Navigation Links
Ten Extraordinary Americans Recognized for Local Innovation in Improving Health and Health Care
Date:10/29/2008

Utah residents through research, policy advocacy and civic participation activities. Though UHPP is not designed to provide direct services, the agency receives multiple calls per month which are filtered through a safety net with the help of a resource guide that Hilman created. Today, UHPP helps hundreds of individuals each month learn about health policy issues and solutions, the policymaking process and how they can play a role.

9) RAY LOPEZ, Environmental Program Manager, Little Sisters of the Assumption (LSA) Family Health Service, Inc., New York, New York

Ray Lopez works with East Harlem residents to help combat environmental conditions affecting their health, including insect infestation, mold and poor air quality. He helps families control asthma triggers in their homes, reducing costly emergency room visits and school absences. He also developed solutions to the growing bedbug infestation in New York City, including wrapping duct tape around the edge of a cleaned mattress as a kind of sticky moat to prevent re-infestation. These approaches have directly helped hundreds of East Harlem residents resolve their own personal environmental health issues and created a ripple effect as they help relatives and neighbors. Under Lopez's leadership, LSA has become widely recognized for its environmental interventions, receiving the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's Region 2 Environmental Quality Award for its asthma program, which Ray Lopez oversees.

10) MARIA RAMOS, Network Associate Director, Generations +/Northwestern Manhattan Health Network, New York, New York

Five years ago, Maria Ramos saw a need for health services among New York City's taxi and limousine drivers who frequently suffer from medical conditions as a result of their sedentary work and "on-the-go" eating habits. What began as an opportunity to bring healthcare to those living and working in Harlem and South Bronx communities, today provides healthcare services to d
'/>"/>

SOURCE Robert Wood Johnson Foundation
Copyright©2008 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Page: 1 2 3 4 5 6

Related medicine news :

1. The Most Ordinary Things Can Cause the Most Extraordinary Eye Injuries, Says Texas Ophthalmological Association
2. The Most Ordinary Things Can Cause the Most Extraordinary Eye Injuries, Says the Oklahoma Academy of Ophthalmology
3. Notification of Annual General Meeting and Extraordinary General Meeting
4. 2008 Welcome Back Awards Winners Honored for Extraordinary Achievements in the Field of Depression
5. Twenty-Five Individuals Honored by Yoplait(R) for Making Extraordinary Strides in the Fight Against Breast Cancer
6. GetWellNetwork Partners with DAISY Foundation to Recognize Extraordinary Nurses
7. Do todays young people really think they are so extraordinary?
8. CNN Honors Extraordinary Deeds of Seven Everyday People in Global Event
9. Missouri House Recognizes Extraordinary Efforts Supporting National Guard Families
10. MassMutual Agent Honored by Insurance Industry for Extraordinary Service to Client
11. National Psoriasis Foundation Seeks 10,000 Americans to Support Psoriasis Research for World Psoriasis Day
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:4/1/2015)... Enterprise Integration has appeared on ... distinguished list and report identifying the world’s top ... list is currently available on the MSPmentor. Additional ... MSPs in North America ,     The top ...     The top MSPs in Asia, Australia and ...
(Date:3/31/2015)... Bon Secours New York Health System ... Nursing Care Center family last week. The Sisters formerly ... Yonkers which is scheduled to close later this year. ... the Sisters of Charity of New York, the decision ... place their Sisters at Schervier Nursing Care Center followed ...
(Date:3/31/2015)... On November 24, 2014, Per Wickstrom had an opportunity ... problem of substance abuse and the solutions that are offered ... and recovery, gives a unique first-person perspective on addiction and ... the New York Giants, Taylor’s early career was almost cut ... he was able to straighten out long enough to make ...
(Date:3/31/2015)... 31, 2015 Over the last several ... technique have yielded better results and more efficient ... and perfected by a good hair transplant surgeon, has ... techniques of hair restoration have improved the efficiency of ... used to add precision and flexibility to the field ...
(Date:3/31/2015)... Dr. Parsa Mohebi, founder of Parsa Mohebi Hair Restoration has ... of using beard hair to fill in balding areas ... has now become an absolute option for giving patients the best ... believe that beard to scalp hair transplant can be a patients ... as dense as we would like it,” says Dr. Parsa Mohebi. ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:Penton Technology Names Enterprise Integration to the MSPmentor 501 Global Edition 2Health News:Penton Technology Names Enterprise Integration to the MSPmentor 501 Global Edition 3Health News:Bon Secours New York Health System Welcomes Retired Sisters of Charity to the Family 2Health News:Lawrence Taylor & Per Wickstrom Discuss the Drug Rehabilitation & Recovery Process 2Health News:Beverly Hills Hair Transplant Surgeon Now Combines Advanced Robotic Hair Transplantation and Manual Techniques for Greatest Results 2Health News:Is Beard to Scalp Hair Transplant the Future? 2
... researchers have found that Diethanolamine (DEA), an ingredient found ... to interfere with normal brain development in baby mice. ... mice and seemed to have an adverse effect on ... Professor of nutrition in UNC's schools of public health ...
... a tumor suppressor gene which was identified by Professor Sir ... done on this gene using the mice model shows that ... ageing process. Larry Donehower of Baylor College of Medicine in ... they later developed cancer. In another set he modified the ...
... the fatty acid ratio found in the typical Western diet ... of omega-6 fatty acids// may reduce prostate cancer tumor growth ... issue of the journal Clinical Cancer Research, this initial animal-model ... of diet on lowering an inflammatory response known to promote ...
... Evaluation of bone healing can be primarily dome ... formatting as the primary imaging// technique, according to ... University of Vienna in Vienna, Austria. ... fusion) or spinal fusions who'd undergone MDCT and ...
... the Earth Institute, Columbia University, a well-known economist feels ... Schemes// in order to provide better healthcare facilities for ... Mission, India should make a National Health Insurance scheme ... population of the country still living in poverty" he ...
... Farma, the country's biggest vaccine producer, has been awarded a ... Indonesian government.// ,The Agricultural Ministry awarded the ... billion rupiah (US$1.01 million) was the lowest among the bidding ... from China, which could begin within two weeks after the ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:Altering Fatty Acid Levels in Diet May Reduce Prostate Cancer Growth Rate 2
(Date:4/1/2015)... 2015  Daiichi Sankyo, Inc., the US subsidiary of ... merge with its US-based sister company, Asubio Pharmaceuticals, Inc.  ... integrated into the Daiichi Sankyo global development organization, led ... Asubio Pharmaceuticals, parent company, Asubio Pharma Co., Ltd, ... will continue to operate as a wholly owned subsidiary ...
(Date:4/1/2015)... and MENLO PARK, Calif. , ... (OTCQX: DMPI) ("DelMar" and the "Company"), today announced ... Mohr , Ph.D., R.Psych., to its Board of Directors ... close to two decades of biotechnology experience in executive ... officer and board member, including serving as the chairman ...
(Date:4/1/2015)... Minn. , April 1, 2015  EnteroMedics ... devices using neuroblocking technology to treat obesity, metabolic ... the Company has entered into a partnership with ... access to vBloc® Therapy, delivered via the Maestro® ... System is approved for adults with a BMI ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:Daiichi Sankyo, Inc. and Asubio Pharmaceuticals, Inc. Merge 2DelMar Pharmaceuticals Appoints Biopharmaceutical Industry Veteran, Erich Mohr, Ph.D., R.Psych., to the Board of Directors 2DelMar Pharmaceuticals Appoints Biopharmaceutical Industry Veteran, Erich Mohr, Ph.D., R.Psych., to the Board of Directors 3DelMar Pharmaceuticals Appoints Biopharmaceutical Industry Veteran, Erich Mohr, Ph.D., R.Psych., to the Board of Directors 4EnteroMedics Announces Partnership with American HealthCare Lending to Support Patient Access and Enhance Affordability of vBloc Therapy 2EnteroMedics Announces Partnership with American HealthCare Lending to Support Patient Access and Enhance Affordability of vBloc Therapy 3EnteroMedics Announces Partnership with American HealthCare Lending to Support Patient Access and Enhance Affordability of vBloc Therapy 4
... BALTIMORE, April 24, 2012   The University of Maryland ... Vice President of Research and Development at MedImmune ... the UM Health Sciences Research Park Corporation (RPC) ... ) "The BioPark leadership team is ...
... Simcere Pharmaceutical Group (NYSE: SCR ), a ... marketing of branded generic and proprietary pharmaceuticals in China, ... results for the first quarter ended March 31, 2012 ... in the United States. Simcere,s management will host an ...
Cached Medicine Technology:University of Maryland BioPark Announces MedImmune's Dr. Bahija Jallal as Newest Member of Board of Directors for UM Health Sciences Research Park 2University of Maryland BioPark Announces MedImmune's Dr. Bahija Jallal as Newest Member of Board of Directors for UM Health Sciences Research Park 3Simcere Pharmaceutical Group to Announce First Quarter 2012 Financial Results on Wednesday, May 9, 2012 2
Inquire...
VACUETTE paediatric tubes have decreased sample volumes and are ideal for small childrens' veins and geriatric patients....
... either EDTA K2 or EDTA K3 ... and therefore blocks the coagulation cascade. ... EDTA anticoagulated blood sample are stable ... tubes are for the examination of ...
Glass Whole Blood Tube with K3EDTA...
Medicine Products: