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226 CLOT-DISSOLVING DRUG FOR STROKE TREATMENT BEING TESTED IN U HOSPITAL STUDYAn new investigational drug that may limit the extent of brain damage associated with acute stroke is being tested at University of Utah Hospital, one of 30 medical centers in North America participating in a major clinical trial which began this summer.
227 U NURSING RESEARCHER SEEKS PARTICIPANTS FOR MULTIPLE SCLEROSIS STUDYA new program which teaches adjustment strategies and symptom management to individuals with multiple sclerosis (MS) is being tested by researchers at the University of Utah College of Nursing.
228 U OF U PHARMACY PROFESSOR TO RECEIVE RESEARCH AWARDWilliam I. Higuchi, Ph.D., distinguished professor and chairman of the Department of Pharmaceutics in the University of Utah College of Pharmacy, will receive the 1987 Volwiler Research Achievement Award "for his sustained and outstanding achievements in pharmaceutics research."
229 Physician Assistant DayAm sending you material provided us by the Utah Physician Assistant Program at the School of Medicine, and also a story on standardizing the teaching of clinical therapeutics among physician assistants that we had previously sent you.
230 U EXERCISE, SPORT SCIENCE PROFESSOR RECEIVES TWO HONORS FROM COLLEAGUESSandy K. Beveridge, Ph.D., associate professor and chair of the Exercise and Sport Science Department in the University of Utah College of Health, has been honored by two professional groups.
231 FOSTER RECEIVES HONOR FROM NATIONAL NURSE-MIDWIFERY GROUPJoyce Cameron Foster, Ph.D., C.N.M., F.A.C.N.M., professor in the University of Utah College of Nursing, has received the 199 6 Hattie Hemschemeyer Award, the highest honor presented by the American College of Nurse-Midwives (ACNM). She recently was honored at the ACNM annual meeting in Palm Desert,...
232 UNIVERSITY HOSPITAL SPONSORS MEMORIAL WALK THIS SATURDAY FOR PERINATAL BEREAVEMENT PROGRAMAs part of National Pregnancy and Infant Loss Awareness Month, University of Utah Hospital is sponsoring its third annual "Walk to Remember" for families who have lost a baby due to miscarriage, ectopic pregnancy, stillbirth or newborn death.
233 U RADIOLOGIST RECEIVES PRESTIGIOUS NATIONAL RESEARCH GRANTKathryn A. Morton, M.D., assistant professor of radiology in the University of Utah School of Medicine, recently was awarded one of five national research seed grants from the Radiological Society of North America (RSNA).
234 UTAH CARDIAC TRANSPLANT PROGRAM APPLIES FOR FEDERAL APPROVALThe UTAH Cardiac Transplant Program, a "single-staff" heart transplant program conducted at Salt Lake City's University and LDS hospitals and the Veterans Administration Medical Center, recently applied to the federal Health Care Financing Administration (HCFA) for Medicare designation as a heart tr...
235 U NURSING COLLEGE SCHEDULES OPEN HOUSE, CAREER DAYCareer opportunities in nursing-with an emphasis on advanced practice nursing-will be highlighted during the annual open house at the University of Utah College of Nursing October 22 from 11:30 a.m.-3 p.m. The event will be in the main lobby on the second floor of the College of Nursing building at ...
236 JEAN A. MUELLER TO DIRECT UNIVERSITY HOSPITAL FUND RAISINGJean A. Mueller has been appointed director of development for University of Utah Hospital. Ms. Mueller will coordinate all fundraising efforts for the hospital and its associated clinics.
237 U NEUROBIOLOGY RESEARCHER WINS PRESTIGIOUS PEW SCHOLAR AWARDScott W. Rogers, Ph.D., assistant professor of neurobiology and anatomy at the University of Utah School of Medicine, has been selected as a 1994 Pew Scholar in the Biomedical Sciences.
238 U OF U MEDICAL SCHOOL TO OFFER NEW GENETIC COUNSELING, PUBLIC HEALTH DEGREESThe increasing demand for genetic counselors and public health experts in national and regional health-care systems is reflected in two new degree programs recently established at the University of Utah School of Medicine. The programs- a Master of Science degree in genetic counseling and a Ph.D. de...
239 UNIVERSITY RESEARCH INVOLVING ANIMALS HELD TO THE HIGHEST STANDARDSScientific research involving animals at the University of Utah is conducted according to the highest legal and ethical standards, Richard K. Koehn, Ph.D., vice president for research, said Friday.
240 U OPHTHALMOLOGISTS SEEK PARTICIPANTS FOR EYE-DISORDER NUTRITION STUDYThe Department of Ophthalmology at the University of Utah School of Medicine is seeking 300 volunteers for a long-term study of a potential treatment for the two leading causes of vision loss in mature adults.
241 SCIENTIFIC PAPER ON AIDS DRUG BY U PROFESSOR NAMED "PAPER OF THE YEAR"A scientific paper by a University of Utah pharmaceutical professor and his colleagues describing chemical modifications of the AIDS drug ddl has been selected as the Outstanding Paper of the Year by the Journal of Controlled Release.
242 EVERETT KOOP GRAND ROUNDS LECTURE TO HONOR U PEDIATRIC SURGEONFormer U.S. Surgeon General C. Everett Koop, M.D., will present a combined pediatric and surgery grand rounds March 7 at 8 a.m. in the auditorium of the University of Utah's Huntsman Cancer Institute.
243 U CHILD PSYCHIATRY FELLOW RECEIVES RESEARCH AWARD FOR CYSTIC FIBROSIS TREATMENT COMPLIANCE PROJECTThomas G. White, M.D., a fifth-year fellow/triple board resident in pediatrics, psychiatry and child psychiatry at the University of Utah School of Medicine, has received a 1995 Eli Lilly Pilot Research Award for Junior Faculty and Child Psychiatry Fellows.
244 U OF U CLINICAL TRIAL TESTS ARTIFICIAL DISKSThe University of Utah School of Medicine's Department of Orthopedics, along with the Department of Neurosurgery, are participating in a research study to compare a recently developed artificial disk implant with the current standard of care, single-level fusion.
245 To: Assignment Editor From: Mary Chachas, 0 of U Health Sciences Public Affairs Re: "Science Power"February's Science Power activity, "Hooked on Science" will be held Saturday, Feb. 10, from 9 a.m.-noon at the Utah Museum of Natural History. Participants are junior high young women who will be introduced to the field of entomology and also the area of surgery in medicine. Those attending will hav...
246 NIH DESIGNATES U MEDICAL SCHOOL AS ONE OF THREE CENTERS OF EXCELLENCE IN MOLECULAR HEMATOLOGYThe University of Utah School of Medicine has been named a Center of Excellence in Molecular Hematology by the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIDDK), National Institutes of Health (NIH). The U of U is one of only three centers for blood disease research established...
247 HOSPITAL SHOWCASES LANDSCAPE PAINTINGSSelected landscapes from the Salt Lake Art Center's permanent collection will be on display in the University Hospital lobby, October 13, 1995, through January 9, 1996.
248 Assignment Editor/News DeskOn Friday, July 25, at 5:30 p.m., University of Utah Hospitals & Clinics and Primary Children's Medical Center will host the Third Annual Bone Marrow Transplant (BMT) Picnic at Washington Park, located at Mountain Dell Golf Course. Some 75 BMT survivors, their families and staff (425 comfirmed to da...
249 WALTER STEVENS TO STEP DOWN AS MEDICAL SCHOOL DEAN, CONTINUE ON NEUROBIOLOGY AND ANATOMY FACULTYWalter Stevens, Ph.D., dean of the University of Utah School of Medicine who has held top leadership posts at the U of U Health Sciences Center for more than 15 years, has announced his intention to return to full-time teaching and research in the Department of Neurobiology and Anatomy.
250 ROBERT MASON TO RECEIVE PHARMACY'S DISTINGUISHED TEACHING AWARDRobert C. Mason, Ph.D., will receive the first Distinguished Teaching Award from the University of Utah College of Pharmacy at the college's convocation, Friday, June 12.
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