Topic: Institute of Medicine

New Study Says Schools Should Play Primary Role in Boosting Students' Physical Health

May 23, 2013

A new report issued today by the Institute of Medicine (IOM), and developed by two University of Texas at Austin professors, says schools should play a key role in ensuring all students have the opportunity to engage in at least 60 minutes of vigorous or moderate-intensity physical activity each

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Tower Shines for National Academies Inductees

May 7, 2013
Tower Shines for National Academies Inductees

Five university professors and two alumni have been inducted into three national academies. May 7 the Tower glows orange in their honor.

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Professor Elected to the Institute of Medicine of the National Academies

Oct. 17, 2011

George Georgiou, a professor at The University of Texas at Austin whose technology developments in the engineering, medical, biochemical and cellular fields could help treat tens of thousands of patients with diseases such as cancer and osteoporosis, has been elected as a member of the Institute of Medicine (IOM).

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Martinez Appointed to National Committee on Mental Health Care Needs of Older Americans

March 2, 2011

The Institute of Medicine (IOM) of the National Academy of Sciences has appointed Dr. Octavio N. Martinez Jr. to a 16-member national consensus committee that will study the mental health care needs of older Americans and how best to meet those needs.

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Tower shines orange tonight

Nov. 17, 2010
Tower shines orange tonight

The Tower will be lighted orange Wednesday evening, Nov. 17, to commemorate the university's faculty who are new inductees into the national academies.

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