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October 2018

MICROBIOME’S OMNIPRESENT UNSEEN GUESTS

The Microbiome is one of many layers that have an impact on the interaction between patients and their health caregivers. Read More

 

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PRESIDENT’S CORNER—ASAHP MEMBER FOCUS

Patricia Prelock, Professsor and Dean of the College of Nursing and Health Sciences at the University of Vermont, is featured in this issue of TRENDS. Read More

REFLECTIONS ON AN EXPERIMENT IN DEMOCRACY

The three branches of the federal government function cooperatively in many instances to meet the needs of the populace. Read More

 

HEALTH REFORM DEVELOPMENTS

Discusses how proposed rules are aimed at providing health coverage to employees, how medical needs are addressed in the Medicaid program, and survey results of workers’ views on their health care coverage. Read More

 

DEVELOPMENTS IN HIGHER EDUCATION

The U.S. Department of Education announced negotiated rulemaking for accreditation and innovation, while final Department regulations for borrower defense and gainful employment are delayed. Read More

 

QUICK STAT (SHORT, TIMELY, AND TOPICAL)

  • U.S. Adults Who Should Take Statins For Heart Disease Prevention Fail To Do So

  • Fast Food Consumption By U.S. Adults

  • Use of Biological Swimmers As Cargo Delivery Agents In Blood

  • Novel Devices For Studying Acute And Chronic Mechanical Stress In Retinal Pigment Epithelial Cells Read More

 

AVAILABLE RESOURCES ACCESSIBLE ELECTRONICALLY

  • 2017 National Healthcare Quality And Disparities Report

  • Interoperability Among Health Care Technologies

  • Enhancing High Schools As A Driver Of Individual Mobility And Community Progress Read More

 

GENDER PEER EFFECTS IN DOCTORAL STEM PROGRAMS

Peer gender composition in the training process of stem doctoral degrees is discussed. Read More

 

IDENTIFICATION OF FITNESS TRENDS FOR 2019

An American College of Sports Medicine Survey describes top fitness trends for 2019, with wearable technology being in the first position. Read More

 

2018-2019 ASSOCIATION CALENDAR OF EVENTS

Fall 2018Institutional Profile Survey Conducted

October 16-18, 2019—ASAHP Annual Conference in Charleston, SC

October 26-30, 2020—ASAHP Annual Conference in Long Beach, CA

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