Navigation Links
Executive Board Member of National Patient Advocate Foundation, Patient Advocate Foundation Receives National Institutes of Health 2008 Health Disparities Excellence Award
Date:2/10/2009

Lovell Jones, PhD, Director of the Center for Research on Minority Health at M.D. Anderson Cancer Center and Executive Board Member for NPAF and PAF, Honored for His Contributions Toward Eliminating Health Disparities in Minority Communities

WASHINGTON, Feb. 10 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Patient Advocate Foundation (NPAF) and Patient Advocate Foundation (PAF) announced today that a member of the Foundations' Executive Boards, Lovell Jones, PhD, Professor of Health Disparities Research and Director of the Center for Research on Minority Health at the University of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Center, was honored with the National Institutes of Health's (NIH) 2008 Health Disparities Excellence Award, which recognizes pioneers for their contributions toward eliminating health disparities in minority communities. Jones was one of two recipients for the 2008 honor.

"We are extremely pleased to see this well-deserved recognition of Lovell's work in advancing minority health, which is making a significant, positive impact on the millions of ethnic minorities in our country who are diagnosed and struggling with their treatment of cancer and other chronic illnesses," said Nancy Davenport-Ennis, Founder and CEO of NPAF and PAF. "Our professional case managers are contacted each day by far too many individuals of all ethnic backgrounds who are facing access to care challenges, and we commend Dr. Jones' important, groundbreaking research in getting to the root of how we as a nation can work together to improve medical care for all patients in need."

Jones' recent studies include examining the correlation of diet and breast cancer recurrence in cancer survivors, including the risk of breast cancer in pre-menopausal African American women, and the relationship between environment and genetics in the development of diseases in migrant workers' children. This research is helping to further educate
'/>"/>

SOURCE National Patient Advocate Foundation
Copyright©2009 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Page: 1 2 3

Related medicine news :

1. Physiotherapy Associates Appoints Daniel J. Connors Chief Executive Officer
2. Broadstreet Names Dorian Fabio Executive Vice President of Learning and Performance Improvement
3. Executive Chairman of Medifast Bradley MacDonald Selected to Participate in Leadership Maryland
4. U.S. Preventive Medicine(R) Executives to Present at 2009 UBS Global Healthcare Services Conference
5. Align Technology Executives to Present at ROTH 21st Annual OC Growth Stock Conference
6. Compressus Bolsters Executive Team to Expand Interoperability Market Pioneered by MEDxConnect(TM)
7. Patient-Centered Medical Homes Can Improve Care, Reduce Costs; Independence Blue Cross Medical Executive Discusses Innovative PA Program With Nations Health Care Policy Makers
8. Access MediQuip Appoints Executive Vice President of Payor Sales and Services
9. Julie L. Novak Named Executive Director of Michigan State Medical Society
10. Osteotech Expands Senior Management Team; New Executives to Drive Sales Force Strategies and Therapy-Based Solutions
11. Pelosi Statement on Obama Executive Order Repealing Global Gag Rule
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:7/14/2014)... Tysons, VA (PRWEB) July 14, 2014 ... been a local icon to the Tysons Corner skyline ... Corner becoming its own municipality, known simply as “Tysons”, ... Sheraton Tysons Hotel. In addition to Tysons becoming ... Stations located in the heart of Tysons brings an ...
(Date:7/14/2014)... TX (PRWEB) July 14, 2014 Kenn Renner ... recently. The video is meant to describe the business on ... estate broker and national speaker – Kenn Renner – is ... branding, marketing, and goal setting techniques. , Investing in real ... money. Some people do it as their career, while others ...
(Date:7/14/2014)... 2014 Dry eyes, contrary to popular opinion, ... recent research have pointed out, today’s technology has practically enabled ... as a result of using laptops and smartphones to ... Because of this phenomenon, it has become imperative for people ... cure them from having dry eyes, but prevent it from ...
(Date:7/14/2014)... (PRWEB) July 14, 2014 The Cabin ... launched its new Alumni Community website – ... treatment, to help them maintain lifelong recovery wherever they ... that providing clients the tools to help them maintain ... and essential part of any reputable treatment programme. As ...
(Date:7/14/2014)... July 14, 2014 EurekaMag.com has newly ... which is a contagious liver disease that ranges ... weeks to a serious, lifelong illness that attacks the ... States have chronic Hepatitis C virus infection of which ... site's research category covers all studies on Hepatitis ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:Iconic Tyson’s Corner Hotel Embraces the New “Tysons” Evolution 2Health News:Iconic Tyson’s Corner Hotel Embraces the New “Tysons” Evolution 3Health News:Iconic Tyson’s Corner Hotel Embraces the New “Tysons” Evolution 4Health News:Dry Eye Handbook Review | Taking Care of One’s Vision by Using Natural Methods – Vinamy.com 2Health News:Dry Eye Handbook Review | Taking Care of One’s Vision by Using Natural Methods – Vinamy.com 3Health News:The Cabin Chiang Mai Addiction Rehab Launches Industry-leading Aftercare Service 2Health News:The Cabin Chiang Mai Addiction Rehab Launches Industry-leading Aftercare Service 3Health News:EurekaMag.com Publishes 64,900 New Studies on Hepatitis C 2
... off from certain osteoporosis drugs may be beneficial to bone ... System. Researchers found that bone density remained stable for three ... a popular class of osteoporosis drugs that can cause fractures ... bone. "These drugs are potentially harmful when taken for ...
... By Randy Dotinga HealthDay Reporter , THURSDAY, Nov. ... evidence that people infected with HIV, the virus that causes ... other patients when they undergo kidney transplants. Up until ... HIV patients because of fear that AIDS would quickly kill ...
... Johns Hopkins have identified a compound that could be ... The compound, called a glutaminase inhibitor, has been ... scientists say, may have the potential to be used ... Johns Hopkins scientists, are inventors on patent applications related ...
... NC Researchers have been stymied for years over the ... produce antibodies in response to the pathogen antibodies that ... at Duke University Medical Center can explain why: Some of ... can,t actually "see" the virus until after it,s already invaded ...
... THURSDAY, Nov. 18 (HealthDay News) -- Millions of harried ... indoor smoking at one in every four major U.S. ... smoke-free policies at large-hub airports in 2002 and 2010 ... nation,s largest airports, including three of the five busiest: ...
... Reinberg HealthDay Reporter , WEDNESDAY, Nov. 17 (HealthDay ... example, new research finds that doctors, prescribing patterns vary across ... U.S. Food and Drug Administration. The result is ... depending on where they live, the researchers said. "We ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:Taking a break from osteoporosis drugs can protect bones 2Health News:HIV Patients Do Well After Kidney Transplants: Study 2Health News:HIV Patients Do Well After Kidney Transplants: Study 3Health News:Compound that blocks sugar pathway slows cancer cell growth 2Health News:Compound that blocks sugar pathway slows cancer cell growth 3Health News:Why so many antibodies fail to protect against HIV infection 2Health News:Smoking Still Allowed at 1 in 4 Major U.S. Airports 2Health News:Despite FDA Warning, Avandia Use Varies Across U.S. 2Health News:Despite FDA Warning, Avandia Use Varies Across U.S. 3
(Date:7/14/2014)... Lumin Medical LLC, a healthcare IT provider, ... leading provider of on-demand patient tracking solutions and is ... to Franklin, Wis. ... and our mission is to provide visibility for the ... reduce costs," said James Hermann , President of ...
(Date:7/14/2014)... DIEGO , July 14, 2014  More than any ... their smartphones and tablet computers -- but their eyes don,t. ... have never needed before, and the eye has not evolved ... and what our eyes can do comfortably often results in ... collectively known as Digital Eye Strain. Now ZEISS has invented ...
(Date:7/14/2014)... EAGAN, Minn. , July 14, 2014  Today, ... Partners, announced that it acquired the assets of MicroTest ... MA.  The acquisition of MTL is the first step ... and chemistry laboratory services platform to support the medical ... be known as Accuratus Lab Services , a ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:Lumin Medical Purchases PatientTrak 2Lumin Medical Purchases PatientTrak 3New Eyeglass Lens Helps Our Eyes Keep Up with our Digital Lives 2New Eyeglass Lens Helps Our Eyes Keep Up with our Digital Lives 3ATS Labs, Inc. Announces the Acquisition of MicroTest Labs, Inc. 2ATS Labs, Inc. Announces the Acquisition of MicroTest Labs, Inc. 3
... III Study for the Treatment of Advanced Prostate CancerPARSIPPANY, ... launch of a Phase IIIB clinical trial of degarelix ... antagonist approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration ... cancer. The announcement was made at ...
... Diagnostic ToolSUNNYVALE, Calif., April 27 Cepheid (Nasdaq: ... MTB/RIF as a CE IVD Mark product under the ... Devices. For the first time, European clinicians will have ... Mycobacterium tuberculosis (MTB) and resistance to rifampicin ...
Cached Medicine Technology:Ferring Pharmaceuticals Launches Phase IIIB Trial of Degarelix as Intermittent Therapy 2Ferring Pharmaceuticals Launches Phase IIIB Trial of Degarelix as Intermittent Therapy 3Ferring Pharmaceuticals Launches Phase IIIB Trial of Degarelix as Intermittent Therapy 4Ferring Pharmaceuticals Launches Phase IIIB Trial of Degarelix as Intermittent Therapy 5Cepheid Announces European Release of First On-Demand Molecular Test for Simultaneous Detection of Mycobacterium tuberculosis (TB) and Resistance to Rifampicin 2Cepheid Announces European Release of First On-Demand Molecular Test for Simultaneous Detection of Mycobacterium tuberculosis (TB) and Resistance to Rifampicin 3Cepheid Announces European Release of First On-Demand Molecular Test for Simultaneous Detection of Mycobacterium tuberculosis (TB) and Resistance to Rifampicin 4Cepheid Announces European Release of First On-Demand Molecular Test for Simultaneous Detection of Mycobacterium tuberculosis (TB) and Resistance to Rifampicin 5Cepheid Announces European Release of First On-Demand Molecular Test for Simultaneous Detection of Mycobacterium tuberculosis (TB) and Resistance to Rifampicin 6
... a low osmolar ionic dimer. Each ... meglumine, 196 mg of ioxaglate sodium ... disodium as a stabilizer. The solution ... each milliliter and provides 32% (320 ...
... IMAGOPAQUE is a non-ionic monomeric contrast ... in adults and children. After a decade ... 3.5 million examinations, IMAGOPAQUE has proven to ... effort in hundreds of radiology departments.Results from ...
... is a liver-specific contrast agent approved for ... Its introduction expands the Amersham Health portfolio ... injected intravenously, TESLASCAN aids in the detection, ... Imaging can begin within minutes of injection, ...
... a new Contrast Agent for ... of stabilized SF6 microbubbles. The ... between 1 and 10 m, ... 2 and 5 x 108 ...
Medicine Products: