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Mizzou Health News Network - April/May 2014

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Trauma, ICU and rehabilitation team praised for remarkable recovery(0:21)
Institute of Medicine member recognized by fellow physician alumni (2:18)
New graduates continue trend of staying in Missouri to provide care (2:51)
Nutrition professor accelerating clinical and translational research (3:21)
Child health experts thank Leda J. Sears Trust for $1.2 million in gifts (4:53)


Trauma, ICU and rehabilitation team praised for remarkable recovery(0:21)
Nathan Roberts, who was struck by a car in February, returned to University Hospital in May to thank MU Health Care trauma, intensive care and rehabilitation specialists for his treatment and recovery. The MU student had broken bones, skull fractures and a severe concussion when he arrived at the hospital's Level 1 trauma center.

Institute of Medicine member recognized by fellow physician alumni (2:18)
Institute of Medicine member and MU family medicine program graduate Robert Phillips, MD, was presented with the MU Medical Alumni Organization's highest honor, the Citation of Merit, at a ceremony in St. Louis. Eight other graduates and supporters of the university's medical school were also recognized at the annual alumni awards event.

New graduates continue trend of staying in Missouri to provide care(2:51)
Ninety-seven new physician alumni received medical degrees from MU at commencement in May. More than 45 percent of the Class of 2014 will stay in Missouri to train as resident physicians, and 25 percent will stay at MU. More Missouri physicians received their medical degrees from MU than from any other university.

Nutrition expert helps accelerate clinical and translational research(3:21)
Nutrition expert Elizabeth Parks, PhD, is the new associate director of MU's Clinical Research Center. Part of MU's Institute for Clinical and Translational Science, the center will benefit from her extensive experience in transforming discoveries made in laboratories into better ways to treat and prevent disease.

Child health experts thank Leda J. Sears Trust for $1.2 million in gifts(4:53)
Child health specialists thanked the Leda J. Sears Trust for giving another $500,000 to pediatric research at MU. The trust has now provided $1.2 million in philanthropy to MU scientists studying autism, diabetes, obesity, blood disorders and other conditions that affect children. Show less
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