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Summer 2002 Issue
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NEWS
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NEWS IN BRIEF

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UC Davis Medical Center among nation's five best environments for nurses
UC Davis Medical Center is one of just five hospitals in the nation recognized by The Advisory Board Co. in Washington, D.C., for creating an outstanding work environment for nurses...
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Summit, lecture series and research reflect emphasis on aging
UC Davis Health System initiated the Northern California Healthy Aging Summit with the three local health systems and many community partners last fall...
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VA bestows prestigious award on Blaisdell
F. William Blaisdell, UC Davis professor of surgery and chief of surgery for the VA Northern California Health Care System, was honored with the Mark Wolcott Award for Excellence in Clinical Care Leadership...
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Obstetric and orthopaedic units move into Davis Tower
The next two floors of the 14-story Davis Tower, one devoted to obstetrics and the other an orthopaedics/medical-surgical unit, are nearing completion...
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New $9 million center at UC Davis to study role of environment on autism
The UC Davis M.I.N.D. Institute, Schools of Medicine and Veterinary Medicine, and the College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences will jointly establish a research center that will, for the first time, study the possible role that environmental contaminants play in the development of autism...
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New associate dean named
Lydia P. Howell, a professor of pathology and leader in the study of women's diseases at the anatomic and cellular level, was named associate dean for academic affairs at the UC Davis School of Medicine....
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  Survival rates second highest in the nation for pediatric ICU patients
Children who are patients at UC Davis Children's Hospital pediatric intensive care unit have a higher likelihood of surviving their illness or injury when compared with other PICUs in national benchmark data...
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  Pediatrics team launches unique clinic targeting kindergarten readiness
In the first clinic of its kind in California, the UC Davis Medical Center in February launched a new program to support the developmental progression of premature and high-risk babies up to age 5 and offer family intervention services to help assure children will be kindergarten-ready...
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  UC Davis-Lawrence Livermore collaborative laboratory established
The unique partnership between UC Davis Health System and Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory took another major step with the opening of a collaborative research laboratory at UC Davis Medical Center...
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  New chair of medical pharmacology named
Ann C. Bonham, professor in the Department of Medical Pharmacology and Toxicology, was named department chair...
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  Chicano and Latino medical students from three states gather at UC Davis
Chicano and Latino medical students from California, Nevada and Arizona gathered at UC Davis Medical Center in April to mentor and support students interested in pursuing careers in medicine...
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  Medical student wins community service scholarship
Mary Gonzalez-Howard, a student at the UC Davis School of Medicine, has been selected as a 2002 Community Service Scholar by the National Medical Fellowships...
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  UC Davis launches public health master's program
The medical and veterinary schools will offer a new master's degree program in public health this fall to address the changing health needs of California communities...
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  UC Davis joins national pediatric emergency medicine research group
Nathan Kuppermann, an associate professor in the Division of Emergency Medicine, received a grant from the Maternal and Child Health Bureau for $1.8 million over three years to participate in the creation of the Pediatric Emergency Care Research Network...
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  Sugawara Pediatric Library dedicated
A new pediatrics resource library has been established, made possible by donations from longtime volunteer clinical faculty member Michael M. Sugawara...
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  $1 million gift establishes Joe Tupin Professorship
The Department of Psychiatry has contributed $1 million to establish the Joe Tupin Endowed Professorship in honor of the former faculty member, chair and medical director who served a long and distinguished career at the UC Davis School of Medicine and Medical Center...
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