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Leica Microsystems Center of Excellence established at Icahn School of Medicine

Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai and Leica Microsystems, Inc. have combined efforts to establish the Leica Microsystems Center of Excellence at Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai.

The new Center will support a mission to drive new discoveries and insights from scien-tific research performed using state-of-the-art imaging systems. A virtual ceremony took place today to mark the occasion.

The Center of Excellence features cutting-edge confocal and widefield microscopy technology such as Leica SP8 STED nanoscopy imaging, allowing researchers to capture images and video of the cellular and molecular processes of life.

The new partnership between Mount Sinai’s Microscopy and Advanced Bioimaging Core and Leica will ensure that we can meet the growing demand for novel microscopy-based instru-ments and strategies.”

Deanna Benson, PhD, Director, Microscope and Advanced Bi-oimaging Core and Leica Microsystems Center of Excellence in

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Morehouse School of Medicine gets $26M donation from Bloomberg

The funds will be used to reduce medical school loan debt for Black students currently enrolled and receiving financial aid – totaling about $100,000 per student.

ATLANTA — It’s a major gift to an Atlanta-based historically Black college aimed at helping close the gap in medical disparities in America.

On Wednesday, Morehouse School of Medicine announced they received a $26.3-million donation from Bloomberg Philanthropies, the organization founded by former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg. 

The donation is part of a greater $100-million fund for students attending the nation’s four historically Black medical schools, including Morehouse School of Medicine.

According to the school, the funds will be used to reduce medical school loan debt for Black students currently enrolled and receiving financial aid – totaling about $100,000 per student.

RELATED: Oklahoma high school basketball star to attend HBCU in Atlanta, receives $180K ROTC scholarship

Bloomberg himself taped a video message

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Head Of Rutgers Dental School: It’s Safe To See The Dentist Again

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ — While New Jersey residents have cautiously started going to hair salons, outdoor restaurants and doctor’s appointments again, many are still reluctant to see one person in particular: The dentist.

The American Dental Association said they expect dental revenues to be down by as much as 40 percent by the end of 2020. And as recently as two weeks ago, the American Dental Association said they “respectfully yet strongly disagree” with advice from the World Health Organization, telling people to avoid routine dental care due to coronavirus risk.

Cecile Feldman, the dean of the Rutgers School of Dental Medicine in Newark, said she thinks seeing a dentist is actually low risk according to current knowledge of the virus.

She also clarified that the World Health Organization recommends continuing routine care except in hot spots where there is “intense uncontrolled community transmission” — which isn’t the case in

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Stanford Medicine experts advise school districts on COVID-19 tests | News Center

Kong was motivated to reach out to schools when she saw how parents of school-age kids were struggling with campus closures and a lack of child care.

“We heard a lot of the talk during back-to-school planning about how you set up classrooms, handwashing, masking,” she said. “But we didn’t hear about testing. For schools, that’s not what they normally do; they didn’t know how to think about it. So we put it out there that we have capacity, and we’re happy to work with schools and districts on this.” 

Jennifer Fralick, administrative director of pathology and clinical labs at Stanford Health Care; Megan Bliss, director of strategic operations; Yvonne Maldonado, MD, professor of pediatrics and of health research and policy; Nancy Ewen Wang, MD, professor of emergency medicine; and James Zehnder, MD, professor of pathology and of medicine, have also been working with Kong to respond to local districts’

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USC Keck School of Medicine dean to step down after 3 years

a man and a woman posing for a picture: Dr. Laura Mosqueda, at left in 2014 with gerontologist Dr. Kerry Burnight, will step down as dean of USC's Keck School of Medicine. (Kevin Chang / Coastline Pilot)

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Dr. Laura Mosqueda, at left in 2014 with gerontologist Dr. Kerry Burnight, will step down as dean of USC’s Keck School of Medicine. (Kevin Chang / Coastline Pilot)

The dean of USC’s Keck School of Medicine will step down after not quite three years in her post, the university announced on Monday, marking a change of leadership during a pandemic that has altered healthcare and brought upheaval to American higher education.

Dr. Laura Mosqueda’s last day as dean will be Sept. 15. The physician will take on a new role focusing on geriatric healthcare and elder justice, “part of USC’s long-term growth plan for our entire healthcare system,” according to a memo issued by Provost Charles Zukoski.

No further reason was provided for Mosqueda’s departure as dean. Zukoski said in his memo that Dr. Narsing Rao, the chair of USC’s ophthalmology program, would take

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Buff Dudes Bodybuilders Tried Old School Fitness Equipment Video

The YouTube fitness duo the Buff Dudes, brothers Brandon and Hudson White, are going old school once again in their latest challenge. They recently tried workout videos from the 1980s and 1990s , and before that they tried out exercises from the 1940s. Now, they’ve sought out vintage exercise equipment to see if the gear can actually deliver results.

“Fitness has been around for a long time, but if there’s one thing that hasn’t changed, it’s that people are still looking for shortcuts in order to burn fat and gain muscle fast,” they say setting the tone early on.

Equipment Test 1: The Twist ‘N Tone Exerciser
This is a rotating square that “takes the work out of shaping up and puts the fun in as your twist your way to a happier, trimmer you with stimulating exercises that are quick, easy and enjoyable to do”.

Brandon tries it out,

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School of Medicine – University of Mississippi Medical Center

The University of Mississippi School of Medicine trains physicians to deliver skilled, equitable health care to all citizens of Mississippi, the region and nation; this is the essential goal of the medical school.

The program is accredited by the Liaison Committee on Medical Education.

Along the way, students who complete the four-year course of study leading to the Doctor of Medicine degree absorb the school’s core values, including respect for the range of diversity reflected in all people.


The University of Mississippi School of Medicine is committed to training skilled and compassionate physicians to provide high-quality and equitable health care particularly to the state’s residents, including diverse and underserved populations. The school prepares learners to provide excellent care through programs of innovative education, state-of-the-art research and comprehensive clinical practice.


Appreciation and respect for the traditions, customs and cultures of a diverse state is a must if the school’s

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Home: Department of Family & Community Medicine: Feinberg School of Medicine: Northwestern University

Why Choose Family Medicine?

Family medicine physicians provide comprehensive, continuous healthcare to all members of the family throughout the course of their lives. By building relationships based on communication and respect, these physicians gain a deeper understanding of the whole person, including the range of physical, emotional and socioeconomic factors that influence a person’s health status.

The Department of Family & Community Medicine integrates biological, clinical and behavioral sciences to train our physicians to provide outstanding levels of patient-centered and culturally appropriate care.

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Faculty Spotlight

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Michael F Fleming

Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences and Family and Community Medicine

Dr. Fleming’s research and training programs have focused on testing behavioral interventions in community-based primary care practices. He has also published dozens of studies on phospholipids, alcohol biomarkers, chronic pain, fetal alcohol spectrum disorder, pharmacotherapy trials, epidemiological studies and educational interventions.

Dorothy A Dschida

Lecturer of Family

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Joyful Belly School of Ayurveda

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Diet, Lifestyle & Herbs for Coronavirus

The elderly are getting coronavirus symptoms but children aren’t. How can we use this clue to prevent and helping reduce the severity of coronavirus? Find out how to use Ayurveda to create a diet, lifestyle, and herb program for coronavirus.

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Our goal is to make Ayurvedic nutrition easy and accessible.
Ayurvedic medicine is a traditional approach to wellness that is easy to learn.
Using the 3 Ayurvedic body types, Vata, Pitta, and Kapha dosha, Joyful Belly helps you repair imbalance naturally.


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Veterinary Hospital | School of Veterinary Medicine

Due to developing circumstances surrounding the COVID-19 pandemic, including adhering to physical distancing and limiting public gatherings, the UC Davis Veterinary Medical Teaching Hospital is currently altering its patient receiving process. Clients are now being asked to stay in the parking lot, where they will be greeted by a hospital employee. Learn more about the patient receiving process in this video:

As of 8am March 19, the VMTH will be OPEN FOR EMERGENCIES ONLY. Currently, this status is scheduled to stay in place until at least May 1. Based on the mandatory shelter in place order for Yolo County, the hospital’s receiving will be restricted to emergent medical conditions, follow up of current patients with urgent medical needs, and ongoing chemotherapeutic and radiation therapy treatments. Veterinary facilities are considered essential during these times, and our aim is to remain open in order to provide patient care to animals with

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