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2014-04-07 23:27:09

First launched in January 2014, the initial course was followed by more than 14,000 students from around the world. (PRWEB) April 07, 2014 Scientists from Scripps Institution of Oceanography at UC San Diego have again collaborated with UC San Diego Extension to offer a repeat session of their popular massive open online course (MOOC) on global climate change. The 10-week course, “Climate Change in Four Dimensions: Scientific, Policy, International, and Social,” begins April 8. First...

2014-03-12 23:01:56

Chris Van Gorder recognized for innovative leadership. San Diego, CA (PRWEB) March 12, 2014 Scripps Health President and CEO Chris Van Gorder was named one of the 40 smartest people in health care by Becker’s Hospital Review, a leading health care industry news outlet. The list included best-selling author Atul Gawande, M.D.; former Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services administrators Don Berwick, M.D., Jonathan Blum and Mark McClellan, M.D.; Oregon Gov. John Kitzhaber, M.D.; and...

2014-03-03 23:00:23

Community leadership, public service recognized at 'Support and Remember' gala. San Diego, CA (PRWEB) March 03, 2014 The San Diego County Deputy Sheriff’s Foundation recently honored Scripps Health President and CEO Chris Van Gorder during the group’s first annual Support and Remember fundraising gala held at the Del Mar Country Club. Van Gorder was the guest of honor at the Feb. 28 event, which recognized his outstanding leadership in the community as well as his benevolence...

2014-01-21 23:00:19

Interim measures triggered by rising flu rates go into effect on Jan. 22. San Diego (PRWEB) January 21, 2014 In an effort to protect patients and staff from the flu, Scripps Health is putting in place a number of interim visitor restrictions at its five hospital campuses in San Diego County. “With cases of H1N1 influenza rising quickly in the area, we are taking precautionary measures to limit the risk of infection in our hospitals,” said Scripps Chief Medical Officer James LaBelle,...

2014-01-10 16:20:12

SAN DIEGO, Jan. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Embark on an unforgettable adventure and experience the annual epic journey of gray whales aboard Flagship Cruises & Events Whale Watching Tour with a naturalist from Birch Aquarium at Scripps Institution of Oceanography, UC San Diego. Celebrate our 14-year local partnership aboard twice-daily whale watching cruises departing from 990 North Harbor Drive, next to the USS Midway. Witness one of the longest mammal migrations in the world,...

2013-12-18 23:04:59

Scripps Green Hospital using ViSi Mobile to monitor patients on a constant basis. La Jolla, CA (PRWEB) December 18, 2013 Scripps Health has launched a pilot study using the ViSi Mobile wireless device to continuously track the vital signs of a group of patients at Scripps Green Hospital as part of a system-wide effort to evaluate and adopt the most promising new digital health technology. The ViSi Mobile study is designed to determine whether nurses and patients are comfortable using the...

Anxiety In Fish Caused By Rising Ocean Acidification
2013-12-04 19:35:14

Scripps Institution of Oceanography, UC San Diego Study shows acidity levels projected by the end of the century results in behavioral changes that could impact feeding, fisheries A new research study combining marine physiology, neuroscience, pharmacology, and behavioral psychology has revealed a surprising outcome from increases of carbon dioxide uptake in the oceans: anxious fish. A growing base of scientific evidence has shown that the absorption of human-produced carbon dioxide...

Fishing Has Reduced Vital Seaweed Eaters By More Than Fifty Percent
2013-12-04 19:27:07

Scripps Institution of Oceanography, UC San Diego In the first global assessment of its kind, a science team led by researchers at Scripps Institution of Oceanography at UC San Diego has produced a landmark report on the impact of fishing on a group of fish known to protect the health of coral reefs. The report, published in the journal Proceedings of the Royal Society B (Biological Sciences), offers key data for setting management and conservation targets to protect and preserve fragile...

2013-11-26 08:22:49

LA JOLLA, Calif., Nov. 26, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Four renowned scientists from the University of California San Diego and Scripps Institution of Oceanography are offering a free online climate change course starting in January 2014. "Climate Change in Four Dimensions: Scientific, Policy, International and Social" is one of the first massive open online courses (MOOC) being offered as a non-credit course by UC San Diego. The course is being taught by professors Charles Kennel, Naomi...

2013-09-10 08:31:10

WASHINGTON and LA JOLLA, Calif., Sept. 10, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Conversations exploring innovations in healthcare--from advances in cancer treatments to breakthroughs in brain mapping--are the focus of the third annual "The Atlantic Meets the Pacific," a national forum taking place October 2-4, 2013, in La Jolla, California. The program, presented by The Atlantic magazine and the University of California, San Diego, will showcase the people, tools, and ideas working to dramatically reshape...