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76 JEFFREY S. LEE HONORED BY INDUSTRIAL HYGIENISTSJeffrey S. Lee, Ph.D., associate professor of family and preventive medicine at the University of Utah School of Medicine, has received the 1993 Meritorious Achievement Award of the American Conference of Governmental Industrial Hygienists (ACGIH).
77 UNIVERSITY OF UTAH'S ROYCE MOSER ELECTED TO SERVE ON HARVARD PUBLIC HEALTH ALUMNI COUNCILSalt Lake City- Royce Moser, Jr., M.D., M.P.H, has been elected to serve on the Harvard School of Public Health Alumni Council. Moser, a professor in the Department of Family and Preventive Medicine at the University of Utah's School of Medicine, will serve a three-year term with the council, which ...
78 U PEDIATRICIAN SELECTED FOR ROBERT WOOD JOHNSON AWARDCarrie L. Byington, M.D., assistant professor in the divisions of General Pediatrics and Pediatric Infectious Disease at the University of Utah School of Medicine, has been selected to participate in The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation's (RWJF) Generalist Physician Faculty Scholars Program.
79 UNIVERSITY HOSPITAL REACHES MILESTONE; MORE THAN 1,500 KIDNEY TRANSPLANTSIt was pioneering, push-the-envelope-type surgery when the first one was performed in 1965. But, 1,504 procedures later, kidney transplants are routine at University of Utah Hospital. University Hospital has both adult and pediatric transplant programs. The pediatric kidney transplant program is one...
80 UNIVERSITY OF UTAH HEALTH LIBRARY TO SPONSOR INFOFAIR '87A three-day seminar on the use of computers in health care, INFOFAIR '87, is scheduled February 25-27 at the University of Utah Health Sciences Center.
81 UNIVERSITY HOSPITAL'S REHABILITATION SERVICES RECEIVES ACCREDITATION FROM NATIONAL ORGANIZATIONRehabilitation Services at University of Utah Hospitals & Clinics recently received full accreditation from the Commission for the Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities (CARF). The department was awarded a three-year accreditation, the maximum an organization can receive.
82 WHEN THE 'REAPER' GENE COMES, CELL DEATH FOLLOWS, D OF U GENETICS RESEARCHERS PROVESALT LAKE CITY - In what may be the cellular equivalent of watching the Grim Reaper in action, University of Utah School of Medicine researchers have shown that two "death activator" genes are essential for cell death when Drosophila (fruit flies) metamorphose from larvae to adults. Death of obsolet...
83 UNIVERSITY OF UTAH MEDICAL SCHOOL TO MEMORIALIZE INTERMOUNTAIN RESIDENTS WHO GAVE THEIR BODIES TO SCIENCEA memorial service to honor the 78 residents of the Intermountain West who bequeathed their bodies to education and research at the University of Utah School of Medicine last year will be held today at 11 a.m. The grave where their cremains are interred is located in the northwest corner of the Salt...
84 NEW PROGRAM AT U'S KOLFF DIALYSIS CENTER REDUCES TREATMENT TIME FOR KIDNEY PATIENTSThe Kolff Dialysis Center, at the University of Utah Health Sciences Center, has established a rapid, high-efficiency dialysis program which allows patients using four new machines .to spend one-third to one-half less time being treated.
85 U OBSTETRICS/GYNECOLOGY DEPARTMENT SEEKS VOLUNTEERS FOR INCONTINENCE RESEARCHStress incontinence-a common bladder control problem among women thought to be caused primarily by stress exerted on the pelvic floor during childbirth-is the focus of research under way in the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at the University of Utah School of Medicine.
86 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 registrations for its "A Day for Women in Medicine and Other Health Sciences," Saturday, May 10. Utah students in the ninth and tenth grades who are considering careers in the health sciences are invited to attend. The program is limited to the ...
87 UNIVERSITY OF UTAH HOSPITALS & CLINICS NAMED AGAIN AMONG NATION'S MOST WIRED HEALTH SYSTEMSSalt Lake City-Services such as the University of Utah's telemedicine program, datawarehousing, medical and clinical informatics, and expanding wireless capabilities has earned University Hospitals & Clinics a position among the nation's 100 Most Wired health-care systems for the fifth year.
88 WILLBRAND NAMED CHAIR OF COMMUNICATION DISORDERS IN U OF U COLLEGE OF HEALTHMary Louise Willbrand, Ph.D., a professor in the University of Utah College of Health for more than 20 years, has been named chair of the Department of Communication Disorders.
89 Attention Editors:May 17, 2002 The family of Adam Hunt, a patient at the University of Utah Hospital, who had a heart attack while jogging at East High School on May 15, has asked us to release the following statement. They also ask for your cooperation in respecting their need for privacy and their decision not to g...
90 GENE FOR MALIGNANT MELANOMA LOCALIZED BY UNIVERSITY OF UTAH INVESTIGATORSResearchers at University of Utah Medical Center in Salt Lake City have localized a gene believed responsible for an increased risk of inherited melanoma, a frequently fatal form of skin cancer that affects one in 100 American Caucasians in their lifetime.
91 NURSING PROFESSOR TO SERVE ON NIH RESEARCH STUDY GROUPLillian Nail, Ph.D., associate professor and associate dean for research at the University of Utah College of Nursing, has been appointed to serve on a committee reviewing grant applications to the National Institutes of Health (NIH). Her term on the Nursing Research Study Section in the Division of...
92 U HEALTH SCIENCES ACADEMY INVITES MINORITY STUDENTS TO WORKSHOPSFive workshops, designed to encourage students of underrepresented populations to consider careers in health sciences, are scheduled at the University of Utah. The sessions, known as the Health Sciences Academy, are offered by the U Health Sciences Center.
93 MEDICAL SCHOOL VIRAL HEPATITIS EXPERT TO ADDRESS INTERNATIONAL MEET IN GENEVARobert S. Fujinami, Ph.D., professor of neurology an adjunct professor of pathology at the University of Utah School of Medicine, is among 13 experts in viral hepatitis prevention invited to speak in Geneva, Switzerland, this month at a meeting sanctioned by the World Health Organization (WHO).
94 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE JUL_21_1986Robert W. Metcalf, Professor of Orthopedic Surgery at the University of Utah School of Medicine, today announced that he is stepping down as Team Orthopedic Surgeon for Brigham Young University.
95 U FAMILY PRACTICE CHIEF NAMED 'UTAH FAMILY PHYSICIAN OF THE YEAR'Stephen D. Ratcliffe, M.D., M.S.P.H., associate professor and chief of the Division of Family Practice in the Department of Family and Preventive Medicine at the University of Utah School of Medicine, has been selected Family Physician of the Year by the Utah Academy of Family Physicians (UAFP). The...
96 U OF U THALIDOMIDE CONFERENCE TO ASSESS NEW RESEARCH, SOCIAL ISSUESExpert views about the latest clinical research on thalidomide, a drug used as a sleeping pill and to treat morning sickness during pregnancy that caused birth defects in the early 1960s, will be available to Utah health-care providers at a one-day conference. "Thalidomide: Impact on the Practitione...
97 NEW SCHIZOPHRENIA DRUG TESTS BEGIN AT U MOOD DISORDERS CLINICThe Mood Disorders Clinic in the University of Utah medical school's Department of Psychiatry is beginning patient trials of a new medication for the treatment of schizophrenia. The drug, Resperidone, is being tested at the University of Utah and Veterans Administration medical centers for its effic...
98 U HEALTH SCIENCES LEADER TO RECEIVE AWARD FOR CONTRIBUTIONS TO NURSINGLinda K. Amos, Ed.D., F.A.A.N. University of Utah associate vice president for health sciences and former dean of the College of Nursing, will be honored for her contributions to nursing by the American Association of Colleges of Nursing (AACN). Amos will be awarded honorary membership in the AACN a...
99 U HOSPITAL RECEIVES CERTIFICATE TO PROMOTE BREASTFEEDING GOALSUniversity of Utah Hospital is participating in a voluntary program to implement policies that encourage and support breastfeeding.
100 MEDICAL SCHOOL RESEARCHERS REPORT JOB-THREATENING DISORDERS ARE MORE COMMON AMONG TEACHERSVoice disorders can be one of the most job-threatening problems facing elementary and secondary schoolteachers, limiting, or even prematurely ending their careers, according to a study recently completed by researchers at the University of Utah School of Medicine and the University of Iowa.
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