academic medical centers

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Summary: Medical complexes consisting of medical school, hospitals, clinics, libraries, administrative facilities, etc.

Top Publications

  1. ncbi Utilization of intravenous tissue-type plasminogen activator for ischemic stroke at academic medical centers: the influence of ethnicity
    S C Johnston
    Neurovascular Service, Department of Neurology, University of California, San Francisco, CA 94143 0114, USA
    Stroke 32:1061-8. 2001
  2. ncbi The prevalence of clinically relevant incidental findings on chest computed tomographic angiograms ordered to diagnose pulmonary embolism
    William B Hall
    Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Campus Box 7020, 130 Mason Farm Rd, Chapel Hill, NC 27514
    Arch Intern Med 169:1961-5. 2009
  3. pmc Use of an electronic administrative database to identify older community dwelling adults at high-risk for hospitalization or emergency department visits: the elders risk assessment index
    Sarah J Crane
    Division of Primary Care Internal Medicine, Department of Medicine, Mayo Clinic, 200 First Street SW, Rochester, Minnesota, 55905, USA
    BMC Health Serv Res 10:338. 2010
  4. pmc Return on investment for a computerized physician order entry system
    Rainu Kaushal
    Division of General Medicine and Primary Care, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital and Harvard Medical School, 1620 Tremont Street, Boston, MA 02120 1613, USA
    J Am Med Inform Assoc 13:261-6. 2006
  5. ncbi Role modeling in physicians' professional formation: reconsidering an essential but untapped educational strategy
    Nuala P Kenny
    Department of Bioethics, Dalhousie University Faculty of Medicine, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
    Acad Med 78:1203-10. 2003
  6. ncbi Palliative care benchmarks from academic medical centers
    Martha L Twaddle
    Midwest Palliative and Hospice CareCenter, 2050 Claire Court, Glenview, IL 60025, USA
    J Palliat Med 10:86-98. 2007
  7. pmc Public health potential of farmers' markets on medical center campuses: a case study from Penn State Milton S. Hershey Medical Center
    Daniel R George
    Department of Humanities, Pennsylvania State College of Medicine, Hershey, USA
    Am J Public Health 101:2226-32. 2011
  8. ncbi Variations in provider conceptions of integrative medicine
    An Fu Hsiao
    UCI Center for Health Policy Research Irvine, CA, USA
    Soc Sci Med 62:2973-87. 2006
  9. pmc Increasing burden of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus hospitalizations at US academic medical centers, 2003-2008
    Michael Z David
    Department of Medicine, University of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois 60637, USA
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 33:782-9. 2012
  10. pmc Integrating complementary and alternative medicine into academic medical centers: experience and perceptions of nine leading centers in North America
    Sunita Vohra
    CARE Program, Department of Pediatrics, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
    BMC Health Serv Res 5:78. 2005

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Publications228 found, 100 shown here

  1. ncbi Utilization of intravenous tissue-type plasminogen activator for ischemic stroke at academic medical centers: the influence of ethnicity
    S C Johnston
    Neurovascular Service, Department of Neurology, University of California, San Francisco, CA 94143 0114, USA
    Stroke 32:1061-8. 2001
    We sought to measure the overall rate of usage of tissue-type plasminogen activator (tPA) for ischemic stroke at academic medical centers, and to determine whether ethnicity was associated with usage.
  2. ncbi The prevalence of clinically relevant incidental findings on chest computed tomographic angiograms ordered to diagnose pulmonary embolism
    William B Hall
    Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Campus Box 7020, 130 Mason Farm Rd, Chapel Hill, NC 27514
    Arch Intern Med 169:1961-5. 2009
    ..Our objective was to determine the prevalence and management implications of incidental findings on chest CTAs ordered to assess for PE...
  3. pmc Use of an electronic administrative database to identify older community dwelling adults at high-risk for hospitalization or emergency department visits: the elders risk assessment index
    Sarah J Crane
    Division of Primary Care Internal Medicine, Department of Medicine, Mayo Clinic, 200 First Street SW, Rochester, Minnesota, 55905, USA
    BMC Health Serv Res 10:338. 2010
    ..The goal of this study is to demonstrate the use of an electronic medical record to create an administrative index which is able to risk-stratify this heterogeneous population...
  4. pmc Return on investment for a computerized physician order entry system
    Rainu Kaushal
    Division of General Medicine and Primary Care, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital and Harvard Medical School, 1620 Tremont Street, Boston, MA 02120 1613, USA
    J Am Med Inform Assoc 13:261-6. 2006
    ..The high costs and limited data on financial benefits of CPOE systems are a major barrier to adoption. The authors assessed the costs and financial benefits of the CPOE system at Brigham and Women's Hospital over ten years...
  5. ncbi Role modeling in physicians' professional formation: reconsidering an essential but untapped educational strategy
    Nuala P Kenny
    Department of Bioethics, Dalhousie University Faculty of Medicine, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
    Acad Med 78:1203-10. 2003
    ....
  6. ncbi Palliative care benchmarks from academic medical centers
    Martha L Twaddle
    Midwest Palliative and Hospice CareCenter, 2050 Claire Court, Glenview, IL 60025, USA
    J Palliat Med 10:86-98. 2007
    ..Palliative care is growing in the United States but little is known about the quality of care delivered...
  7. pmc Public health potential of farmers' markets on medical center campuses: a case study from Penn State Milton S. Hershey Medical Center
    Daniel R George
    Department of Humanities, Pennsylvania State College of Medicine, Hershey, USA
    Am J Public Health 101:2226-32. 2011
    ....
  8. ncbi Variations in provider conceptions of integrative medicine
    An Fu Hsiao
    UCI Center for Health Policy Research Irvine, CA, USA
    Soc Sci Med 62:2973-87. 2006
    ..chiropractors, internists/family practitioners, and physician acupuncturists in private practice and at academic medical centers in Los Angeles...
  9. pmc Increasing burden of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus hospitalizations at US academic medical centers, 2003-2008
    Michael Z David
    Department of Medicine, University of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois 60637, USA
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 33:782-9. 2012
    ..We estimated the incidence of all MRSA infections among inpatients at US academic medical centers (AMCs) per 1,000 admissions during 2003-2008.
  10. pmc Integrating complementary and alternative medicine into academic medical centers: experience and perceptions of nine leading centers in North America
    Sunita Vohra
    CARE Program, Department of Pediatrics, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
    BMC Health Serv Res 5:78. 2005
    ..The objective of this study was to develop a guide for academic health sciences centers that may wish to consider starting an integrative medicine program...
  11. ncbi Teaching hospital costs: implications for academic missions in a competitive market
    R Mechanic
    The Lewin Group, Fairfax, VA, USA
    JAMA 280:1015-9. 1998
    ..As the managed care environment demands lower prices and a greater focus on primary care, the high cost of teaching hospitals may adversely affect their ability to carry out academic missions...
  12. pmc Literacy and blood pressure--do healthcare systems influence this relationship? A cross-sectional study
    Benjamin J Powers
    Center for Health Services Research in Primary Care, Durham VAMC, Durham NC, USA
    BMC Health Serv Res 8:219. 2008
    ..We sought to determine the association between literacy and blood pressure in primary care patients with hypertension and to determine if this relationship was consistent across distinct systems of healthcare delivery...
  13. ncbi Generation X: implications for faculty recruitment and development in academic health centers
    Janet Bickel
    Acad Med 80:205-10. 2005
    ..Given the trends discussed in this article, such supports and adaptations are indicated to assure that academic health centers maintain traditions of excellence...
  14. ncbi The Clinical Health Economics System Simulation (CHESS): a teaching tool for systems- and practice-based learning
    John D Voss
    Division of General Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine, Box 800744, University of Virginia Health System, Charlottesville, VA 22908, USA
    Acad Med 80:129-34. 2005
    b>Academic medical centers face barriers to training physicians in systems- and practice-based learning competencies needed to function in the changing health care environment...
  15. pmc Life-science research within US academic medical centers
    Darren E Zinner
    Schneider Institutes for Health Policy, Heller School for Social Policy and Management, Brandeis University, 415 South St, MS 035, Waltham, MA 02454, USA
    JAMA 302:969-76. 2009
    Besides the generic "basic" vs "applied" labels, little information is known about the types of life-science research conducted within academic medical centers (AMCs).
  16. ncbi No decrease in clindamycin susceptibility despite increased use of clindamycin for pediatric community-associated methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus skin infections
    Jillian M Szczesiul
    Department of Pharmacy, The Johns Hopkins Hospital, The Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Pediatr Infect Dis J 26:852-4. 2007
    ..Despite a significant increase in empiric clindamycin use, 97% of community-associated-MRSA isolates retained susceptibility to clindamycin...
  17. ncbi Job satisfaction and motivation among physicians in academic medical centers: insights from a cross-national study
    Katharina Janus
    Columbia University, USA
    J Health Polit Policy Law 33:1133-67. 2008
    ..assesses how work-related monetary and nonmonetary factors affect physicians' job satisfaction at three academic medical centers in Germany and the United States, two countries whose differing health care systems experience similar ..
  18. ncbi Press releases by academic medical centers: not so academic?
    Steven Woloshin
    Veterans Affairs Outcomes Group, Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center, White River Junction, Vermont 05009, USA
    Ann Intern Med 150:613-8. 2009
    ..The news media are often criticized for exaggerated coverage of weak science. Press releases, a source of information for many journalists, might be a source of those exaggerations...
  19. pmc Rationale and design of the Pharmacist Intervention for Low Literacy in Cardiovascular Disease (PILL-CVD) study
    Jeffrey L Schnipper
    Division of General Medicine and Primary Care, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
    Circ Cardiovasc Qual Outcomes 3:212-9. 2010
    ..Pharmacist-based interventions may be effective in promoting the safe and effective use of medications, especially among high-risk patients such as those with low health literacy...
  20. ncbi Laparoscopic colon resection trends in utilization and rate of conversion to open procedure: a national database review of academic medical centers
    Anton Simorov
    Departments of Surgery, University of Nebraska Medical Center, Omaha, NE, USA
    Ann Surg 256:462-8. 2012
    ..This study aims to examine trends of utilization and rates of conversion to open procedure for patients undergoing laparoscopic colon resections (LCR)...
  21. ncbi Health care-associated candidemia--a distinct entity?
    Joyti Gulia
    Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine Service, Department of Medicine, Washington Hospital Center, Washington, DC 20010, USA
    J Hosp Med 5:298-301. 2010
    ..Although epidemiologic studies document the clear existence of health care-associated pneumonia, little is known about fungal pathogens and their role in HCAIs...
  22. ncbi Current state of information technologies for the clinical research enterprise across academic medical centers
    Shawn N Murphy
    Partners HealthCare System, Inc, Research Computing, Charlestown, Massachusetts, USA
    Clin Transl Sci 5:281-4. 2012
    ..The Clinical Research Forum's IT Roundtable performed a survey of 17 representative academic medical centers (AMCs) to understand the adoption rate and implementation strategies within this field...
  23. ncbi Organizational factors associated with high performance in quality and safety in academic medical centers
    Mark A Keroack
    Clinical Practice Advancement Center at University HealthSystem Consortium UHC, Oak Brook, IL 60523, USA
    Acad Med 82:1178-86. 2007
    Leaders of academic medical centers (AMCs) are challenged to ensure consistent high performance in quality and safety across all clinical services...
  24. pmc The response of academic medical centers to the 2010 Haiti earthquake: the Mount Sinai School of Medicine experience
    Jonathan A Ripp
    Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, New York, USA
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 86:32-5. 2012
    ..In the aftermath, there was an enormous relief effort in which academic medical centers (AMC) played an important role...
  25. ncbi Physician assistant and nurse practitioner utilization in academic medical centers
    Marc Moote
    University of Michigan Hospitals and Health Centers, Office of Clinical Affairs, 1500 E Medical Center Drive, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 0825, USA
    Am J Med Qual 26:452-60. 2011
    ..Data were gathered from a national sample of University HealthSystem Consortium member academic medical centers (AMCs)...
  26. ncbi Academic medical centers and medical research: the challenges ahead
    Jordan J Cohen
    Association of American Medical Colleges, Washington, DC 20037, USA
    JAMA 294:1367-72. 2005
    Although the present era offers more promise for medical research progress than ever before, academic medical centers also face more daunting challenges for the conduct of medical research: high expectations by the public for a steady ..
  27. pmc Variations in PET/CT methodology for oncologic imaging at U.S. academic medical centers: an imaging response assessment team survey
    Michael M Graham
    Department of Radiology, University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA 52242, USA
    J Nucl Med 52:311-7. 2011
    ..To determine the variability in detail, a survey of IRAT sites and IRAT affiliates was performed...
  28. ncbi Missed diagnosis of psychotic depression at 4 academic medical centers
    Anthony J Rothschild
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Massachusetts Medical School, and UMass Memorial Healthcare, Worcester, MA 01605, USA
    J Clin Psychiatry 69:1293-6. 2008
    ..Major depressive disorder with psychotic features (psychotic depression), though occurring relatively frequently in the general population, is a commonly missed psychiatric diagnosis...
  29. ncbi Facilitating faculty success: outcomes and cost benefit of the UCSD National Center of Leadership in Academic Medicine
    Deborah L Wingard
    Acad Med 79:S9-11. 2004
    ..In 1998, the University of California San Diego (UCSD) was selected as one of four National Centers of Leadership in Academic Medicine (NCLAM) to develop a structured mentoring program for junior faculty...
  30. ncbi Developing academic careers in family medicine within the Mediterranean setting
    Christos Lionis
    Fam Pract 21:477-8. 2004
  31. ncbi Fluoroquinolone utilization in the emergency departments of academic medical centers: prevalence of, and risk factors for, inappropriate use
    Ebbing Lautenbach
    Division of Infectious Diseases, Department of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Center for Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, 825 Blockley Hall, 423 Guardian Dr, Philadelphia, PA 19104 6021, USA
    Arch Intern Med 163:601-5. 2003
    ..Designing strategies to limit FQ resistance by optimizing FQ use depends on identifying patterns of inappropriate FQ use. Use of FQs in emergency departments (EDs) has not been studied...
  32. pmc How promptly are inpatients treated for critical laboratory results?
    G J Kuperman
    Division of Clinical Systems Research and Development, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Partners HealthCare System, Boston, MA, USA
    J Am Med Inform Assoc 5:112-9. 1998
    ..A CLR was defined as a result that met either the critical reporting criteria used by the laboratory at Brigham and Women's Hospital or other, more complex criteria...
  33. ncbi Performance, training, quality assurance, and reimbursement of emergency physician-performed ultrasonography at academic medical centers
    Christopher L Moore
    Section of Emergency Medicine, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, Connecticut 06519, USA
    J Ultrasound Med 23:459-66. 2004
    ..To determine the current state of bedside emergency physician-performed ultrasonography in terms of prevalence, training, quality assurance, and reimbursement at emergency medicine residency programs...
  34. ncbi The academic medical center of the future: a center for integrative study
    J Engelberg
    University of Kentucky Albert B Chandler Medical Center, Lexington, USA
    Acad Med 75:194-6. 2000
    ..at the higher levels of organization. Academic medical centers are intrinsically integrative because of their mission and thus are likely places for integrative study ..
  35. ncbi Managing discontinuity in academic medical centers: strategies for a safe and effective resident sign-out
    Arpana R Vidyarthi
    Department of Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, CA, USA
    J Hosp Med 1:257-66. 2006
    ..Although studies show that discontinuity may be harmful to patients, this is little data to assist residency programs in redesigning systems to improve sign-out and manage the discontinuity...
  36. ncbi Clinical pathways improve hospital resource use in endocrine surgery
    Rajan P Kulkarni
    Department of Surgery, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, Los Angeles, CA, USA
    J Am Coll Surg 212:35-41. 2011
    ..Here, we describe novel clinical pathways developed for endocrine operations (ie, unilateral thyroid lobectomy, total thyroidectomy, parathyroidectomy) and evaluate their effects on economic end points at a major academic hospital...
  37. ncbi Responding to disasters: academic medical centers' responsibilities and opportunities
    David P Sklar
    Department of Emergency Medicine, University of New Mexico School of Medicine, Albuquerque, New Mexico 87131, USA
    Acad Med 82:797-800. 2007
    ..The authors explore the potential role and impact of academic medical centers (AMC)s in disaster response...
  38. ncbi The Minnesota Molecular and Cellular Therapeutics Facility: a state-of-the-art biotherapeutics engineering laboratory
    David H McKenna
    Division of Minnesota Molecular and Cellular Therapeutics Facility, University of Minnesota, Saint Paul, MN 55108, USA
    Transfus Med Rev 19:217-28. 2005
    ..Here we provide an overview of the Minnesota Molecular and Cellular Therapeutics (MMCT) Facility, detailing our approach to the manufacture of novel therapeutics and highlighting current and future activities...
  39. pmc Immediate benefits realized following implementation of physician order entry at an academic medical center
    Hagop S Mekhjian
    The Ohio State University Medical Center, Columbus, Ohio, USA
    J Am Med Inform Assoc 9:529-39. 2002
    ..To evaluate the benefits of computerized physician order entry (POE) and electronic medication administration record (eMAR) on the delivery of health care...
  40. ncbi Hospital arrival time and intravenous t-PA use in US Academic Medical Centers, 2001-2004
    Judith H Lichtman
    Section of Chronic Disease Epidemiology, Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT 06520 8034, USA
    Stroke 40:3845-50. 2009
    ....
  41. ncbi Developing a consensus framework and risk profile for agents of opportunity in academic medical centers: implications for public health preparedness
    Brenna M Farmer
    New York Presbyterian Hospital Weill Cornell Medical Center, NY 10065, USA
    Disaster Med Public Health Prep 4:318-25. 2010
    Agents of opportunity (AO) in academic medical centers (AMC) are defined as unregulated or lightly regulated substances used for medical research or patient care that can be used as "dual purpose" substances by terrorists to inflict ..
  42. ncbi Confronting conflict: addressing institutional conflicts of interest in academic medical centers
    Bryan A Liang
    Institute of Health Law Studies, California Western School of Law, USA
    Am J Law Med 36:136-87. 2010
    ..Yet a more substantive concern-institutional conflicts of interest ("ICOIs") in academic medical centers ("AMCs") engaged in research and clinical care-have yet to garner sufficient attention, despite their ..
  43. ncbi The HCAP gap: differences between self-reported practice patterns and published guidelines for health care-associated pneumonia
    Gregory B Seymann
    Division of Hospital Medicine, Department of Medicine, University of California San Diego, CA 92103 8485, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 49:1868-74. 2009
    ..In contrast to community-acquired pneumonia (CAP), patients with HCAP are at increased risk for multidrug-resistant organisms, and appropriate initial antibiotic therapy is associated with reduced mortality...
  44. ncbi Impact of Bordetella pertussis exposures on a Massachusetts tertiary care medical system
    Iva Zivna
    Division of Infectious Diseases and Immunology, University of Massachusetts Memorial Medical Center, Worcester, MA 01655, USA
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 28:708-12. 2007
    ..To assess the impact of outbreaks of Bordetella pertussis infection on a tertiary care medical system...
  45. ncbi Identification, evaluation, and management of obesity in an academic primary care center
    Sarah Harvey O'Brien
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
    Pediatrics 114:e154-9. 2004
    ..While the medical community struggles to develop effective strategies for the treatment of this epidemic, timely identification of obesity by pediatric health care providers remains the crucial initial step in the management of obesity...
  46. ncbi Strategies for the administration of a clinical trials infrastructure: lessons from a comprehensive cancer center
    Leonard A Zwelling
    Office of Research Administration, The University of Texas M D Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas, USA
    Cancer Treat Res 132:241-74. 2007
  47. ncbi Service delivery innovations at Mayo Clinic
    Prathibha Varkey
    Mayo Clinic College of Medicine, USA
    Minn Med 88:39-42. 2005
    ....
  48. ncbi The Johns Hopkins Urban Health Institute: A collaborative response to urban health issues
    Claude Earl Fox
    Johns Hopkins Urban Health Institute, Baltimore, Maryland 21202 4036, USA
    Acad Med 79:1169-74. 2004
    ..The authors conclude by outlining the next steps planned for the institute...
  49. ncbi Multigenerational challenges in academic medicine: UCDavis's responses
    Lydia Pleotis Howell
    University of California, School of Medicine, Davis, Sacramento, CA 95817, USA
    Acad Med 80:527-32. 2005
    ..Ongoing evaluation will further refine this approach...
  50. ncbi Just for Us: an academic medical center-community partnership to maintain the health of a frail low-income senior population
    Susan D Yaggy
    Division of Community Health, Department of Community and Family Medicine, Duke University Medical Center, Box 2914, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    Gerontologist 46:271-6. 2006
    ..To promote health and maintain independence, Just for Us provides financially sustainable, in-home, integrated care to medically fragile, low-income seniors and disabled adults living in subsidized housing...
  51. pmc Policies of academic medical centers for disclosing financial conflicts of interest to potential research participants
    Kevin P Weinfurt
    Center for Clinical and Genetic Economics, Duke Clinical Research Institute, P O Box 17969, Durham, NC 27715, USA
    Acad Med 81:113-8. 2006
    ....
  52. ncbi Perioperative outcomes of bariatric surgery in adolescents compared with adults at academic medical centers
    J Esteban Varela
    Department of Surgery, University of Texas Southwestern, Dallas, Texas 75216, USA
    Surg Obes Relat Dis 3:537-40; discussion 541-2. 2007
    ..To compare the perioperative outcomes of bariatric surgery between adolescent (12-18 years) and adult (>18 years) patients for the treatment of morbid obesity using an administrative database...
  53. ncbi Attitudes of clinical faculty about career progress, career success and recognition, and commitment to academic medicine. Results of a survey
    L M Buckley
    Medical College of Virginia Campus, Virginia Commonwealth University School of Medicine, 1200 E Broad St, PO Box 980102, Richmond, VA 23298 0102, USA
    Arch Intern Med 160:2625-9. 2000
    ..To assess attitudes about career progress, resources for career development, and commitment to academic medicine in physician faculty at an academic medical center who spend more than 50% of their time in clinical care...
  54. pmc The relationship between hospital volume and outcome in bariatric surgery at academic medical centers
    Ninh T Nguyen
    Department of Surgery, University of California, Irvine, Medical Center, Orange, CA, USA
    Ann Surg 240:586-93; discussion 593-4. 2004
    ..To examine the effect of hospital volume of bariatric surgery on morbidity, mortality, and costs at academic centers...
  55. ncbi Influence of patient literacy on the effectiveness of a primary care-based diabetes disease management program
    Russell L Rothman
    Center for Health Services Research, Division of General Medicine, Department of Medicine, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, Tenn 37232 8300, USA
    JAMA 292:1711-6. 2004
    ..Low literacy is an important barrier for patients with diabetes, but interventions to address low literacy have not been well examined...
  56. ncbi Integrating clinician-educators into Academic Medical Centers: challenges and potential solutions
    W Levinson
    University of Chicago, Division of the Biological Sciences Pritzker School of Medicine, Chicago, Illinois, USA
    Acad Med 75:906-12. 2000
    During the last decade academic medical centers (AMCs) have hired large numbers of clinician-educators to teach and provide clinical care...
  57. ncbi The academic department of surgery: between Scylla and Charybdis
    Samuel Eric Wilson
    Department of Surgery, School of Medicine, University of California Irvine, CA, USA
    Arch Surg 140:719-23. 2005
  58. ncbi The U.S. health care system is in crisis: implications for academic medical centers and their missions
    Richard Lofgren
    University of Kentucky Health Care, University of Kentucky, Lexington, Kentucky 40506, USA
    Acad Med 81:713-20. 2006
    ..Leaders of academic medical centers must understand the forces and dynamics of change, and the potential institutional response to improve ..
  59. ncbi An academic compensation plan for an orthopaedic department
    Jon J P Warner
    Harvard Medical School, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    Clin Orthop Relat Res 457:64-72. 2007
    ....
  60. ncbi Sex bias and underutilization of lipid-lowering therapy in patients with coronary artery disease at academic medical centers in the United States and Canada. Prospective Randomized Evaluation of the Vascular Effects of Norvasc Trial (PREVENT) Investigator
    M Miller
    Department of Medicine, University of Maryland Medical Center, Baltimore, USA
    Arch Intern Med 160:343-7. 2000
    ..However, limited information is available assessing the extent to which these medications are prescribed in academic medical centers.
  61. ncbi The cost of institutional review boards in academic medical centers
    Jeremy Sugarman
    N Engl J Med 352:1825-7. 2005
  62. ncbi The "mommy tenure track"
    Julia Draznin
    Department of Medicine, Division of Hematology Oncology, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine UPSM, 3400 Spruce Street, 16 Penn Tower, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Acad Med 79:289-90. 2004
    ..She also cites innovative initiatives being carried out at one institution to help women, including young mothers, with their academic careers and promotions...
  63. ncbi Estimating the degree of emergency department overcrowding in academic medical centers: results of the National ED Overcrowding Study (NEDOCS)
    Steven J Weiss
    University of California Davis Medical Center, Sacramento, CA, USA
    Acad Emerg Med 11:38-50. 2004
    ....
  64. ncbi Use of complementary and alternative medicine in pediatric pain management service: a survey
    Yuan Chi Lin
    Department of Anesthesiology, Perioperative and Pain Medicine, Children s Hospital Boston Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    Pain Med 6:452-8. 2005
    ..To survey the use of complementary and alternative medical therapies by pediatric pain management services affiliated with major universities...
  65. ncbi Implementing duty-hour restrictions without diminishing patient care or education: can it be done?
    Bradley R Mathis
    Department of Internal Medicine, University of Cincinnati College of Medicine, 231 Albert Sabin Way, Cincinnati, OH 45267 0557, USA
    Acad Med 81:68-75. 2006
    ..To implement and evaluate a new ward team call system that would meet the Accreditation Council on Graduate Medical Education's (ACGME) duty-hour requirements without compromising patient care or detracting from resident education...
  66. ncbi Is personality a determinant of patient satisfaction with hospital care?
    A A J Hendriks
    Department of Psychology, Applied Psychology, University of Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland
    Int J Qual Health Care 18:152-8. 2006
    ..We investigated to what extent personality is associated with patient satisfaction with hospital care. A sizeable association with personality would render patient satisfaction invalid as an indicator of hospital care quality...
  67. ncbi How to run a successful academic practice plan
    Allan S Detsky
    Mount Sinai Hospital, University Health Network, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    JAMA 298:799-801. 2007
  68. ncbi Health industry practices that create conflicts of interest: a policy proposal for academic medical centers
    Troyen A Brennan
    Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Mass 02115, USA
    JAMA 295:429-33. 2006
    ..We propose a policy under which academic medical centers would take the lead in eliminating the conflicts of interest that still characterize the relationship ..
  69. ncbi Biobanking for interdisciplinary clinical research
    P H J Riegman
    Department of Pathology, Josephine Nefkens Institute, Erasmus MC, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Pathobiology 74:239-44. 2007
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  70. ncbi Primary care compensation at an academic medical center: a model for the mixed-payer environment
    A J Sussman
    Brigham and Women s Physicians Organization BWPO, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Acad Med 76:693-9. 2001
    ..The authors conclude that the program has succeeded in giving incentives for academic PCPs to achieve under the growing demands for revenue self-sufficiency, managed care performance, quality of care, and academic commitment...
  71. pmc The Academic Medical Center Linear Disability Score (ALDS) item bank: item response theory analysis in a mixed patient population
    Rebecca Holman
    Department of Neurology, Academic Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Health Qual Life Outcomes 3:83. 2005
    ..This paper examines the measurement properties of the Academic Medical Center linear disability score item bank in a mixed population...
  72. doi Academic medical centers and financial conflicts of interest
    David J Rothman
    JAMA 299:695-7. 2008
  73. ncbi Financial and organizational turmoil in the academic health center: is it a crisis or an opportunity for medical education?
    Darrell G Kirch
    Milton S Hershey Medical Center, PA 17033, USA
    Acad Psychiatry 30:5-8. 2006
  74. ncbi Antimicrobial activity of daptomycin tested against clinical strains of indicated species isolated in North American medical centers (2003)
    Helio S Sader
    JMI Laboratories, North Liberty, IA 52317, USA
    Diagn Microbiol Infect Dis 53:329-32. 2005
    ..Resistance to oxacillin or vancomycin did not influence daptomycin activity against S. aureus or E. faecalis...
  75. ncbi The future of hospital economic health
    David R Gerber
    Section of Critical Care Medicine, Division of Cardiovascular Disease and Critical Care Medicine, Cooper University Hospital, Camden, NJ, USA
    Crit Care Med 34:S88-93. 2006
    To evaluate factors which may influence the economic future of academic medical centers (AMCs).
  76. pmc Invention, innovation, entrepreneurship in academic medical centers
    Mehmet Toner
    Surgical Services and Center for Engineering in Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, and Shriners Hospital for Children, Boston, Mass, USA
    Surgery 143:168-71. 2008
  77. ncbi Diagnostic CT scans: institutional informed consent guidelines and practices at academic medical centers
    Christoph I Lee
    Department of Diagnostic Radiology, Yale University School of Medicine 333 Cedar Street, TE 2, New Haven, CT 06510, USA
    AJR Am J Roentgenol 187:282-7. 2006
    The purpose of this article is to characterize current informed consent practices for diagnostic CT scans at U.S. academic medical centers.
  78. ncbi Issues in the recruitment and success of women in academic surgery
    Seema S Sonnad
    Department of Surgery, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, USA
    Surgery 132:415-9. 2002
    ..We undertook a national survey of male and female academic surgeons to identify issues and perceptions surrounding the success of women in surgery...
  79. pmc Quality of diabetes care in U.S. academic medical centers: low rates of medical regimen change
    Richard W Grant
    General Medicine Division, Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02114, USA
    Diabetes Care 28:337-442. 2005
    To assess both standard and novel diabetes quality measures in a national sample of U.S. academic medical centers.
  80. ncbi Departments, divisions and centers in the evolution of medical schools
    Eugene Braunwald
    Am J Med 119:457-62. 2006
  81. ncbi Impact of reduced duty hours on residents' educational satisfaction at the University of California, San Francisco
    Arpana R Vidyarthi
    University of California, San Francisco, CA 94143 0131, USA
    Acad Med 81:76-81. 2006
    ..To assess the impact of the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education duty-hour limitations on residents' educational satisfaction...
  82. ncbi Patient satisfaction instruments used at academic medical centers: results of a survey
    Aerlyn G Dawn
    Duke University School of Medicine Fuqua School of Business, Durham, NC, USA
    Am J Med Qual 18:265-9. 2003
    ..However, there is limited knowledge regarding the patient satisfaction instruments being used by leading academic medical centers. The objective of this study was to determine the types of patient satisfaction instruments used by ..
  83. ncbi Motivation and compensation in academic radiology
    Jui G Bhagwat
    Department of Radiology, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    J Am Coll Radiol 1:493-6. 2004
    ....
  84. ncbi Utilization of laparoscopy in colorectal surgery for cancer at academic medical centers: does site of surgery affect rate of laparoscopy?
    Joseph C Carmichael
    Department of Surgery, University of California, Irvine School of Medicine, Irvine, California 92868, USA
    Am Surg 77:1300-4. 2011
    ..The aim of this study was to determine the rate of use of laparoscopic colorectal surgery for cancer at academic medical centers and to evaluate if the site of surgery influences the rate of use...
  85. pmc Looking forward to promotion: characteristics of participants in the Prospective Study of Promotion in Academia
    Brent W Beasley
    Division of General Internal Medicine, University of Missouri in Kansas City St Luke s Hospital, 4401 Wornall Road, Kansas City, MO 64111, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 18:705-10. 2003
    ..To determine what clinician-educators consider important for promotion, and what support they find helpful and useful for success...
  86. ncbi Challenges in academic surgery
    Walter Lawrence
    J Am Coll Surg 201:489-90; author reply 490. 2005
  87. ncbi Strategies for improving attendance at medical grand rounds at an academic medical center
    Paul S Mueller
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minn 55905, USA
    Mayo Clin Proc 78:549-53. 2003
    ..To evaluate, in this before-and-after study, the results of 5 strategies for improving attendance at medical grand rounds at a tertiary care academic medical center...
  88. ncbi Case study: a data warehouse for an academic medical center
    J S Einbinder
    Department of Health Evaluation Sciences, University of Virginia, USA
    J Healthc Inf Manag 15:165-75. 2001
    ..Specifically, the CDR must support multiple missions, including research and education, in addition to administration and management. Users include not only analysts and administrators but clinicians, researchers, and students...
  89. ncbi Revitalization of academic medicine: looking into the future
    Ana Marusic
    Department of Anatomy, Zagreb University School of Medicine, 10000 Zagreb, Croatia
    Croat Med J 46:1-3. 2005
  90. ncbi Patterns and problems of adult total parenteral nutrition use in US academic medical centers
    P R Schloerb
    Department of Surgery and the Nutritional Support Service, University of Kansas Medical Center, Kansas City 66160, USA
    Arch Surg 133:7-12. 1998
    To determine the pattern of total parenteral nutrition (TPN) use in US academic medical centers because TPN in adults may be associated with complications related to excessive glucose (dextrose) administration and a respiratory quotient ..
  91. ncbi Academic medical centers' standards for clinical-trial agreements with industry
    Michelle M Mello
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    N Engl J Med 352:2202-10. 2005
    ..We studied institutional standards regarding contractual provisions that restrict investigators' control over trials...
  92. pmc Centralized oversight of physician-scientist faculty development at Vanderbilt: early outcomes
    Abigail M Brown
    Programs of Clinical and Translational Scientist Development and Biomedical Research Education and Training, Vanderbilt School of Medicine, Nashville, Tennessee 37232 6602, USA
    Acad Med 83:969-75. 2008
    ..The authors evaluate the impact of the VPSD and VCRS programs on early career outcomes of physician-scientists...
  93. pmc Do community medicine residency trainees learn through journal club? An experience from a developing country
    Saima Akhund
    Human Development Programme, Aga Khan University, Karachi, Pakistan
    BMC Med Educ 6:43. 2006
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  94. ncbi Creating an infrastructure for training in the responsible conduct of research: the University of Pittsburgh's experience
    Barbara E Barnes
    Center for Continuing Education in the Health Sciences, 200 Lothrop Street overnight mail 3708 Fifth Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Acad Med 81:119-27. 2006
    ..The University of Pittsburgh's experience with the RPF demonstrates the importance of developing an infrastructure for training that is comprehensive, scalable, reliable, centralized, affordable, and sustainable...
  95. ncbi Training experiences of U.S. combined internal medicine and pediatrics residents
    Thomas Melgar
    Michigan State University Kalamazoo Center for Medical Studies, Kalamazoo, Michigan, USA
    Acad Med 81:440-6. 2006
    ..To investigate the demographics and training experiences of internal medicine and pediatrics (med-peds) physicians...
  96. ncbi Leadership: from a psychiatric to an institutional perspective
    Karen E Broquet
    SIU Office of Residency Affairs, and School of Medicine, Southern Illinois University, PO Box 19656, Springfield, IL 62794 9656, USA
    Acad Psychiatry 30:289-91. 2006
  97. ncbi Response to Carlson/Morrison guest editorial: "evaluating palliative care programs: let's do it right"
    Joanne Cuny
    J Palliat Med 10:638-40. 2007
  98. pmc A partnership in teaching evidence-based medicine to interns at the University of Washington Medical Center
    Andrea Ryce
    National Network of Libraries of Medicine, Pacific Northwest Region, USA
    J Med Libr Assoc 95:283-6. 2007
  99. ncbi The impact of facilitation of small-group discussions of psychosocial topics in medicine on faculty growth and development
    Arno K Kumagai
    University of Michigan Medical School, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48109 0726, USA
    Acad Med 83:976-81. 2008
    ..impact does facilitating small-group discussions of the patient's experience with chronic illness, the doctor-patient relationship, and doctoring have on faculty instructors' attitudes regarding their roles as clinicians and teachers?"..
  100. ncbi Turf wars in radiology: what must academic radiology do?
    Vijay M Rao
    Department of Radiology, Thomas Jefferson University Hospital and Jefferson Medical College, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19107, USA
    J Am Coll Radiol 4:622-5. 2007
    ..The Society of Chairmen of Academic Radiology Departments needs to assume a leadership role in implementing these changes...
  101. ncbi Understanding what residents want and what residents need: the challenge of cultural training in pediatrics
    Mary Ellen Macdonald
    McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Med Teach 29:444-51. 2007
    ..There is increasing recognition of the need for sophistication in the way culture is understood and taught in medicine...

Research Grants70

  1. NIH Director's Pioneer Award
    ERICH JARVIS; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..Repairing the pathway in vocal learners, when damaged, would have profound impact for correcting neurological disorders of speech. ..
  2. Brain Activation responses in adolescents with genetic predisposition to obesity
    Susan Carnell; Fiscal Year: 2011
    ..The results may lead to new drugs and interventions to improve eating behavior, and help establish unbiased indicators of obesity risk and prognosis for use in research and clinical settings. ..
  3. Regulation of thyroid hormone levels by central and peripheral pathways
    KRISTEN RACHEL VELLA; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..The environment at the BIDMC and HMS and its other academic medical centers within the Longwood Medical Area will provide me with outstanding opportunities for training, career ..
  4. Neurobehavioral Correlates of Familial/genetic obesity risk in adolescents
    Susan Carnell; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..abstract_text> ..
  5. Mitochondrial dysfunction, oxidative stress, and surgical acute kidney injury
    FREDERIC TREMAINE BILLINGS; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Strong institutional investment in the candidate optimizes his likelihood of progressing to independence and impacting on adverse effects of surgery. ..
  6. Using Drosophila to understand WNK and SPAK/OSR1 regulation of SLC12 cotransporte
    AYLIN RACHEL RODAN; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..This project seeks to better understand the molecular mechanisms by which these cotransporters work and how they are regulated, to improve understanding and treatment of high blood pressure and disorders of acid-base balance. ..
  7. Sex Steroid Hormone Regulation of Drug Reinforcement
    Diane Lebesgue; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..abstract_text> ..
  8. Notch and Regulators of Notch Signaling Impact Both Glucose and Lipid Metabolism
    UTPAL BHAGIRATH PAJVANI; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Pajvani will need in order to become an independent translational medical researcher and a productive member of the academic medical community. ..
  9. Role of Peroxidasin in Glomerular Matrix Homeostasis
    Gautam Bhave; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Ultimately, Dr. Bhave hopes to translate his seminal biochemical discovery into an independent line of investigation examining the role of peroxidasin in matrix remodeling and expansion in renal disease. ..
  10. Autoimmunity Center of Excellence (ACE) at Stanford
    CHARLES GARRISON FATHMAN; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..The Stanford ACE proposes clinical research projects that encompass three different autoimmune diseases (SSc, psoriatic arthritis and SJIA), and proposes to study the MoA of therapeutics for preventing or treating different Al diseases. ..
  11. Mechanisms of Neutralizing Antibody Resistance in Chronic HCV and HIV Infection
    JUSTIN RICHARD BAILEY; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Therefore, a better understanding of viral escape from nAb and development of broadly nAb responses should facilitate HCV vaccine development. ..
  12. Citrulline to Prevent or Mitigate Acute Lung Injury in Severe Sepsis
    Todd W Rice; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..P/F and S/F ratios and lung injury score will be compared to evaluate the extent of ALI. Differences in clinical outcomes, including organ dysfunction, ventilator time, and survival will also be evaluated. ..
  13. Developing miRNA diagnostic methods and identifying tumor regulatory networks
    Thomas Tuschl; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ....
  14. Optimization of adoptive immunotherapy with autologous CD20-specific T cells
    Brian Till; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ....
  15. Leptin as a Regulator of T Cell Metabolism and Function
    NANCIE MACIVER; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..The hormone leptin, which is secreted by fat cells in proportion to fat mass and affects immune function, may be responsible for linking nutritional status with immune cell function. ..
  16. Aberrant DNA Methylation of MicroRNA Genes in Hepatocellular Carcinoma (HCC)
    Jing Shen; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..PHS 398/2590 (Rev. 06/09) Page Continuation Format Page ..
  17. Iodine Nutrition and Thyroid Disease During Pregnancy and Lactation
    ANGELA MEI TIN LEUNG; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..abstract_text> ..
  18. Surveillance of Serum Contents by Mast Cells and Regulation of Allergic Immunity
    Laurence E Cheng; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..The candidate will also be positioned to compete for further funding opportunities as he develops an independent research program. ..
  19. NICHD Maternal Fetal Medicine Units Network
    Geeta K Swamy; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ....
  20. North Lawndale Diabetes Community Action Project
    STEVEN contact WHITMAN; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ....
  21. Quality Dialysis Outcomes and Practice Patterns Study (DOPPS): high-quality care
    Francesca Tentori; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..abstract_text> ..
  22. Developing a prediction model for vincristine-induced peripheral neuropathy
    Jamie L Renbarger; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..The funds provided through this Challenge Grant will provide a consortium of four leading academic medical centers with a strong expertise in pediatric oncology, pharmacogenetics, clinimetrics, and clinical trials to ..
  23. Th2 Cytokines and Signaling in Pediatric Inflammatory Bowel Disease
    Michael J Rosen; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..This project will advance our understanding of the influence of Th2 inflammation on therapeutic outcome in children with IBD and determine the potential of the Th2-inducing cytokine IL-33 as a target for future UC therapy. ..
  24. A Systems Biology Approach for Pediatric and Adult Autoimmune Diseases
    MARIA VIRGINIA PASCUAL; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..This team proposes two important trials that will assess a-IL-1 treatment in Juvenile Dermatomyositis and IL-17 blockade in psoriatic diseases. ..
  25. Activity-dependent phosphorylation of MeCP2
    DANIEL HIGGINS EBERT; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Improved understanding of the mechanism of MeCP2 function may guide the development of new treatments for these disorders in the future. ..
  26. RCT of US versus CT for Patients in the ED with Suspected Renal Colic
    Rebecca Smith Bindman; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..10 large urban EDs, reflecting geographic, socioeconomic, racial and ethnic diversity, and will include academic medical centers as well as safety net hospitals...
  27. Selectivity and Permeation in the Human Voltage-gated Proton Channel, hHv1
    Susan M E Smith; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..We will alter hHV1 function in ways that future drugs might, and we will evaluate effects on both individual cells and the physiological system. ..
  28. Toll-like Receptor 2, Vitamin D, and Extrapulmonary Tuberculosis
    CHRISTINA A FISKE; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..tuberculosis infection to active disease. This knowledge would have significant implications for tuberculosis vaccine development and tuberculosis preventive efforts. ..
  29. Targeting the DNA damage response pathway for the treatment of HSV esophagitis
    Oleg Alekseev; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..These studies will impact our understanding of the molecular pathways underlying HSV-1 infection and reactivation from latency, potentially identifying novel therapeutic targets for the treatment of herpes esophagitis. ..
  30. Project LOVE: Preventing Adolescent Dating Violence among Rural African Americans
    Dionne Smith Coker-Appiah; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ....
  31. RCT of Stress Reduction in the Secondary Prevention of CHD in African Americans
    Robert Schneider; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ....
  32. The Toll-like receptor pathway in Meniscal Injury and Osteoarthritis
    CARLA ROSE SCANZELLO; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..As we currently have no interventions for early OA that impact disease progression, defining important pathways in early disease is essential. ..
  33. Insulin Resistance in Chronic Heart Failure: pathophysiology and potential for re
    Nir Uriel; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Our approach using LVAD therapy as a non-pharmacological means to reverse and study late stage HF-IR is entirely novel and, if successful, will lay the foundation for treatment and possibly prevention of HF-IR in earlier phases of HF. ..
  34. Workplace Wellness Initiatives to Combat Obesity
    JASON PERRY BLOCK; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Through the training activities, mentorship, and research experience provided by the K23, Dr. Block will become a successfully independent investigator, exploring mechanisms to combat obesity among Americans. ..
  35. Placebo Effects in the Treatment of Depression: Cognitive and Neural Mechanisms
    Bret R Rutherford; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..abstract_text> ..
  36. A national screening test for hearing, administered by telephone.
    Charles S Watson; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ....
  37. Mechanisms Regulating Hemangioendothelioma: A Plastic Surgeon's Challenge
    Gayle M Gordillo; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..This proposal seeks to identify new treatment targets and biomarkers that can be used to design clinical trials to accelerate the delivery of new treatment alternatives to children with hemangioendothelioma. ..
  38. Innate immune suppression following experimental injury
    KRISTIN C GREATHOUSE; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..In addition, public health could be affected through the investigation of an immune modulating agent for the purposes of improving immune function to decrease nosocomial infection risk. ..
  39. Wound EMR to Decrease Limb Amputations in Persons with Diabetes
    Harold Brem; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ....
  40. CANCER AND LEUKEMIA GROUP B
    Monica M Bertagnolli; Fiscal Year: 2013
    DESCRIPTION (Provided by applicant): The CALGB is comprised of 26 academic medical centers and over 200 affiliated community hospitals joined in the pursuit of improved cancer treatment and better understanding of tumor biology and cancer ..
  41. Molecular mechanisms of chemoresistance in breast cancer
    Manabu Kurokawa; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Moreover, this work will provide me with the means to establish myself as an independent investigator. ..
  42. The Role of CD8 T Cells in Chronic Granulomatous Inflammation
    Kyra A Oswald-Richter; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ....
  43. BEST-CLI Trial-CCC-Lead
    Kenneth Rosenfield; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..End of Abstract) ..
  44. Improving the Management of Obesity in Primary Care Practice
    Thomas A Wadden; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..The benefits of weight loss have been demonstrated principally in efficacy studies conducted at academic medical centers. Interventions have provided intensive treatments (generally without concern for cost) that typically ..
  45. Role of the CNS in Inappropriate Vasopressin Release Associated with Cirrhosis
    JOSEPH D WALCH; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..PUBLIC HEALTH RELEVANCE: The results from these studies will determine the mechanisms that contribute to the pathophysiology of fluid retention in a chronic disease state that is reported to be the 5th leading cause of death in the USA. ..
  46. Postdoc Training in Translational Research in Neural Injury and Neurodegeneration
    Marc A Dichter; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..program will be very competitive for independent research grant funding, will become faculty members at academic medical centers, and will pursue careers in translational research in the neurobiology of disease...
  47. Dopamine and the Role of Anterior Cingulate Cortex in Executive Processes
    Benjamin Y Hayden; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Given the prominence of the Platt Lab and of Duke University, this is an ideal environment to perform the research described in this application. ..
  48. Mechanisms of Fatty Acid Metabolism in Prostate Differentiation and Disease
    DOUGLAS WILLIAM STRAND; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Based on preliminary data, it is expected that prostate insulin insensitivity increases PDK4 levels and fatty acid flux, leading to hyperplasia, inflammation and resistance to therapy in BPH. ..
  49. CANCER AND LEUKEMIA GROUP B CCOP RESEARCH BASE
    Electra D Paskett; Fiscal Year: 2013
    The CALGB is comprised of 26 academic medical centers and over 200 affiliated community hospitals joined in the pursuit of improved cancer treatment and better understanding of tumor biology and cancer treatment outcomes via the conduct ..
  50. The interaction between sleep and reproductive hormone secretion during puberty
    NATALIE DARA SHAW; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ....
  51. Pediatric Heart Network North Carolina Consortium
    Jennifer S Li; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..We are also applying for a Clinical Research Skills Development Core. (End of Abstract). ..
  52. Allogeneic Human Mesenchymal Stem Cells for the Treatment of Acute Lung Injury
    Michael A Matthay; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ....
  53. Role of CDK9 in the Replication Stress Response
    David Yu; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Moreover, this research has significant clinical application for developing innovative ways for diagnosing and treating cancer. ..
  54. BEST-CLI Trial-DCC
    Flora Sandra Siami; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..End of Abstract) ..
  55. Pelvic Floor Disorders Network - Duke University Clinical Site
    Anthony G Visco; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ....
  56. Using Outcomes Analyses to Inform Implementation of NINDS Clinical Trials
    JAMES FRANCIS BURKE; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..changing practice requires convincing them not only that a treatment works in an RCT or that it works in academic medical centers, but that it will work for their patients...
  57. Nanion Syncro Patch 96
    Gordana Vunjak-Novakovic; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..We expect the instrument to be used at its full capacity, by investigators throughout the Columbia University and collaborators in the New York City area, promoting collaboration. ..
  58. The Role of Obesity and Adipocytes in Immune Activation on Antiretroviral Therapy
    John Koethe; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ....
  59. Mechanisms of G-CSF-Induced Neuroprotection
    Jiping Tang; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..Achieving our goal will lay the foundation for clinical evaluation of systemic administration of G-CSF in human neonates for prevention and treatment of brain damage from hypoxia/ischemia. ..
  60. Pilot Combination Treatment Trial of Mild Cognitive Impairment with Depression
    Davangere P Devanand; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..The study will also provide important information on neurobiological moderators of treatment response and course in DEP-CI. ..
  61. Gut Circadian Clock and Melatonin Dynamics Following Major Thermal Injury
    Walid M Al Ghoul; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..The publications due to this grant funding will also enhance the PI's scientific reputation and increase his ability to attract future mainstream grant funding such as SC1 and R01. ..
  62. Molecular Epidemiology of Secondary Lung Cancer
    Peter Shields; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..RESEARCH GRANT TABLE OF CONTENTS Page Numbers Face Page .................................................................................................................................................. 1 Description, ..
  63. Creating Collaborative Research Ethics Education with Costa Rica
    Elizabeth Heitman; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..A few national hospitals and academic medical centers have established research ethics committees, but only a small number of professionals have the knowledge ..
  64. Pain Assessment & Intervention Needs (PAIN)
    Fern Fitzhenry; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..We will also data mine for other implicit, previously unknown, useful information such as conditions that should trigger or escalate an alert for an acute pain management intervention. ..
  65. Placental Pathology: Digital Assessment and Validation
    Carolyn Salafia; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..handful of US pathologists possess expertise in this diagnosis, with most of these physicians located in academic medical centers, limiting both the absolute numbers of infants who can be provided services as well as where such care ..
  66. Isolating Mechanisms Underlying Hospital Variation in End-of-Life ICU Use
    Amber E Barnato; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..and ICU admission, palliation, and code status documentation decisions using simulation data from the 2 academic medical centers, augmented by previously collected data from a mid-intensity academic medical center...
  67. INCREASING COLORECTAL CANCER SCREENING AMONG CARPENTERS
    Isaac Lipkus; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..Such interventions are especially needed among blue-collar workers who are more likely to be exposed to environmental carcinogens and engage in behavioral risk factors that increase CRC risk. ..
  68. OPIATE PEPTIDES AND RECEPTORS IN THE FAT/FAT MICE
    L Berman; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..Dose response curves will be generated. These studies will provide information on opioid receptor types involved in feeding of fat/fat mice and development of obesity. ..
  69. PAR04-122, Extramural Research Facilities Improvement P*
    Michael R Grever; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..With a significant academic list of accomplishments in a focused specialty, our cancer program will be recognized as one of the ten best in the United States. ..