Mental health care for children will be just a few clicks away once CHAMP, an acronym for Child Access to Mental Health and Psychiatry, is operational. The federally funded study will bring mental health professionals, though telehealth, to a family’s primary care provider.
The School of Dentistry is working to address the severe shortage of dental providers across the state as highlighted by a recent national report. But the SOD has its challenges: The school can’t accept more than 40 students per class, not nearly enough to keep pace with the number of dentists who retire each year.
When the Food and Drug Administration first approved Gardasil as a vaccine against human papillomavirus, it targeted preteens through age 26. The FDA has raised that ceiling to 45 for both men and women, giving many thousands more who receive the immunization a much greater chance of averting a number of cancers, especially cervical cancer in women.
Several interesting events are scheduled for the upcoming weeks at the Medical Center.
Medical Center leadership is proud to announce the following additions to its faculty and leadership staff.