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151 U OF U NURSING EDUCATION PROGRAM GAINS SUPPOR1 FROM $40,000 INTERMOUNTAIN HEALTH CARE GRANTThe University of Utah College of Nursing has received a $40,000 contribution from Intermountain Health Care (IHC) to help support the clinical instruction of baccalaureate students.
152 ANN VODA HEADS NORTH AMERICAN MENOPAUSE SOCIETYAnn M. Voda, Ph.D., R.N., professor of nursing and director of the Tremin Trust Reproductive History Program at the University of Utah College of Nursing, has been elected president of the North American Menopause Society (NAMS). She is the first nurse ever to hold that office.
153 U ARTIFICIAL ORGANS PIONEER WILLEM KOLFF TO SPEAK IN TURKEY AND GREECEArtificial organs research is becoming more specialized and has just begun to find solutions to diverse medical problems, says Willem J. Kolff, M.D., Ph.D, who has been invited to lecture in Turkey and Greece in April.
154 RICHARD RICCI DIES AT UNIVERSITY HOSPITALRichard Ricci died tonight at University of Utah Hospital in Salt Lake City. Life support was withdrawn at 7:16 p.m. and death came quickly, at 7:28 p.m. His family members-wife Angela, mother, brother and sister-were at his bedside.
155 UNIVERSITY HOSPITAL FOUNDATIONUniversity of Utah President Arthur K. Smith announced today that the association between the University Hospital and the Utah Open Golf Tournament has concluded as of the 1995 tournament. President Smith stated that although the tournament enjoyed strong participation from sponsors and golfers, ben...
156 EVOLVING PARKINSON'S DISEASE TREATMENT COMBINES OLD AND NEW THERAPIESEveryone's noticed someone with Parkinson's disease. A shaking hand is often the first sign. The person's face becomes expressionless. Then, comes the stiff, stooped shuffle as Grandma or Grandpa struggles to keep his or her balance.
157 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.
158 To: Assignment: Editors From: Jason Burgess, Health Sciences Center Public AffairsWhat: You've Come a Long Way, Babies! Newborn Intensive Care "Graduates" Celebrate Program's 35th Year When: Saturday, April 12, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Where: U of U Athletic Indoor Practice Facility, 560 S. Guardsman Way (1590 E.)
160 U NURSING, PHARMACY COLLEGES WIN GRANTS FOR COMMUNITY SERVICE COURSESThe University of Utah colleges of Nursing and Pharmacy have been selected to participate in the Health Professions Schools in Service to the Nation Program. Over the next three years, the colleges will integrate community service experiences into their curricula, enabling students to address unmet ...
161 U OF U OCCUPATIONAL AND ENVIRONMENTAL HEALTH PROGRAM RECEIVES FUNDING FOR EDUCATION AND RESEARCHThe Rocky Mountain Center for Occupational and Environmental Health (RMCOEH) at the University of Utah has been awarded $614,000 from the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) to support its role as one of 15 NIOSH education and research centers in the country. The center is ...
162 ATTENTION ASSIGNMENT EDITORS:There are lots of good reasons to promote National Organ and Tissue Donor Awareness Week April 15-21. Meet and talk with eight of them--Utahns with transplanted kidneys, hearts, lungs and other organs who are once again leading healthy and full lives-on Thursday, April 12 at University Hospital.
163 U STUDY SHOWS BENEFITS OF MOTHERS AND DAUGHTERS EXERCISING TOGETHERWomen who find it hard to stick to an exercise routine don't need to look very far for help-just across the dinner table. A recent study by University of Utah ^ researchers shows that women who enlist the help of their mothers or daughters exercised more regularly and with better results.
164 U MED SCHOOL'S INTERNATIONAL TRAVEL CLINIC OFFERS PRE- AND POST-TRIP COUNSELINGThat dream vacation can quickly become a nightmare if you become sick in a strange land. The key to keeping your health from going south while you're exploring the North Pole (or any other exotic clime) is a pre-trip visit to the University of Utah School of Medicine's International Travel Clinic.
165 Moser Receives Liljencrantz AwardRoyce Moser, Jr., M.D., MPH., received for the Eric Liljencrantz Award during Honors Night at the 72nd Aerospace Medical Association Annual Scientific Meeting, May 10, in Reno, NV. Dr. Moser was recognized for his educational contributions to aerospace medicine.
166 PATIENTS PICK U OF U HOSPITALS FOR CONSUMER CHOICE AWARDUniversity of Utah Hospitals & Clinics has been given the 1999 Consumer Choice Award for the Salt Lake area by National Research Corporation (NRC), a leading health-care performance measurement firm.
167 Media AdvisoryUniversity of Utah Hospitals & Clinics' Rehabilitation Services is holding its 13th Annual Rehab Campout this Saturday and Sunday (August 16 and 17) at Jordanelle State Park. The event will feature hiking, camping, boating, waterskiing, and fishing for rehabilitation patients, former patients, famil...
168 UNIVERSITY MEDICAL CENTER OFFERS FREE PROSTATE EXAMS TO MEN OVER 50Prostate cancer will strike 106,000 American men and kill 30,000 in the next year. It is the most common cancer of American men and their second leading cancer killer. While Utah's cancer rates generally are 17 percent below the national average, for no known reason, Utah's prostate cancer rate is 3...
169 SCHIZOPHRENIA SEMINAR AT U MEDICAL CENTER TO HELP FAMILIES UNDERSTAND, COPEThe devastation of schizophrenia-a mental illness that affects one percent of the American population-leaves many families of patients in a quandry about how to cope.
170 PRESIDENT-ELECT OF AMERICAN MEDICAL ASSOCIATION TO SPEAK AT U OF U MEDICAL SCHOOL COMMENCEMENTAlan R. Nelson, M.D., a Salt Lake City internist/ endocrinologist and president-elect of the American Medical Association, will deliver the University of Utah School of Medicine Commencement address on Saturday, May 27.
171 UNIVERSITY DEDICATES NEW $28 MILLION ECCLES GENETICS BUILDINGImagine seven floors of glass permitting light to flood an immense atrium where, in the center, there is a broad, gracefully twisting stairway, reminiscent of DNA, the basic element of life, suspended in air.
172 SYMPOSIUM WILL EXAMINE 30 YEARS OF PARTNERSHIP, PROGRESS AS U PHARMACY COLLEGE, NIH SEARCH FOR EPILEPSY MEDICATIONSSALT LAKE CITY - Thirty years and $42 million in research funding. Twenty-four thousand compounds and nine new epilepsy drugs.
173 CHILDREN FEATURED IN LATEST U HOSPITAL EXHIBITUniversity Hospital's latest exhibit, "Images of Children," will be on display through April 30. The exhibit is a collection of works from the Springville Art Museum.
174 JINDRICH KOPECEK NAMED U OF U DISTINGUISHED PROFESSORJindrich "Henry" Kopecek, Ph.D., D. Sci., has been named Distinguished Professor of Pharmaceutics and Pharmaceutical Chemistry and Bioengineering at the University of Utah.
175 UTAH NBICU NURSES SHARE EXPERTISE, DONATE SUPPLIES TO CZECH, SLOVAK HOSPITALSEastern Europe seems a lot closer these days for staff from newborn intensive care (NBICU) units in Salt Lake City who have shared expertise, supplies and even decorating know-how with nurses in the Czech and Slovak republics.
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