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UCI Ayala School of Biological Sciences Announces Olympic Gold Medalist and Activist Greg Louganis as 2015 Commencement Speaker

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Olympic diving champion Greg Louganis will give the keynote address at the 2015 UC Irvine Francisco J. Ayala School of Biological Sciences commencement on June 14, 2015.

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Study Shows Seafood Samples Had No Elevated Contaminant Levels From Oil Spill

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Following the Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill in 2010, many people were concerned that seafood was contaminated by either the oil or dispersants used to keep the oil from washing ashore. Ina University of Florida study, all seafood tested so far has shown “remarkably low contaminant levels,” based on FDA standards, and revealed that: • 74 percent of samples were below quantifiable limits; • 23 percent of samples were between 0.1-0.9 parts per billion, and; • 3 percent of samples were between 1.0 and 48 parts per billion.

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UAB Selected as Site of American Heart Association’s New Strategically Focused Research Network on Hypertension

UAB will receive funding from the AHA over the next four years to complete projects in population health, clinical and basic science, focused on high blood pressure.

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‘Real-Time’ Feedback and ‘Pay for Performance’ Improve Physician Practice and Hospital Safety

Research at Johns Hopkins suggests hospitals may reach higher safety and quality levels with programs that give physicians real-time feedback about evidence-based care and financial incentives for providing it.

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