Associate Professor Tetyana Shippee is serving as a scientific expert on the law’s rulemaking advisory panel as well as leading the creation of assisted living resident and family surveys to measure how well the facilities are performing and a report card to communicate the results to consumers and policymakers.
The study led by researcher Rob Walker also showed that only 8% of men who had a VTE while on testosterone therapy had a clinical diagnosis of having low levels of testosterone in the body.
Assistant Professor Rachel Hardeman received the Josie R. Johnson Human Rights and Social Justice Award from the University’s Office for Equity and Diversity during a ceremony on Nov. 4.
Assistant Professor Susan Arnold co-developed a method to objectively evaluate and determine if workplace surfaces are ‘clean’ or contaminated by chemicals that can trigger skin allergies.
November is Alzheimer’s Awareness Month and Professor Joseph Gaugler answers questions about what Alzheimer’s is, its symptoms, and risk factors.
The project led by Professor Kathleen Call has released the data profiling the uninsured in communities across the state as well as an interactive Excel workbook and clickable map.
Assistant Professor Rachel Hardeman co-authored an article that shows how the disclosure of a secret study of untreated syphilis in black men led many people to mistrust the medical system.
The study co-led by Professor John Connett revealed no beneficial effect of beta blockers on the overall risk of exacerbations and strong evidence that using the drug was associated with severe exacerbations requiring hospitalization.
A study by Associate Professor Janette Dill found there were trade-offs — job security vs. higher wages, for example, among different jobs — and definite gender differences across employment sectors for low- and middle-skill workers, including in health care.
The group are part of the nationwide Atherosclerosis Risk in Communities (ARIC) study, which has led to breakthroughs in the management and prevention of heart disease and related conditions.
Assistant Professor Hyun Kim is the lead author of a commentary suggesting that researchers employ the sufficient component cause model to figure out why workers inside Cambodian clothing factories are passing out.
The project is led by Professor Haitao Chu and will create tools to aid medical researchers and decision-makers in understanding the benefits and risks of different diagnostic or treatment options.