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Greater oversight of precursor chemicals at retail level needed to reduce threat from IEDs

(National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine) Policymakers' efforts to reduce threats from improvised explosive devices (IEDs) should include greater oversight of precursor chemicals sold at the retail level -- especially...Show More Summary

A number of proactive policing practices are successful at reducing crime

(National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine) A number of strategies used by the police to proactively prevent crimes have proved to be successful at crime reduction, at least in the short term, and most strategies do not...Show More Summary

Improving public safety in face of extreme weather and disasters

(National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine) Our ability to observe and predict severe weather events and other disasters has improved markedly over recent decades, yet this progress does not always translate into similar advances in the systems used in such circumstances to protect lives. Show More Summary

Three Mount Sinai Researchers Elected to National Academy of Medicine

Three faculty members from the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai have been elected to the National Academy of Medicine (NAM).

US ocean observation critical to understanding climate change, but lacks long-term nat. planning

(National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine) Ocean observing systems are important as they provide information essential for monitoring and forecasting changes in Earth's climate on timescales ranging from days to centuries. Show More Summary

Four HHMI Scientists Elected to the National Academy of Medicine

Four HHMI investigators have been elected to membership in the National Academy of Medicine, an organization that honors professional achievement in the health sciences.

UTHealth's Gerard Francisco, M.D., Elected to Prestigious National Academy of Medicine

A research and clinical leader in physical medicine and rehabilitation (PM&R),Gerard Francisco, M.D., of The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) and TIRR Memorial Hermann has been elected to the prestigious National Academy of Medicine (NAM).

Penn Nursing Professor Elected for Membership to the National Academy of Medicine

Election to the Academy is considered one of the highest honors in the fields of health and medicine and recognizes individuals who have demonstrated outstanding professional achievement and commitment to service. New members are elected...Show More Summary

Mount Sinai Professor of Geriatrics and Palliative Care Medicine and Center for Advance Palliative Care Director Diane E. Meier, MD Receives National Academy of Medicine Lienhard Award for Leading Palliative Care Adoption in the United States

Diane E. Meier, MD, director of the Center to Advance Palliative Care (CAPC) and professor of geriatrics and palliative care medicine at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, has been named the 32nd recipient of the Gustav O. Lienhard Award for Advancement in Healthcare, announced today by the National Academy of Medicine.

Winners of 2017 D.C. Public Health Case Challenge announced at NAM Annual Meeting

(National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine) The winners of the fifth annual D.C. Public Health Case Challenge were announced at this year's National Academy of Medicine Annual Meeting. The challenge aims to promote interdisciplinary, problem-based learning around a public health issue of importance to the local Washington, D.C. community.

National Academy of Medicine elects 80 new members

(National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine) The National Academy of Medicine (NAM) today announced the election of 70 regular members and 10 international members during its annual meeting. Election to the Academy isShow More Summary

U Chicago's Marshall Chin, MD, Elected To National Academy Of Medicine

On Oct. 16, the National Academy of Medicine (NAM) announced that University of Chicago Medicine physician Marshall Chin, MD, MPH, has been elected a member of the Academy, one of the highest honors in the fields of health and medic...

V. Craig Jordan, Ph.D., elected to the National Academy of Medicine

(University of Texas M. D. Anderson Cancer Center) V. Craig Jordan, Ph.D., professor of Breast Medical Oncology, has been elected to the National Academy of Medicine for his discovery of selective estrogen receptor modulators (SERMs), a class of drugs with far-reaching impact on women's health.

Five health professionals named 2017 National Academy of Medicine Fellows

(National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine) The National Academy of Medicine (NAM) has selected five outstanding health professionals for the class of 2017 NAM Fellows. They were chosen based on their professional qualifications...Show More Summary

Diane Meier receives Lienhard Award from National Academy of Medicine

(National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine) For her leading role in driving awareness and adoption of palliative care services in the United States, the National Academy of Medicine (NAM) today awarded the Gustav O. Lienhard...Show More Summary

Joseph Coyle, Catherine Lord, and Matthew State Receive NAM's Sarnat Award

(National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine) The National Academy of Medicine (NAM) today awarded 2017 Rhoda and Bernard Sarnat International Prize in Mental Health to Joseph Coyle, whose research laid the foundation for...Show More Summary

V. Craig Jordan, Ph.D., elected to the National Academy of Medicine

V. Craig Jordan, Ph.D., professor of Breast Medical Oncology, has been elected to the National Academy of Medicine for his discovery of selective estrogen receptor modulators (SERMs), a class of drugs with far-reaching impact on women's health.

National Academy of Medicine honors three members for outstanding service

(National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine) The National Academy of Medicine (NAM) honored three members today at its annual meeting for their outstanding service.

Global Health Leader Mark Dybul Elected to National Academy of Medicine

The National Academy of Medicine announced today the election of Mark Dybul, MD, professor of medicine at Georgetown University School of Medicine, as one of its newest member. Dybul is faculty co-director of the Center for Global Health and Quality at Georgetown University Medical Center.

TSRI's Benjamin Cravatt Elected to National Academy of Medicine

A prominent and inventive chemical biologist, Cravatt's research focuses on the role proteins play in cellular processes.

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