Medical schools

February 07, 2018 - 3:31 pm
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — A top University of Connecticut dental school professor was reprimanded over a selfie showing him and several students with two severed heads used for medical research, according to a document obtained Wednesday by The Associated Press. The November letter by R. Lamont...
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February 05, 2018 - 4:45 pm
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Graduate dental school students and a top University of Connecticut orthodontics professor took a selfie with two severed heads used for medical research at a training workshop at Yale University last year — an episode Yale officials called "disturbing" and "inexcusable." The...
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February 02, 2018 - 1:15 am
REDDING, Calif. (AP) — A Northern California woman who drove her car head-on into freeway traffic in an alleged suicide attempt has been charged with the second-degree murder of a driver she struck, authorities said Thursday. Grace Elizabeth Ward, 28, suffered a broken leg in the accident that...
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February 01, 2018 - 5:35 pm
GREENSBORO, N.C. (AP) — About 5,500 faculty will be represented in a class-action lawsuit alleging two prestigious North Carolina medical schools conspired to depress their wages by agreeing not to poach professors from each other. U.S. District Judge Catherine Eagles ruled Thursday that the...
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January 12, 2018 - 4:54 pm
CHICAGO (AP) — The Latest on lawsuit to allow 11-year-old to receive marijuana treatment while at school (all times local): 3:40 p.m. The Illinois attorney general's office has told a federal court it will allow a suburban Chicago school district to administer medical marijuana to an 11-year-old...
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January 06, 2018 - 12:01 am
ST. STEPHEN, S.C. (AP) — In her little brick office building, on the hallway wall next to a handful of exam rooms, Sarah Brown keeps a framed record of "The Legend of Old Doc Brown." The old Hank Snow song has become her mantra, an adopted philosophy about practicing medicine. He was just an old...
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This undated photo provided by Duke University shows Dr. Danielle Seaman, a former radiology professor at the university. A federal anti-trust complaint filed by Seaman claims that Duke University and the nearby University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill conspired to avoid competition by agreeing not to hire talent away from each other’s medical enterprises. Both Duke and UNC deny the existence of the no-hire agreement. (Jared Lazarus/Duke University via AP)
January 02, 2018 - 10:41 am
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — The basketball rivalry between Duke University and the University of North Carolina battle is legendary, but a federal lawsuit says the two elite institutions have agreed not to compete in another prestigious area: the market for highly skilled medical workers. The anti-trust...
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November 29, 2017 - 8:59 am
MIAMI (AP) — The University of Miami is investigating after one of its medical students was accused of posting pictures of female classmates on various websites for sexual fetishes. The Miami Herald reports the 25-year-old medical student has been suspended. The student is suspected of copying...
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Dr. Larry Nassar, 54, appears in court for a plea hearing in Lansing, Mich., Wednesday, Nov. 22, 2017. Nasser, a sports doctor accused of molesting girls while working for USA Gymnastics and Michigan State University, pleaded guilty to multiple charges of sexual assault and will face at least 25 years in prison. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya)
November 22, 2017 - 5:34 pm
LANSING, Mich. (AP) — The Latest on sexual assault charges against former USA Gymnastics doctor Larry Nassar (all times local): 5:20 p.m. Michigan State University says allegations that it covered up a former gymnastics doctor's criminal sexual misconduct are "simply false" and it is "appalled" by...
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November 22, 2017 - 3:09 pm
(The Conversation is an independent and nonprofit source of news, analysis and commentary from academic experts.) Tanya D. Marsh, Wake Forest University (THE CONVERSATION) Charles Manson, the wild-eyed cult leader who claimed inspiration for an apocalyptic race war from the Beatles’ “White Album,”...
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