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Nurses' Long Work Hours, Scheduling Can Increase Patient Mortality


Patient deaths from pneumonia and acute myocardial infarction increased significanly in hospitals where nurses reported long hours and less down time.
14-Jan-2011 4:20 PM EST Add to Favorites

University of Maryland Dental School Stepping Up Ergonomics Instruction


It’s the dentist’s pain, not just the patient’s pain, that’s concerning students at the University of Maryland’s Dental School in Baltimore.
14-Dec-2010 11:00 AM EST Add to Favorites

School of Pharmacy’s Rosen Named Maryland Chemist of the Year


His work at the Univesity of Maryland on real-time imaging of brain function offers medicine an unprecedented new tool for evaluating and potentially treating brain injury
13-Dec-2010 11:30 AM EST Add to Favorites

Pharmacy Student’s Drug Model Could Mean Better Outcomes for Hepatitis C Patients


Graduate student Jin at the University of Maryland, Baltimore won national award for her “translational” research on mathematical drug dosing model.
6-Dec-2010 5:00 PM EST Add to Favorites

UM School of Social Work Partners with Peace Corps to Offer Master's International Program


An academic track in social work becomes latest option for Peace Corps volunteers who specialize in youth development, gain acceptance to Maryland's graduate program.
6-Dec-2010 1:00 PM EST Add to Favorites

University of Maryland School of Nursing's Global Exchange Effort Strengthens HIV/AIDS Care


Program widens reach to five nations to enhance participants' scholarship, professional capacities in HIV/AIDS nursing care.
3-Dec-2010 2:55 PM EST Add to Favorites

Pharmacy Students Take Lead On Elderly Drug Adherence


At gerontology meeting, University of Md. School of Pharmacy students unravel Medicare data on patients adhering to meds for multiple medical conditions.
30-Nov-2010 1:55 PM EST Add to Favorites

Pharmacists’ Role in Health Care Sure to Expand with Reforms


School of Pharmacy professor Bruce Stuart says good medication management procedures--a key to effective care coordination—will allow pharmacists to play a major role in health care reform.
15-Nov-2010 11:35 AM EST Add to Favorites

Our Experts on Newswise

Maryland Homeland Security Professor to Comment on Maryland State Building Bombings


University of Maryland's homeland security professor Michael Greenberger to comment on bomb explostions today in two state government buildings in Maryland, including in Annapolis.
6-Jan-2011 4:00 PM EST

Expert Sources on Kagan Hearings at University of Maryland School of Law

Faculty experts from the University of Maryland School of Law will be available to comment on the hearings, and on what Kagan’s confirmation (or rejection) might mean.
25-Jun-2010 12:00 PM EDT

Swine Flu Expert, Pharmacy Angle

University of Maryland pharmacy faculty is a good source for swine flu issues of treatments and vaccines compared with seasonal flu.
28-Apr-2009 3:35 PM EDT

The Importance of Male Friendships

How important are male friendships? Geoffrey Greif, DSW, explores the importance of male friendships in his book The Buddy System, Understanding Male Friendships. In the wake of the forthcoming film, I LOVE YOU MAN, Greif can speak to the issues...
3-Mar-2009 12:10 PM EST

What to Do Post Pink Slip?

During these times when it seems as if there is socialism for the wealthy and capitalism for the poor (given today's NYT' story about the shrinking welfare rolls) and in the wake of the three murder/suicide cases of entire families due to financial...
9-Feb-2009 4:00 PM EST

Civil Rights Laws Offer Hope for Cyber Attack Victims

Online threats and attacks in the virtual realm often have real consequences in the flesh-and-blood world. Danielle Citron, JD, associate professor at the University of Maryland School of Law, says federal law must address this dangerous problem.
12-Dec-2008 1:00 PM EST

Law Professor Helps China's Long March to Environmental Reform

The government of China proudly announced this year that the athletes who would be living in the just-completed Olympic Village will have access to safe drinking water. That's nice, but University of Maryland School of Law Professor Robert Percival,...
5-Aug-2008 12:00 AM EDT

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