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Student co-authors radiology study

May 15, 2012  |   For Alumni, For Parents, Research, Scholars and Scientists, School of Medicine, Student, Students Taking the Lead, Top Stories, Wake Forest College

Wake Forest senior Roman Nelson co-authored a study from Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center that was published in the Journal of American College of Radiology.

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Making bioethics personal

May 14, 2012  |   Arts & Culture, Engaging in the Arts, Humanities, School of Medicine, Student, Teacher-Scholar, Top Stories, Wake Forest College, Working Together

The undergraduate and graduate students in Comm 370 spent the spring semester pondering a bioethics case study surrounding organ transplants and patient selection while also enhancing their communications skills by learning how to perform the material as a radio play.

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Goodwill and good health

April 30, 2012  |   For Alumni, For Parents, International, Recognition, School of Medicine, Student, Top Stories, Wake Forest College

Grace Wandell first dreamed of becoming an international representative when she was 7 years old. Her aspiration has come true. As a Rotary Ambassadorial Scholar, she will head to Karolinska Institute in Stockholm, Sweden, this fall to earn a Masters Degree in Global Health.

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Tiny technology growing in N.C.

April 9, 2012  |   Admissions, For Alumni, For Parents, Scholars and Scientists, School of Medicine, Top Stories, Wake Forest College

Nanomedicine, nanogreen and nanomaterials — Wake Forest University’s Center for Nanotechnology and Molecular Materials is a leader in North Carolina’s growing nanoindustry and an emerging revolution.

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More exercise can help older diabetics

April 4, 2012  |   Faculty, For Alumni, For Parents, Research, Scholars and Scientists, School of Medicine, Top Stories, Wake Forest College

Professor Jack Rejeski finds that weight loss and exercise for older adults with type 2 diabetes will help prevent them from becoming physically disabled. The research makes the case for patients to not rely solely on support and education.

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Combating issues with collaboration

April 2, 2012  |   For Alumni, For Parents, School of Medicine, Student, Top Stories

Two School of Medicine students used role playing to illustrate the health disparities of rural residents and won the first Maya Angelou Center for Health Equity Bowl. The competition encouraged collaboration among fields of study as a way to solve complex health disparity problems.

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Berry interesting research

February 20, 2012  |   For Alumni, For Parents, Research, School of Medicine, Student, Top Stories

Sophomore Kent Langston’s work at the Immunology Department at the School of Medicine raises questions about the immunity power of antioxidants, like those found in some kinds of berries and other foods.

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100-year-old alumnus honored

January 5, 2012  |   Alumni, For Alumni, For Parents, School of Medicine, Top Stories

The Medical Alumni Association (MAA) of the School of Medicine honored William Louis Perry, M.D., Class of 1936, for his lifetime of service and leadership in medicine in his community. Perry, a resident of Chesterfield, S.C., celebrated his 100th birthday on Jan. 4.

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WFU and N.C. State form partnership

October 28, 2011  |   For Alumni, For Parents, Research, School of Medicine, Top Stories

Wake Forest and N.C. State have formed a partnership in the hope of advancing regenerative-medicine treatments for humans and animals. The groups will exchange students and faculty, collaborate on research projects and publications and pool resources.

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Bioethics conversation starters

October 6, 2011  |   Faculty, For Alumni, For Parents, Research, School of Medicine, Top Stories, Wake Forest College

From stem cell research to genetic testing to inequities in health care, bioethics questions are part of conversations throughout the United States every day. Two Wake Forest professors, Nancy King and Michael J. Hyde, explain why talking about bioethics is so important and share insights from their new book.

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