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UofL Provides Comprehensive Dental Care for People Living with HIV

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UofL’s Community Based Dental Partnership Program (CBDPP), is one of only 12 Ryan White CBDPP federally funded oral health programs in the United States, and the only one in Kentucky.
28-Jul-2016 4:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

UofL Faculty and Staff Introduce at-Risk Youth to Careers in Health Care

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Twenty-six students from the Shawnee neighborhood who are participating in the 1+1=U Summer Youth Enrichment Program visited the UofL Health Sciences Center Wednesday, July 20, to learn about sports medicine, healthy habits and steps to a career in...
27-Jul-2016 7:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Parkinson’s Disease Buddy Program Seeking Participants

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Individuals with Parkinson’s Disease are invited to participate in the PD Buddy Program, which matches them with first-year UofL medical students for a series of one-on-one meetings designed to benefit both students and the patients. The program...
25-Jul-2016 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Personal Physician to the Dalai Lama to Speak About Compassion in Medicine at UofL White Coat Ceremony

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Barry Kerzin, M.D., personal physician to the Dalai Lama and founder of the Altruism in Medicine Institute, will address the 156 members of the incoming class of the University of Louisville School of Medicine and guests at the school’s White Coat...
20-Jul-2016 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

UofL Opens NIH-Designated Alcohol Research Center

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Alcohol abuse exacts a major toll on health and health costs in the United States and is the 3rd leading preventable cause of death. Researchers at the University of Louisville have received a nearly $8 million grant from the NIH that designates...
18-Jul-2016 2:00 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Physician, Educate Thyself (Online)

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A free, open access medical education website launched by the University of Louisville Department of Medicine last year has added Continuing Medical Education (CME) credit for some lectures it offers.
11-Jul-2016 7:35 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Medical Student Earns Top Award for Financial Planning Tool for Young Physicians

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Michael Lovelace, M.B.A., a fourth-year student at the UofL School of Medicine, has developed an award-winning digital tool to help young physicians make sound financial decisions as part of AAFP's Family Medicine Leads (FML) Emerging Leader...
11-Jul-2016 7:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

UofL Neurosurgeon Leads Clinical Trial to Test Therapy for Brain Hemorrhage

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A Louisville patient is the first to be enrolled in a national clinical trial to test a new treatment for patients who have suffered a ruptured brain aneurysm. The trial, based at the University of Louisville under principal investigator Robert F....
6-Jul-2016 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Our Experts on Newswise

With Both Political Conventions Over, Who Came Out Ahead?

Nationally recognized political science expert and University of Louisville professor Dewey Clayton Ph.D., is available to national media to offer comment and political analysis following the conclusion of both Republican and Democratic national...
29-Jul-2016 12:05 PM EDT

Who Came Out Ahead? Politico.com Contributor Available for Post-Political Convention Comment/Analysis.

29-Jul-2016 11:05 AM EDT

Will Recent Police-Related Shootings Trigger “Ferguson Effect”?

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Will the scrutiny surrounding recent shootings in Texas, Louisiana and Minnesota cause local law enforcement to scale back their policing efforts? Nationally recognized criminal justice expert Justin Nix has studied the "Ferguson Effect" and is...
14-Jul-2016 4:05 PM EDT

National Police Training Expert: Use Common Sense/Open Dialogue to Reduce Potential Police Shootings

Harvard Law Fellow and University of Louisville law professor Dr.Laura McNeal is a nationally-recognized expert in effective police training techniques and can provide unique insight, as well as real-life, tangible solutions to both the law...
12-Jul-2016 12:05 PM EDT

National Expert: Use Common Sense/Open Dialogue to Reduce Potential Police Shootings

12-Jul-2016 12:05 PM EDT

Jupiter ‘MRI’ to Reveal Solar System Secrets

NASA will celebrate July 4th by firing the rockets of its Juno mission spacecraft, sending the probe into Jupiter’s orbit 534 million miles from Earth. NASA-funded researcher and current UofL dynamic meteorology professor Tim Dowling, says the...
1-Jul-2016 11:05 AM EDT

UofL Professor of Surgery Named Editor-in-Chief of Prestigious Scientific Journal

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Susan Galandiuk, M.D., professor in the Department of Surgery at the University of Louisville, has been named editor-in-chief of Diseases of the Colon & Rectum, the scientific journal of The American Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons.
31-May-2016 3:05 PM EDT

Tobacco Smoke Makes Germs More Resilient

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UofL dental researcher explores microbiological mechanisms as World Health Organization urges for a day of abstinence from tobacco use on May 31
30-May-2016 2:05 PM EDT

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