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2014-06-25 16:25:55

Fund's first grant expected to focus on detection and treatment of Alzheimer's disease MADISON, Wis., June 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation (WEDC) and the Wisconsin Technology Innovation Initiative (Wi2) have established a $1 million seed fund to support commercialization of medical technology developed by the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140624/121225 While the fund will...

2014-02-13 23:03:34

Theresa Islo Joins Division of Continuing Education, Outreach & E-Learning as Program Manager after nearly two decades in the health and wellness industry. Madison, WI (PRWEB) February 13, 2014 The University of Wisconsin-Extension welcomes Theresa Islo as the new manager for its online Bachelor of Science in Health and Wellness Management program. Islo joins the UW-Extension’s Division of Continuing Education, Outreach & E-Learning (CEOEL) from the Wellness Council of...

2013-08-15 09:43:09

Children who are exposed to lead are nearly three times more likely to be suspended from school by the 4th grade than children who are not exposed, according to a new University of Wisconsin-Madison study funded jointly by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and the Wisconsin Partnership Program Education and Research Committee. "Students who are suspended from school are at greater risk of dropping out, twice as likely to use tobacco, and more likely to engage in violent behavior later in...

2013-04-23 23:02:06

UW-Green Bay Becomes First in UW System to Seek Accreditation. Madison, WI (PRWEB) April 23, 2013 Representatives from the University of Wisconsin Bachelor of Science in Health Information Management and Technology program announced today that the online bachelor´s degree is in candidacy status, pending accreditation review by the Commission on Accreditation for Health Informatics and Information Management Education (CAHIIM). CAHIIM is an independent accrediting organization whose...

2013-01-29 23:02:23

Frank W. Waterstraat, Jr., RHIA, has been named director of the online healthcare information management degree program. In this role, he will help ensure the new UW health information management and technology degree program prepares graduates with the education and skills necessary to qualify for emerging jobs in this rapidly changing industry. Madison, Wis. (PRWEB) January 29, 2013 The health information technology revolution is shaping the healthcare industry in a profound way. The...

2011-11-05 07:00:00

The UW Health Simulation Center â“ a state-of-the-art facility where University of Wisconsin Hospital and Clinics clinicians practice medical procedures on life-like patient manikins â“ held its grand opening on November 1, 2011. Madison, Wisconsin (PRWEB) November 05, 2011 The University of Wisconsin Hospital and Clinics unveiled a new, cutting-edge simulation center that lets medical students and staff practice their skills in a realistic environment...


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  • Scandinavian punch made of claret and aquavit with spices and raisins and orange peel and sugar.
This word comes from the Swedish 'glogg,' which is an alteration of 'glodgat,' mulled (wine).
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