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Newswise: EIC Center at Jefferson Lab Announces Research Awards
Released: 27-Jul-2021 4:35 PM EDT
EIC Center at Jefferson Lab Announces Research Awards
Thomas Jefferson National Accelerator Facility

The Electron-Ion Collider Center at the Department of Energy’s Thomas Jefferson National Accelerator Facility (EIC Center at Jefferson Lab) has announced the winners of six international fellowships to help advance the science program of the Electron-Ion Collider (EIC).

Released: 27-Jul-2021 2:05 PM EDT
Department of Energy Announces $9.35 Million for Research on High Energy Density Plasmas
Department of Energy, Office of Science

Today, the Department of Energy’s Office of Science (SC) and the National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA) announced $9.35 million for 21 research projects in High-Energy Density Laboratory Plasmas (HEDLP).

Newswise: Mercy Medical Center Recognized in U.S. News & World Report’s “Best Hospitals 2021-2022” Edition
Released: 27-Jul-2021 1:40 PM EDT
Mercy Medical Center Recognized in U.S. News & World Report’s “Best Hospitals 2021-2022” Edition
Mercy Medical Center

Mercy Medical Center in Baltimore, MD, has been recognized by U.S. News & World Report’s “Best Hospitals” rankings for 2021-2022. Mercy was rated as High Performing in Hip Replacement, Knee Replacement, Back Surgery (Spinal Fusion) and Colon Cancer Surgery.

Newswise: California State University to Implement COVID-19 Vaccination Requirement for Fall 2021 Term
Released: 27-Jul-2021 1:35 PM EDT
California State University to Implement COVID-19 Vaccination Requirement for Fall 2021 Term
California State University (CSU) Chancellor's Office

California State University to Implement COVID-19 Vaccination Requirement for Fall 2021 Term

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Released: 27-Jul-2021 1:35 PM EDT
Advanced Practice Nurse and Philosopher Mark Lazenby Named Dean of UCI Nursing School
University of California, Irvine

Irvine, Calif., July 27, 2021 – Mark Lazenby, advanced practice nurse and philosopher, has been appointed dean of the Sue & Bill Gross School of Nursing at the University of California, Irvine, following a nationwide search. He will assume his new role on Jan. 1, 2022. Lazenby is currently a professor of nursing and associate dean for faculty and student affairs in the School of Nursing at the University of Connecticut, where he’s also an affiliate professor of philosophy.

Released: 27-Jul-2021 1:05 PM EDT
妙佑医疗国际被《美国新闻与世界报道》评为全美排名第一的医院
Mayo Clinic

妙佑医疗国际(Mayo Clinic) 在《美国新闻与世界报道》(U.S. News & World Report)2021-2022年度“最佳医院”排名中连续第六年再次被评为全美第一的“最佳医院”。

Released: 27-Jul-2021 12:55 PM EDT
تحتل مايو كلينك على المرتبة الأولى بين المستشفيات على مستوى الولايات المتحدة بحسب تصنيف شبكة يو إس نيوز آند وورلد ريبورت
Mayo Clinic

مدينة روتشستر، ولاية مينيسوتا. — احتلت مايو كلينك مرة أخرى المرتبة الأولى بين المستشفيات في تصنيف "أفضل مستشفى" على صعيد الولايات المتحدة بحسب تصنيف شبكة يو إس نيوز آند وورلد ريبورت حول "أفضل المستشفيات" 2021-2022، للعام السادس على التوالي.

Released: 27-Jul-2021 12:50 PM EDT
Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center Ranked #1 Nationally for Ear, Nose, and Throat Care by U.S. News & World Report
Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center

Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center (MSK) has been recognized as the number one center for ear, nose, and throat care by U.S. News & World Report in its annual Best Hospitals listing. MSK has been consistently ranked among the top two cancer centers in the country for over 30 years.

Released: 27-Jul-2021 12:45 PM EDT
Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center Recognized as One of the Best Hospitals for Cancer Care by U.S. News & World Report for the 32nd Year in a Row; Ranked #1 Nationally for Ear, Nose, and Throat Care
Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center

Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center (MSK) has been recognized as the number two hospital for cancer care in the nation by U.S. News & World Report in its annual Best Hospitals listing. Since these prestigious rankings were established more than 30 years ago, MSK has consistently ranked among the top two cancer hospitals in the country.

Newswise: Cedars-Sinai Ranked #6 Nationally in U.S. News & World Report
Released: 27-Jul-2021 12:10 PM EDT
Cedars-Sinai Ranked #6 Nationally in U.S. News & World Report
Cedars-Sinai

Cedars-Sinai once again has been recognized by U.S. News & World Report as one of the best hospitals in the nation. The medical center ranked #6 nationally in the magazine's "Best Hospitals 2021-22" analysis, exceeding its rank from last year among a select group of 20 Honor Roll hospitals.

Newswise: Rutgers Names Associate Vice Chancellor for Clinical Innovation and Data Analytics
Released: 27-Jul-2021 11:50 AM EDT
Rutgers Names Associate Vice Chancellor for Clinical Innovation and Data Analytics
Rutgers University-New Brunswick

Rutgers Biomedical and Health Sciences’ Office of Clinical and Health Affairs has appointed Andrew M. Evens, professor of medicine at Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, associate director of clinical services for Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey and medical director of the oncology service line at RWJBarnabas Health as associate vice chancellor for Clinical Innovation and Data Analytics, a new initiative harnessing evidence-based practices and artificial intelligence to identify patient needs, enhance clinical innovation and improve health outcomes.

Newswise: Hackensack Meridian CDI Scientists Awarded NIH Grant for $6.4 Million to Pursue TB Vaccine
Released: 27-Jul-2021 10:45 AM EDT
Hackensack Meridian CDI Scientists Awarded NIH Grant for $6.4 Million to Pursue TB Vaccine
Hackensack Meridian Health

Focus of the work is bolstering B-cell immunity to help body beat bacteria

Newswise: UIC Websites Offer Early Science and Math Resources for Teachers of Young Children
Released: 27-Jul-2021 10:40 AM EDT
UIC Websites Offer Early Science and Math Resources for Teachers of Young Children
University of Illinois Chicago

The Early Math Counts professional development website and resources get over 10,000 users a month, and people in over 90 different countries have accessed the site.

Newswise: MedStar Washington Hospital Center Again Named Among Nation’s Best Hospitals for Heart Care
Released: 27-Jul-2021 10:30 AM EDT
MedStar Washington Hospital Center Again Named Among Nation’s Best Hospitals for Heart Care
MedStar Washington Hospital Center

MedStar Washington Hospital Center has been named among the nation’s top heart hospitals by U.S. News and World Report. Its Cardiology and Heart Surgery program climbed to #30, up seven from last year’s “Best Hospitals” rankings. It is the only nationally recognized heart program of its kind in the Washington region.

Newswise: Penn Medicine Hospitals Rank Among Top Hospitals Nationally and #1 in Pennsylvania by U.S. News and World Report
Released: 27-Jul-2021 10:30 AM EDT
Penn Medicine Hospitals Rank Among Top Hospitals Nationally and #1 in Pennsylvania by U.S. News and World Report
Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania

Penn Medicine hospitals have once again been ranked among the top in the nation by U.S News & World Report. The combined enterprise of the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania and Penn Presbyterian Medical Center is ranked #13 in the nation on the magazine’s prestigious annual Honor Roll for the 15th consecutive year. HUP/PPMC is also ranked as the top hospital in Pennsylvania and #1 in the Philadelphia metro area.

Released: 27-Jul-2021 10:20 AM EDT
A Mayo Clinic é classificada como hospital Nº 1 nos EUA pela U.S. News & World Report
Mayo Clinic

Pelo sexto ano consecutivo, a Mayo Clinic foi novamente classificada pela U.S. News & World Report como o “Melhor Hospital” nos EUA em suas classificações de “Melhores Hospitais” de 2021-2022.

Released: 27-Jul-2021 10:15 AM EDT
Mayo Clinic clasificada como el hospital número uno en el país por U.S. News & World Report
Mayo Clinic

Nuevamente y por sexto año consecutivo, Mayo Clinic se ha ubicado en el primer puesto a nivel nacional en la clasificación de los mejores hospitales para el período 2021-2022 del U.S. News & World Report (Noticias de EE. UU. e Informe Mundial).

Released: 27-Jul-2021 10:10 AM EDT
Northwestern Memorial Hospital Named Top Hospital in Illinois and Among the Top 10 in the Country by U.S. News & World Report
Northwestern Medicine

Northwestern Memorial Hospital retained its position as the No. 1 hospital in Illinois and Chicago and is again recognized among the top hospitals in the country ranking No. 10 on the prestigious “America’s Best Hospitals” Honor Roll by U.S. News & World Report in its 2021-2022 "America's Best Hospitals" rankings.

Newswise: $10M Appropriation from the State of New Jersey for Pediatric Cancer will Help Advance Research and Treatment
Released: 27-Jul-2021 8:05 AM EDT
$10M Appropriation from the State of New Jersey for Pediatric Cancer will Help Advance Research and Treatment
Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey

Governor Phil Murphy recently signed the fiscal year 2022 state budget, which included a $10 million appropriation to support pediatric cancer research. This legislation, which was sponsored by Senate President Stephen M. Sweeney and Senator Anthony M. Bucco, will support the establishment of the Pediatric Cancer Center at Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey, which in partnership with RWJBarnabas Health, is a leader in pediatric cancer research and care.

Newswise: Dr. Laurie Eldredge Receives ATS Research Program/American Lung Association Partner Grant
Released: 27-Jul-2021 8:00 AM EDT
Dr. Laurie Eldredge Receives ATS Research Program/American Lung Association Partner Grant
American Thoracic Society (ATS)

The ATS Research Program and the American Lung Association have awarded Laurie Eldredge, MD, PhD, of the University of Washington/Seattle Children’s Hospital a $100,000 Partner Grant. The ATS Research Program Partner Grants provide crucial support to talented investigators from around the world, launching careers dedicated to scientific discovery and better patient care.

Newswise: Memorial Hermann Earns Top Recognition by U.S. News & World Report
Released: 27-Jul-2021 6:00 AM EDT
Memorial Hermann Earns Top Recognition by U.S. News & World Report
Memorial Hermann Health System

TIRR Memorial Hermann Hospital ranked No. 2 among the country’s top rehabilitation hospitals in the U.S. News & World Report’s Best Hospital rankings for 2021-2022. TIRR Memorial Hermann was previously ranked No. 3 in the 2020-2021 rankings, and has been included in the prestigious rankings since the report’s inception in 1989.

Newswise: Ohio State Wexner Medical Center Among Nation's Best in 10 Specialties
Released: 27-Jul-2021 5:00 AM EDT
Ohio State Wexner Medical Center Among Nation's Best in 10 Specialties
Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center

The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center is recognized as a national leader in ten specialties, according to the U.S. News & World Report “Best Hospitals” rankings released today. These 10 specialties are recognized as one of the top 50 programs in the nation. It’s Ohio State’s 29th consecutive year with nationally ranked specialties.

Released: 27-Jul-2021 5:00 AM EDT
The Mount Sinai Hospital’s Department of Geriatrics Remains No. 1 in U.S. News & World Report Specialty Rankings for Second Year
Mount Sinai Health System

The Mount Sinai Hospital’s Department of Geriatrics was ranked No. 1 in the nation by U.S. News & World Report for the second consecutive year. The Mount Sinai Hospital was also listed on the “Honor Roll” of the nation’s top 20 hospitals for the sixth year in a row.

Newswise: UC San Diego Health Ranked #1 by U.S. News & World Report
Released: 27-Jul-2021 12:05 AM EDT
UC San Diego Health Ranked #1 by U.S. News & World Report
University of California San Diego Health

UC San Diego Health, the region’s only academic health system, is ranked #1 in San Diego and #5 in California, placing it among the nation’s best hospitals, according to the 2021-2022 U.S. News & World Report survey. UC San Diego Health was ranked in the top 50 in 10 specialties.

Newswise: Rush University Medical Center Again on U.S. News & World Report Honor Roll
Released: 27-Jul-2021 12:05 AM EDT
Rush University Medical Center Again on U.S. News & World Report Honor Roll
Rush University Medical Center

Of the more than 3,000 U.S. hospitals evaluated, Rush University Medical Center ranked No. 19 in the nation by U.S. News & World Report, with nine of specialties rated among the country’s very best.

Newswise: Dana-Farber Brigham Cancer Center is ranked the best in New England
Released: 27-Jul-2021 12:05 AM EDT
Dana-Farber Brigham Cancer Center is ranked the best in New England
Dana-Farber Cancer Institute

Dana-Farber Brigham Cancer Center is ranked #4 as a Best Hospital for cancer care by U.S. News and World Report for 2021-22

Released: 27-Jul-2021 12:05 AM EDT
Mayo Clinic Ranked No. 1 Hospital in the Nation by U.S. News & World Report
Mayo Clinic

Mayo Clinic has again been ranked the No. 1 "Best Hospital" nationwide by U.S. News & World Report in its 2021-2022 "Best Hospitals" rankings, for the sixth consecutive year.

Newswise: Hackensack Meridian Hackensack University Medical Center Earns Joint Commission Recertification for Advanced Diabetes Management
Released: 26-Jul-2021 5:55 PM EDT
Hackensack Meridian Hackensack University Medical Center Earns Joint Commission Recertification for Advanced Diabetes Management
Hackensack Meridian Health

Hackensack Meridian Hackensack University Medical Center has been recertified by the Joint Commission, a national accreditation organization, in Advanced Diabetes Management. This Disease Specific Certification demonstrates that Hackensack University Medical Center meets or exceeds national standards for diabetes care.

Released: 26-Jul-2021 3:20 PM EDT
American Neurological Association Announces Winners of 2021
American Neurological Association (ANA)

The American Neurological Association (ANA), has announced the recipients of its 2021 scientific awards, to be presented during the 146th ANA Annual Meeting, held virtually October 17 - 19, 2021, with an Opening Symposium on October 16.

Released: 26-Jul-2021 1:45 PM EDT
Wake Forest School of Medicine Awarded $2.8 Million from The Duke Endowment to Address Social Determinants of Health
Wake Forest Baptist Health

Wake Forest School of Medicine has received $2.8 million from The Duke Endowment to support five projects that will examine the role social determinants play in access to health care for people in North Carolina.

Newswise: Uniformed Services University Names Drew Fallis, DDS, to be next Executive Dean, Postgraduate Dental College
Released: 26-Jul-2021 1:40 PM EDT
Uniformed Services University Names Drew Fallis, DDS, to be next Executive Dean, Postgraduate Dental College
Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences (USU)

Retired Air Force Colonel Drew W. Fallis, DDS, MS, has been selected as the new Executive Dean of the Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences Postgraduate Dental College. Fallis, who most recently served as Associate Dean for Faculty Affairs at the USU Postgraduate Dental College, will succeed Dr. Thomas Schneid, who will be retiring July 31 following more than 45 years of Federal service.

Newswise: American Institute of Physics Selects Kevin Watkins as Chief Federation Officer
Released: 26-Jul-2021 1:05 PM EDT
American Institute of Physics Selects Kevin Watkins as Chief Federation Officer
American Institute of Physics (AIP)

The American Institute of Physics is pleased to announce the appointment of Kevin Watkins as AIP's first chief federation officer. He will be joining the institute in September to establish AIP's new federation office that will focus on enabling the goal of being a vibrant federation that advances the success of its 10 Member Societies whose membership in turn comprises 116,000 members of the physical sciences community.

Released: 26-Jul-2021 12:35 PM EDT
Penn Medicine Launching Center for Applied Health Informatics
Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania

To better coordinate health data projects across the health system and cement its status as a leader in informatics, Penn Medicine is launching a new hub center

Released: 26-Jul-2021 12:00 PM EDT
Golden Rice Approved for Commercial Propagation in the Philippines
Donald Danforth Plant Science Center

Filipino rice consumers are close to benefiting from a provitamin A-infused rice with the approval of its commercial propagation permit.

Newswise: UK, UT-Knoxville, Army Collaborating on $50 Million Project to Advance US Manufacturing
Released: 26-Jul-2021 9:00 AM EDT
UK, UT-Knoxville, Army Collaborating on $50 Million Project to Advance US Manufacturing
University of Kentucky

The University of Kentucky, the University of Tennessee, Knoxville and the U.S. Army Combat Capabilities Development Command’s Army Research Laboratory have announced a five-year, $50 million collaboration directed toward improving manufacturing capabilities in the U.S.

Newswise: Hackensack Meridian Mountainside Medical Center Announces New Chief Financial Officer
Released: 26-Jul-2021 9:00 AM EDT
Hackensack Meridian Mountainside Medical Center Announces New Chief Financial Officer
Hackensack Meridian Health

Yang Linda Chen, “Linda,” has been named the chief financial officer for Hackensack Meridian Mountainside Medical Center.

Newswise: Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey Clinical Leader Recognized as Fellow of the American Society of Radiation Oncology
Released: 26-Jul-2021 8:05 AM EDT
Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey Clinical Leader Recognized as Fellow of the American Society of Radiation Oncology
Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey

Dr. Salma Jabbour has been named a Fellow of the American Society of Radiation Oncology (FASTRO). This distinction honors individuals who have made significant contributions to the society and to the field of radiation oncology through research, education, patient care and service to the field.

Newswise: UC San Diego Receives $35 Million in State Funding for New California Coastal Research Vessel
23-Jul-2021 8:45 AM EDT
UC San Diego Receives $35 Million in State Funding for New California Coastal Research Vessel
University of California San Diego

California legislators have allocated UC San Diego $35 million to design and build a new coastal research vessel with a first-of-its-kind hydrogen-hybrid propulsion system. The new vessel, which will be operated by Scripps Institution of Oceanography at UC San Diego, will serve as a platform for essential education and research dedicated to understanding the California coast and climate change impacts to the coastal ecosystem.

Released: 23-Jul-2021 3:10 PM EDT
DOE Announces $73 Million for Research to Advance Quantum Science and Technology
Department of Energy, Office of Science

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) announced $73 million in funding to advance quantum information science (QIS) research to help scientists better understand the physical world and harness nature to benefit people and society.

Newswise: The Steven & Alexandra Cohen Foundation Grants More than $2.1 Million to Support a Psychedelics Research Study at Mount Sinai
Released: 23-Jul-2021 1:10 PM EDT
The Steven & Alexandra Cohen Foundation Grants More than $2.1 Million to Support a Psychedelics Research Study at Mount Sinai
Mount Sinai Health System

The Center for Psychedelic Psychotherapy and Trauma Research in the Department of Psychiatry at Mount Sinai today announced a $2.1 million charitable contribution by the Steven & Alexandra Cohen Foundation.

Released: 23-Jul-2021 12:55 PM EDT
Mount Sinai’s Kalmon D. Post, MD, to Lead The Pituitary Society
Mount Sinai Health System

Kalmon D. Post, MD, Surgical Co-Director of the Pituitary Care and Research Center, and Chair Emeritus of the Department of Neurosurgery, the Faculty Practice Associates, and The Medical Board at Mount Sinai, has been named president-elect of The Pituitary Society, effective Thursday, July 1

Newswise: Financial Management Expert to Lead Government Finance Research Center at UIC
Released: 23-Jul-2021 11:25 AM EDT
Financial Management Expert to Lead Government Finance Research Center at UIC
University of Illinois Chicago

Deborah Carroll joins the University of Illinois Chicago from the University of Central Florida, where she is an associate professor in the School of Public Administration and the director of the Center for Public and Nonprofit Management

Newswise: Jersey Shore University Medical Center Physicians 
Among the Nation’s First to be Certified in Minimally Invasive Gynecologic Surgery
Released: 23-Jul-2021 10:30 AM EDT
Jersey Shore University Medical Center Physicians Among the Nation’s First to be Certified in Minimally Invasive Gynecologic Surgery
Hackensack Meridian Health

Three Hackensack Meridian Jersey Shore University Medical Center obstetrician gynecologists (OB GYNs) are among the first in the nation to receive board certifications in minimally invasive gynecologic surgery.

Newswise: WVU Faculty Receive $125,000 to Tap Into Water Research Issues in West Virginia
Released: 23-Jul-2021 10:10 AM EDT
WVU Faculty Receive $125,000 to Tap Into Water Research Issues in West Virginia
West Virginia University

Paul Ziemkiewicz, director of the West Virginia Water Research Institute, said the funds are critical for engaging young faculty in water research and for nurturing new and larger research opportunities.

Newswise: Chula Projects Shortlisted in THE Award Asia 2021 for Leadership and Support for Students
Released: 23-Jul-2021 8:55 AM EDT
Chula Projects Shortlisted in THE Award Asia 2021 for Leadership and Support for Students
Chulalongkorn University

Two of Chulalongkorn University’s projects, “CU Enterprise Co., Ltd.” and “Ensuring All-round Student Well-being Through Innovations During the Covid-19 Pandemic”, have been internationally recognized and shortlisted for the “THE Award Asia 2021” in the categories of “Leadership and Management Team of the Year” and “Outstanding Support for Students”.

Newswise: Department of Energy Awards $4.15 Million to Argonne to Support Collaborations with Industry
Released: 22-Jul-2021 5:10 PM EDT
Department of Energy Awards $4.15 Million to Argonne to Support Collaborations with Industry
Argonne National Laboratory

The U.S. Department of Energy has awarded $4.15 million to Argonne National Laboratory to support collaborations with industry aimed at commercializing promising energy technologies.

Newswise: Fusion Physicist Roscoe White Steps Down After a Long and Fruitful Career at PPPL
Released: 22-Jul-2021 3:35 PM EDT
Fusion Physicist Roscoe White Steps Down After a Long and Fruitful Career at PPPL
Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory

Article profiles 47-year tenure and ground-breaking contributions of distinguished theoretical physicist.

Newswise: Tulane Spin-Out Company to Develop New Treatment for Pelvic Organ Prolapse
Released: 22-Jul-2021 2:55 PM EDT
Tulane Spin-Out Company to Develop New Treatment for Pelvic Organ Prolapse
Tulane University

The Tulane spin-out BioAesthetics is teaming up with a Tulane biomedical engineering professor to develop a new graft for treating pelvic organ prolapse, which affects millions of women around the world. BioAesthetics, whose CEO and COO are both Tulane graduates, is collaborating with Tulane researcher Kristin Miller, an associate professor of biomedical engineering whose lab will conduct the testing of the graft.


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