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26 CARE-UTAH SELECTS WINNING ANIMAL RESEARCH ESSAYSWinners have been announced in the fourth annual essay contest on the vital role of the humane use of animals in medical research. The contest is sponsored by the Committee for Animals in Research and Education in Utah (CARE-Utah).
27 U FAMILY AND PREVENTIVE MEDICINE CHIEF TO SERVE ON NATIONAL HEALTH SERVICE CORPSF. Marian Bishop, Ph.D., MSPH, professor and chairman of the Department of Family and Preventive Medicine in the University of Utah School of Medicine, has been named to a three-year term on the National Advisory Council on the National Health Service Corps (NHSC).
28 ETHICS IN PARENT-CHILD NURSING FOCUS OF U COURSEAbortion, in vitro fertilization, AIDS, parents' rights, quality of life-all are among the ethical concerns in parentchild nursing.
29 U INFOFAIR '90 OFFERS TIPS ON HEALTH-CARE INFORMATION MANAGEMENTAs the computer takes its place on the health-care team, medical professionals need assistance in keeping up with this fast-paced partner. That's where InfoFair comes in.
30 UNIVERSITY HOSPITAL'S BURN CENTER EARNS TOP MARKBurn care quality at University of Utah Hospitals & Clinics' Intermountain Burn Center has been verified by a national review team representing the American College of Surgeons and the American Burn Association.
31 U GERONTOLOGISTS' VIDEOTAPES FOR CAREGIVERS NOTED IN NATIONAL JOURNALVideotapes, created by researchers from the University of Utah College of Nursing's Gerontology Center and designed to give caregivers respite time, are described in the October 1995 issue of The Gerontologist.
32 20 EXTENDED FAMILIES NEEDED TO STUDY POSSIBLE GENETIC PREDISPOSITION TO TOXEMIA IN PREGNANT WOMENToxemia or pre-eclampsia, which is pregnancy-induced hypertension and a major cause of fetal and maternal death in childbirth, may have a genetic link, according to researchers in the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at the University of Utah School of Medicine.
33 UTAH PROFESSOR TO CHAIR SCIENTIFIC CONFERENCE IN INDIANarayani P. Singh, Ph.D., research professor of radiobiology at the University of Utah School of Medicine, will spend part of September at the Institute of Science in Bombay, India, as chairman of the planning committee for the Third International Conference on Low Level Measurements of Actinides an...
34 U BEREAVEMENT PROGRAM SCHEDULES WINTER SUPPORT GROUPSWinter bereavement support groups are being scheduled by the University of Utah's Caring Connections: A Hope and Comfort in Grief Program. Groups will meet for eight weeks, Jan. 15 through March 6, from 5:30-7 p.m.
35 MULTICENTER STUDY LED BY U MEDICAL SCHOOL RESEARCHERS ADVANCES FIGHT AGAINST NEUROFIBROMATOSISThe fight against neurofibromatosis type 1-a common, inherited neurocutaneous disorder affecting one in 4,000 people worldwide-got a boost recently with a grant for the design of a multicenter clinical trial on a severe manifestation of the disease. The study is being spearheaded by University of Ut...
36 MINORITY OF CYSTIC FIBROSIS PATIENTS BENEFIT FROM LUNG TRANSPLANTS, U RESEARCHERS SAYMost cystic fibrosis (CF) patients who receive lung transplants either gain no benefit from the surgery or would live longer if they kept their own diseased lungs, according to a new study by University of Utah researchers.
37 PEDIATRICS CHAIR AND DIRECTOR OF U CHILDREN'S RESEARCH CENTER NAMED TO NATIONAL CHILD HEALTH COUNCILMichael A. Simmons, M.D., professor and chair of the Department of Pediatrics at the University of Utah School of Medicine and medical director at Primary Children's Medical Center (PCMC), has been named a member of the National Advisory Child Health and Human Development Council by Louis W. Sulliva...
38 CO-CHAIR OF U DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN GENETICS RECEIVES NATIONAL HONORRaymond L. White, Ph.D., co-chair of the Department of Human Genetics at the J.L. Sorenson School of Medicine at the University of Utah, has been honored by the American Association for Cancer Research for his work in genetic diagnosis of three significant diseases.
39 CUMMINGS' GIFT OF MRI SCANNER PUTS U IN FORE OF RADIOLOGYSALT LAKE CITY-If one picture is worth a thousand words, a single image from a new magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) scanner should reveal an encyclopedia of knowledge to University of Utah physicians.
40 MYTHS AND REALITIES OF MENOPAUSE TOPIC OF UNIVERSITY OF UTAH NURSING WORKSHOPReplacing the misconceptions about menopause with coping strategies will be the focus of a one-day workshop sponsored by the University of Utah College of Nursing Friday, May 22.
41 UNIVERSITY OF UTAH PHYSICIAN RECEIVES PRESTIGIOUS CULPEPER FOUNDATION SCHOLARSHIPDean Y. Li, M.D., Ph.D., assistant professor of cardiology and an investigator in the Human Molecular Biology and Genetics program at the University of Utah School of Medicine, has received a Charles E. Culpeper Foundation Scholarship in Medical Science for 1999. The award will provide Li with $100,...
42 DEFINE DISASTER, THEN, GET PREPAREDEarthquake? Fire? Flood? Blizzard? Y2K? Terrorist activity? How do you define "disaster?" The power is out; the phones don't work; the buildings are unsafe; there is no water; the roads are clogged; there are injured and confused people everywhere. Unreal scenario? We hope so, but, if not, we're pre...
43 FIRST IN NATION-U HOSPITAL BONE MARROW TRANSPLANT PROGRAM AND HOME CARE SERVICE PERFORM OUTPATIENT BONE MARROW STEM CELL TRANSPLANTUniversity of Utah Hospital Bone Marrow Transplant Program and Home Care Service have jointly performed the first outpatient bone marrow stem cell transplant for a 46-year-old Boise, Idaho, woman with advanced breast cancer. Besides the benefit for the patient of being treated out of the hospital, t...
44 TRAINING AT PREGNANCY RISKLINE HELPS U PHARMACY STUDENTS UNDERSTAND HARMFUL EFFECTS OF MEDICATIONS ON FETUSESTRAINING AT PREGNANCY RISKLINE HELPS U PHARMACY STUDENTS UNDERSTAND HARMFUL EFFECTS OF MEDICATIONS ON FETUSES
45 A Day for Women in MedicineThis Saturday, April 30, the University of Utah School of Medicine will again sponsor "A Day for Women in Medicine" for junior high and high school students in Utah. As you may recall, we had a very successful program on March 26 which attracted, with the support of the Utah State Board of Education...
46 UNIVERSITY OF UTAH EXPLORES POSSIBLE HEALTHCARE AFFILIATIONSThe University of Utah is exploring possible affiliations with a number of other Utah healthcare providers.
47 UNIVERSITY HOSPITAL EMPLOYEE WINS CAR LEASE IN FUND-RAISER FOR CRITICAL CARE PAVILIONA University of Utah Hosptials & Clinics employee will pick up the keys and drive away a red 2002 Honda Civic at a health fair scheduled at Willey Honda in Bountiful, Saturday, Aug. 24, at 10 a.m.
48 UNIVERSITY OF UTAH ECCLES HEALTH SCIENCES LIBRARY HOSTS INFOFAIR 2004: "OUTREACH WITHIN REACH"Salt Lake City- ''Outreach Within Reach" is the theme of the Spencer S. Eccles Health Sciences Library 2004 InfoFair scheduled for Tuesday, March 16, at the University of Utah. The daylong event, which is free and open to the public, will feature presentations, expert panels, and breakout sessions a...
49 U MEDICAL CENTER SEEKS POST-MENOPAUSAL WOMEN FOR CLINICAL TRIALS OF HORMONAL REPLACEMENT THERAPYPost-menopausal women who are interested in participating in clinical trials of hormonal replacement therapy are being sought by investigators in the Division of Reproductive Endocrinology, Infertility and Tubal Surgery in the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at the University of Utah School ...
50 U TELEMEDICINE PROGRAM EXPANDS TO VERNAL, RICHFIELD TO SERVE CHILDREN'S SPECIAL HEALTH CARE NEEDSChildren with special health care needs who are served through the Utah Department of Health's clinics in Vernal and Richfield soon will be able to be seen by specialists at University Hospital via telemedicine between regular visits from the state-funded team of health care providers.
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