South Africa: Covid-19 - SA Doctors Were Ready for Multi-System Inflammatory Syndrome in Children
[spotlight] In early August, well into the peak of South Africa's COVID-19 pandemic, paediatric intensivist and critical care specialist, Dr Asma Salloo, overheard an interesting conversation in the corridors of the Chris Hani Baragwanath Academic Hospital in Johannesburg. Two colleagues were discussing the case of a child who seemed to need their appendix removed, but wasn't showing the expected inflammation on scans. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - September 18, 2020 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Personal experiences - Voices of COVID-19, East Midlands Academic Health Science Network
We have captured a number of different perspectives and experiences of COVID-19. These highlight pivotal moments, barriers, and learnings. The experiences and learnings will be particularly useful as the health and care system plans for reset, restoration, and recovery. (Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH))
Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH) - September 17, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Parent-adolescent relationship characteristics and adolescent cannabis use: a growth curve analysis - Thomas SA, Brick LA, Micalizzi L, Wolff JC, Frazier EA, Graves H, Esposito-Smythers C, Spirito A.
BACKGROUND: Adolescent cannabis misuse may be associated with serious academic, conduct, and health problems. Identifying factors associated with adolescent cannabis misuse over time may provide insight to address these factors in interventions. Parent-ado... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 17, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

School nurses on the front lines of healthcare: the approach to a student with anxiety and posttraumatic stress disorder - Chardavoyne P, Olympia RP.
Mental illness is common, and its severity ranges from subclinical to severe, where the condition affects daily social and academic functioning. Because of its ubiquity, it is necessary that school nurses have an enhanced understanding of some of the menta... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 17, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Roche to present a broad range of data across multiple cancer types at the ESMO Virtual Congress 2020
Basel, 17 September 2020 - Roche (SIX: RO, ROG; OTCQX: RHHBY) today announced that results from a number of studies across its broad oncology portfolio will be presented at the European Society for Medical Oncology (ESMO) Virtual Congress 2020, which will be held 19-21 September, 2020. Results include data from three phase III studies across the Tecentriq® (atezolizumab) triple-negative breast cancer (TNBC) programme. Central nervous system (CNS) efficacy data from integrated analyses of the pivotal phase II Rozlytrek® STARTRK-2, phase I STARTRK-1, and phase I ALKA-372-001 trials will be presented in addition to re...
Source: Roche Media News - September 17, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Roche to present a broad range of data across multiple cancer types at the ESMO Virtual Congress 2020
Basel, 17 September 2020 - Roche (SIX: RO, ROG; OTCQX: RHHBY) today announced that results from a number of studies across its broad oncology portfolio will be presented at the European Society for Medical Oncology (ESMO) Virtual Congress 2020, which will be held 19-21 September, 2020. Results include data from three phase III studies across the Tecentriq® (atezolizumab) triple-negative breast cancer (TNBC) programme. Central nervous system (CNS) efficacy data from integrated analyses of the pivotal phase II Rozlytrek® STARTRK-2, phase I STARTRK-1, and phase I ALKA-372-001 trials will be presented in addition to re...
Source: Roche Investor Update - September 17, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

The Mark Foundation launches Inaugural Industry Advisory Committee
(The Mark Foundation for Cancer Research) What's especially interesting here is that we developed a new playbook for the how foundations can play a transformational role in bridging the gap between great academic ideas and marketed products - getting past the " valley of death. " (Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer)
Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer - September 17, 2020 Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: news

Study shows quizzes improve academic performance
(Iowa State University) Students who are quizzed over class material at least once a week tend to perform better on midterm and final exams compared to students who did not take quizzes, according to a new Iowa State University meta-analysis. The researchers found in addition to frequency, immediate feedback from instructors also seemed to positively impact student performance. (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - September 17, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Leveraging Research for Solution-driven Policymaking in the Era of COVID-19
By Sudip Ranjan Basu, Monica Das, Alexandra Boakes Tracy and Achim WennmannBANGKOK, Thailand, Sep 16 2020 (IPS) The United Nations has tasked the Canadian Institutes of Health Research Institute of Population and Public Health (CIHR-IPPH) to lead the research roadmap to identify priorities that will support an equitable global socio-economic recovery from COVID-19 within the broader framework of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). As the world grapples with the impacts of COVID-19, identifying the research agenda and partnering with academic institutions and think tanks have become more essential than ever before. S...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - September 16, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Sudip Ranjan Basu - Monica Das - Alexandra Boakes Tracy - Ac Tags: Asia-Pacific Development & Aid Economy & Trade Global Headlines Health Human Rights Humanitarian Emergencies Poverty & SDGs TerraViva United Nations Source Type: news

From complexity to clarity in cell and gene therapy
One of the most exciting frontiers in medicine, cell and gene therapies are already offering breakthrough treatments and potential cures in severe genetic diseases and cancer. The innovations continue to advance rapidly, with press releases announcing major breakthroughs on a seemingly monthly basis.  It ’s undoubtedly a good news story but these advances bring with them the challenge of explaining all the exciting, but complex possibilities to patients and caregivers.  The groups that have historically been expected to help keep doctors up to speed cannot be expected to do so in this dynamic environm...
Source: EyeForPharma - September 16, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Andrew Stone Source Type: news

Australia ’s field force: evolving on fast forward
The pandemic has, it will surprise no one, upended traditional ways of working for pharma ’s Australian field force. “I don't think that we will ever go back to working the way we did pre-COVID, ” says David Grolman, Medical Director at Pfizer Australia and New Zealand.”   But arguably this is less of a revolution than it might first seem. The havoc and disruption it has wreaked has merely accelerated change that was happening anyway, much of it positive, says Matthew Britland, VP of the Australian Pharmaceutical medical and scientific Professionals Association (APPA). “It’s c...
Source: EyeForPharma - September 16, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Lucy Fulford Source Type: news

Geisel Highlights Academic Promotions
The Geisel School of Medicine highlighted the promotions of the school’s faculty and research scientists for the 2019-2020 academic year. (Source: News at Dartmouth Medical School)
Source: News at Dartmouth Medical School - September 15, 2020 Category: Hospital Management Authors: Derik Hertel Tags: Announcements News faculty faculty achievement faculty recognition promotions Source Type: news

Practice friendly metric for identification of critical links in road networks - Almotahari A, Yazici A.
Despite the important planning value of transportation link criticality, the existing methodologies are mostly in the academic domain, and require in-depth technical skills and extensive data. The most common approach to identify critical links in transpor... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 15, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Egress, Escape, Evacuation, Crowds Source Type: news

Fifteen years of American construction occupational safety and health research - Sinyai C, Choi S.
The researchers reviewed construction occupational safety and health research published in high-impact, peer-reviewed academic journals between 2002 and 2016 to assess whether research in the field is efficiently targeted to produce evidence-based interven... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 15, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Engineering, Physics, Structural Soundness and Failure Source Type: news

How "alone" are lone-actors? Exploring the ideological, signaling, and support networks of lone-actor terrorists - Hofmann DC.
Conventional knowledge and early academic work on lone-actor terrorists has popularized the concept that they radicalize, operate, plan, and execute plots in relative anonymity, with little connection to formal or more organized terrorist groups and networ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 15, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Jurisprudence, Laws, Legislation, Policies, Rules Source Type: news

A micro-sociological analysis of homegrown violent extremist attacks in the UK in 2017 - McCleery M, Edwards A.
This article provides a micro-sociological analysis of four... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 15, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Violence and Weapons Issues Source Type: news

NCI, NIBIB award contracts to develop innovative digital health technologies for COVID-19
(NIH/National Cancer Institute) The National Institutes of Health has awarded seven contracts to companies and academic institutions to develop digital health solutions that help address the COVID-19 pandemic. The work could lead to user-friendly tools like smartphone apps, wearable devices, and software that can identify and trace contacts of infected individuals, keep track of verified COVID-19 test results, and monitor the health status of infected and potentially infected individuals. (Source: EurekAlert! - Infectious and Emerging Diseases)
Source: EurekAlert! - Infectious and Emerging Diseases - September 15, 2020 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

KU leading project to boost social, academic supports for students learning at home or school
(University of Kansas) Researchers at the University of Kansas are leading a grant project to improve the supports in Ci3T, a project that helps educators identify students who need support in academic, behavioral and social-emotional well-being. It is also fully available to students and parents who are educating from home during the pandemic. (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - September 15, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

AIBS Endorses Call to Study Racism in Science
The American Institute of Biological Sciences (AIBS) has endorsed a science community letter supporting House Science, Space, and Technology Committee Chairwoman Eddie Bernice Johnson’s (D-TX) request that the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine (NASEM) investigate systemic racism in academic research. On July 29, 2020, Chairwoman Johnson requested Dr. Marcia McNutt, President of the National Academy of Sciences, undertake “a rigorous and thoughtful analysis of the extent to which the U.S. scientific enterprise perpetuates systemic inequities to the detriment of society as a whole, as wel...
Source: Public Policy Reports - September 15, 2020 Category: Biology Authors: AIBS Source Type: news

Prepare Your Resume, Hone Your Interview Skills
Registration is open for the Employment Acquisition Skills Boot Camp for Scientists, an online professional development program from the American Institute of Biological Sciences (AIBS). Science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) graduate programs in the United States do an excellent job of preparing students for careers in academia. As early career professionals and a growing number of reports note, however, many STEM graduates (including those with advanced degrees) are interested in employment in sectors beyond the professoriate. Scientists continue to report that they feel ill-prepared and ill-equipped ...
Source: Public Policy Reports - September 15, 2020 Category: Biology Authors: AIBS Source Type: news

Call for Award Applicants: Johnson & Johnson Seeks Female Researchers Working in Science, Technology, Engineering, Math, Manufacturing and Design
NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J. (September 14, 2020) – Johnson & Johnson today announced that it is accepting applications for its 2021 Women in STEM2D (WiSTEM2D) Scholars Award, aimed at supporting assistant or associate academic professors in the disciplines of Science, Technology, Engineering, Math, Manufacturing and Design. For three years, each recipient will receive mentorship from leaders at Johnson & Johnson and a total $150,000 ($50,000 each year). The deadline for applications is Oct. 15, 2020 at 9 a.m. HST, and guidelines and additional details are available here: https://www.jnj.com/wistem2d-university-schola...
Source: Johnson and Johnson - September 14, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Tags: Our Company Source Type: news

The what and the who of Linda
A psychic once told me that it was almost as if I had appeared fully formed on earth at the age of 10 – rather like Mr Bean – with no history or family to speak of. With a statement like that I might have felt it incumbent upon me to explain why the age of 10 was so significant in my life, and whilst it surely would have been interesting to you; personally, I’m much more interested in the present.  As Leslie Poles Hartley once said “the past is a foreign country, they do things differently there“. People, I believe, are often tarred with two brushes.  That of ‘WHAT’ they...
Source: The Hysterectomy Association - September 13, 2020 Category: OBGYN Authors: Linda Parkinson-Hardman Tags: Creativity my story Source Type: news

Science Saturday: Health disparities curricula in resident training
A study recently published in the Journal of the American Medical Association points to a significant opportunity to improve health disparities training provided medical residents in U.S. internal medicine programs. Researchers from Mayo Clinic and other academic medical centers examined a data set that merged two national survey samples from 2015: internal medicine program director and [...] (Source: News from Mayo Clinic)
Source: News from Mayo Clinic - September 12, 2020 Category: Databases & Libraries Source Type: news

Springer Nature and ResearchGate Expand Content Sharing
The long-term partnership follows a pilot project for which the scholarly publisher made select articles available on the academic networking site. (Source: The Scientist)
Source: The Scientist - September 11, 2020 Category: Science Tags: News & Opinion Source Type: news

Reviews on common objectives and evaluation indicators for risk communication activities from 2011 to 2017 - Sato A, Honda K, Ono K, Kanda R, Hayashi TI, Takeda Y, Takebayashi Y, Kobayashi T, Murakami M.
BACKGROUND: Risk communication is widely accepted as a significant factor for policy makers, academic researchers, and practitioners in diverse fields. However, there remains a lack of comprehensive knowledge about how risk communication is currently condu... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 11, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Research Methods, Surveillance and Codes, Models Source Type: news

US democratic indicators plummet amid racial justice protests and pandemic
(University of Rochester) The health of democracy in the United States has reached its lowest point since an academic watchdog group of political scientists began tracking its performance in 2017. Results of the August 2020 expert survey from Bright Line Watch show a new low of 61 out of 100 on the group's scale. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - September 11, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Reduction of aggressive and violent behavior toward behavioral health unit staff and other patients: a best practice implementation project - Badeaux JE, Triche T, Bennett MJ.
OBJECTIVES: The current project aimed to implement evidence-based recommendations for the management of inpatient aggressive and violent behaviors in four behavioral health units (BHUs) in a mental healthcare area within an academic medical center. INTRO... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 10, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Occupational Issues Source Type: news

Ethiopia: Ministry Sets Rules for Opening School
[Ethiopian Herald] ADDIS ABABA-(ENA) Ministry of Education has set the maximum number of students in a classroom to 25 and one student per desk in order to contain the spread of COVID-19 in the upcoming Ethiopian academic year. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - September 10, 2020 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Lynnfield Schools To Open Year Remotely After Coronavirus Spike In Town
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Source: WBZ-TV - Breaking News, Weather and Sports for Boston, Worcester and New Hampshire - September 10, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Health – CBS Boston Tags: Boston News Covid-19 Boston, MA Health schools Syndicated Local Coronavirus Lynnfield News Source Type: news

UK mathematician wins richest prize in academia
Martin Hairer takes $3m Breakthrough prize for work a colleague said must have been done by aliensA mathematician who tamed a nightmarish family of equations that behave so badly they make no sense has won the most lucrative prize in academia.Martin Hairer, an Austrian-British researcher at Imperial College London, is the winner of the 2021 Breakthrough prize for mathematics, an annual $3m ( £2.3m) award that has come to rival the Nobels in terms of kudos and prestige.Continue reading... (Source: Guardian Unlimited Science)
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - September 10, 2020 Category: Science Authors: Ian Sample Science editor Tags: Mathematics Science UK news London Source Type: news

HHS: Request for Information (RFI): Testing for Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19)-Surge Capacity
The Department of Health and Human Services has issued a request for information regarding the ability of Clinical Laboratory Improvement Amendments (CLIA)-certified/accredited commercial, academic, medical center, and public health laboratories to provide additional COVID-19 testing capability if supplementary testing instruments are made available. Submissions are due by September 21, 2020. (Source: Federal Register updates via the Rural Assistance Center)
Source: Federal Register updates via the Rural Assistance Center - September 10, 2020 Category: Rural Health Source Type: news

Netflix - a zebra among horses: QUT researcher
(Queensland University of Technology) Netflix is often criticised as a Hollywood-style entertainment behemoth crushing all competition and diminishing local content, but an Australian-based academic says that's a simplistic view. Media studies expert Professor Amanda Lotz, from QUT's Digital Media Research Centre, said there is a lot of misunderstanding about the world's biggest internet-distributed video service which has proved a gamechanger for entertainment. (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - September 10, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Prevention of psychosis: moving on from the at-risk mental state to universal primary prevention - Murray RM, David AS, Ajnakina O.
The value of services for those with the 'At Risk Mental State for Psychosis' (ARMS) continues to be disputed. ARMS services have provided a valuable stimulus to academic research into the transition into psychosis. Furthermore, there is currently a welcom... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 9, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

The Oxford University AstraZeneca Covid-19 vaccine trial has been paused – should we be worried?
Is this the end for hopes of an early breakthrough in the race to find a coronavirus drug?Thehalt in development of theUniversity of Oxford ’s Covid-19 vaccine due to an adverse reaction in a trial participant has triggered fears of a delay in finding a solution to coronavirus restrictions.A spokesman for AstraZeneca, the company working with the academic team to produce the vaccine, said the voluntary pause is “routine”.Continue reading... (Source: Guardian Unlimited Science)
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - September 9, 2020 Category: Science Authors: Elias Visontay Tags: Coronavirus outbreak Infectious diseases Microbiology Medical research University of Oxford Science Health Pharmaceuticals industry Drugs Source Type: news

Incidence of nosocomial COVID-19 in patients hospitalized at large US academic medical center
(JAMA Network) Over the first 12 weeks of the COVID-19 pandemic, about 700 patients were admitted to Brigham and Women's Hospital in Boston with COVID-19 and more than 8,000 patients without COVID-19. Researchers in this study reviewed all patients diagnosed with COVID-19 on hospital day three or later or within 14 days of hospital discharge to quantify the incidence of nosocomial transmission and to assess the effectiveness of the infection control program at the hospital. (Source: EurekAlert! - Infectious and Emerging Diseases)
Source: EurekAlert! - Infectious and Emerging Diseases - September 9, 2020 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Cultivating Black chemists
(American Chemical Society) The current reckoning surrounding systemic racism has the chemistry community reflecting on its role in perpetuating the inequalities Black chemists face. Largely underrepresented in academia, Black chemistry students and professors have found success at Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) but still face challenges. A new cover story inChemical& Engineering News (C&EN), the weekly newsmagazine of the American Chemical Society, highlights how Black scientists are transforming higher education for the better. (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - September 9, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Nurses at St. Christopher's Hospital for Children set to picket over contract issues
The nurses at St. Christopher ’s Hospital for Children and planning to conduct informational picketing Wednesday morning to protest what they say are staffing concerns and other contract issues at the North Philadelphia pediatric medical center. About 500 nurses at St. Christopher's are represented by the Conshohocken-based P ennsylvania Association of Staff Nurses and Allied Professionals. PASNAP previously had a contract with the hospital's former owner, American Academic Health System. The nurses… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - September 8, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: John George Source Type: news

Australian scientists say logging, mining and climate advice is being suppressed
A third of government and industry-employed ecologists and conservation scientists had work unduly modified, study findsAustralian scientists say they are prevented from speaking openly about their work and their advice is being suppressed by government and industry when it comes to the impact of logging, mining, land-clearing and the climate crisis, new research suggests.A study by the Ecological Society of Australia, published in the journal Conservation Letters, surveyed 220 scientists across government, industry and academia on the extent to which their work had been suppressed.Continue reading... (Source: Guardian Unlimited Science)
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - September 8, 2020 Category: Science Authors: Adam Morton Environment editor Tags: Environment Conservation Australian politics Australia news Science Endangered species Source Type: news

NRCS, USDA: Request for Nominations to the Task Force on Agricultural Air Quality Research
The Natural Resources Conservation Service requests nominations for the Task Force on Agricultural Air Quality Research. The Task Force should represent a broad spectrum of individuals with interest and expertise in agricultural air quality issues including, but not limited to, representatives from the agricultural production and processing sector, academia, agribusiness, regulatory organizations, environmental organizations, and local or State agencies. The Task Force advises the Secretary of Agriculture on issues related to agricultural air quality. Nominations are due by November 9, 2020. (Source: Federal Register updat...
Source: Federal Register updates via the Rural Assistance Center - September 8, 2020 Category: Rural Health Source Type: news

Drug Discovery Advanced with Modern Externalized Models, Upcoming...
In this free webinar, the featured speaker will discuss new ways to work with external partners and how to leverage academic research utilizing a CRO partner. Attendees will learn about science across...(PRWeb September 08, 2020)Read the full story at https://www.prweb.com/releases/drug_discovery_advanced_with_modern_externalized_models_upcoming_webinar_hosted_by_xtalks/prweb17377096.htm (Source: PRWeb: Medical Pharmaceuticals)
Source: PRWeb: Medical Pharmaceuticals - September 8, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Bias and racism teaching rounds at an academic medical center - Capers Q, Bond DA, Nori US.
Racism and events of racial violence have dominated the US news in 2020 almost as much as the novel coronavirus pandemic. The resultant civil unrest and demands for racial justice have spawned a global call for change. As a subset of a society that struggl... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 7, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Occupational Issues Source Type: news

Association of teen dating aggression with risk behavior and academic adjustment - Datta P, Cornell D, Konold T.
This study constructed a six-item Teen Dating Aggression (TDA) scale, investigated the prevalence of TDA in a statewide sample, and identified associations between TDA and high-risk behaviors and academic adjustment. Based on a review of literature, TDA in... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 7, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Impact of a dedicated advanced practice provider model for pediatric trauma and burn patients - Noffsinger DL, Wurster LA, Wheeler KK, Thakkar R, Fabia R, Shi J, Xiang H, Groner JI.
BACKGROUND: A free-standing, academic Level 1 pediatric trauma and verified pediatric burn center created a dedicated trauma and burn service advanced practice provider role, and restructured rounds. The changes were implemented to improve patient care. ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 7, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Nigeria: ASUU Alleges Falsification of Covid-19 Figures
[Daily Trust] The Nsukka Zone of the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU), on Friday, expressed concern over reduction in reported cases of COVID-19 in Nigeria, alleging that the recent figures were falsified. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - September 5, 2020 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Disclosure to friends or family and consequences after interpersonal violence: intersections of sexual identity and race - Mennicke A, Bowling J, Geiger E, Brewster M.
This study's purpose was to examine whether disclosures to friends or family post-victimization was associated with emotional and academic consequences (e.g. feeling detached from others, getting worse grades) among students grouped by sexual id... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 5, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Applying health, safety, and environmental risk assessment at academic settings - Dehdashti A, Fatemi F, Jannati M, Asadi F, Kangarloo MB.
BACKGROUND: Students, staff, and faculties are involved in activities that exposed them to a range of minor to severe or even fatal accidents in academic settings. Managing work environment risks is crucial to any safety and health prevention program. This... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 5, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Jurisprudence, Laws, Legislation, Policies, Rules Source Type: news

A survivor's guide to academic bullying - Mahmoudi M.
Early-career researchers, and particularly those who come from under-represented groups in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM), are susceptible to bullying. However, they can arm themselves with awareness and be prepared for abusive beh... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 4, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Commentary Source Type: news

2021 WFU Orthopaedics Physician Scientist Program
The Department of Orthopaedic Surgery at Wake Forest University offers a 2-year Orthopaedic Physician Scientist Training Program. The program is a two year postdoctoral experience of mentored and protected basic science research time prior to clinical residency. The goal of the program is to provide applicants with a foundation in basic science research and the necessary knowledge and skills to pursue a career in academic Orthopaedic Surgery. In addition, Physician Scientists have the opportunity to seek further education by pursuing a Doctor of Philosophy degree in the Wake Forest Graduate School of Arts and Sciences. (So...
Source: Orthogate - Latest News - September 4, 2020 Category: Orthopaedics Tags: Featured Residency News Source Type: news