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World-first study reveals why people with COPD are more susceptible to COVID-19

Newswise — Researchers from the Centenary Institute and the University of Technology Sydney have published the first study showing why people with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) are at higher risk of developing severe COVID-19. The findings, reported in the American Journal of Respiratory and… Read More »World-first study reveals why people with COPD are more susceptible to COVID-19

New Blue Ridge Academic Health Group Report Outlines Challenging Economic Outlook for Academic Health Centers

Newswise — Recommendations for academic health centers in addressing a challenging economic outlook are set out in a new report issued by the Blue Ridge Academic Health Group (BRAHG). BRAHG is co-chaired by Jeff Balser, MD, PhD, President and CEO of Vanderbilt University Medical Center… Read More »New Blue Ridge Academic Health Group Report Outlines Challenging Economic Outlook for Academic Health Centers

Cedars-Sinai Leader in Maternal-Fetal Medicine Honored for Dedication to Women’s Healthcare

Newswise — LOS ANGELES (May 13, 2022) — Kimberly Gregory, MD, MPH, director of Maternal-Fetal Medicine and vice chair of Women’s Healthcare Quality and Performance Improvement in the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at Cedars-Sinai, has been awarded the Luella Klein Lifetime Achievement Award by… Read More »Cedars-Sinai Leader in Maternal-Fetal Medicine Honored for Dedication to Women’s Healthcare

Outstanding Achievements of Distinguished Alumni Recognized with AU’s 2022 Alumni Awards

Newswise — American University presents its 2022 Alumni Association Awards to five changemakers who are leaders in their communities and their fields. Their work in public health, public service, journalism, and activism earned them the highest honors presented by the university’s alumni association. These five… Read More »Outstanding Achievements of Distinguished Alumni Recognized with AU’s 2022 Alumni Awards