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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...

2014-01-10 23:01:33

Media Mogul Partnered with Loma Linda University to Bring Western Medicine to the the Zhejiang Province in the People's Republic of China Loma Linda, CA (PRWEB) January 10, 2014 Most of the world may remember Sir Run Run Shaw as a media mogul or the man who brought Kung Fu to the big screen. Loma Linda University Health (LLUH), however, remembers him in his passing as a philanthropist and humanitarian in the world of health care. It is because of his benevolence that Sir Run Run Shaw...

2011-06-22 09:00:00

TORONTO, June 22, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Victor J. Dzau, M.D., chancellor for health affairs at Duke University and chief executive officer of Duke University Health System, has been named the 2011 winner of the Henry G. Friesen International Prize in Health Research. The prize is awarded annually and will be presented to Dzauin Ottawa on Sept. 14, 2011. Previous winners include Dr. Joseph B. Martin, former dean of Harvard Medical School, who won the first award in 2006; Dr. John...

2011-06-16 10:00:00

DURHAM, N.C., June 16, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Victor J. Dzau, M.D., Duke University chancellor for health affairs and chief executive officer of Duke University Health System, has been awarded an honorary Doctor of Science degree from the University of Glasgow, Scotland. Presentation of the honorary degree came June 15 on the university's Commemoration Day celebrating its founding in 1451. The honorary degree recognizes Dzau's distinction in and major contribution to the field...

2010-12-03 09:00:00

CHENGDU, China, Dec. 3, 2010 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- The Hong Kong superstar Jackie Chan came to West China Hospital to unveil the "World Eye Organization Jackie Chan Children's Eye Centre of West China Hospital of Sichuan University". The founding of this centre should be attributed to the successful cooperation between the West China Hospital and World Eye Organization (WEO) on the "Welfare Programs for Blindness Prevention and Treatment", the proactive arrangements of relative parties and...

2010-11-02 00:00:38

Massive Playbook is extremely proud and honored to have Bob Wall, an accomplished teacher, competitor, businessman, actor, husband and father as their Martial Art spokesperson and partner. Massive Creative Inc.'s Martial Arts School Playbook will promote Martial Arts, educate students, offer a safe and powerful communication platform, and provide a meaningful fundraising solution for independent martial arts studios, teams and students alike. Manasquan, NJ (PRWEB) November 1, 2010 Massive...

2010-09-27 10:03:00

WASHINGTON, Sept. 27 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Larry J. Shapiro, MD, executive vice chancellor for medical affairs and dean, Washington University School of Medicine, president, Washington University Medical Center, and the Spencer T. and Ann W. Olin Distinguished Professor at Washington University, was elected chair of the board of directors of the Association of Academic Health Centers (AAHC) at its annual meeting held September 23-25 in Dallas, Texas. An internationally renowned...

2009-09-25 10:45:00

WASHINGTON, Sept. 25 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Philip A. Pizzo, MD, dean of the school of medicine at Stanford University, was elected chair of the board of directors of the Association of Academic Health Centers today. Dr. Pizzo has a distinguished career in academe and government and is nationally recognized for his contributions as a clinical investigator, especially in the treatment of children with cancer and HIV. Before joining Stanford in 2001, Dr. Pizzo was the...


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2010-11-19 16:02:45

William Anders is a former United States Air Force officer, NASA astronaut, businessman, and engineer. He is also one of the first three people to have left Earth orbit and traveled to the Moon. He was born William Alison Anders on October 17, 1933 in Hong Kong. As a child, he was active in the Boy Scouts of America and achieved its second highest rank, Life Scout. Anders graduated from Grossmont High School in La Mesa, California. After receiving his high school diploma, he was accepted into...

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