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November 15, 2010 Faculty in the Media

The District government plans to ask the city's private doctors how much they know about HIV/AIDS as part of an effort to urge them to offer routine screenings for the disease.

November 14, 2010 Faculty in the Media

A number of college students have been hospitalized recently after drinking Four Loko, but students at the University of Maryland, College Park, say they're aware of the drink's effects and know their own limits.

November 12, 2010 Faculty in the Media

The race to develop a vaccine against dengue fever may be getting a little closer to the finish line. Peter Hotez, M.D., Ph.D., Distinguished Research Professor, Walter G.

November 11, 2010 Faculty in the Media

Pneumonia is the single leading killer of young children in the world, more than HIV/AIDS, malaria, and tuberculosis. Peter Hotez, M.D., Ph.D., Distinguished Research Professor, Walter G.

November 10, 2010 Press Release

David G. Borenstein, M.D., clinical professor of medicine in the School of Medicine and Health Sciences, was appointed president of the American College of Rheumatology during the ACR's annual business meeting, held Wednesday, November 10 in Atlanta.

November 07, 2010 Press Release

The American Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene (ASTMH) announced that Peter Hotez, M.D., Ph.D., Distinguished Research Professor, Walter G. Ross Professor and Chair, Department of Microbiology, Immunology, and Tropical Medicine in the School of Medicine and Health Sciences, has assumed his role of president of the Society, a worldwide organization of scientists, clinicians and program professionals whose mission is to promote global health through the prevention and control of infectious and other diseases that disproportionately afflict the global poor.

November 03, 2010 Faculty in the Media

New research predicts that the U.S. obesity rate won't level off until it reaches at least 42 percent, in 2050.

November 03, 2010 Faculty in the Media

A new study on Alzheimer's disease shows that women end up bearing most of the burden. Ted Rothstein, M.D., associate professor of Neurology, says women are more affected because men have shorter lifespans.