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Public Policy Tipoffs Involving Pennsylvania Newsletter for Sunday January 05, 2020 ( 9 items )  

Cancer Immunology Research Journal Issues Research Articles in January 2020 Edition
PHILADELPHIA, Pennsylvania, Jan. 3 -- Cancer Immunology Research, a journal from the American Association for Cancer Research that says it disseminates knowledge of immunology to the cancer research community, catalyzing cross-disciplinary work that yields a deeper understanding of the host-tumor relationship, more potent cancer treatments and improved clinical outcomes, published research articles, including the following topics, in its January 2020 edition: * Assessing the Magnitude of Immuno  more

ECRI Institute: Two Patient Safety Leaders Announce Formal Affiliation
PLYMOUTH MEETING, Pennsylvania, Jan. 3 -- The ECRI Institute issued the following news release: * * * - ECRI Institute and Institute for Safe Medication Practices join forces for healthcare safety and quality * * * ECRI Institute and the Institute for Safe Medication Practices (ISMP) announce the successful completion of their plans to join forces. Effective, ISMP is an ECRI Institute affiliate. By joining together, the two patient safety leaders have created one of the largest healthcare qu  more

Journal of Materials Research Issues Research Articles in Dec. 30, 2019 Edition
WARRENDALE, Pennsylvania, Dec. 30 -- The Journal of Materials Research, a journal that says it features creation of materials and materials with novel functionalities, fundamental understanding of processes that control the response of materials and development of materials from the Materials Research Society, published research articles, including the following topics, in its Dec. 30, 2019 edition: * Antithrombotic, antimicrobial activities, and biocompatibility of surface-functionalized titan  more

Novant Health: New Surgeon Joins Novant Health Orthopedics, Spine - Brunswick
BOLIVIA, North Carolina, Jan. 3 -- Novant Health issued the following news release: Novant Health is pleased to welcome Dr. Ted Parcel to Novant Health Orthopedics and Spine - Brunswick. Parcel joined the clinic in January and is accepting new patients. Parcel received a Bachelor of Arts in biology from the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia and his Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine from Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine in Erie, Pennsylvania. He completed his orthopedic surgery r  more

Nursing Research Journal Issues Research Articles in November/December 2019 Edition
PHILADELPHIA, Pennsylvania, Dec. 27 -- Nursing Research, a peer-reviewed journal that says it covers health promotion, human responses to illness, acute care nursing research, symptom management, cost-effectiveness, vulnerable populations, health services and community-based nursing studies, published research articles, including the following topics, in its November/December 2019 edition: * Agent-Based Modeling: A Method for Investigating Challenging Research Problems * Decreasing Barriers to  more

Penn State Health: No-Shave November Effort Grows Facial Hair - and Almost $55,000 for Cancer Research
HERSHEY, Pennsylvania, Dec. 31 -- Penn State Health issued the following news, dated Dec. 28: This year, Dr. Jay Raman wanted to see how tall the crops would grow. In Novembers past, the chief of the Division of Urology in the Department of Surgery at Penn State Health Milton S. Hershey Medical Center/Penn State College of Medicine trimmed his No-Shave November beard for a clean-cut look. Not this fall. Raman decided let it grow to see how big it would get. By the end of the month, he'd knitt  more

Pittsburgh Zoo African Lion Moving to a New Home
PITTSBURGH, Pennsylvania, Jan. 4 -- Pittsburgh Zoo and PPG Aquarium issued the following news release: The Pittsburgh Zoo & PPG Aquarium is saying farewell to ten-year-old African lion, Ajani. Ajani is moving to a new facility that caters to older lions. The facility has a flat terrain which will make it easier for Ajani to access indoor and outdoor areas. In addition, this new facility will have other lions for Ajani to interact with. Since Ajani's brother passed earlier this year, this new   more

Slavic Review Journal Issues Research Articles in Fall 2019 Edition
PITTSBURGH, Pennsylvania, Dec. 31 -- Slavic Review, a peer-reviewed journal from the Association for Slavic, East European and Eurasian Studies, published research articles, including the following topics, in its Fall 2019 edition: * Global Money and Bolshevik Authority: The NEP as the First Socialist Project * Post-Imperial Europe: When Comparison Threatened, Empowered, and Was Omnipresent The Fall 2019 edition of the Slavic Review Journal can be viewed at  more

United for Libraries' January Monthly Member Forum Will Teach on 'Recruiting Younger Board Members for Trustees, Friends, and Foundations'
EXTON, Pennsylvania, Jan. 1 -- United for Libraries, division of the American Library Association, issued the following news release: United for Libraries is hosting a live webinar for members, "Recruiting Younger Board Members for Trustees, Friends, and Foundations," on Wednesday, Jan.8 at 2 p.m. Eastern Time. Madeline Jarvis of Marion (Iowa) Public Library and Tess Wilson of the National Network of Libraries of Medicine, Middle Atlantic Region, will lead the webinar. The webinar will focus o  more