Archive for November, 2011
Dr. John Russo, Jr. is president of The MedCom Resource, Inc. Previously, he was senior vice president of medical communications at www.vicus.com, a complementary and alternative medicine website. He was also chief-of-operations and director of continuing medical education at Churchill Communications North America.
Before entering the field of medical communications, Dr. Russo was associate professor of clinical pharmacy and adjunct associate professor of surgery at the University of Utah. Dr. Russo graduated from Rutgers University with a BS degree in pharmacy. He received a master of science degree in institutional pharmacy practice at St. John’s University College of Pharmacy and Allied Health Professions in New York, and a doctor of pharmacy degree from the University of Missouri-Kansas City.
Dr. Russo has written and edited hundreds of articles, symposium proceedings, and monographs, as well as edited several medical textbooks. The C.A.M. Report exists because there is a need to fill, and it is enjoyable to do.
Researchers at Sophia Children’s Hospital, in Rotterdam, The Netherlands, attempted to validate a computer-based Netherlands Triage System developed for physical triage at emergency departments and telephone triage at general practitioner cooperatives. (more…)
Researchers throughout the U.S. collaborated to evaluate the response to high doses of silymarin taken by mouth on disease activity in patients with chronic hepatitis C. The results were presented during the American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases November Annual Meeting. (more…)
Dr. Donald Murphy is Clinical Director of the Rhode Island Spine Center and a member of the Clinical Faculty at Brown University School of Medicine and the Postgraduate Faculty of 4 chiropractic schools.
Researchers at The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center and Fudan University Shanghai Cancer Center determined whether acupuncture can prevent xerostomia among head/neck patients undergoing radiotherapy. (more…)