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2014-07-10 08:25:07

BALTIMORE, July 10, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Journal of Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndromes (JAIDS) released today a special supplement devoted entirely to health communication and its role in HIV prevention and treatment. The supplement was sponsored by the Health Communication Capacity Collaborative (HC3), which is funded by the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) through the U.S. President's Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR) and led by Johns Hopkins...

2014-07-08 12:28:22

ARLINGTON, Va., July 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Fors Marsh Group LLC (FMG), a DC-area research and consulting firm, welcomes three new employees to support our expanding federal health research team. Dr. Lenette Golding joins as Health Communication Project Leader, Scott Woosley as Healthcare Consultant, and Dr. David Keating will support the communication research team as a Research Associate. "Over the past few years, Fors Marsh Group has proactively grown our health communication research...

2014-06-27 23:09:56

Global health leader Dr. Elvira Beracochea, CEO of MIDEGO, Inc., has been awarded the 2014 Mid-Career Achievement Award by the APHA International Health Section. Fairfax, VA (PRWEB) June 27, 2014 MIDEGO founder and CEO, Dr. Elvira Beracochea has been awarded the 2014 Mid-Career Achievement Award by the American Public Health Association's International Health Section. The American Public Health Association (APHA) is the oldest, largest and most diverse organization of public health...

2014-05-31 23:02:05

DocbookMD provides a communication backbone for those seeking secure, real-time access to physicians. Austin, Texas (PRWEB) May 31, 2014 DocbookMD, a physician-centered mobile health technology company based in Austin, Texas, announced that after perfecting their secure, mobile communication platform that physicians across the country have helped shape over the past five years, they are now poised to be the de facto connection for any third party that relies on quick access to physicians....

2014-01-24 23:25:35

Ashland University has established a new online master’s degree program that aligns with AU’s vision to develop more outstanding distance education programs and aligns with AU's current emphasis in health related programs. Ashland, OH (PRWEB) January 24, 2014 Ashland University received final approval this week from the state’s Higher Learning Commission in Columbus for its new online master’s program in Health and Risk Communication. The approval means Ashland University...

2013-09-16 23:25:27

American Sentinel University is pleased to announce that Dr. Margaret Czart, assistant professor, health care informatics, has been chosen as a reviewer for The International Journal of Health Promotion and Education (IJHPE) based on her impressive background in health care informatics and her specialty and interest in health promotion and communications. For more information about American Sentinel University’s online nursing informatics program, please visit...

2013-09-10 23:21:47

Voxiva, Inc., a pioneer in interactive mobile health and wellness programs, announces the recent addition of Paul Argay to the newly-created position of Chief Marketing Officer. Washington, DC (PRWEB) September 10, 2013 Voxiva, Inc., a pioneer in interactive mobile health and wellness programs, announces the recent addition of Paul Argay to the newly-created position of Chief Marketing Officer. Mr. Argay is an experienced marketing executive with an outstanding record of growing...

2013-08-30 23:01:17

The National Association of Chronic Disease Directors and Bioscape Digital turned heads with digital poster at the National Conference on Health Communications, Marketing and Media. Atlanta, GA (PRWEB) August 30, 2013 For the first time ever, the National Association of Chronic Disease Directors and Bioscape Digital presented an interactive, digital poster at the National Conference on Health Communications, Marketing and Media in Atlanta, last week. Both organizations were invited to...


Word of the Day
callithump
  • A somewhat riotous parade, accompanied with the blowing of tin horns, and other discordant noises; also, a burlesque serenade; a charivari.
'Callithump' is a back-formation of 'callithumpian,' a 'fanciful formation' according to the Oxford English Dictionary. However, the English Dialect Dictionary, says 'Gallithumpians' is a Dorset and Devon word from the 1790s that refers to 'a society of radical social reformers' or 'noisy disturbers of elections and meetings.'
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