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University of Louisville Pediatrician Named National Committee Chair

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Charles R. Woods Jr., M.D., has been elected the incoming chair of the Executive Committee of the American Academy of Pediatrics’ Section on Epidemiology, Public Health and Evidence. His one-year term begins Nov. 1.
22-Apr-2016 2:35 PM EDT Add to Favorites

CPR Training at the State Fair Wins Top Award for UofL Cardiologist

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An assistant professor of medicine in the University of Louisville's Division of Cardiovascular Medicine, won first place in the category of “Young Investigator Awards in Cardiovascular Health Outcomes and Population Genetics” from the American...
22-Apr-2016 10:55 AM EDT Add to Favorites

A New Player Revealed in Nerve Growth Process

A protein previously known for its role in kidney function, adaptor protein CD2AP, also plays a significant role in the nervous system, and is associated with a type of neural growth known as collateral sprouting.
20-Apr-2016 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Health and Social Justice Scholars to Learn Methods for Improving Health Equity in Disadvantaged Communities

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Health-care professionals often are aware of larger social issues facing their patients in disadvantaged communities but feel powerless as individual practitioners to change these health disparities. The University of Louisville’s new Health and...
7-Apr-2016 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Advances in Operating Room Ultrasound Discussed at Daylong Workshop

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The latest advances in the use of ultrasound in the operating theater will be shared in a daylong workshop on May 14 sponsored by the University of Louisville.
31-Mar-2016 11:10 AM EDT Add to Favorites

UofL Medical School Dean Appointed to National Accrediting Committee

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Toni Ganzel, M.D., M.B.A., dean of the University of Louisville School of Medicine, has been appointed to the Liaison Committee on Medical Education (LCME), the governing body that accredits medical education programs throughout the U.S. and Canada.
16-Mar-2016 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Enhanced Dental Patient Security, Student Experience Among Benefits of New HIPAA-Compliant, Cloud-Based Secure Messaging System

Lua Technologies and the University of Louisville School of Dentistry today announced that the UofL School of Dentistry has adopted Lua, a cloud-based, secure text messaging system, to better coordinate patient care between nearly 1,000 faculty,...
8-Mar-2016 11:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

UofL Cardiologist to Test Biomarker That May Predict Heart Disease in Women

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Andrew DeFilippis, M.D., M.Sc., will study archived blood samples from thousands of patients to determine whether the presence of certain lipids in a person’s bloodstream can be used to pinpoint women at risk for having a heart attack.
28-Feb-2016 11:00 AM EST Add to Favorites

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Let the Nursing Workforce Data Speak for Themselves

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National Nurses Week is May 6-12, and two of Louisville, Kentucky’s prominent nursing leaders are urging for a more highly educated nursing workforce in Kentucky.
28-Apr-2016 9:05 AM EDT

Liver Disease and Nutrition Expert Available to Discuss Pros and Cons of Moderate Alcohol Consumption

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14-Mar-2016 7:15 AM EDT

Harvard Law Fellow/Police Training Expert Available for Comment on Violent Student Arrest

27-Oct-2015 12:15 PM EDT

Mystery Around "Happy Birthday" Song Looming in Wake of Recent Court Ruling

Recent court ruling puts "Happy Birthday" song into popular domain, but discovery of early song manuscript adds mystery to song's origin.
24-Sep-2015 11:05 AM EDT

"Super Blood Moon" To Make Rare Appearance Sunday

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Scientist available to discuss science/myth behind the "super blood moon" - once hailed as a sign of the apocalypse - which will happen Sept. 27.
23-Sep-2015 2:05 PM EDT

Coming to America - The Pope and Politics

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As Pope Francis embarks on his first visit to the U.S., a recent survey shows that while he is extremely popular with American Catholics, there is a significant split concerning his active role in pushing an agenda outside the normal papal realm.
21-Sep-2015 2:05 PM EDT

Tweet This! – Animals Use Their Own Version of Facebook/Twitter

30-Jun-2015 11:05 AM EDT

Medical educator available to discuss LGBT health equity in conjunction with gay marriage ruling

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26-Jun-2015 9:05 AM EDT

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