New Book by Leading Authority Responds to National Initiative to Bring Undergraduate Public Health Education to All American Colleges and Universities
New book - 'Public Health 101' - by Richard K. Riegelman, is hard-wired to the Association of American Colleges
and Universities' curriculum recommendations for an undergraduate course by the same name. The book is an important part of a growing movement of several prominent higher education orga...
Elsevier partners with the Royal Colleges of Surgeons of Edinburgh and Ireland
London, 14 July 2009 - Elsevier, a world-leading publisher of scientific, technical and medical information products and services, is pleased to announce the formation of a publishing partnership with The Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh and The Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland. Under th...
Student Veteran Health Examined in First-of-Its-Kind Study by University of Minnesota/Minnesota State Colleges and Universities
Survey finds student military veterans face some unique health issues
MINNEAPOLIS/ST. PAUL, Minn., May 29 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- With more military veterans expected to go to school this fall as a result of the Post-9/11 GI Bill, universities and colleges
will need to ensure student veter...
Filters Fast Challenges Universities and Colleges to Kick the Bottled Water Habit
New "Drop the Bottle!" program aims to save the environment while saving students money
CHARLOTTE, N.C., May 8 /PRNewswire/ -- Drinking bottled water isn't just an American obsession, it's a bad habit. And it's one that doesn't just put the consumer at direct risk but threatens the environmen...
ACIS Fitness Challenges Launch Across 200 Colleges Nationwide
Playtex Sport, Aquafina, Schwinn, Tinactin, Jelly Belly Sport Beans and Nike Motivate College Students to Complete 5 Million Workouts and Burn 750 Million Calories This Spring
NEW YORK, March 9 /PRNewswire/ -- American Collegiate Intramural Sports (ACIS), the nation's largest college sports p...
Enrollment Growth in U.S. Nursing Colleges and Universities Hits an 8-Year Low According to New Data Released by AACN
A Minimal 2% Growth in the Baccalaureate Student Population May Signal that Schools Have Reached Enrollment Capacity
WASHINGTON, Dec. 3 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Association of Colleges
of Nursing (AACN) today released preliminary survey data showing that enrollm...
Big Tobacco's Grip on Colleges and Students Loosens, But Still Holding Strong: New Report Examines Trends on Campuses
American Lung Association Calls Upon Students and University Leaders to
Join the Smokefree Air 2010 Challenge and End the Addiction to Big Tobacco
WASHINGTON, Sept. 8 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- College students are
falling victim to aggressive tobacco industry marketing tactics as one in
Waterpipe Smoking in Colleges Could Become Public Health Problem
They contain same toxins as cigarettes, but users think they're safer, study finds
WEDNESDAY, May 14 (HealthDay News) -- The increasing use of waterpipes, or hookahs, by U.S. college students could become a serious public health problem, according to a Virginia Commonwealth University...
Dr. Fay Raines From the University of Alabama in Huntsville Assumes Presidency of the American Association of Colleges of Nursing
Newly Elected Board Members also include President-Elect Kathleen
Potempa and Members-at-Large Timothy Gaspar and Juliann Sebastian
WASHINGTON, April 14 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- C. Fay Raines, PhD, RN,
dean of the College of Nursing at the University of Alabama in Huntsville,
Enrollment Growth Slows at U.S. Nursing Colleges and Universities in 2007 Despite Calls for More Registered Nurses
WASHINGTON, Dec. 3 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Association
of Nursing (AACN) today released preliminary survey data that
show that enrollment in entry-level baccalaureate nursing programs
increased by 4.98 percent from 2006 to 2007. Though this marks the seventh
Trojan(R) Ranks U.S. Colleges and Universities in Second Annual Sexual Health Report Card
University of Minnesota Ranked No. 1 Ivy League Most Sexually Healthy Conference
Majority of Students Polled Think Health Centers Need to Improve their Services
PRINCETON, N.J., Sept. 10 /PRNewswire/ -- The makers of Trojan brand...
Baptist Memorial Health Care Donates More Than $3 Million to Tennessee Universities and Colleges
MEMPHIS, Tenn., Oct. 11 /PRNewswire/ -- Baptist Memorial Health Care
will formally announce a $2 million gift to the University of Memphis
today, bringing its recent total of health care education donations to more
than $3 million. Last month, Baptist contributed $1 million to Union Universit...
Philippine Medical Colleges Open to Indians
Seven hundred seats in the medical colleges
of the Philippines have been earmarked for students from other Asian countries, especially India and China.
It will cost an Indian student between Rs.1.2 million to Rs.1.5 million to study in a Philippine university. The amount will include visa ...
Bid to Save Medical Colleges from De-recognition
The Madhya Pradesh government has decided to provide necessary equipment and adequate staff to the five medical colleges
in the state that are facing possible de-recognition from the Medical Council of India (MCI), say official sources.
The MCI, a statutory body regulating medical colleges...
Haryana to set up 'Red Ribbon Clubs' in Colleges to Create Awareness about AIDS
'Red Ribbon Clubs' will be set up in all colleges
in Haryana to create public awareness on HIV/AIDS and to encourage people for safe and regular blood donation.//
State Health Minister Kartar Devi said Wednesday that each Red Ribbon Club would comprise eight to 16 students and would be headed...
High Court Stops Functioning of Ayurvedic, Unani Colleges in Uttar Pradesh
The Allahabad High Court today directed Uttar Pradesh government to stop functioning of all but one medical colleges
in the state imparting education in Indian Medicine. //
The court asked the state government not to continue with counselling and admission process in these colleges.
Approval Given for Two Medical Colleges In Karnataka
The Centre and the Medical Council of India have accorded sanction to the Karnataka government to start two of six new medical colleges
it had proposed from this academic year, the state assembly was informed today. //
The two new colleges
will start functioning in Belgaum and Mandya, Medical...
Maharashtra Medical And Dental Colleges Decide To Fix Own Fees
The Association of Managements of Private Medical and Dental Colleges
(AMUPMDC) has rejected the fees fixed by the Shikshan Shulka Samiti and has decided// that all 29 medical colleges
under it would fix their own fees.
On June 21, the Shikshan Shulka Samiti has announced a 7.5 percent hike i...
Controversy Over The Fee Structure In Private Medical Colleges Surfaces Yet Again
The controversy around the fee structure in private medical & paramedical colleges
was hoped to end in Karnataka with the governor of the state T.N. Chaturvedi having signed the CET bill//. But it has only flared up a conflict between the management of the private medical colleges
and the state gov...
Orissa To Get New Medical Colleges Soon
It is uncertain if a second medical college will ever come up in the Western Orissa region, but there is no dearth of expression of intentions on the part of the State government. Western Orissa Development Council (WODC), after // its failed negotiation with an Andhra Pradesh based entrepreneur, ...
Bihar to get eight new private medical colleges
Eight new private medical colleges
are set to open in Bihar as two US and six Indian firms have submitted proposals to invest in the health sector.//
"The Bihar State Investment Promotion Board (SIPB) has approved the proposals for eight new medical colleges
in the private sector," said a sta...
Anti-AIDS Plan for 1,000 Tamil Nadu Colleges
Tamil Nadu Saturday kick-started an HIV/AIDS control initiative to bring 1,000 higher educational institutions under the 'Red Ribbon Club' (RRC).//
State Governor S.S. Barnala called on varsity vice-chancellors and principals to "take it as their personal and onerous responsibility to chalk ou...
Controversy over Fees Structure in Private Medical Colleges
The students are caught between the Karnataka state government and the Supreme Court. The Karnataka Governor T N Chaturvedi said that the colleges
should abide by all conditions put forth by the CET Bill. // On the other hand the private medical colleges
have challenged the government. The CET Bill...
Worldwide Gap Between Vision Care Attitudes & Behavior
...and associations since its launch in March 2004, The Vision Care Institute(TM), LLC has hosted more than 5,000 students from all 19 of the schools and colleges
of optometry throughout North America. The Vision Care Institute(TM) also has locations in China, Japan, South Korea, Taiwan, Thailand, Italy, Czech R...
Yoga Therapy for Binge Eaters
...specializing in master's and doctorate degree programs in psychology. Accredited by the Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of colleges
and Schools, classes are offered online and at the university's Colorado Springs campus. University students provide free and low-cost psychological s...
Louisiana Optometrists Partner With Sens. Landrieu and Vitter, U.S. House Leaders in Improving Infant Eye and Vision Care
...ills and confidence necessary to excel in today's professional practice. The Vision Care Institute has hosted students from all 19 of the schools and colleges
of optometry throughout North America at its headquarters in Jacksonville, Florida.
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University of the Rockies Introduces Military Tuition Grant
...ctoral levels at its campus in Colorado Springs, Colorado. Regionally accredited by the Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of colleges
and Schools, University of the Rockies also offers specialized degree programs online. San Diego-based Bridgepoint Education is the parent company of ...
U.S. Foodservice Cites Critical Need for Food Safety Culture From Farm to Fork During Monterey PMA Conference
...resources beyond the ordinary, U.S. Foodservice provides the finest quality food and related products to neighborhood restaurants, hospitals, schools, colleges
and universities, hotels, government entities and other eating establishments. To find out how U.S. Foodservice can be Your partner beyond the p...
National Science Foundation Announces $20M Research Award to South Carolina
...ersity of South Carolina. Three historically black colleges
& universities, Claflin University, South Caro...e also members of the alliance. Two-year technical colleges
participating in the research are Denmark Technica...s in science and technology at five South Carolina colleges
SC EPSCoR/IDeA has su...
Kentucky College Simplifies Password Management by Deploying Self Service Solution to 270,000 Campus Users
...ce to residents through 16 Community and Technical colleges
with 67 Campus locations State-wide, and relies on...ss Kentucky begin their educational journey at the colleges
of Kentucky Community and Technical College System. With 16 colleges
and 67 campuses across Kentucky, KCTCS brings firs...
Amgen Scholars Discover Their Potential During Summer Science Research Program and National Symposium
...cholars institution is in charge of selecting approximately 25 participants from both its own student body, as well as from other accredited four-year colleges
and universities in the United States (U.S.), Puerto Rico and other U.S. territories. While each program site has its own application process, all re...
Blood Test Shows Statistically Significant Association With Alzheimer's Disease (AD), May Predict Conversion of Mild Cognitive Impairment to AD
... University of Birmingham is a world leading research-led institution and member of the elite Russell group of universities. Expertise within its five colleges
includes Medicine and Dentistry, Engineering and Physical Sciences, Life and Environmental Sciences, Social Sciences and Arts and Law. The University ...
Vital New Quality Data on Hospital Readmission Rates Available on Hospital Compare Website
... American Medical Colleges:
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and its member teaching hospitals are pleased that Hospit a l Co m p ...l Association American Nurses Association
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University of Phoenix Expands Advanced Degree Programs; Adds Ph.D. in Nursing and Educational Specialist Degrees
...help individuals move forward into a leadership, administrative and/or a nursing faculty position."
According to a recent American Association of colleges
of Nursing report, U.S. nursing schools turned away nearly 50,000 qualified applicants from baccalaureate and graduate nursing programs in 2008 due to...
Health clinic conditions may be to blame for decrease in primary care physicians
...ob satisfaction, which is among the reasons we are seeing a decrease in the number of primary care physicians."
The Association of American Medical colleges
estimates that the overall shortage of doctors may grow to 124,400 by 2025.
"There are not enough primary care physicians to meet current needs,"...
Press Ganey Announces Opening of Boston Office
...nt and CEO. "As one of the hubs of health care, Boston is a strategic location for expansion due to the abundance of IT talent near several major colleges
and universities, as well as health care and financial services companies."
The new office will allow Press Ganey to better serve its clients...
Press Ganey Announces Opening of Boston Office
...esident and CEO. "As one of the hubs of health care, Boston is a strategic location for expansion due to the abundance of IT talent near several major colleges
and universities, as well as health care and financial services companies."
The new office will allow Press Ganey to better serve its clients by ...
Graduates Needing Health Insurance Have Cost-Effective Options
...s predicament: less than 20 percent of those 2009 grads who applied for jobs have received employment offers, according to the National Association of colleges
and Employers. And, no job can mean no health insurance.
As a result, many recent grads are facing the "I am uninsured" reality. And, that's not...
Alpharma's Reach Teach Learn Initiative Targets Youth and Consumer Awareness
...roots educational program, at the 2009 Agriculture in the Classroom Conference in St. Louis, Missouri. The program supports local school districts and colleges
through initiatives that encourage students to learn more about agriculture and how their food is produced, and to share their insights and knowledge ...
New Support Program Assists College Students
... WAYZATA, Minn., June 25 /PRNewswire/ -- Launching July 1, 2009, a new program aimed at assisting students in U.S. colleges
and universities will be available through AffinityCare, Inc. The program consists of a wide range of prepaid services including relationship, emotio...