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2014-03-31 16:26:37

AAHC resource lays out best search practices and key traits for leaders of academic institutions WASHINGTON, March 31, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A new resource designed to guide the academic leadership search and recruitment process, Searching for Leadership: Best Practices for Academic Institutions, has been released by the Association of Academic Health Centers (AAHC). The guide concisely illustrates the steps necessary to increase the potential for a successful choice...

2014-02-20 16:25:00

WASHINGTON, Feb. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Former Association of Academic Health Centers (AAHC) Board Chair Victor J. Dzau, MD, chancellor for health affairs, Duke University, president and CEO, Duke University Health System, and the James B. Duke Professor of Medicine, yesterday was named president of the Institute of Medicine (IOM). The IOM is the health arm of the National Academy of Sciences. "It has been an honor for me to work with Dr. Dzau as an AAHC member and...

2014-01-08 12:30:06

NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J., Jan. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- James M. Golubieski, president of New Jersey Health Foundation (NJHF) and Foundation Venture Capital Group (FVCG), discussed how these organizations promote the commercialization of research in New Jersey as he addressed a panel at the Research Efficiency Conference in Washington, DC, sponsored by the Association of Academic Health Centers. At a session "Looking Beyond the NIH" that explored alternate funding sources, Mr....

Word of the Day
  • A gigantic fictional humanoid alien god being described with a head resembling an octopus and dragon wings and claws, around whom an insane cult developed.
  • Pertaining to the mythos of Cthulhu and additional otherworldly beings created by H. P. Lovecraft or inspired by his writings and imitators.
This word was invented in 1926 by H.P. Lovecraft for his short story, 'The Call of Cthulhu.' 'Cthulhu' may be based on the word 'chthonic,' which in Greek mythology refers to the underworld.