Latest Boonshoft School of Medicine Stories

2013-05-21 23:03:18

In adults with chronic kidney disease (CKD), cigarette smoking is associated with an increased risk for CKD progression and transplant failure. Now, a first-of-its-kind study by researchers at Dayton Children´s Hospital and Johns Hopkins University has found a possible similar effect in children with kidney disease who are exposed to secondhand smoke. Dayton, OH (PRWEB) May 21, 2013 In adults with chronic kidney disease (CKD), cigarette smoking is associated with an increased risk for...

2010-02-24 13:23:00

DAYTON, Ohio, Feb. 24 /PRNewswire/ -- Wright State University Boonshoft School of Medicine and Miami Valley Hospital announced today the formation of the Wright State University & Premier Health Partners Neuroscience Institute to speed the transfer of research discoveries from bench to bedside, improving the diagnosis and treatment of neurological disorders such as stroke. Ohio Governor Ted Strickland and Chancellor of the Ohio Board of Regents Eric Fingerhut joined Wright State...

2009-02-04 11:03:00

CHICAGO, Feb. 4 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Medical Association (AMA) Foundation announced the 30 recipients of the 2009 AMA Foundation Leadership Awards. Presented in association with Pfizer Inc, this award recognizes medical students, residents and fellows and early career physicians for their nonclinical leadership skills in organized medicine, education, public health or community service. The Leadership Awards are part of the AMA Foundation's Excellence in Medicine Awards...

2008-10-06 06:00:36

COLUMBUS, Ohio, Oct. 6 /PRNewswire/ -- Ohio's academic health care industry contributed $37.2 billion to the state's economy in 2007, an increase of approximately $16.5 billion since 2002, and served as a major job generator, employing one in 12 Ohioans, according to a recent study commissioned by the Ohio Council of Medical Deans. Quantifying academic medicine's economic impact in areas ranging from tax revenue to job creation, the report underscores the significant role Ohio's seven...

2008-09-12 00:00:27

By Anthony Gottschlich Staff Writer DAYTON -- Wanted: Primary care physician -- sixfigure salary, medical and retirement benefits and student-loan assistance available. Call (937) 586-9733, extension 3005. Sounds like an attractive job posting, but the East Dayton Health Center, 2132 E. Third St., can't find any takers. "We are desperately looking to hire a doctor," said Gregory Hopkins, executive director of East Dayton's parent corporation, Community Health Centers of Greater Dayton....

Word of the Day
  • A Roman unit of weight, 1⁄1728 of a pound.
  • A weight of four grains used in weighing gold and precious stones; a carat.
  • In anatomy, a formation suggesting a husk or pod.
  • The lowest unit in the Roman coinage, the twenty-fourth part of a solidus.
  • A coin of base silver of the Gothic and Lombard kings of Italy.
'Siliqua' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a pod.'