Medical schools

FILE - In this Nov. 20, 2014 file photo, Dr. Carmen A. Puliafito, the dean of the University of Southern California medical school, arrives at the Changing Lives And Creating Cures Gala in Beverly Hills, Calif. Dr. Henri Ford, former vice dean of the USC medical school testified he feared Puliafito, the then-dean, "could be doing drugs" before Puliafito abruptly quit in 2016. Ford's testimony at a Medical Board hearing Tuesday, June 5, 2018, marks the first suggestion that any USC administrator had suspicions about Puliafito's possible drug use. (Photo by Tonya Wise/Invision/AP, File)
June 06, 2018 - 5:20 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — A former vice dean of University of Southern California's medical school testified he feared the then-dean, Dr. Carmen Puliafito, "could be doing drugs" before Puliafito abruptly quit in 2016. Dr. Henri Ford's testimony at a state Medical Board hearing marks the first suggestion...
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Former Michigan State University dean William Strampel watches the court proceedings at his preliminary exam in East Lansing, Mich., Tuesday, June 5, 2018. The former dean of the College of Osteopathic Medicine is charged with failing to properly supervise former sports doctor Larry Nassar, who sexually assaulted women and girls while working at Michigan State. (Dale G. Yong /Detroit News via AP)
June 05, 2018 - 5:26 pm
EAST LANSING, Mich. (AP) — A former medical school dean at Michigan State University was ordered to trial Tuesday on criminal charges that grew from the investigation of disgraced sports doctor Larry Nassar. Two women, including a current medical student, told a judge about sexual harassment by...
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This undated handout photo provided by Aaron Cormier shows Joseph Semien, Jr., from left, Pierre Johnson and Maxime Madhere on their book called "Pulse of Perseverance: Three Black Doctors on Their Journey to Success." When the three young black men entered Xavier University of Louisiana in 1998 to become doctors, they knew the odds were stacked against them. Still, they banded together and pushed each other, first through their pre-med classes at the nation's only historically black Catholic institution and later through medical school and beyond. (Aaron Cormier via AP)
May 13, 2018 - 9:53 am
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — One used to deal drugs on the streets of New Orleans. Another grew up in Chicago with two drug-addicted parents. A third survived the tough streets of New York and Washington, D.C., where he once stared down the barrel of a gun. All three young black men became board-certified...
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May 03, 2018 - 5:29 pm
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio State University has received confidential reports alleging sexual misconduct from male athletes in eight sports as it continues its investigation into allegations against a former university doctor, the university said Thursday. The reports involve athletes affiliated...
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April 12, 2018 - 4:24 am
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Meharry Medical College and the Morehouse School of Medicine have formed a partnership with the University of Zambia to develop an international exchange program focused on disease research and prevention. Officials at Meharry said the program will focus on seven core areas...
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In this March 15, 2018 photo, public health nurse Peggy Cooley of the Tacoma-Pierce County Health Department, seen on the phone screen, uses Skype video to remotely monitor a patient taking antibiotics for tuberculosis at home in Lakewood, Wash. Researchers are testing how well smartphone apps that monitor pill-taking work when medication matters. Experts praise the efficiency, but some say the technology raises privacy and data security concerns. (AP Photo/Manuel Valdes)
March 28, 2018 - 1:48 am
SEATTLE (AP) — Take two tablets and a selfie? Your doctor's orders may one day include a smartphone video to make sure you took your medicine. Smartphone apps that monitor pill-taking are now available, and researchers are testing how well they work when medication matters. Experts praise the...
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William Strampel appears on a monitor during his video arraignment, Tuesday, March 27, 2018, in East Lansing, Mich. Strampel, a Michigan State University official who oversaw Larry Nassar, was arrested Monday amid an investigation into the handling of complaints against the former sport doctor, who is in prison for sexually assaulting patients under the guise of treatment. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya)
March 27, 2018 - 8:26 pm
EAST LANSING, Mich. (AP) — The sexual abuse scandal at Michigan State University widened Tuesday when authorities charged a former dean with failing to protect patients from sports doctor Larry Nassar, along with sexually harassing female students and pressuring them for nude selfies. William...
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William Strampel appears on a monitor during his video arraignment, Tuesday, March 27, 2018, in East Lansing, Mich. Strampel, a Michigan State University official who oversaw Larry Nassar, was arrested Monday amid an investigation into the handling of complaints against the former sport doctor, who is in prison for sexually assaulting patients under the guise of treatment. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya)
March 27, 2018 - 7:25 pm
EAST LANSING, Mich. (AP) — The Latest on the Larry Nassar sexual abuse case (all times local): 7:10 p.m. Lawyers for Michigan State University and more than 200 girls and women say they're restarting talks that could lead to a settlement in civil lawsuits related to sexual abuse by former sports...
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Nepalese rescuers stand near a passenger plane from Bangladesh that crashed at the airport in Kathmandu, Nepal, Monday, March 12, 2018. (AP Photo/Niranjan Shreshta)
March 12, 2018 - 2:07 pm
KATHMANDU, Nepal (AP) — A plane carrying 71 people from Bangladesh swerved erratically and flew dangerously low before crashing and erupting in flames as it landed Monday in Kathmandu, Nepal's capital, killing at least 50 people, officials and witnesses said. A top airport official said the pilot...
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FILE - In this May 6, 1954, file photo, British athlete Roger Bannister breaks the tape to become the first man ever to break the four minute barrier in the mile at Iffly Field in Oxford, England. Bannister, the first runner to break the 4-minute barrier in the mile, has died. He was 88. Bannister’s family said in a statement that he died peacefully on Saturday, March 3, 2018, in Oxford “surrounded by his family who were as loved by him, as he was loved by them.” (AP Photo/File)
March 04, 2018 - 4:14 pm
LONDON (AP) — Roger Bannister, who as a lanky medical student at Oxford in 1954 electrified the sports world and lifted postwar England's spirits when he became the first athlete to run a mile in under 4 minutes, has died at 88. Bannister died Saturday in Oxford, the city where he accomplished the...
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