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Lehigh Names David Rubenstein The First Executive Director Of Health And Wellness Center

by Lehigh University Editorial / July 15, 2019

Following a national search to lead the enhancement of student health services at Lehigh, Vice President of Student Affairs Ricardo Hall announced that David Rubenstein has been named to that new role. He is currently the vice president of Health and Wellness at Rowan University in Glassboro, N.J., and a clinical professor of psychology.  Rubenstein […]

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60 Students Start At TCU And UNTHSC’s New Medical School

by Braden Roux / July 15, 2019

In preparation for Monday’s first day of classes, the 60 students in the new joint medical school between TCU and the University of North Texas Health Science Center (UNTHSC) arrived on campus July 8 for a welcome week of orientation. During their welcome week, students of the nation’s newest medical school met faculty, staff and […]


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Siemens, UM System, MU Health Care Launch $133M Precision Medicine Alliance

by Heather Landi / July 15, 2019

German healthcare technology company Siemens will provide $133 million worth of medical technology and equipment to boost the University of Missouri’s precision medicine efforts. Three organizations—Siemens Healthineers, the University of Missouri System and the University of Missouri Health Care—will jointly contribute to the establishment of the Alliance for Precision Health in amounts that could reach $40 million. Read More

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Texas College Gives Every Student Help With Trauma, Mental Health

by TDN.com / July 15, 2019

Paul Quinn College prides itself as a school that aggressively recruits the kids often ignored by big-name universities: Students who grew up in tough Chicago neighborhoods where it is common to lose a classmate to gang violence. Children from Los Angeles to New York to South Dallas who struggle to break the cycle of poverty. […]


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Lehigh Names David Rubenstein The First Executive Director Of Health And Wellness Center

by Lehigh University Editorial / July 15, 2019

Following a national search to lead the enhancement of student health services at Lehigh, Vice President of Student Affairs Ricardo Hall announced that David Rubenstein has been named to that new role. He is currently the vice president of Health and Wellness at Rowan University in Glassboro, N.J., and a clinical professor of psychology.  Rubenstein […]

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America To Face A Shortage Of Primary Care Physicians Within A Decade Or So

by Victoria Knight / July 15, 2019

Despite hospital systems and health officials calling out the need for more primary care doctors, graduates of U.S. medical schools are becoming less likely to choose to specialize in one of those fields. A record-high number of primary care positions was offered in the 2019 National Resident Matching Program — known to doctors as “the […]


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Working with a disability

by Laura Kiesel

A decade ago, I was completing my master’s degree in environmental science and policy, and preparing to embark on a multi-decade career in advocacy and public policy that would have required not only long hours during the workweek, but frequent travel and overtime. Unfortunately, my body had other plans. Slowly my experiences began to erode […]

Why is student mental health at Georgia Tech and other schools worsening?

by Maureen Downey

Collin Spencer is a third-year biology major at Georgia Tech where he has served as a member of President G.P. “Bud” Peterson’s Campus Culture Action Team and as director of the Mental Health Student Coalition. After Collin and I exchanged emails about the deaths of two Georgia Tech students to suicide, I asked him to […]