WHSC News Releases for June 2000




 

June 5, '00

EMORY RESEARCHER RECEIVES AMERICAN CANCER SOCIETY GRANT TO STUDY EFFECTS OF POLICY CHANGES ON CANCER SCREENING RATES - The American Cancer Society has awarded a two-year, $448,000 grant to Kathleen Adams, Ph.D., of Emory University to study how major policy changes have affected cancer screening rates among Americans, especially those of lower socio-economic status.
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June 5, '00

AFTER WAITING TO DIE, LEARNING TO LIVE AGAIN: Emory mental health specialists studying psychological significance of employment for people with HIV - Emory University researchers at the Grady Health System are studying how employment status affects the quality of life, psychological health and role identity of people with HIV.
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June 5, '00

CHRONIC DEPRESSION RESPONDS BEST TO COMBINATION OF MEDICINE AND THERAPY - A study in the May 17 New England Journal of Medicine shows that a combination of the antidepressant Serzone and psychotherapy effectively alleviates chronic depression in most patients.
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June 5, '00

EMORY DEVELOPS PLAN TO MEET CHALLENGES FACING ACADEMIC HEALTH CENTERS
CHICAGO - Like many academic health centers (AHCs), Woodruff Health Sciences Center (WHSC) of Emory University in Atlanta has had to develop strategies to deal with challenges such as decreased funding and changes in the managed care environment, according to a commentary in the May 10 issue of The Journal of the American Medical Center (JAMA).
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June 5, '00

EMORY JOINS INTERNET VENTURE TO CREATE AND MARKET RELIABLE EVIDENCE-BASED MEDICAL GUIDELINES - Emory Healthcare, along with four other academic health centers, has entered a partnership with WebEBM, an internet clinical decision support company, to create evidence-based medical guidelines and information for physicians and patients.
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