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An in-depth overview of the NIH Loan Repayment Program from the Division of Loan Repayment Director, Dr. Erika Boone. The NIH Loan Repayment Programs (LRPs) are a set of programs established by Congress designed to recruit and retain highly qualified health professionals into biomedical or more

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The ability to quickly move patients by medical helicopter is especially vital in what is known as the golden hour – that first hour after a traumatic injury, considered the most critical for successful emergency treatment. "For true emergencies, it is quicker and better to transport someone by more

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We've made a lot of progress in the fight against HIV and the recent announcement of a second patient in remission reignited hope of cure on the horizon. In her widely read article A cure more

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Discrimination may affect the health and well-being of women of color according to research presented by Yendelela Cuffee, PhD, MPH, assistant professor of public health sciences at Penn State College more

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Medical decision making is a complicated topic, involving not just estimates of disease risk or prognosis, but a host of other issues like physician judgment, patient preferences, cost effectiveness of different therapies, and the patient’s desired degree of participation in the decision-making more

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Sexual minorities — people who are attracted to members of the same sex or who identify as gay, lesbian or bisexual — are at a higher risk for several different health problems at different points in their lives, according to Penn State researchers. 

The researchers found that sexual more

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Clinical and Translational Science Collaborative (CTSC) KL2 Scholar alumna, Allison Webel  RN, PhD, FAAN, received a four-year, $3-million grant from the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute to fund her study “A Nurse-Led Intervention to Extend the HIV Treatment Cascade for Cardiovascular more

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Social worker and public health researcher Tina Studts and otolaryngologist Matt Bush have been collaborating in community-engaged research for six years, since they first met as KL2 Scholars. Their work has culminated in an R01 grant to implement and study a family support program for children more

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Penn State Clinical and Translational Science Institute has welcomed a new scholar into its program that invests in early-career faculty. Dr. Steven Hicks more

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Mohamed Abazeed, MD, PhD became a CTSC KL2 Scholar in 2015. His research program focuses on identifying the genetic abnormalities that give rise to therapeutic resistance in cancer and using this information to develop personalized therapeutic strategies in a new strategy of biologically-guided more

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Mohamed Abazeed, MD, PhD became a CTSC KL2 Scholar in 2015 under the mentorship of Michael Kattan, PhD and Jaroslaw Maciejewski, MD, PhD at the Cleveland Clinic. Dr. Abazeed's research program focuses on identifying the genetic abnormalities that give rise to therapeutic resistance in cancer and more

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