SAMPLE PREP 2011 – April 4-5 San Diego, CA

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The 4th annual Sample Prep 2011 conference, a part of the Knowledge Foundation’s Detection Technologies Conference Series – an internationally recognized meeting for experts in sample preparation technologies for detection and identification of biological and chemical agents and threats, will explore the latest R&D developments as well as ready-to-market technologies and systems for: – Sample […]

Dr. Pracht published a paper in the Nat’l Assoc. for Healthcare Quality

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Pracht EE, Bass E. Exploring the Link between Ambulatory Care and Avoidable Hospitalizations at the Veteran Health Administration. J Healthc Qual. 2011 Mar-Apr;33(2):47-56. doi: 10.1111/j.1945-1474.2010.00125.x. Epub 2011 Jan 11. PubMed PMID: 21385280. Exploring the Link between Ambulatory Care and Avoidable Hospitalizations at the Veteran Health Administration.   Abstract This paper explores the link between utilization […]

COPH Celebrates National Public Health Week – 4/4-10/11

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  National Public Health Week – April 4-10, 2011 The USF College of Public Health will celebrate National Public Health Week – April 4-10, 2011. The College will have activities all week in celebration of this national public health awareness event. Of note will be the Florida Outstanding Woman in Public Health Aware presentation in […]

Role of Environmental Chemical Exposures in the Development of Obesity, Type 2 Diabetes and Metabolic Syndrome (R01)

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Description The Program Announcement, issued by the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS), encourages grant applications to understand the role of environmental chemical exposures in the development of obesity, type 2 diabetes and/or metabolic syndrome. Applications must link an environmental exposure to the increased incidence of weight gain, glucose tolerance/insulin sensitivity and aspects of […]

Are you smarter than a US diplomat? Take the Christian Science Monitor version of the Foreign Service Exam.

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  Diplomats working for the US Foreign Service are responsible for carrying out the policy of the United States. In order to serve at one of the 265 US diplomatic missions around the world, applicants must pass a series of examinations. The tests consist of a job knowledge test, English language test, essays, oral exams, […]