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"" New technology officer ""
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"" Stent inventor joins board ""
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  March of Dimes grant  
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  Research funding up  
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  UC Davis to co-manage $22 million FCC telehealth grant  
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  Dementia care faces barriers  
     
  Smoke-free in 2008  
     
  Fatal cancer cells identified  
     
  Inflammation pathway found  
     
  National panel role  
     
  Stem cell finding  
     
  Predicting hip-fracture risk  
     
  New burn center project  
     
  Efforts to undermine smoke risk found  
     
  Site for national children's study  
     
  Air pollution link  
     
  Fruit, veggie intake costly  
     
  Pregnancy as abuse  
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$5 million preparedness grant

 "" A $5 million grant will enhance disaster response.
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A $5 million grant will enhance disaster response.
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UC Davis Health System is among five recipients of $5 million grants awarded by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services to improve the abilities of hospitals and communities to prepare and respond to disasters and emergencies. UC Davis physician Christian Sandrock, who specializes in disaster preparedness and responding to emerging infectious diseases, terrorism and other threats to public health, will oversee the project. He will lead development of uniform standards and protocols, electronic tracking of patients, expanded telemedicine applications, standardized informatics, multilingual needs, and computer models of the health system's disaster-management process to identify strengths and weaknesses.

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