Young Investigator Leadership Awards Announced by The American Macular Degeneration FoundationAmerican Macular Degeneration Foundation (AMDF)
Awards will cover essential costs for young macular degeneration investigators.
Awards will cover essential costs for young macular degeneration investigators.
The goal of the Headwaters to Baywaters initiative is to ensure healthy lands, healthy waters, and healthy communities for the greater Houston region. The Headwaters to Baywaters initiative was launched by five partner organizations: Bayou Land Conservancy (BLC), Buffalo Bayou Partnership (BBP), Galveston Bay Foundation (GBF), Houston Audubon Society (HAS), and Katy Prairie Conservancy (KPC).
UIC moved to the 11th spot from 14th among U.S. public universities, and to 36th from 43rd among all doctoral universities
Medtronic Joins American Spine Registry as Sponsor
Saint Louis University has announced that Donald and Nancy Ross have made a $1 million gift to the University in support of the Chaifetz Center for Entrepreneurship and Accelerating Excellence: The Campaign for Saint Louis University.
The Geosciences Division of the Council on Undergraduate Research announced the 2021 awardees for excellence in student research: Zoe Lacey (Trinity University) and Hanna Szydlowski (Grand Valley State University)
With the support of a three-year, $1.1 million contract from the Air Force Office of Scientific Research, engineers from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute will study flow separation on existing planes with complex three-dimensional geometries — like the jets the Air Force currently uses —and what can be improved for aircraft of the future. Through improved aerodynamics, researchers aim to increase the efficiency, range, and even the stealth of aircraft.
Beth Israel Deaconess Hospital – Plymouth (BID Plymouth) has received five-out-of-five stars from the federal Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) in its annual quality and safety assessment of more than 4,500 hospitals across the country.
Beth Israel Deaconess Hospital – Needham (BID Needham) has received five-out-of-five stars from the federal Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) in its annual quality and safety assessment of more than 4,500 hospitals across the country.
Mount Auburn Hospital has received five-out-of-five stars from the federal Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) in its annual quality and safety assessment of more than 4,500 hospitals across the country.
New England Baptist Hospital (NEBH) has received five-out-of-five stars from the federal Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) in its annual quality and safety assessment of more than 4,500 hospitals across the country.
Hackensack Meridian Health is proud to welcome nationally recognized Colon and Rectal Surgeon, Howard M. Ross, M.D., as Chair of Surgery/Surgeon-in-Chief of Hackensack University Medical Center, and as Professor and Chair of the Department of Surgery at Hackensack Meridian School of Medicine.
The Chemistry Division of the Council on Undergraduate Research has announced the 2021 recipients of its Outstanding Mentorship Award: Tarek Abdel-Fattah (Christopher Newport University); Fadi Bou-Abdallah (SUNY Potsdam); Loretta Jackson-Hayes (Rhodes College)
The UCLA School of Nursing master of science in nursing (MSN) degree programs jumped four spots this year, ranking No. 16 in U.S. News & World Report’s list of Best Graduate Schools for 2022. Nationally, the school is currently ranked No. 7 among public schools of nursing, and No. 2 in the state of California.
The well-publicized Tar Creek Superfund Site in the Tri-State Mining District (an area that also includes portions of southeastern Kansas and southwestern Missouri) originally produced lead and zinc to make bullets during both World Wars. Toxic mining waste, containing lead, zinc and cadmium – known locally as “chat” – was left on the surface of the site when mining operations ceased in the 1970s. Cleanup of the over 30 million tons of chat continues to this day.
National Nurses week begins on May 6, the birthday of the founder of modern nursing, Florence Nightingale. This annual celebration acknowledges the work nurses do for others and provides an opportunity to thank them for the work they do each day.
Today, the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) announced $10 million for interdisciplinary research in Quantum Information Science (QIS) and nuclear physics.
On May 3, Hackensack Meridian Raritan Bay Medical Center Foundation raised nearly $150,000 at a golf outing that took place at Manasquan River Golf Club in Brielle in support of the Emergency Department expansion project taking place at Hackensack Meridian Raritan Bay Medical Center. Nearly 100 golfers participated in the event, which followed all CDC, state and local safety guidelines.
The University of Arkansas at Little Rock has received a $325,043 grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) to create a rich collection of digitized material integrated into a map-based website that tracks how urban renewal changed the City of Little Rock in the decades following the Central High School desegregation crisis.
Virologist Gustavo Palacios, PhD, is joining the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai from the United States Army Medical Research Institute of Infectious Diseases (USAMRIID), where he led the application and development of molecular epidemiology to advance the field of biopreparedness. Dr. Palacios will strengthen existing research collaborations between Icahn Mount Sinai and the United States Army-Department of Defense (DoD), laying a foundation for joint research initiatives to protect national and global public health.
A University of Kentucky College of Medicine professor has been awarded a $1.9 million NIH grant for his research on the body’s immune response to sepsis, which could potentially help to improve therapies for the common disease.
Bukata is only the fourth woman in the U.S. to lead a health system’s orthopedic surgery department.
Sergei Kalinin, a scientist and inventor at the Department of Energy’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory, has been elected a Fellow of the Microscopy Society of America professional society.
Five prizes were awarded in the fourth annual Morgridge Institute for Research Ethics Cartooning Competition, addressing the social impacts of scientific research, like issues on public health and communication during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Prominent scholars, archivists, historians, former White House staff members and insiders gather to explore the fascinating lives and evolving roles of America’s First Ladies Symposium. The event is hosted by the White House Historical Association in partnership with American University's First Ladies Initiative.
The American Society for Nutrition (ASN) today announced the 15 individuals who will be inducted into its Class of 2021 Fellows. To be inducted as a Fellow of the Society is the highest honor ASN bestows, recognizing individuals for significant discoveries and distinguished careers in the field of nutrition.
The FAU/NCHA Community Health Center is the first university in Florida to be designated by the U.S. Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA), as a “Federally Qualified Health Center (FQHC) Look-Alike. To receive this designation, organizations must operate and provide services consistent with HRSA’s Health Center Program requirements to ensure health care for underserved communities and vulnerable populations in the U.S. through service provision to all, regardless of ability to pay.
The Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology (ARVO) today announced the recipient of the Ludwig von Sallmann Clinician-Scientist Award. The award, which recognizes Ludwig von Sallmann, MD, honors awardees with a $1,250 honorarium, an inscribed award and invitations to several special events at the ARVO Annual Meeting. The 2021 recipient of the award is Sai Chavala, MD, of Texas Christian University (TCU) and The University of Northern Texas Health Science Center (UNTHSC) School of Medicine in Fort Worth, Texas.
The Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology (ARVO) today announced the recipient of the Oberdorfer Award in Low Vision Research. The award, which honors Michael D. Oberdorfer, PhD, recognizes a recipient with a $1,250 honorarium, an inscribed award and invitations to several special events at the ARVO Annual Meeting. The 2021 recipient of the award is Caroline Klaver, MD, PhD of Erasmus Medical Center, Radboud University Medical Center, and the Institute of Molecular and Clinical Ophthalmology Basel (IOB).
Green Bronx Machine congratulates its founder Stephen Ritz who has received the 2021 Controlled Environment Agriculture (CEA) Disruptor Award for the organization’s work during the pandemic.
Dr. Robert Lucero will join UCLA School of Nursing as the next associate dean for equity, diversity, and inclusion
The American Thoracic Society is recognized for its commitment to diversity and inclusion and is respected as a powerful advocate protecting the health of the American people by encouraging increased investment in public health care. During the ATS 2021 International Conference starting May 14, respiratory imaging disruptor 4DMedical is partnering with the ATS to make better health care technologies accessible to those who need it the most.
For the twelfth time in a row, Beth Israel Deaconess Hospital – Plymouth (BID Plymouth) has earned an “A” grade for its continued commitment to patient safety in the Spring 2021 Hospital Safety Grade from The Leapfrog Group.
For the fourth time in a row, Mount Auburn Hospital has earned an “A” grade for its continued commitment to patient safety in the Spring 2021 Hospital Safety Grade from The Leapfrog Group.
Beth Israel Deaconess Hospital – Milton (BID Milton) has earned an “A” grade for its continued commitment to patient safety in the Spring 2021 Hospital Safety Grade from The Leapfrog Group.
For the second time in a row, Beth Israel Deaconess Hospital – Needham (BID Needham) has earned an “A” grade for its continued commitment to patient safety in the Spring 2021 Hospital Safety Grade from The Leapfrog Group.
Carey Thomson, MD, MPH, has been named Chair of the Department of Medicine at Mount Auburn Hospital.
Fifty-six Wills Eye ophthalmologists have been named on the new 2021 Philadelphia Magazine Top Doctors list. Physicians are nominated by their peers and the magazine publishes the names after a nationwide online physician poll by Castle Connolly.
The University of California San Diego Department of Music will expand its post-pandemic reach with support from a $500,000 grant from The Conrad Prebys Foundation. The grant, which contributes to the Campaign for UC San Diego, helps launch the department’s outreach to both regional audiences, and the international music community.
Carmel Bitondo Dyer, MD, an internationally renowned geriatrician and executive director of the Consortium on Aging at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth), passed away Tuesday, May 4. She was 62.
Wolters Kluwer, Health is pleased to announce that Miranda Walker, Associate Director, Medical Journals, for Health Learning, Research & Practice, has been named president-elect of The Society for Scholarly Publishing (SSP) Board of Directors. Her year-long term will begin June 1, 2021.
Anu and Satya Nadella have committed $15 million to advance precision medicine neurosciences and youth mental health care at Seattle Children’s.
New Human Resources and Chief People Officer named at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute.
Despite decades of research and investment, the genetic underpinnings of Alzheimer’s disease are still largely unknown, stymieing drug development and early diagnosis efforts. A new $10.7 million, five-year project aims to change that.
The American Thyroid Association (ATA) celebrates the recipients of the Women Advancing Thyroid Research Award. This award recognizes and honors the work of young women that are leading outstanding thyroid research.
Chulalongkorn University has taken a bold step in commutating its transformation to an innovation-centric university with its “Innovations for Society” campaign. The campaign uses a short movie to inform the public about the various innovations that Chula has successfully developed to fight the COVID-19 pandemic, as part of Chula’s mission to play a leading role in “Creating Knowledge and Innovation to Promote Sustainable Development for Society”.
With new challenges to keep the workplace safe from COVID-19, a CDC grant will enable FAU scientists to test the effectiveness of various types of personal protection measures against airborne viral transmission. Building on their prior studies, they will evaluate facemasks and other personal protection equipment; physical safety barriers; interior designs of spaces; AC, air filters, humidifiers; safe seating arrangements in a classroom setting and queuing at checkouts, as well as other measures.
Hackensack Meridian Palisades Medical Center Foundation is pleased to announce the addition of Shane Sullivan to its board of trustees.
Army Colonel (Dr.) Benjamin “Kyle” Potter, a nationally-renowned musculoskeletal oncologist, was selected to chair the Department of Surgery at the Uniformed Services University’s (USU) Hebert School of Medicine, the U.S. military’s medical school, effective August 2021. Potter succeeds Navy Capt. (Dr.) Eric Elster, who was recently selected as the new Hebert School of Medicine Dean.