENTER STUDIESNew medications undergoing clinical trials in the Disorders Clinic at the University of Utah Department of Psychiatry may offer hope to victims of obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD), a devastating mental illness marked by irrational thoughts and ritualistic behavior, and bulimia, an eating disorder...
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