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2011-07-12 19:00:00

CLEVELAND, July 12, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- In memory of their daughter, Angie, who died of melanoma at age 14, Char and Chuck Fowler have donated $17 million to establish The Angie Fowler Child & Young Adult Cancer Institute at University Hospitals (UH) Rainbow Babies & Children's Hospital. Their daughters and sons-in-law, Chann and Ed Spellman and Holley and Rob Martens join them in making this transformational gift. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110712/CL33727 )...

2011-05-04 06:00:00

CLEVELAND, May 4, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- University Hospitals (UH) announces the election of Alfred M. Rankin, Jr. as the new Chairman of the UH Board of Directors. Mr. Rankin, who has served on the UH Board of Directors for more than 25 years, is Chairman, President, and Chief Executive Officer of Cleveland-based NACCO Industries Inc. "Al is a lifelong Clevelander who is thoroughly committed to the cultural and economic growth of Northeast Ohio," says Thomas F. Zenty III, CEO of UH. "He...

2010-06-15 06:00:00

CLEVELAND, June 15 /PRNewswire/ -- DiversityInc, a leading publication on diversity and business, has recognized University Hospitals as a leader among health care institutions in its first ever Top Hospital Systems listing. Each year since 2001, DiversityInc has ranked the Top 50 Companies for Diversity based on results from an extensive questionnaire. This is the first year that hospital systems have been ranked separately. UH was selected for this honor based on its excellent...

2009-02-05 18:17:00

Hormones Expert Gustafsson to Lead Center for Nuclear Receptors and Cell Signaling at UH and Methodist HOUSTON, Feb. 5 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Gov. Rick Perry today announced the awarding of a $5.5 million grant to the University of Houston through the Texas Emerging Technology Fund (ETF). As a result of the ETF grant, UH has recruited a top hormones researcher and his team to carry out laboratory research and to create next-generation pharmaceuticals and medical technologies at a...


Word of the Day
caparison
  • A cloth or covering, more or less ornamented, laid over the saddle or furniture of a horse, especially of a sumpter-horse or horse of state.
  • Clothing, especially sumptuous clothing; equipment; outfit.
  • To cover with a caparison, as a horse.
  • To dress sumptuously; adorn with rich dress.
This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.
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