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Doctors on Call: Dr. Alan Johns Hosts Panel Discussion on Neck & Back Pain
Dr. Alan Johns hosts WDSE-TV's 'Doctors on Call' answering viewers questions about upper extremity, neck and back problems.
Duluth Behavioral Medicine Researchers Looking for Candidates to Participate in Stress Response Smoking Cessation Study
Researchers in the Behavioral Medicine Laboratories on the Duluth Campus is looking for candidates to participate in a stress response smoking cessation study.
Dept. of Family Medicine and BioBehavioral Health Volunteers at CHUM for the Holiday Season
Addressing Precision Medicine in Rural Minnesota
Regional Duluth Campus Dean, Dr. Paula Termuhlen and Dr. Ruth Westra, authors this article on precision medicine in rural Minnesota, and what it looks like today.
Sarah Beehler, Ph.D. Awarded New Grant from the VA Office of Rural Health
Assistant Professor, Sarah Beehler, Ph.D. has been awarded a three-year grant from the VA Office of Rural Health. Beehler who is a co-investigator on the project will focus on the Rural Veterans Suicide Prevention Program.
Dr. Ruth Westra Hosts Panel Discussion on Diagnosis, Treatment and Potential Complications of Diabetes
Doctors on Call answers viewer questions about everything from Diagnosis, Treatment and Potential Complications of Diabetes.
Patient Perspectives on Loss of Local Obstetrical Services in Rural Northern Minnesota: Jennifer Pearson, MD Publishes Article in Birth Journal
Dr. James Allen Appointed to NIH Standing Review Committee and National Academy of Sciences Steering Committee
Congratulations! Dr. James Allen was appointed by the Deputy Director of the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to serve as a member of the Epidemiology, Prevention and Behavior Research Review Subcommittee of the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA) Initial Review Group, (AA-2) of the NIH. Dr. James Allen was also nominated to serve as a member of a steering committee on National Statistics of the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine.
UAF Research Hub Seeks to Help Alaska Communities Stop Suicides
University of Alaska Fairbanks researchers have received a $4.25 million federal grant to help Alaska Native communities use the most effective ways of preventing suicides.
The UAF Institute of Arctic Biology, Center for Alaska Native Health Research and College of Rural and Community Development received the five-year grant. It was one of three awarded nationwide by the National Institutes of Health.
UAF will use the grant to establish the Alaska Native Collaborative Hub for Research Resilience. The hub will help communities adopt culturally relevant strategies to prevent suicides. Dr. Jame Allen from the University of Minnesota Medical School is one of the hub's principal researchers.