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Katona to Step Down as Pediatrics Chair at ‘America’s Medical School’

Retired Navy Captain (Dr.) Ildy M. Katona will step down as chair of the Department of Pediatrics at the F. Edward Hebert School of Medicine, Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences (USU) in late May, after more than two decades in the...
21-Mar-2017 7:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Public Health, Tropical Medicine Expert Named as New Preventive Medicine Department Chair for Hebert School of Medicine

Bethesda, Md -- Navy Captain (Dr.) Mark S. Riddle, an expert in tropical medicine and public health, was selected to lead the Department of Preventive Medicine and Biostatistics at the Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences’ (USU) F....
20-Mar-2017 1:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Study Sheds Light on Prognosis of mTBI Symptoms for Returning Soldiers

Nearly 50 percent of recently-deployed Soldiers who sustained a mild traumatic brain injury reported post-concussive symptoms – like headaches, sleep disturbance, and forgetfulness – three months after returning from deployment, according to a...
16-Mar-2017 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Dr. David Benedek Named New Psychiatry Department Chair at ‘America’s Medical School’

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Army Colonel (Dr.) David M. Benedek will succeed Dr. Robert J. Ursano, M.D., as chair of the Department of Psychiatry at the Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences’ (USU) F. Edward Hebert School of Medicine – ‘America’s Medical...
1-Mar-2017 4:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

Dr. Faye G. Abdellah, Founding Dean of Daniel K. Inouye Graduate School of Nursing, Dies at 97

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Dr. Faye Glenn Abdellah, founding Dean of the Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences (USU) Daniel K. Inouye Graduate School of Nursing (GSN), and retired Rear Admiral of the U.S. Public Health Service (USPHS) passed away Friday, Feb....
28-Feb-2017 11:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

New Study Links ‘Mastermind’ Gene to Rare Cancer-Causing Tumor

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Scientists have discovered a new “mastermind fusion gene” may be associated with a rare cancer-causing tumor – pheochromocytomas (“pheo”) and paragangliomas, according to a study published Feb. 13 in Cancer Cell, by researchers at the...
10-Feb-2017 5:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

USU Opens New College of Allied Health Sciences

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The Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences (USU) recently established a new College of Allied Health Sciences for both graduate and undergraduate education programs. Dr. Mitchell Seal was selected as founding dean following a...
7-Feb-2017 9:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

Findings Suggest Overuse of Chemotherapy Among Younger Patients with Colon Cancer

Young and middle-aged patients with colon cancer are nearly two to eight times more likely to receive postoperative chemotherapy than older patients, yet there seems to be no added survival benefits for these patients, according to a study...
26-Jan-2017 11:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

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Resources Available to Aid in Recovery From Community Violence

The recent string of violence among families throughout the country have increased the need for community resources to support those touched by the tragedies. Educational resources available from the Center for the Study of Traumatic Stress, or CSTS...
21-Apr-2009 12:10 PM EDT

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