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Jan. 20 - Feb. 2, 2006
Vol. 36, Issue 1
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Two win Mitchells
Journal touts U.Va.'s black student graduation rate

U.Va. becomes home port for Semester at Sea program

Digest
Don't think twice, it's all right
Welcoming a new director
Faulders to lead Alumni Association
The University's 2005 year in review
Not-so-random encounters
'Preserving Our Past, Capturing Our Future'

Nobel Prize-Winning physiologist Ferid Murad to speak on Jan. 25

New way to North Grounds
Last ball in U-Hall

 

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Rovert StreiterNational leader in pulmonary and critical care medicine tapped to lead internal medicine

Dr. Robert M. Strieter, nationally known pulmonary clinician and scientist, has been appointed chairman of the U.Va. Health System’s Department of Internal Medicine. Dr. Strieter currently serves as professor of medicine, pathology and pediatrics; chief of the Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine; and vice chairman of the Department of Medicine for Hospitalist Programs at the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA. Strieter will join U.Va. on July 1. (Jan. 4)

 

john MohanStudy on mental health treatment receives $4.5 million MacArthur Foundation grant

U.Va. has received a $4.5 million grant from the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation for the final phase of the Research Network on Mandated Community Treatment, a three-phase study on legally mandated treatments for people with mental disorders. Directed by John Monahan, Law School professor and nationally recognized expert on mental health disorders, the study seeks to provide evidence for developing effective policies and practices on whether, and how, to mandate such treatments.


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