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226 AMERICAN COLLEGE OF PHYSICIANS BESTOWS 'MASTERSHIP' ON U OF U CHAIRMAN OF INTERNAL MEDICINEWilliam D. Odell, M.D., Ph.D., professor and chairman of the Department of Internal Medicine at the University of Utah School of Medicine, has been awarded a Mastership, the highest level of recognition of the American College of Physicians.
227 UNIVERSITY OF UTAH REPRODUCTIVE MEDICINE CENTER HOSTS INFERTILITY OPEN HOUSE JUNE 16The University of Utah's Center for Reproductive Medicine is sponsoring a free open house on June 16, from 6-9 p.m. The event is open to the public and interested health-care providers. The center is located on the second floor of University Hospital.
228 December 2 AIDS ConferenceThe U of U Health Sciences Center AIDS Center will sponsor a daylong "Update on AIDS and Related Diseases: Issues in Clinical Practice" on Friday, Dec. 2 in Skaggs Hall Auditorium, College of Pharmacy.
229 THREE NAMED TO U OPHTHALMOLOGY FACULTYSALT LAKE CITY-Kathleen B. Digre, M.D., a neuroophthalmologist, Nick Mamalis, M.D., an ophthalmic pathologist, and Michael P. Teske, M.D., a vitreal-retinal surgeon, have been named assistant professors of ophthalmology at the University of Utah Health Sciences Center. The appointments are effective...
230 U STUDY SHOWS LESS EXPENSIVE, SAFER HEART PROCEDURE AS RELIABLE AS COMPLICATED OPERATION One Drug Shown Twice As Effective In Controlling ArrhythmiasA simple heart monitor, carried like a purse, is as reliable in determining the effectiveness of different drugs in controlling abnormal heart rhythms as a sophisticated, but commonly used, procedure in which pacing wires are threaded through patients' veins into their hearts.
231 Mayo Clinic Research Shows Common Airborne Fungi Cause Chronic Stuffy Nose, Suggests New Treatment StrategyROCHESTER, Minn. - A team led by Mayo Clinic researchers has determined that over-reactive immune responses to airborne fungi could cause the stuffy noses and airway inflammation among sufferers of chronic rhinosinusitis. These findings could one day lead to a new, longer-lasting treatment.
232 MOLECULAR BIOLOGIST RECEIVES PRAHL AWARD AS OUTSTANDING PH.D. GRADUATE FROM U MEDICAL SCHOOLLiming Yang, Ph.D., a molecular biologist in the University of Utah School of Medicine Department of Pathology, has received the James W. Prahl Memorial Award as the outstanding graduating Ph.D. from the U medical school.
233 CANCER SUPPORT GROUP MEETS AT UNIVERSITY HOSPITALCancer patients, family members and friends are invited to meet with others in similar situations on Wednesday evenings from April 19th through May 24th, from 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m., in room 4C103, the Cartwright Conference Room, of the University of Utah Health Sciences Center.
234 U HEALTH SCIENCES CENTER RESEARCHERS SEEK VOLUNTEERS FOR ALZHEIMER'S DISEASE PROJECTUniversity of Utah Health Sciences Center researchers are participating in a study funded by the National Alzheimer's Association on the use of in-home respite videos by Alzheimer's w patients and their family caregivers.
235 U PSYCHIATRIC NURSING CONFERENCE TO FEATURE EXPERT ON NATIONAL TRENDSTrends in psychiatric nursing, hostage survival and recovery, and eating disorders are among topics scheduled during the 5th annual psychiatric nursing conference sponsored by the University of Utah College of Nursing and University of Utah Hospital's nursing practice department.
236 MATSEN TO RECEIVE TOP CLINICAL MICROBIOLOGY AWARDJohn M. Matsen, M.D., University of Utah vice president for health sciences, has been named winner of the 1993 Sonnenwirth Memorial Award, given to a distinguished clinical microbiologist for exceptional leadership in the profession.
237 UTAH POISON CONTROL CENTER GETS BIGGER, BETTER AS IT TURNS THE BIG FIVE-OHSALT LAKE CITY - Syrup of Ipecac was the standard remedy for treating home poisonings when the Utah Poison Control Center (UPCC) was founded 50 years and more than 1 million phone calls ago.
238 BRING IN PRESCRIPTIONS AND QUESTIONS FOR A 'MEDICATION REVIEW' WITH A U OF U PHARMACIST DURING NATIONAL PHARMACY WEEKAnyone with a medicine cabinet filled with prescriptions and over-the-counter medications is encouraged to toss them in a sack and bring them to one of University of Utah Hospitals & Clinics outpatient pharmacies for a "Brown Bag Medication Review."
239 TO: Assignment Editors From: Cindy FazziWhat: National Herpes Awareness Week, Nov. 16-22, 2003 In conjunction with National Herpes Awareness Week, the National Institutes of Health (NIH) will issue a news release to media outlets nationwide about the epidemic of genital herpes and a national trial of a potential vaccine against the diseas...
240 U THERAPIST'S BOOK RECEIVES 'PSYCHIATRY AND THE LAW' AWARDD. Corydon Hammond, Ph.D., has been awarded the 1999 Manfred S. Guttmacher Award for the Best Publication of the Year in Psychiatry and the Law for his co-authored book, "Memory, Trauma Treatment, and the Law." Hammond is professor of physical medicine and rehabilitation and codirector of the Sex an...
241 CANCER IN THE ELDERLY FOCUS OF U COLLEGE OF NURSING PROGRAMThe scope of problems facing elderly cancer patients-from symptoms, treatment and its side effects to the impact of the disease on the family-will be addressed in a one-day program sponsored by the University of Utah College of Nursing.
242 WHITE COAT CEREMONY TO WELCOME U OF U MEDICAL CLASS OF 2003A solemn ceremony to impress upon freshman medical students the importance of compassionate caregiving will be held Friday, Sept. 3 on the University of Utah campus.
243 TO: Assignment Editors/Medical Media FROM: Anne BrillingerWHAT: D OFU's AIRMED GETS NIGHT-VISION GOGGLES; TECHNOLOGY 'TURNS NIGHT TO DAY,' PILOTS SAY DETAILS: AirMed's Bell 407 helicopter, one of three choppers in University of Utah Hospital's patient air transport service, is now fully equipped with night-vision goggles-the first medical transport aircraf...
244 AWARD HONORS ROYCE MOSER FOR ACHIEVEMENTS IN OCCUPATIONAL, ENVIRONMENTAL MEDICINERoyce Moser Jr., M.D., M.P.H., a member of the University of Utah medical school faculty, has received the Robert A. Kehoe Award of Merit for his efforts to strengthen academic excellence in occupational and environmental medicine. He was honored by the American College of Occupational and Environme...
245 HARVARD RESEARCHER WILL DELIVER U NEUROLOGY DEPARTMENT'S LANDA LECTUREAnne B. Young, M.D., Ph.D., a noted researcher and clinician at Harvard Medical School in Boston, will present The Jerome Joseph Landa Memorial Lecture in neurology at the University of Utah Health Sciences Center on Monday, April 17, at noon in the Eccles Institute of Human Genetics Auditorium.
246 USADA, NFL, UNIVERSITY OF UTAH AND USOC TEAM TO DEVELOP NEW LABCOLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Mar. 8, 2004) - The United States Anti-Doping Agency (USADA), the National Football League (NFL) and the University of Utah announced Monday that they have formed a new drug testing laboratory at the University of Utah. The laboratory will conduct state-of-the-art research i...
247 UNIVERSITY HOSPITAL OPENS OPERATING ROOMS TO THE PUBLICSaturday, Nov. 15--from 10 a.m.-2 p.m., University Hospital will give Utahns the chance to visit an area of the hospital most hope they will never have to see: the inside of an operating room. The open house is part of Operating Room Nurses Week; everyone is invited to attend.
248 U OBSTETRICIAN HOPES STUDY WILL HELP REDUCE NUMBER OF STILLBIRTHS IN UTAH, NATIONWIDESALT LAKE CITY-Stillbirth occurs an estimated 30,000 times a year in the United States, yet it remains one of the least understood areas of pregnancy loss, according to University of Utah obstetrician and gynecologist Robert M. Silver, M.D.
249 AUSTRALIA CALLS U HEALTH PROFESSOR AS VISITING SCHOLARHow you use your leisure time and what leisure activities you choose affect your health. As the demands of the workplace increase, with the resulting stress, the study of the use of leisure has assumed new importance.
250 To: Assignment Editors From: Cindy FazziWhat: Tibetan Group Arrives for Training at University Hospitals & Clinics
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