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101 DUMKE FOUNDATION GRANT BOOSTS U PHYSICAL THERAPY LABORATORYPhysical therapy research at the University of Utah College of Health has received a $10,000 boost from the Dr. Ezekiel R. and Edna Wattis Dumke Foundation to buy new equipment for the Movement Dysfunction Laboratory in the Division of Physical Therapy.
102 PULMONARY SPECIALIST HONORED BY AMERICAN COLLEGE OF PHYSICIANS' UTAH CHAPTERC. DuWayne Schmidt, M.D., FACP, chief of the pulmonary division at LDS Hospital in Salt Lake City and a long-time clinical professor of internal medicine at the University of Utah School of Medicine, has received the 1989 Laureate Award from the Utah Chapter of the American College of Physicians (AC...
103 U NURSING DEAN LINDA AMOS CHOSEN TO LEAD NEW ACCREDITATION AGENCYLinda K. Amos, Ed.D., professor and dean of the College of Nursing at the University of Utah, has been elected chair of the board of directors of the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE), a new accreditation agency for baccalaureate and graduate nursing programs in the United States.
104 U HOSPITAL OFFERS MENTAL HEALTH SERVICES TO CHILDREN AND ADOLESCENTSUniversity of Utah Hospital's Pediatric Psychology Clinic is offering help for children having behavioral and emotional difficulties. The clinic is staffed by professionals in pediatric medicine and child and adolescent psychology.
105 U OF U PHARMACY PROFESSOR, ARTHUR BROOM, TO LEAD PEER REVIEW OF NIH GRANT APPLICATIONS TO STUDY AIDSArthur D. Broom, Ph.D., professor of medicinal chemistry at the University of Utah College of Pharmacy, has begun a one-year term as chair of the AIDS and Related Research Study Section of the Center for Scientific Review (CSR).
106 Health Agencies Awarded Grant to Help Prevent Accutane (isotretinoin)-Related Birth Defects(Salt Lake City, UT) - The University of Utah Health Sciences Center in collaboration with the Utah Department of Health (UDOH), and the Organization of Teratology Information Services (OTIS), has received a grant to find out why women who take Accutane (isotretinoin), a drug to treat severe acne, c...
107 TOMORROW-TUESDAY MORNING-UNIVERSITY CARDIOLOGISTS TO IMPLANT NEW HEART FAILURE DEVICE: COMBINATION DEFIBRILLATOR AND THREE CHAMBER PACEMAKERTuesday, May 4, starting between 8 and 9 a.m., University of Utah Hospital cardiologists will implant, as part of a clinical study, a new device to treat patients with congestive heart failure (inability of a weakened heart muscle to pump sufficiently), but who also are at significant risk for sudde...
108 UNIVERSITY HOSPITAL IS CONSUMERS' CHOICE FOR FIFTH STRAIGHT YEARSALT LAKE CITY-University Hospitals & Clinics has won the Consumer Choice Award for the Salt Lake City metropolitan area for the fifth consecutive year-the only Utah hospital to receive the award for 2003.
109 U MEDICAL STUDENT TO RECEIVE GENERAL DOUGLAS MACARTHUR LEADERSHIP AWARD FROM ARMYLuprice Reeves, a second-year medical student at the University of Utah, has been selected to receive the U.S. Army's Gen. Douglas MacArthur Leadership Award, presented annually to 24 outstanding junior officers for their leadership performance.
110 CHROMOSOME ENDS SHORTEN WITH AGE, PREDICT MORTALITY FROM HEART DISEASE, VARIOUS INFECTIOUS DISEASESSALT LAKE CITY-As if it's not bad enough that people lose their hair, teeth, and eyesight as they age, their chromosomes desert them, too.
111 MAUREEN KEEFE, NEW U NURSING DEAN, TO ASSUME DUTIES IN AUGUSTMaureen R. Keefe, Ph.D., R.N., dean of the Medical University of South Carolina College of Nursing, will assume responsibilities as dean of the University of Utah College of Nursing August 6. Keefe's appointment was approved May 14 by the University's Board of Trustees.
112 PERFUME? POLLUTION? U PHYSIOLOGISTS STUDY HOW SENSE OF SMELL WORKSMmm-just smell that apple pie! Even if a pie isn't in front of us, we know that wonderful aroma. But few of us have given thought to how our sense of smell works.
113 GIFT FUNDS U PROGRAM TO TEACH PHYSICIANS DIAGNOSIS, TREATMENT, MANAGEMENT OF ADDICTIONPhysicians can't successfully treat addiction unless they know how to recognize it.
114 U SPEECH-LANGUAGE HEARING CLINIC OFFERS AFFORDABLE ALTERNATIVE FOR ARRAY OF PROBLEMSFor most of us, an invitation to "tell me about it" could result in a torrent of words-we'd "get it off our chest." Imagine your frustration if you desperately wanted to speak-even without an invitation-but communication were impossible.
115 U RESEARCHERS WIN LARGEST GRANT EVER AWARDED TO STUDY RISK FACTORS FOR LOW BACK PAINSALT LAKE CITY-A $1.5 million grant, the largest-ever grant for an epidemiological study of back pain, has been awarded by the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) to researchers at the University of Utah School of Medicine and two other schools.
116 MADSEN PREVENTIVE CARDIOLOGY PROGRAM RECEIVES CERTIFICATION FOR CARDIAC REHABThe Madsen Preventive Cardiology Program at University of Utah Hospitals & Clinics has been awarded certification for its cardiac rehabilitation program by the American Association of Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Rehabilitation (AACVPR).
117 U OPENS HEALTH BEHAVIOR LABORATORYA new University of Utah Health Behavior Laboratory opens its doors to the public and interested professionals during an open house Friday from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m.
118 TWO U OF U PROFESSORS ELECTED TO NATIONAL ACADEMY'OF SCIENCESEli Y. Adashi, M.D., and Sung Wan Kim, Ph.D., University of Utah Health Sciences Center professors, have been elected to the Institute of Medicine of the National 4* Academy of Sciences in recognition of their major contributions to health and medicine.
119 U INJURY CONTROL CENTER PLANS FORUM ON PUBLIC ACCESS DEFIBRILLATION TRIALAutomatic external defibrillators (AEDs)-medical devices used to shock a stopped heart back into a beating rhythm-have, until now, been available only to highly trained medical personnel. In November, however, more than 20 public sites in Utah will have their employees trained on easy-to-use defibri...
120 REED W. BRINTON, "A UTAH MAN," DONATES $500,000 TO UNIVERSITY HOSPITALReed W. Brinton, one of Utah's most successful insurance agents and entrepreneurs, capped a 39-year career of service to the University of Utah recently by donating $500,000 to University of Utah Hospitals & Clinics. The money was used to completely renovate the hospital's large lobby, main corridor...
121 Teaching Golfers with DisabilitiesTo: Sports Editors From: Dr. David M. Compton, Project Director, GAIN Salt Lake City & Gary Robb, President, National Alliance for Accessible Golf Date: July 8, 2003
122 N.Y. PHYSICIAN GROUP HONORS MARIAN BISHOP WITH AWARDAn organization of New York family physicians has selected F. Marian Bishop, a faculty member at the University of Utah School of Medicine, for its highest honor. Bishop, Ph.D., M.S.P.H., professor and director of graduate programs in the Department of Family and Preventive Medicine, was chosen as t...
123 VETERINARY PATHOLOGIST TO HEAD U OF U ANIMAL RESOURCESVeterinary pathologist Jack L. Taylor, D.V.M., Ph.D., has been named director of the University of Utah Animal Resources program.
124 U NURSING ALUMNI SPONSOR FUND-RAISER TO HONOR NURSES, PROVIDE SCHOLARSHIPSAlumni of the University of Utah College of Nursing are sponsoring a special fund-raiser to honor nurses and provide scholarships for nursing students.
125 MEDICAL SCHOOL NAMES NEW CHAIR OF SURGERYSean J. Mulvihill, M.D., professor and chief of the Division of General Surgery at the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) School of Medicine, has been named chair of the Department of Surgery at the University of Utah School of Medicine.
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