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A survey was conducted of 15 early intervention programs in Region VI of the United States Public Health Service USPHS to determine when human immunodeficiency virus HIV - infected clients accessed care. Data were collected from 672 HIV-infected patients who received medical care between March 1991 and July 1993. Eighty-four percent were male,...
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PUBLIC HEALTH REPORTS VOL. 47 FEBRUARY 5, 1932 NO. 6 THE INCIDENCE OF EPIDEMIC INFLUENZA, 1918-19* A FURTHER ANALYSIS ACCORDING TO AGE, SEX, AND COLOR OF THE RECORDS OF MORBIDITY AND MORTALITY OBTAINED IN SURVEYS OF 12 LOCALITIES By ROLLO H . BRITTEN, Senior Statistician, United States Public Health Service Introduction . Total epidemic morbidity (influenza incidence) . Frequency of pneumonia as a com-plication. CONTENTS Introduction Mortality and case fatality . Summary. Acknowledgments. This report, one of a series of papers from this office on the epi-demiology of influenza, is devoted to a discussion of the incidence of the disease in the different sex, age, and color groups of the popula-tion during the 1918-19 epidemic, as indicated by surveys made at that time by the United States Public Health Service in certain localities. Summaries of the results obtained in these surveys were published shortly after the surveys were finished ; I but, as a further contribution to the epidemiological ...
The Public Health Leadership Seminar, hosted by the US Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Office of the Assistant Secretary for Preparedness and Response, are available to HOSA-Future Health Professionals members, students, alumni and advisors, who are interested in learning about public health while interacting with leading professionals within the Office of the Assistant Secretary for Preparedness and Response (ASPR), Office of the US Surgeon General (OSG) and the United States Public Health Service Commissioned Corps (USPHS). For a short period of time, seminar participants are able to experience first-hand the mission of HHS, ASPR, and the OSG, as well as responsibilities carried out by USPHS officers.. HOSA-Future Health Professionals seeks to provide its members with an experience that exposes them to the many issues and career paths found in the field of public health, especially in the governmental, leadership and policy arenas. HOSA students, alumni and advisors are ...
Minnie Joycelyn Elders, known as Joycelyn Elders, is a pediatrician and professor at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences in Little Rock, Arkansas. In 1953, Elders began to work with the US Army, where she trained as a physical therapist, being the only African American woman in her training class. Elders eventually became a medical doctor in 1956, specializing in pediatric endocrinology. In 1993, then US President Bill Clinton appointed Elders as the Surgeon General for the United States Public Health Service Commissioned Corps, which she served as until 1994.. Format: Articles Subject: People ...
Minnie Joycelyn Elders, known as Joycelyn Elders, is a pediatrician and professor at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences in Little Rock, Arkansas. In 1953, Elders began to work with the US Army, where she trained as a physical therapist, being the only African American woman in her training class. Elders eventually became a medical doctor in 1956, specializing in pediatric endocrinology. In 1993, then US President Bill Clinton appointed Elders as the Surgeon General for the United States Public Health Service Commissioned Corps, which she served as until 1994.. Format: Articles Subject: People ...
Pat received a BSN from Skidmore College and a CNM, MS in midwifery from Columbia University. She is a certified nurse-midwife and past Midwifery Service Director at Harlem Hospital Center who provided primary and reproductive health care to women while developing an expertise in providing care to women whose pregnancies were complicated by chemical dependency and/or HIV infection. Loftman testified around Unblinding The Results of HIV Testing of Newborns in New York City in 1995 and participated as a member of the United States Public Health Service Task Force on the Use of Zidovudine to Reduce Perinatal Transmission. She served as a member of the ACTG 076 US Public Health Service Taskforce on The US Public Health Service Recommendation for Human Immunodeficiency Virus Counseling & Voluntary Testing for Pregnant Women in 1994-1995. With the Center for Womens Policy Studies and representing the Planning Workshop of The Office of AIDS Research at the National Institutes of Health, Pat ...
Reports and Recommendations U.S. Public Health Service Recommendation for Fluoride Concentration in Drinking Water for the Prevention of Dental Caries U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Federal
TY - JOUR. T1 - Maternal characteristics associated with antenatal, intrapartum, and neonatal zidovudine use in four U.S. cities, 1994-1998. AU - Orloff, Sherry L.. AU - Bulterys, Marc. AU - Vink, Peter. AU - Nesheim, Steven. AU - Abrams, Elaine J.. AU - Schoenbaum, Ellie. AU - Palumbo, Paul. AU - Steketee, Richard W.. AU - Simonds, R. J.. PY - 2001/9/1. Y1 - 2001/9/1. N2 - Objectives: To evaluate implementation of 1994 United States Public Health Service guidelines for zidovudine (ZDV) use in HIV-infected women and their newborns by describing the prevalence of use of perinatal ZDV and other antiretrovirals and by investigating determinants of not receiving perinatal ZDV. Design/Methods: The Perinatal AIDS Collaborative Transmission Study is a prospective cohort study designed to collect information related to mother-to-child HIV transmission that was conducted in New York City (NY), Newark (NJ), Baltimore (MD), and Atlanta (GA), U.S.A. The current analysis was restricted to infants born ...
Annual Report of the Surgeon General of the Public Health Service of the United States for the Fiscal Year ... 1885 by Sta United States Public Health Service available in Trade Paperback on Powells.cThis is an EXACT reproduction of a book published before 1923. This IS NOT an OCRd book with...
Recently, staff members from CDCs National Center for Immunization and Respiratory Diseases (NCIRD) have been recognized through national awards for their public health leadership and valued contributions to public health research and practice. On March 19, CDC celebrated the ceremonial swearing-in of NCIRDs director, Anne Schuchat, MD, as rear admiral in the Commissioned Corps of the United States Public Health Service. As a flag officer, Dr. Schuchat joins an elite group--there are only about 50 flag officers in the corps today. More information about Dr. Schuchats award can be found at http://www.cdc.gov/news/2007/03/schuchat.html On May 7, NCIRDs senior advisor, Larry Pickering, MD, was awarded the 2007 Pediatric Infectious Diseases Societys Distinguished Physician Award for his contributions and accomplishments in pediatric infectious disease. The award is given annually to a pediatrician whose clinical work, research, and teachings have been recognized both nationally and ...
Robert Arthur Whitney, Jr. (born July 27, 1935) is an American veterinarian and public health administrator. He served as acting surgeon general of the United States from July to September 1993. Whitney was born in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. He received his Doctor of Veterinary Medicine degree from Oklahoma State University in 1959 and his masters in pharmacology from Ohio State University in 1965. A career United States Public Health Service officer, Whitney was appointed deputy surgeon general on September 1, 1992. Since 1971, he held a number of positions of increasing responsibility in the National Institutes of Health. From 1989 to 1992, he was director of the NIH National Center for Research Resources. Prior to joining the PHS, Whitney was director of the U.S. Army training program in laboratory animal medicine and served a year in Vietnam (1970) as commander of a veterinary medical detachment. He retired from the USPHS in 1994, and co-founded Earthspan, a non-profit organization ...
In 1964 Luther L. Terry, M.D., Surgeon General of the United States Public Health Service, released the report of the Surgeon Generals Advisory Committee on Smoking and Health. It was based on over seven thousand scientific articles that linked tobacco use with cancer and other diseases. This report led to laws requiring warning labels on tobacco products and to restrictions on tobacco advertisements. From this time, Americans became much more aware of the dangers of tobacco and its use in the United States began to decline. By 2004, nearly half of all Americans who had ever smoked had quit (CDC 2004).. Tobacco use has also been shown to be associated with cancers of the mouth, pharynx, larynx, esophagus, stomach, pancreas, cervix, kidney, ureter, and bladder; as well as tied to leukemia, cataracts, pneumonia, chronic bronchitis, emphysema, stroke, heart attack, vascular disease, and aneurysm. It is estimated that around 440,000 Americans die of tobacco related diseases each year. Significantly ...
Fellow in Anesthesia, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine. Now on active duty with the United States Public Health Service, Bethesda, Maryland. Dr. Cooperman was a post-doctoral traince supported by U. S. Public Health Service Research Training Grant 2-TI-GM-215-06 ...
Drinking water quality in the United States is generally good. In 2016, over 90 percent of the nations community water systems were in compliance with all more-than-90 U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) standards. Most of the systems that are out of compliance are small systems in rural areas and small towns, partly because most public water systems are small ones. Drinking water quality in the U.S. is regulated by state and federal laws and codes, which set Maximum Contaminant Levels for some pollutants and naturally occurring constituents, determine various operational requirements, require public notification for violation of standards, provide guidance to state primacy agencies, and require utilities to publish consumer confidence reports. Historically, up through 1914, drinking water quality in the country was managed at the state and local level. After that, interstate waters were protected using United States Public Health Service (USPHS) standards. Ultimately the USPHS standards ...
Offered by the United States Public Health Service, this scholarship is available to full-time students from disadvantaged backgrounds who demonstrate financial need. Students must also be studying in a health field, such as medicine, nursing, dentistry, veterinary medicine, or pharmacy. Students can be U.S. residents, permanent residents, or nationals, and other scholarship requirements are set by participating schools. The deadline is June 30th and the maximum award amount is $15,000.
TY - JOUR. T1 - The influence of guanyl-5′-yl imidodiphosphate and sodium chloride on the binding of the muscarinic agonist, [3H] cis methyldioxolane. AU - Ehlert, Frederick J.. AU - Yamamura, Henry I.. AU - Triggle, David J.. AU - Roeske, William R.. N1 - Funding Information: The authors whish to acknowledge the excellent technical assistance of Reiko Yamada and Andy Chen and Secretarial assistance of Cathy Thomas. Portions of this work were supported by United States Public Health Service Grants MH-27257, MH-30626, HL-21486, and Program Project Grant HL-20984. H.I.Y. is a recipient of a USPHS RSDA, type II (MH-00095), from the National Institute of Mental Health.. PY - 1980/2/8. Y1 - 1980/2/8. UR - http://www.scopus.com/inward/record.url?scp=0018859075&partnerID=8YFLogxK. UR - http://www.scopus.com/inward/citedby.url?scp=0018859075&partnerID=8YFLogxK. U2 - 10.1016/0014-2999(80)90135-1. DO - 10.1016/0014-2999(80)90135-1. M3 - Article. C2 - 7363942. AN - SCOPUS:0018859075. VL - 61. SP - ...
The Uniformed Services University is the Nations federal health sciences university and is committed to excellence in military medicine and public health during peace and war. We provide the Nation with health professionals dedicated to career service in the Department of Defense and the United States Public Health Service and with scientists who serve the common good.
Downloadable! We develop a simple theoretical model of the allocation of public biomedical research expenditure, and present some empirical evidence about the determinants of this allocation. The structure of expenditure should depend upon the relative costs as well as the relative benefits of different kinds of research. Analysts of technical change typically have data on neither of these, but the measures of disease burden we use are indicative of the benefit of achieving advances against different diseases. We calculate distributions of government-funded biomedical research expenditure, by disease, from records of all re-search projects supported by the United States Public Health Service; to obtain a reasonably complete accounting of disease burden, we utilize data on both the dying (from the Vital Statistics-Mortality Detail file) and the living (from the National Health Interview Survey). We find a very strong positive relationship across diseases between total life- years lost before age 65 and
Will Mannion, D.D.S. Dentist. Dr. Mannion has a long history of serving as a dental provider in the community setting. Since 1993, he has served in community health clinics both as part of the United States Public Health Service Corps and as a civilian. Additionally, Dr. Mannion has provided service as a Major in the United States Army Reserve as a combat health support officer and dentist for the 307th Medical Company. He received his Doctorate of Dental Surgery from the University of San Francisco and his undergraduate degree from the University of California - Davis. ...
William Augustus Hinton was the first Black professor at Harvard Medical School and the first African American to publish an academic textbook. As a bacteriologist, pathologist and educator, he was a pioneer in the field of public health and earned an international reputation as a medical researcher with his work on the detection and treatment of syphilis and other sexually transmitted diseases. Hinton developed a test for syphilis, which, because of its accuracy was used by the United States Public Health Service. William Augustus Hinton was born on December 15, 1883 in Chicago. He grew up in Kansas and became the youngest student to ever graduate from Kansas City High School. After high school, he studied at the University of Kansas, completing the three-year premed program in two years. Hinton continued undergraduate studies at Harvard, receiving a bachelors degree there in 1905.. Hinton worked for a time in a law office, and then taught science at Waldo University in Tennessee before ...
The Division of Quarantine (DQ), the oldest organization in the United States Public Health Service, has had a rich and colorful history and plays an important role in the nations fight against tuberculosis (TB), especially with respect to immigrants and refugees. DQ, which was established by the National Quarantine Act of 1878, was transferred to the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) in 1967. DQ has had several previous titles, including the Division of Foreign Quarantine and Quarantine Division, and is continuing to evolve with another proposed name: the Division of Global Migration and Quarantine. Image 1: Immigrants of the past awaiting medical clearance. United States (US) immigration law mandates an overseas health assessment for immigrants and refugees, with the intent of denying admission to persons with certain diseases of public health significance, physical or mental disorders associated with harmful behavior, drug abuse or addiction, or likelihood of becoming a ward of the state. ...
Louisiana law (R.S. 17:170 - Schools of Higher Learning) requires proof of dates of immunization against measles, mumps, rubella, and tetanus-diphtheria for all first-time LSU students born on or after January 1, 1957, and for reentering students (born on or after January 1, 1957) who have been out of school for one semester or longer. The following guidelines are presented for the purpose of meeting the established recommendations for control of vaccine-preventable diseases, as recommended by the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP), the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices to the United States Public Health Service (ACIP), and the American College Health Association (ACHA). In addition, current Louisiana legislation now mandates meningitis vaccination for persons being admitted to a postsecondary education institution for the Fall 2006 semester and thereafter.
As an AAALAC International accredited facility, the Vivarium uses the latest technologies in research animal housing and care. We follow guidelines outlined in the Guide for the Care and Use of Laboratory Animals, published by the National Research Council (NRC); PHS Policy on Humane Care and Use of Laboratory Animals, published by the United States Public Health Service;
Received for publication July 29, 1957.From the Departments of Medical Research, Chemistry and Biology, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada.†International Rotary Fellow at McMaster University, 1956-57. On leave from Centro Medicina Nucleare, Clinica Medica, Universita, Pisa, Italy.‡Postdoctoral Research Fellow at McMaster University, 1956-57. On leave from Studiecentrum voor toepassing van kernenergie, Mol-Donck, Belgium.§Equipment for the histologic study was provided by Research Grant A-1129 from the National Institute of Arthritis and Metabolic Diseases of the National Institutes of Health, United States Public Health Service, to the Marine Biological Laboratory, Woods Hole, Massachusetts.Requests for reprints should be addressed to Charles H. Jaimet, M.D., Department of Medical Research, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada ...
1 These investigations were supported by grants from the United States Public Health Service. National Institute of Arthritis and Metabolic Diseases (AM-04599 and Tl-AM-5285), from the General Clinical Research Centers Branch of the Division of Research Resources, National Institutes of Health (RR-533), from the Massachusetts Chapter of the Arthritis Foundation, from the Arthritis Foundation, from the John A. Hartford Foundation and from the National Cancer Institute (Ca 14108 and Ca 15419).. ...
Willis W. Wirth (1916-1994), an entomologist, was educated at Iowa State College, B.S., 1940; Louisiana State University, M.S., 1947; and the University of California, Ph.D., 1950. From 1942 to 1947 he served as Senior Assistant Sanitarian with the United States Public Health Service. In 1949, Wirth was appointed Entomologist with the Division of Insect Identification, Bureau of Entomology and Plant Quarantine, United States Department of Agriculture (USDA), and assigned to taxonomic work at the United States National Museum. He remained with the USDA until 1984, when he retired from the Systematic Entomology Laboratory. Wirths research specialty was the taxonomy of Diptera. He died September 3, 1994, in Gainesville, Florida.. ...
TY - JOUR. T1 - RalA-Exocyst Complex Regulates Integrin-Dependent Membrane Raft Exocytosis and Growth Signaling. AU - Balasubramanian, Nagaraj. AU - Meier, Jeremy A.. AU - Scott, David W.. AU - Norambuena, Andrés. AU - White, Michael A.. AU - Schwartz, Martin Alexander. N1 - Funding Information: This work was supported by United States Public Health Service grant RO1 GM47214 to M.A.S. and training grant 5T32-HL007284 to N.B. M.A.W. was supported by RO1 CA71443 and the Robert A. Welch Foundation. We thank C. Zhu for technical assistance. PY - 2010/1/12. Y1 - 2010/1/12. N2 - Anchorage dependence of cell growth is a key metastasis-suppression mechanism that is mediated by effects of integrins on growth signaling pathways [1]. The small GTPase RalA is activated in metastatic cancers through multiple mechanisms and specifically induces anchorage independence [2-4]. Loss of integrin-mediated adhesion triggers caveolin-dependent internalization of cholesterol- and sphingolipid-rich lipid raft ...
Stephen Halley White, PhD, Biophysicist and Educator at the University of California Irvine, has been recognized by Marquis Whos Who Top Educators for dedication, achievements, and leadership in physiology and biophysics.. Dr. White started on his journey to his career by earning a Bachelor of Science in physics from the University of Colorado in 1963. From there, he went to the University of Washington receiving a Master of Science in physics in 1965 and a Doctor of Philosophy in physiology and biophysics in 1969. After graduation, Dr. White joined the United States Army Reserve from 1969 until 1971. Continuing with his education, he became a United States Public Health Service postdoctoral fellow in biochemistry at The University of Virginia in 1971 for a year. From there, he joined the University of California Irvine in 1972, where he would remain for the rest of his career. While at the University of California Irvine, Dr. White held the positions of assistant professor of physiology and ...
Commissioned Corps Required Vaccines: 1. PPD-negative result, or negative CXR or QuantiFeron (QTF) < 1 year for a positive PPD history 2. Tetanus < 10 years 3. Hepatitis A-two doses, or a positive titer 4. Hepatitis B-three doses, or a positive titer 5. MMR-two doses, or positive titers for measles, mumps and rubella 6. Varicella-two doses, or positive titer for history of chicken pox disease 7. Influenza-one dose (current season/ year) ...
The Oregon State Public Health Laboratory supports state and local infectious disease control efforts, works to prevent metabolic disorders detectable at birth, and assures the quality of testing in clinical and environmental laboratories.
Preface. Introduction.. PART ONE: WHY WE NEED CONSUMER-DRIVEN HEALTH CARE.. 1. Fear and Loathing of Defined Benefit Health Insurance.. 2. The Frayed Safety Net.. 3. The Solution.. 4. Consumer-Driven Health Insurance: What Works.. 5. Health Care Productivity.. 6. The Silent Revolution.. 7. Scare Stories, Opponents, and the Role of Government.. 8. How to Make Consumer-Driven Health Care Happen.. PART TWO: VISION AND MODELS.. 9. The Future of Twenty-First Century Health (William W. George).. 10. How Employers Can Make Consumer-Driven Health Care a Reality (Brian J. Marcotte).. 11. Designing Health Insurance for the Information Age (John C. Goodman).. 12. Risk Adjustment: An Overview and Three Case Studies (Lisa I. Iezzoni).. 13. Consumer-Driven Health Care: Dialogues with Socrates (Stephen S. Hyde).. 14. Employee Tax Payments and Consumer-Driven Health Care (Jeanne A. Brown).. 15. The Implications of Tax Rulings on Savings Accounts (Charles H. Klippel).. 16. You Just Cant Pay Tom, Juan, and ...
3 The laboratory results must be as accurate as possible, all aspects of the laboratory operations must be reliable, and reporting must be timely in order to be useful in a clinical or public health setting. Laboratory quality can be defined as accuracy, reliability and timeliness of reported test results.. 4 The list of 10 core tests in each country includes six testing methods selected according to the IHR immediately notifiable list and the WHO Top Ten Causes of Death in low-income countries: polymerase chain reaction (PCR) testing for Influenza virus; virus culture for poliovirus; serology for HIV; microscopy for mycobacterium tuberculosis; rapid diagnostic testing for plasmodium spp.; and bacterial culture for Salmonella enteritidis serotype Typhi. These six methods are critical to the detection of epidemic-prone and emerging diseases, and competency in these methods is indicated by the successful testing for the specific pathogens listed. The remaining four tests should be selected by the ...
Apples new headset allegedly kept a radiation expert: do not use for a long time [Abstract] Apple launched a new wireless headset AirPods, American public health experts pointed out that this wireless headset radiation problem, can damage the brain vascular barrier of human body. IPhone7 new headphones 16, Apples new phone iPhone7 sale in mainland china. This year, Apple launched a new wireless headset AirPods, however, this wireless headset is Tucao users like hearing aids, there are people worried that it is easy to lose. In addition, the United States public health experts pointed out that this wireless headset radiation problems, can damage the human brain vascular barrier. , , headset radiation microwave transmission equipment near the brain is playing with fire according to the Daily Mail reported by iPhone7, called AirPods wireless Bluetooth headset. Apple AirPods external smooth, waterproof, can avoid the problem of tangled headphone wire. This headset is driven by Bluetooth ...
Preventive dentistry refers to the dental care and practices used to prevent the onset of any dental decay and disease. Let us take a peek at a few statistics to understand the importance of preventive dentistry. Dental health statistics from United States Public health Children Dental caries is the most common oral malady in children. Two out of four 5- to 9-year-olds have at least one cavity or filling; by ...
How do officers determine the overall score for the APFT? The revised APFT is scored differently from the previous APFT. The cardiorespiratory endurance, upper body endurance, and core endurance exercises each have six levels of performance: Maximum, Outstanding, Excellent, Good, Satisfactory, and Failure. Each level has a corresponding point value assigned to it. The flexibility exercise is scored as satisfactory or unsatisfactory. In order to pass the APFT, an officer must achieve a satisfactory or better for the cardiorespiratory, upper body, and core exercises. If an officer does not meet the satisfactory level for any of these exercises, the overall APFT is considered failed. If an officer scores satisfactory on the seated toe touch, the final score is obtained by averaging the scores of the cardiorespiratory endurance, upper body endurance, and core endurance components. If an officer scores unsatisfactory on the seated toe touch, the overall APFT score will be one level lower. For ...
May 6, 2009. Hygienic Laboratory among first to confirm H1N1 outside of CDC. The University Hygienic Laboratory on Wednesday successfully completed the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) verification process to conduct confirmatory testing for influenza A H1N1 (swine-like flu). The Hygienic Laboratory is one of the first state public health laboratories to conduct confirmatory testing for this new strain of the H1N1 virus.. The Hygienic Laboratory staff worked swiftly throughout this outbreak to process all H1N1 tests, while at the same time completing the verification process required to conduct confirmatory testing in Iowa rather than sending specimens to CDC, said Hygienic Laboratory Director Christopher Atchison. Initially testing for the new strain of H1N1 was conducted at the Hygienic Laboratory and then sent on to CDC for confirmation. The CDC performed all confirmatory testing for all state public health laboratories until it provided kits that allowed these laboratories ...
Career opportunities exist in hospitals and clinics, state and federal health care agencies, physician practices, long-term care facilities, professional organizations, consulting firms, insurance companies, health departments, and hospital and medical associations. Individuals from a wide range of undergraduate majors can expect to succeed in health administration, given the many career opportunities the field offers. The MPH program emphasizes the management of public health agencies and public sector health services. Graduates from the MHA program find jobs in finance and business development, operations management, information technology management, human resources, patient and community relations and other fields. The Ph.D. prepares students to conduct health services research and/or teach at a university level; the DrPH program prepares students to assume senior positions in teaching, policy and/or management in public or private research institutes or government. ...
Lynn T. Kozlowski, PhD, is a co-investigator on Operation: SAFETY.. Since 1975, his research has focused on cigarette smoking, multiple drug use and their relationships with other health behaviors. He has also published in the area of stress and tobacco use and the use of multiple substances by couples. Kozlowski has contributed to four different Surgeon General Reports on smoking and health, and two National Cancer Institute Monographs. He has also consulted on tobacco related issues with the Federal Trade Commission and the Food and Drug Administration. He recently led a group of experts producing a consensus statement on the use of over the counter nicotine replacement products in smoking cessation. In 2008 he was appointed to Dean of the School of Public Health and Health Professions and served in that role until June 2014. ...
This executive summary of the Surgeon Generals Report on Alcohol, Drugs, and Health addresses alcohol, illicit drugs, and prescription drug misuse in the United States. Chapters of the report cover neurobiology, prevention, treatment, recovery, health systems integration, and recommendations for the future ...
Today, Andrew Schneider at Cold Truth tells us that way back in April, acting Surgeon General Steven Galson issued a long-awaited statement about the dangers of asbestos, a statement urged for years by asbestos-disease victims, their families and public health advocates. Galsons action was so stealth (intentionally, perhaps?) that the individuals who had been calling for it were never even notified-Not the Senators who marshalled a Senate Resolution urging a Surgeon Generals warning or the Asbestos Disease Awareness Organization (ADAO) who supported the congressional efforts. The Resolution called on the Surgeon General to warn and educate people that asbestos exposure may be hazardous to their health.. Schneider recounts in Asbestos warning finally issued by Surgeon General, or was it? how asbestos-disease advocates asking for the warning had been wholey ignored by the G.W. Bush Administration. The Surgeon General might have already crossed this task off his to-do list because he ...
by Obiora N. Anekwe • I first heard about bioethics due to the Tuskegee Syphilis Study, the forty-year clinical trial in which U.S. public health professionals neglected to treat hundreds of African American men who suffered from syphilis. In many ways, bioethics was my birthright. I was born in the John A. Andrew Memorial Hospital in…
Nothing lifts your heart more than giving your support and time to a good cause.. These were the words of Edison Kiprono Chepkonga, a medical laboratory technologist working at Kapsabet District hospital, situated in Nandi County (Rift Valley region), Kenya. Edison is one of the 26 laboratory personnel that benefited from a biosafety training supported by the PEPFAR/CDC-funded Strengthening Public Health Laboratory Systems (SPHLS), led by MSH. The hospital has a bed capacity of 137. Thirty-seven satellite health facilities refer laboratory samples to the hospital.. To reduce the bio hazardous exposure to lab workers, SPHLS has been supporting training and follow up at facilities in selected counties across the country. Three personnel from Kapsabet District participated in a training and follow-up assessment, including Edison.. Edison quickly applied the knowledge from the training to improve the conditions at the hospital facility and was immediately selected as the Biosafety Officer to ...
Back to Researcher Profiles Dr. Beattys research interests are in public health services and systems research, performance management, rural public health and rural health disparities. Kate Beatty is an assistant professor in the Department of Health Services Management and Policy at East Tennessee State Universitys College of Public Health. Dr. Beatty received her PhD in Public Health Studies at Saint Louis Universitys College for Public Health and Social Justice in August 2013. More specifically, she has worked with both national and state-level data to examine factors associated with accreditation on local health departments, with a focus on the unique challenges faced by rural communities.. Dr. Beatty has worked with other researchers and practitioners in public health services and systems research, including the Missouri Practice-Based Research Network, on several projects related to local health department accreditation. More recently, Dr. Beatty has begun working with health management ...
CDC has transferred the capability to conduct confirmatory testing to State public health laboratories including the Illinois Department of Public Health and the Wisconsin Department of Health and Human Services. We hope to be hearing soon on the other pending probable cases that have thus far been identified in this community. In the future, it is likely that only positively confirmed tests will be identified. The Illinois Department of Public Health is reporting today 40 probable cases and 82 confirmed cases in 11 counties throughout the State of Illinois.. Other new information has been released today from CDC that modifies previous school dismissal recommendations based on newly emerging information on the severity of observed illness in school-aged children throughout the U.S. Most cases have not been severe and have been found to be more comparable to that of seasonal influenza. During the earliest days following the identification of this outbreak in Mexico, there were more severe ...
When should patients be considered for testing for Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS) by the Connecticut State Public Health Laboratory (SPHL)?. Testing for MERS-CoV by the SPHL requires approval by the Connecticut Department of Public Health (DPH) Epidemiology and Emerging Infections Program (EEIP). Approval for testing by the SPHL will be granted if the patient meets the Centers for Disease Control and Preventions (CDC) case definition of a MERS Patient Under Investigation (PUI). A patient is considered a PUI if they have both clinical features and an epidemiologic risk based on the following: 1. A patient admitted with fever and pneumonia or acute respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS), or a fever and symptoms of respiratory illness like cough or shortness of breath but not necessarily pneumonia; AND. 2. within the last 14 days:. ...
To amend the Public Health Service act--personnel and administration: Hearing before a Subcommittee of the Committee on Interstate and Foreign Commerce, House of Representatives, Eightieth Congress, first session, on H.R. , a bill to amend the Public Health Service Act in regard to certain matters of personnel and administration, and for other purposes.
The Arnold School offers 34 different degree and certificate options through undergraduate- and graduate-level coursework that spans public health; exercise science; biostatistics; epidemiology; communication sciences and disorders; health services policy and management; health promotion, education, and behavior; environmental health sciences; physical activity and public health; physical therapy; and more. ...
Tell us about your involvement in national immunization groups. How have your experiences serving on these committees influenced your work as a state health official?. In June of this year, I completed a four-year term of service on the HHS National Vaccine Advisory Committee (NVAC). In addition, I currently serve as ASTHO liaison for the CDC Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices. Both opportunities have allowed me to help represent the voice of state public health in guiding national policy on immunizations. I have also had the chance to interact with leaders in this field and to dive deeper into some of the emerging issues affecting state immunization programs. These experiences have given me greater situational awareness and enabled me to more effectively support immunization efforts in Arkansas.. HPV vaccination coverage in the United States is currently 60 percent. What are three things health officials should consider in order to communicate effectively about the importance of HPV ...
There were higher levels of support for specific uses of EHRs. Most participants were in favour of EHRs for personal health care provision (2563/2857, 89.7%), with 66.75% (1907/2857) stating that they would prefer their complete, rather than limited, medical history to be included. Of those undecided about integrated EHRs, 87.2% (696/798) were nevertheless in favor of sharing their full (373/798, 46.7%) or limited (323/798, 40.5%) records for health provision purposes. There were similar high levels of support for use of EHRs in health services policy and planning (2274/2857, 79.6%) and research (2325/2857, 81.4%), although 59.8% (1707/2857) and 67.1% (1917/2857) of respondents respectively would prefer their personal identifiers to be removed. Multivariable analysis showed levels of overall support for EHRs decreasing with age. Respondents self-identifying as Black British were more likely to report being undecided or unsupportive of national EHRs. Frequent health services users were more ...
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So, I think that my niece may want to reconsider her belief that only my dads other daughter says bad words.. I seem to be saying lots of bad words lately. And not only am I saying bad things, but Im saying them on the record. In important places. Like during lecture1.. In my last three lectures, Ive managed to work in the topics of dead rat fetuses, binge drinking and untreated syphilis. I may also have stated that the whistle blower who got the Tuskegee Syphilis Study2 shut down said: this is bullshit. For the record, I had legitimate reasons to talk about dead rat fetuses and binge drinking and untreated syphilis. And the Tuskegee Syphilis Study was bullshit. Bullshit is a very nice word for describing it, actually. I can think of a few other choice words. Like ones my fathers other daughter would use.. Another place I managed to work in bad language a research study that Im taking part in3. Its a study where you have to spit in a test tube and take some tests and play some games ...
The objective of the FASTMath SciDAC Institute is to introduce leading-edge computational math technologies and deploy high-performance software on DOE supercomputers. The institute, led by Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, comprises researchers from five national laboratories and five universities.. ...
Brookhaven National Laboratory researchers are working to develop ways to synchronize the magnetic spins in nanoscale devices to build tiny signal-generating or receiving antennas and other electronics.. Upton, New York - Scientists at the U.S. Department of Energys Brookhaven National Laboratory are seeking ways to synchronize the magnetic spins in nanoscale devices to build tiny yet more powerful signal-generating or receiving antennas and other electronics. Their latest work, published in Nature Communications, shows that stacked nanoscale magnetic vortices separated by an extremely thin layer of copper can be driven to operate in unison, potentially producing a powerful signal that could be put to work in a new generation of cell phones, computers, and other applications.. The aim of this spintronic technology revolution is to harness the power of an electrons spin, the property responsible for magnetism, rather than its negative charge.. Almost all of todays electronic technology, ...
From Pilot to Practice Streamlining Procurement and Engineering at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory: 10.4018/978-1-61520-593-6.ch001: In this case study we report on how Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) is utilizing emerging technologies to support engineering and procurement
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Public health service options for affordable and accessible noncommunicable disease and related chronic disease prevention and management Sharon Brownie,1,2 Andrew P Hills,3,4 Rachel Rossiter51Workforce and Health Services, Griffith Health, Griffith University, Gold Coast, QLD, Australia; 2Oxford PRAXIS Forum, Green Templeton College, Oxford University, Oxford, United Kingdom; 3Allied Health Research, Mater Research Institute – The University of Queensland and Mater Mothers' Hospital, South Brisbane, QLD, Australia; 4Griffith Health Institute, Griffith Health, Griffith University, Gold Coast, QLD, Australia; 5MMHN and Nurse Practitioner Programs, School of Nursing and Midwifery, University of Newcastle, Callaghan, NSW, AustraliaAbstract: Globally, nations are confronted with the challenge of providing affordable health services to populations with increasing levels of noncommunicable and chronic disease. Paradoxically, many nations can both celebrate increases in life expectancy and bemoan
The Local Public Health Services Grant provides funding to each Iowa county to support local programs that help Iowans engage in healthy behaviors, improve access to health services, and strengthen public health infrastructure. In Scott County, the majority of funding is directed toward meeting the in home health and nursing needs of Scott County residents. In Scott County,
Colorado Public Health Practice Based Research Network (COPUBLIC HEALTH PBRN)s interest in participating the Multi-PBRN research project is based on interest in developing an understanding of public health production, the practical use of related measures in state and local decision-making, the foundational aspect for future research and connectedness with a currently funding PHSSR project. The PHSSR project includes measurement of change in service delivery based on legally require core services. Participation in the Multi-PBRN research project provides an opportunity to connect to the PHSSR project, test reliability and validity of measures, compare activity and service delivery in Colorado to other states and compare states that do or do not have core service delivery requirements written into law.. ...