Profiles

Five Physicians Honored for Outstanding Care of Patients Near the End of Life

Five physicians who have distinguished themselves in caring for patients near the end of life have been named recipients of the 2013 Hastings Center Cunniff-Dixon Physician Awards.


Dr. David A. Lewis Elected 
President of the American College of Neuropsychopharmacology

David A. Lewis, MD, has been elected president of the American College of Neuropsychopharmacology (ACNP), an honor that acknowledges his contributions to the field. 


Easton Hospital and Lindsley D. Van der Veer, MD, FACP, Enhance Long-Standing Partnership

For the longtime Chief of the Division of Gastroenterology at Easton Hospital, the decision to formally join forces with the hospital is an endorsement both of Easton’s collaborative atmosphere and of its commitment to excellent care.

 


Enhancing 
Patient Outcomes 
through Anterior 
Hip Replacement

Utilizing advanced operating room equipment, the anterior approach to hip replacement offers patients of St. Luke’s University Health Network important advantages over traditional approaches — advantages including greater long-term stability, reduced pain and accelerated postoperative function.


Exploring Consciousness: An Interview With Adrian M. Owen, Ph.D.

In the late 1990s, Adrian M. Owen, Ph.D., Canada Excellence Research Chair, professor of neuroscience at the University of Western Ontario, began researching new uses of functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI) technology. His introduction to Kate Bainbridge, a patient in a persistent vegetative state, catalyzed his work to develop ways for communicating with patients previously thought unable to communicate.


DNA STAT Helps Physicians Personalize Prescriptions

Connecting physicians with pharmacogenomics data allows DNA STAT to produce individualized medication therapy.


DNA STAT Helps Physicians Personalize Prescriptions

Connecting physicians with pharmacogenomics data allows DNA STAT to produce individualized medication therapy.


Autism Speaks Highlights Early Diagnosis, Early Care and Access

Mind-boggling indeed. The incidence of autism spectrum disorder (ASD) has grown tenfold over the past 40 years. Currently, more than 3 million individuals in the United States are affected by the brain development disorder.