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2012-06-25 06:32:08

First researchers move to new home of U-M's Institute for Healthcare Policy and Innovation at North Campus Research Complex ANN ARBOR, Mich., June 25, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- With a common goal of making health care better, safer, more cost effective and more equal, nearly 400 health researchers from across the University of Michigan and partner organizations have formed one of the nation's largest research entities of its kind. The Institute for Healthcare Policy and...

2012-06-25 02:24:45

SARASOTA, Fla., June 25, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- World-renowned Six Sigma Champion Steven Falk is taking the global success of Six Sigma Sports to a new "Athlete-Zone" project, capable of spontaneous increases in athletic performance as high as 44.03 percent. Former Stanford Tennis USPTA Coach, USTA Official and Six Sigma Champion Steven Falk is now in the research and development phase of the "Athlete-Zone" project, which is a shortcut for Athletes to trigger emotion, which in turn directly...

2012-06-21 23:03:52

Come explore the future of insight innovation through the convergence of mobile, social media, advanced analytics, and the frontiers of human understanding. Cincinnati, OH (PRWEB) June 21, 2012 Market Research in the Mobile World US Conference will bring together practitioners and thought leaders to discuss the future of the insight function and of the market research industry. The location in Cincinnati and leading client-side and supplier organizations in the area have created an event...

2012-06-20 10:22:51

HOUSTON, June 20, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Texas Children's Hospital and Baylor College of Medicine's (BCM) Department of Pediatrics announced the availability of a three-year American College of Graduate Medical Education (ACGME) accredited fellowship program in child abuse pediatrics. The fellowship is designed to extensively train pediatricians to become academic leaders in all areas of child abuse and neglect including physical abuse, sexual abuse, neglect and medical child abuse....

2012-06-20 02:24:35

TAMPA, Fla., June 20, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Even during the recession and slow economic recovery, many occupations within allied health expanded, providing income for thousands at a time when other industries contracted. That growth is expected to continue this decade, according to federal government projections, a fact highlighted in a new infographic from U.S. News University Directory entitled "Allied Health: Anatomy of a Growing Industry." The infographic provides a powerful reference...

2012-06-18 10:24:13

HOUSTON, June 18, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Baylor College of Medicine and Texas Children's Hospital doctors are taking part in the upcoming 2012 World Rett Syndrome Congress in New Orleans. Dr. Huda Zoghbi, professor of neuroscience, pediatrics, molecular and human genetics, and neurology at Baylor College of Medicine and director of the Jan and Dan Duncan Neurological Research Institute (NRI) at Texas Children's Hospital, will co-chair the Family Education Conference and the Science...

2012-06-18 10:23:53

$285.6 million public-private partnership to enhance the nation's biosecurity preparedness and create jobs in Texas COLLEGE STATION, Texas, June 18, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- John Sharp, chancellor of The Texas A&M University System, today announced that the A&M System has been awarded a contract to develop one of three U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Centers for Innovation in Advanced Development and Manufacturing. The $285.6 million contract includes an...

2012-06-15 06:23:08

ATLANTA, June 15, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Special Olympics Georgia received a $80,000 grant from The UPS Foundation, the charitable arm of UPS (NYSE:UPS). The grant will be used to support the year-round program of training and competition in 24 Olympic-type sports for individuals with intellectual disabilities throughout Georgia. Special Olympics Georgia (SOGA) offers five State Games each year and over 500 local (county) meets, tournaments and competitions and offer opportunities...

2012-06-13 14:39:27

Many churches are missing opportunities to involve Christian women in philanthropy, with ministry leaders too often speaking "man to man" – despite the fact that women now control more than 51 percent of personal wealth nationally, according to a 2012 national survey. While Christian women are far more generous than the average person, the report – "Directions in Women's Giving 2012" – shows that many donors feel that church and ministry leaders neglect the role women...

2012-06-13 06:26:49

AUSTIN, Texas, June 13, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Young social innovators convened in Austin over the past several days as part of the Dell Social Innovation Challenge (DSIC), where Essmart Global was announced as the winner of the $50,000 Grand Prize. Essmart Global was selected last night from five teams for the prize, which recognizes undergraduate and graduate students who envision, create and implement social innovation projects that help communities around the world. Essmart Global gives...