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176 U OF U EPIDEMIOLOGIST TO STUDY HOW UTAH'S RURAL DOCS CAN BENEFIT FROM USING WIRELESS TECHNOLOGYSALT LAKE CITY - A University of Utah epidemiologist will use a $1.5 million Department of Health and Human Services grant for a randomized trial to see how Utah's rural doctors can benefit from using wireless electronic technology in their medical practices.
177 U MEDICAL STUDENT WINS PRESTIGIOUS SCHOLARSHIPJason Cash, a third-year student at the University of Utah School of Medicine, has been selected as one of six 2000 Pisacano Scholars. The prestigious award is given annually by the Pisacano Leadership Foundation, Inc.(PLF) to outstanding students who have made a commitment to enter the specialty of...
178 JAMES KUSHNER NAMED TO WINTROBE CHAIR OF MEDICINEJames P. Kushner, M.D., professor of internal medicine, has been named the first holder of the recently established Maxwell M. Wintrobe, M.D., Presidential Endowed Chair in Internal Medicine and Hematology/Oncology at the University of Utah School of Medicine.
179 U ANATOMIST RECEIVES $2 MILLION TO STUDY EFFECTS OF DEAFNESS ON BRAINThe effects of deafness on brain development, especially after early sensory deprivation, is the focus of University of Utah research supported by a seven-year, $2 million Claude Pepper Award from the National Institute on Deafness and Other Communicative Disorders (NIDCD).
180 U HEALTH SCIENCES CENTER NEEDS FEMALE VOLUNTEERS FOR PMS STUDYNearly 50 percent of all women suffer symptoms of premenstrual syndrome (PMS) while about 15 percent can become incapacitated by it.
181 U HEALTH SCIENCES ADMINISTRATOR WINS NATIONAL NURSING AWARDOne of the most prestigious awards in the nursing profession was presented Sunday to Linda K. Amos, associate vice president for health sciences at the University of Utah and former dean of the U of U College of Nursing.
182 CENTERS FOR DISEASE CONTROL DIRECTOR TO ADDRESS UTAH MEDICAL GRADUATESDr. James O. Mason, M.D., Ph.D., director of the Centers for Disease Control, U.S. Public Health Service, in Atlanta, Georgia, will deliver the University of Utah School of Medicine Commencement address on Saturday, May 24.
183 IT'S REAL WORK IN THE REAL WORLD: U MEDICAL STUDENTS HELP FAMILY DOCTORS WITH BABIES, BROKEN BONESIn July, Lance M. Harmon, a fourth-year student at the University of Utah School of Medicine, moved his wife and three children to Richfield, Utah, for an elective six-week rotation, working with his preceptor, Jeffery Chapell, M.D. While he was busy- diving into three days of work a week at the cli...
184 U of U HEALTH PROFESSIONS ACADEMY HONORS SALT LAKE HIGH STUDENTSSalt Lake City-The University of Utah Health Sciences Center and the Salt Lake School District will recognize 105 high school students Wednesday, April 21, at 7:45 a.m. in the U's Marriott Library Gould Auditorium for their yearlong participation in the Health Professions Academy.
185 MEDIA ADVISORYWHAT: First Lady Jacalyn S. Leavitt will give away copies of her newest book, a Spanish version of Read to Me, to new mothers and families who speak Spanish. Like the original Read To Me, the Spanish edition will be available for all new infants born in Utah hospitals.
186 MANY HISPANIC IMMIGRANTS AFRAID TO DRINK TAP WATER, ACCORDING TO U MEDICAL SCHOOL STUDYGot water? Make that tap water, please. This is what a recent University of Utah School of Medicine study is recommending to many Hispanic immigrants in Salt Lake City
187 WIDOW OF RENOWNED HEMATOLOGIST ENDOWS MAXWELL M. WINTROBE CHAIR AT UJune 8, 1990-The late Maxwell M. Wintrobe, M.D., Ph.D., was honored today by the creation of the Maxwell M. Wintrobe, M.D., Presidential Endowed Chair in Internal Medicine at the University of Utah School of Medicine. A prominent physician and researcher will be recruited to join the medical faculty...
188 U OPHTHALMOLOGIST TO LEAD MEDICAL FACULTY PRACTICE GROUPRandall J. Olson, M.D., professor and chair of the Department of Ophthalmology at the University of Utah School of Medicine, is the new head of the medical Faculty Practice Organization (FPO) for the U Health Sciences Center. Olson, who also is director of the U's John A. Moran Eye Center, succeeds ...
189 WEEK TO RECOGNIZE MEDICAL LAB SCIENCEDramatic advances in laboratory medicine are a major reason for the high quality of medicine today, according to a University of Utah School of Medicine pathologist.
190 DR. JOHN R. WARD NAMED TO JEREMY CHAIR IN ARTHRITIC RESEARCH AT UNIVERSITY OF UTAHJohn R. Ward, M.D., professor of internal medicine at the University of Utah School of Medicine, has been named the first holder of the new Thomas E. and Rebecca D. Jeremy Presidential Chair for Arthritic Research at the U of U.
191 U NEUROLOGY STUDY SEEKS PARTICIPANTS TO TEST DRUG FOR DIABETIC NEUROPATHY PAINDiabetic patients with moderate to severe pain from neuropathy, a condition that causes pain or numbness in the feet, are being sought by the Department of Neurology at the University of Utah School of Medicine to participate in a study of a new medication which may control neuropathy pain.
192 UNIVERSITY HOSPITAL HOSTS WORLD AIDS DAY REMEMBRANCE SERVICEUniversity Hospital will host an interfaith World AIDS Day remembrance service on Tuesday, Dec. 1, at noon, in the Hope Chapel (second floor). The service is sponsored by the hospital's Pastoral Care Advisory Council. All are welcome to attend.
193 RICHARD SPERRY SELECTED TO HOLD PRESTIGIOUS MATHESON HEALTH-CARE CHAIRRichard J. Sperry, M.D., Ph.D., associate vice president for health sciences at the University of Utah, has been named to the Governor Scott M. Matheson Chair in Health Care and Health Management.
194 Note to Assignment EditorsThere will be several photo opportunities- of high school students from underrepresented populations participating in hands-on activities having to do with careers in the health sciences-on Saturday, Oct. 23.
195 AWARD TO U OB/GYN PHYSICIAN FOCUSES ON GERIATRIC EXPERTISE FOR RESIDENTSKaren L. Miller, M.D., assistant professor of obstetrics and gynecology at the University of Utah School of Medicine, has been selected to participate in a segment of an American Geriatrics Society (AGS)/Hartford Foundation project to increase geriatric expertise in non-primary care specialties.
196 U MEDICAL SCHOOL STUDENTS PLAN REGIONAL CONFERENCE IN PARK CITYMedical students from 17 schools will gather in Park City Oct. 28-30 for the American Medical Student Association (AMSA) Region 10 Conference. The University of Utah School of Medicine chapter of AMSA will host events at the Yarrow Hotel.
197 ROCK SPRINGS NATIVE JOINS UTAH MEDICAL SCHOOL FACULTYSALT LAKE CITY-Nick Mamalis, M.D., a native of Rock Springs, Wyoming, has been named assistant professor of ophthalmology and associate director of the Center for Intraocular Lens Research at the University of Utah Health Sciences Center.
198 U MED SCHOOL CENTER TO COUNSEL, SUPPORT PARKINSON'S DISEASE PATIENTSA resource for people with Parkinson's Disease-an American Parkinson Disease Association Information and Referral Center- has been established in the Department of Neurology at the University of Utah School of Medicine.
199 U PHARMACOLOGIST ORGANIZES NATIONAL SEMINAR IN HONOR OF PLUTONIUM'S 50TH BIRTHDAYA University of Utah research professor of pharmacology recently organized a special seminar in Anaheim, Calif., to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the discovery of plutonium.
200 U HEALTH SCIENCES CENTER FORMALIZES, EXPANDS MEDICAL SERVICES FOR DISABLED UTAH MINERSSALT LAKE CITY, Jan. 26, 2004- Medical care for Utah's disabled miners will be enhanced and expanded at the University of Utah Health Sciences Center under an agreement announced today.
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