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51 UTAH TELEHEALTH NETWORK RECEIVES FUNDING BOOSTThe University of Utah Telemedicine Outreach Program has been awarded a grant to support and expand the Utah Telehealth Network. Awarded by the Office for the Advancement of Telehealth (OAT), a federal agency within the Department of Health and Human Services, the grant is valued at $312,000 the fir...
52 SCHMIDT NAMED OUTSTANDING CLINICAL PROFESSOR AT U OF U DEPARTMENT OF INTERNAL MEDICINEDuWayne Schmidt, M.D., Salt Lake internist and chief of pulmonary medicine at LDS Hospital, is the Outstanding Volunteer Clinical Professor in the University of Utah School of Medicine's Department of Internal Medicine for 1992. William D. Odell, M.D., Ph.D., who heads the department, recently prese...
53 UTAH GENETICIST, 2 CALIFORNIANS RECEIVE GRANT TO INVESTIGATE POTENTIAL AIDS DRUGSRaymond F. Gesteland, Ph.D., co-chair of the Department of Human Genetics and an investigator of the Howard Hughes Medical Institute at the University of Utah School of Medicine, is collaborating with researchers at two California universities in a molecular investigation of various drugs which one ...
54 STUDENT ESSAYS ON HUMANE ANIMAL RESEARCH SOUGHT FOR CARE-UTAH ANNUAL CONTEST"The Animal-Human Team: Partners in Medical Progress for the Benefit of Both," is the topic for the fourth annual essay contest sponsored by the Committee for Animals in Research and Education in Utah (CARE-Utah), a community group which supports medical research using animals.
55 U OF U COLLEGE OF NURSING SEEKS NOMINEES FOR NURSING HONORSIs there a special nurse who has touched your life? Nominate her or him for the 9th annual "Honors for Nursing" program sponsored by the University of Utah College of Nursing and the college's Alumni Association.
56 PANIC DISORDERS AND SOCIAL PHOBIA SUFFERERS NEEDED FOR UNIVERSITY MOOD DISORDERS CLINIC STUDYPersons suffering from panic disorder and social phobia are being sought for treatment-oriented research at the Mood Disorders Clinic in the University of Utah medical school's Department of Psychiatry. The clinic was established nine years ago at the U of U School of Medicine to evaluate new medica...
57 PSA TESTING IDENTIFIES A WAVE OF MODERATE PROSTATE TUMORS--WILL TREATMENT LEAD TO DECLINE IN MORTALITY?A study of 278,409 cases of prostate cancer covering preand post prostate specific antigen (PSA) testing periods shows a large, but apparently temporary increase in the number of moderate cases (5-7 on the Gleason scale), but only a slight increase in the well (Gleason 2-4) and poor (Gleason 8-10) c...
58 UNIVERSITY OF UTAH HOSPITALS & CLINICS TO HOST FREE HEALTH FAIR AT MARCH OF DIMES WALKAMERICA, APRIL 2 4Experts from a variety of programs at University of Utah Hospitals & Clinics will provide free health screenings and information at a health fair to coincide with the March of Dimes WalkAmerica on Saturday, April 24, from 9 a.m.-l p.m. at Sugarhouse Park. The health fair is open to the public.
59 U NURSING COLLEGE ANNOUNCES NEW ONCOLOGY PROGRAMSpecialization in oncology, the study of cancer, will be a new offering this fall in the master's degree program at the University of Utah College of Nursing.
60 U PHARMACEUTICS FACULTY SPEAK AT SYMPOSIUM IN JAPANFour faculty members of the University of Utah College of Pharmacy Department of Pharmaceutics and Pharmaceutical Chemistry presented invited lectures at the fifth Iketano Conference on Advanced Biomaterials in Biomedical Engineering and Drug Delivery Systems held recently at Kagoshima University, K...
61 MCCANDLESS HONORED BY SPEECH, HEARING ASSOCIATIONGeary McCandless, Ph.D., professor of communication disorders at the University of Utah College of Health, recently received the 1997 Frank R. Kleffner Clinical Career Award from the Utah State Speech and Hearing Association.
62 U OF U MEDICAL ALUMNI TO HONOR KUIDA, STEVENSWalter Stevens, Ph.D., and Hiroshi Kuida, M.D., will be honored at the School of Medicine Alumni Association's Annual Awards Dinner May 12 at the Salt Lake Marriott Hotel. The awards were initiated by the Medical School Alumni Association to recognize individuals who have made outstanding contributi...
63 UTAH POISON CONTROL CHANGES PHONE NUMBER; MONTANA, IDAHO, WYOMING NUMBERS REMAIN THE SAMEThe Intermountain Regional Poison Control Center at the University of Utah Hospital has changed its Utah in-state WATS number and is encouraging Utahns to make a note of it. Residents of Montana, Idaho and Wyoming are reminded that their states all have similar poison control centers and phone numbe...
64 U MEDICAL SCHOOL'S COWAN LECTURE TO FOCUS ON BALANCING HEALTH-CARE COST, QUALITYThe Fifth Max P. Cowan Memorial Lecture in Humanistic Medicine will be presented Thursday, December 8, at 8 a.m. in the Gates Lecture Hall (formerly Classroom B) of the University of Utah School of Medicine.
65 U of U CLINICAL RESEARCH CENTER AMONG NATION'S LEADERS WITH PATIENT OMBUDSMANThe Clinical Research Center (CRC) at the University of Utah Health Sciences Center is one of the first such centers in the nation to add an ombudsman patient advocate to its staff in response to a new National Institutes of Health (NIH) mandate to research institutions. The ombudsman, an independen...
66 FREE PROSTATE CANCER SCREENING OFFERED BY UNIVERSITY HEALTH SCIENCES CENTERMen age 50 years and older are encouraged to participate in a free prostate cancer screening clinic at the University of Utah Health Sciences Center on Friday, October 22.
67 U INFOFAIR '90 OFFERS TIPS ON HEALTH-CARE INFORMATION MANAGEMENTAs the stature of the computer increases on the health-care team, medical professionals need more and more input to keep up with this fast-paced partner. That's where the University of Utah's InfoFair comes in.
68 HAROLD K. DUNN TO CHAIR DEPARTMENT OF ORTHOPEDICSDr. Harold K. Dunn, professor of orthopedics and an internationally recognized expert in hip and knee replacement and spinal deformities, has been named chair of the Department of Orthopedics at the University of Utah School of Medicine.
69 NATIONAL ANATOMY GROUP HONORS MEDICAL SCHOOL PROFESSORMahendra S. Rao, M.D., Ph.D., assistant professor of neurobiology and anatomy at the University of Utah School of- Medicine, has been selected to receive a prestigious award from the American Association of Anatomists.
70 COLLEGE OF PHARMACY CONVOCATION TO HONOR 65 GRADUATESSixty-five graduates of the University of Utah College of Pharmacy will be honored at a convocation Friday, June 11 at 11:30 a.m. in Skaggs Hall Auditorium. An informal reception will follow.
71 RESEARCHER FROM U PHARMACY COLLEGE WINS AWARD FOR STUDY CLEARING THE AIR ABOUT DUST HAZARD FROM MILITARY VEHICLESSALT LAKE CITY - A University of Utah College of Pharmacy researcher has won a federal award for his team's work determining that the effect of small-particle dust created by military vehicles does not degrade air quality for the long term or far from the source.
72 NATURAL SELECTION AT WORK IN GENETIC VARIATION TO TASTE OR NOT TASTE BITTER COMPOUND, U OF U RESEARCHERS SAYSALT LAKE CITY - A genetic variation seen worldwide in which people either taste or do not taste a bitter, synthetic compound called PTC has been preserved by natural selection, University of Utah and National Institutes of Health researchers have reported.
73 UNIVERSITY HOSPITAL BLOOD DONOR CENTER SPONSORS FOURTH OF JULY BLOOD DRIVEWith summertime comes an increased need for blood donations to Salt Lake area blood banks, and the University of Utah Blood Donor Center is no different.
74 UNIVERSITY OF UTAH HOSPITAL NAMES FIRST CHAPLAINMark L. Allison, a hospice chaplain and pastoral counselor from Seattle, Washington, has been named the first chaplain of University of Utah Hospitals & Clinics.
75 UNIVERSITY HOSPITAL ADOLESCENT BURN SURVIVORS LEAVE FOR WEEK OF FUN AND THERAPY ON GREEN RIVERUNIVERSITY HOSPITAL ADOLESCENT BURN SURVIVORS LEAVE FOR WEEK OF FUN AND THERAPY ON GREEN RIVER
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