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1 NOTED PHILOSOPHY PROFESSOR TO PRESENT COWAN LECTURES AT U OF U HEALTH SCIENCES CENTERAllen E. Buchanan, Ph.D., professor of philosophy and business ethics and affiliate professor of the history of medicine, Medical Ethics Program, University of Wisconsin- Madison, will present the 1996 Max P. Cowan Memorial Lecture in Humanistic Medicine on Feb. 7 and 8, at the University of Utah He...
2 UTAH KIDNEY SPECIALIST RECEIVES $1.2 MILLION TO RESEARCH DIABETES-CAUSED KIDNEY DISEASEUtah nurse attorneys who practice law related to health care, and nursing leaders from a variety of practice settings will be featured during the sixth annual legal conference sponsored by the University of Utah College of Nursing Thursday, Oct. 18.
3 U COLLEGE OF NURSING NAMES FIRST RECIPIENT OF ANNETTE POULSON CUMMING ENDOWED CHAIR IN WOMEN'S HEALTHThe University of Utah College of Nursing has selected Patricia A. Murphy, CNM, DrPH, FACNM, as the first recipient of the Annette Poulson Cumming Presidential Endowed Chair in Women's and Reproductive Health.
4 U NEPHROLOGIST'S WORK ON GROWTH FACTOR ANTAGONIST DISCUSSED AT NATIONAL CONFERENCE ON WOUND HEALINGScientists specializing in growth factors and wound healing who convened recently in Keystone, Colorado, have validated and extended the work of a University of Utah nephrologist on the effects of transforming growth factor-beta (TGF-beta) and the use of antagonists of TGF-beta as drugs.
5 UNIVERSITY HEALTH SCIENCES ACADEMY TARGETS TEENS FROM UNDERSERVED ETHNIC GROUPS"You can do it!" That's the message University of Utah professors will deliver to 50 Utah teenagers from ethnic groups which are underrepresented in the health sciences professions during the second annual University Health Sciences Academy.
6 U HOSPITAL RANKS 7TH IN NATION FOR ORGAN DONATION CONSENTSALT LAKE CITY-University of Utah Hospital ranks seventh highest in the country for its organ donation consent rate, according to the Association of Organ Procurement Organizations. University Hospital received one of only seven "A" ratings among 200 hospitals.
7 NEW UNIVERSITY SPORTS MEDICINE CENTER FILLS ATHLETES' SPECIAL HEALTH NEEDSTennis elbow. Stress fracture. Tendonitis. Torn ligaments. Shinsplints. Broken bones. Pulled muscles. Dislocated joints.
8 MERLE SANDE, INFECTIOUS DISEASES EXPERT, TO CHAIR U INTERNAL MEDICINE DEPARTMENTMerle A. Sande, M.D., one of academic medicine's most productive and acknowledged experts in infectious diseases, will be the new chair of the Department of Internal Medicine at the University of Utah School of Medicine.
9 U MEDICAL SCHOOL TO AWARD 97 M.D. DEGREES AT MAY 22ND COMMENCEMENT EXERCISECommencement exercises for the 49th graduating class of the four-year University of Utah School of Medicine will be held Saturday, May 22, at 2 p.m. in Kingsbury Hall. This year, the school will award 97 Doctor of Medicine degrees, 71 degrees in the basic sciences and public health disciplines and t...
10 NEW U OF U DNA LAB SERVES AS DIAGNOSTIC SUPERT00LFinding the gene that causes neurofibromatosis is like searching for an address on a street map, according to Ken Ward, M.D., director of the new DNA Diagnostic Laboratory at the University of Utah School of Medicine. "Researchers at the U not only know what city this gene's in, but what street it l...
11 ATTORNEY, U ALUM, NAMED CHAIR OF HEALTH SCIENCES DIVERSITY ADVISORY BOARDSalt Lake attorney Michael N. Martinez recently was elected chair of the University of Utah Health Sciences Diversity Advisory Board.
12 U MEDICAL CENTER OPENS SATELLITE RADIATION THERAPY UNIT AT HCA ST. MARK'S HOSPITALUniversity of Utah Medical Center's Radiation Therapy Section has opened a satellite treatment facility in the St. Mark's Medical Office Building, which adjoins HCA St. Mark's Hospital at 3900 South between 1100 and 1300 East in Salt Lake City.
13 EXPERIMENTAL LUNG TREATMENT FOR PREMATURE INFANTS SHOWS DRAMATIC RESULTS AT UNIVERSITY HOSPITALA dramatic reduction in Respiratory Distress Syndrome, a major cause of death in premature newborns, has been cited by neonatologists at the University of Utah Hospital who are using
14 To: Assignment Editor From: Mary Chachas, U Health Sciences Public AffairsRe: Photo opportunities during Expanded Indian Nations Outreach Program What: Second visit of 30 Native American high school students from southern Utah to U of U Health Sciences Center, designed to let them see and participate in science program. Native American population has the lowest percentage...
15 U SPECIALIST TO LEAD NIH CLINICAL TRIAL TO COMPARE SURGICAL TREATMENTS FOR URINARY INCONTINENCETwo surgical treatments for urinary incontinence, a seldomdiscussed health problem of women, will be studied in a clinical trial at the University of Utah School of Medicine.
16 U BIOCHEMIST RECEIVES GRANT TO STUDY PROTEIN STRUCTUREThomas Alber, Ph.D., assistant professor of biochemistry and chemistry at the University of Utah, has been chosen to receive a 1988 Pew Scholars in the Biomedical Sciences award, providing him with $50,000 annually for four years.
17 MOCK DISASTER SET SUNDAY, APRIL 14University of Utah Hospital is among 20 federal, state and local emergency response entities participating this weekend in QUAKEX '96, a medical readiness exercise.
18 PARTICIPANTS NEEDED FOR COLON CANCER STUDYResearchers at the University of Utah School of Medicine are seeking men and women, ages 50-80, to participate in the study of a drug which may help prevent colon cancer.
19 U MEDICAL SCHOOL TO HONOR BODY DONORS, FAMILIESSALT LAKE CITY-The 96 people who donated their bodies to the University of Utah School of Medicine last year will be honored May 23 in a service at Salt Lake City Cemetery.
20 UNIVERSITY HOSPITAL'S AIRMED REDUCES RESPONSE TIMES BY STATIONING CREW AT PARK CITYAirMed, University Hospital's patient air transport system, will, beginning Wednesday, position one of its two helicopters with an advanced life support team at Park City Fire Station #33.
21 U MEDICAL SCHOOL INVITES UTAH TEENS TO 'A DAY FOR WOMEN IN MEDICINE AND OTHER HEALTH SCIENCES'The University of Utah School of Medicine is accepting W registrations for its "A Day for Women in Medicine and Other Health Sciences," on Saturday, October 18. Utah students in seventh and eighth grade are invited to attend.
22 UNIVERSITY OF UTAH MEDICAL STUDENTS SPONSOR CONCERT TO RAISE FUNDS FOR CENTRAL AMERICAN HURRICANE RELIEFStudents from the University of Utah School of Medicine's International Health Club and the Utah chapter of the American Medical Student Association are sponsoring a concert to raise money for hurricane relief efforts in Central America. COLORS, a local acoustic folk/rock band, will perform on Wedne...
23 BETH MONROE, U OF U MEDICAL STUDENT, WINS REGIONAL AWARDSALT LAKE CITY-Beth A. Monroe, a senior at the University of Utah School of Medicine, was named an award winner at the 16th annual Western Student Medical Research Forum (WSMRF) held recently in Carmel, CA.
24 NIH SELECTS U MATERNAL-FETAL DIVISION TO PARTICIPATE IN CLINICAL TRIALSThe Division of Maternal-Fetal Medicine at the University of Utah School of Medicine has been chosen by the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to participate in a network of 12 academic medical centers to conduct important clinical trials in obstetrics.
25 U OF U NURSING STUDENT TESTIFIES IN U.S. SENATE FOR EDUCATION BILLSalt Lake City, April 14- A senior student at the University of Utah College of Nursing is scheduled to testify today in Washington D.C. on behalf of a bill supporting nursing education.
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