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Don't Let Your Holidays Be Ruined by the Norovirus
More than half of all foodborne illnesses are caused by some very nasty bugs called noroviruses. Many times when people think they have food poisoning or a "stomach bug," they have in fact been infected by a norovirus. The unpleasant symptoms include stomach pain, nausea and diarrhea.
Pregnant Women at Greater Risk of Cold and Flu
Flu season is here and the CDC recommends that everyone over six months of age get vaccinated. But that is especially true if you are pregnant. Flu can be far more severe in pregnant women than in women who are not pregnant.
Susan J. Rehm, MD, Receives the John P. Utz Leadership Award
The National Foundation Of Infectious Diseases (NFID) will honor Medical Director, Susan J. Rehm, MD with the John P. Utz Leadership Award. The John P. Utz Leadership Award is given to individuals who have worked tirelessly in a leadership capacity, on behalf of NFID. Dr. Utz was one of the founders of NFID, and a champion in the fight against infectious diseases. Dr. Rehm has worked tirelessly on NFID’s initiatives since 1988. She was a member of the NFID Board of Directors from 1988-2004 and was president from 2001-2004. Since 2004, Dr.Rehm has been the “face” of NFID while serving as Medical Director, often appearing as a spokesperson for the organization on various infectious disease topics.
Doctors Have to Manage Smartphone Distractions
As the use of mobile devices grows among physicians, so does concern about how to minimize interruptions that could endanger patients.
Cervical Cancer Screening: Less Testing, Smarter Testing
Blood Pressure Components and End-stage Renal Disease in Persons With Chronic Kidney Disease: The Kidney Early Evaluation Program (KEEP)
Carmen A. Peralta; Keith C. Norris; Suying Li; Tara I. Chang; Manjula K. Tamura; Stacey E. Jolly; George Bakris; Peter A. McCullough; Michael Shlipak; for the KEEP Investigators
Congratulations to Our Staff
- Dr Neil Mehta has accepted an invitation by the Harvard Macy Institute to be co-director of "Using Information Technology to Enhance Medical Education" during the annual five-day module for physicians in Singapore to help them become better educators. He will design the module on technology in education, with the goal for participants to develop e-Learning material for their students and residents in their specialties. They will also explore use of Web 2.0 tools like RSS feeds, feed readers, social bookmarking, social networks (Twitter and Google+) in becoming lifelong learners. Dr. Mehta’s growing national and international reputation in this area is commended.
- Dr. Stacey Jolly has made another excellent contribution to our literature on HTN and CKD, emphasizing the importance of BP control but interestingly with SBP targets favoring<140 rather than <130.
- Drs. Stephen Hayden and Anil Jain have conducted a joint workshop, “Electronic Health Record Facilitated Performance Measurement/Reporting” at the Proceedings of the American Informatics Association 2011 Annual Symposium in October in Washington. The AMIA Annual Symposium is the world’s most comprehensive annual meeting on biomedical and health informatics, and they have been invited back year after year to give their widely popular workshop.
- Dr. Kathryn Teng presented her abstract, "Genetics Knowledge & Needs Assessment Survey of Primary Care Physicians at an Academic Medical Center, " at the international Up Close and Personalized International Congress on Personalized Medicine, February, 2012, in Florence, Italy. She was also invited to serve on a panel discussion and Chair the session, "Implementing Personalized Medicine "
- Dr. Sue Williams has been appointed to the newly formed American Board of Obesity Medicine. This national Board met for the first time in January 2012, where the bylaws, logo, determination of qualifying training and required specialty certification were defined. She is one of the first 12 board members as this field is established as a new subspecialty.
- Dr. Sobia Khan's abstract was selected to be presented at the 2012 ISCD Annual Meeting: "To identify the inadequate risk stratification, prevention and treatment of osteoporosis/osteopenia among premenopausal females on prolactin raising antipsychotics. "
Several of our doctors received awards and contributions at the Ohio Chapter’s Scientific Meeting of American College of Physicians in Columbus:
- Drs. Mark Mayer, Craig Nielsen, and Moises Auron received awards for their service and contributions.
- Dr. Bronson, president-elect of ACP, presented several sessions on ACOs along with Dr. Mayer on Healthcare reform and the workforce, a Meet the Professor session, and a College Update.
- Drs. Frank Michota, Chris Whinney and Andrea Sikon presented clinical updates.
- Drs. Sue Williams and Moises Auron hosted a networking breakfast for young physicians.
- Several of our students and residents also presented posters.