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Ethical Issues: Saying I'm Sorry
(Center for Health Ethics, 2005-06)
Patients respond more favorably and are more trusting of physicians who provide full disclosure about medical errors than physicians who are less forthright or purposely hold things back when things go wrong. But there is ...
Ethical Issues: Narrowing the Disparity Gap
(Center for Health Ethics, 2005-11)
In 2003 the Institute of Medicine, in Unequal Treatment: Confronting Racial and Ethnic Disparities in Health Care, reported a consistent body of research demonstrating significant racial variation in the access to and utilization of medical...
Ethical Issues: Organ Donation and Procurement
(Center for Health Ethics, 2005-01)
The list of people waiting for organ transplants continues to grow. According to the Missouri Hospital Association more than 80,000 men, women and children nationwide are waiting for new organs, including more than 1,800 ...
Arkeology, 2005 Winter/Spring
(University of Missouri--Columbia. College of Veterinary Medicine, 2005)
Ethical Issues: Access in Missouri
(Center for Health Ethics, 2007-06)
2001 and 2005 (from $4.2 billion to $6.3 billion), predominantly due to increases in enrollment, as well as changes in case mix. In an attempt to curb this growing financial burden 90,000 enrollees were cut from the Medicaid roles in 2005 resulting in a...
Papillary thyroid carcinoma arising from a mature teratoma in a cryptorchid testis : a case report
of testicular metastases from solid tumors, and there are no reports of primary thyroid carcinomas metastasizing to the testis. We report the case of a 56 year old man who was found to have a cryptorchid testis containing a mature teratoma with malignant somatic...
(Center for Health Policy, University of Missouri - School of Medicine, 2006-12)
Each year the United Health Foundation, a private, non-profit foundation dedicated to improving health outcomes and promoting healthier communities, releases “America's Health Rankings.” Each state is evaluated on ...
Colonial Churches as Astronomical Instruments in San Cristóbal de las Casas: Informe Preliminár—Archivos de la Catedrál
There are many documented examples of meridian lines in Italian churches in the 14th and 15th centuries. Hilbron (1999) discusses how these lines and others were used to measure the date of the equinox, the sun's altitude ...
The role of effective principals in reducing teacher turnover in disadvantaged schools
(Institute of Public Policy, 2009)
Rates of turnover among public school teachers in the U.S. are substantial. Among all teachers, national estimates indicate that 16.5% of teachers left their schools between the 2003-04 and 2004-05 academic years, the most ...
(Center for Health Policy, University of Missouri - School of Medicine, 2007)
In the Healthy People 2010 report, issued by the Department of Health and Human Services, health disparities are defined as “all differences among populations in measures of health and healthcare.” Racial and ethnic ...
Market-Based Reform of Teacher Compensation
(Institute for Public School Initiatives, 2009)
Compensation accounts for over ninety percent of instructional costs in public schools, yet the process for setting the level and structure of educator compensation is rarely rational or strategic. Ideally, total compensation ...
Our Second A.B. Lord Fellow
The Center for Studies in Oral Tradition is pleased to announce the second recipient of the A.B. Lord Fellowship in Oral Tradition, Mr. Zhu Gang, who is a Ph.D. candidate at Minzu University of China (Central University ...
Personality Type as a Predictor of Interaction Between Student Teachers and Cooperating Teachers
Agricultural Education teaching interns from the University of Missouri and the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and their respective cooperating teachers participated in the study (n = 56). The purpose of the ...
The Student Teaching Internship: The Learning Continues...
Agricultural Education teaching interns from the University of Missouri-Columbia and their respective cooperating teachers participated in the study (n = 16). The purpose of the study was to assess teaching interns' level ...
Findings from Year Two of the External Evaluation of the Healthy & Active Communities Initiative
(University of Missouri - Columbia Institute of Public Policy, 2008)
The Missouri Foundation for Health has funded 33 projects under its Healthy & Active Communities (H&AC) Initiative in two-year funding cycles. A set of 15 projects was funded beginning in 2005 while a set of 18 was funded starting in 2006...
Dairy Policy Briefs
(Food and Agricultural Policy Research Institute (FAPRI) at the University of Missouri-Columbia, 2006-06)
This document is a set of one-page briefs that describe current dairy policy issues including issues like the MILC program, WTO issues and federal milk orders.
Additional Information and Data Regarding FAPRI's Analysis of the House & Senate Farm Bills
(Food and Agricultural Policy Research Institute (FAPRI) at the University of Missouri-Columbia, 2002-03)
On March 4, 2002, the Food and Agricultural Policy Research Institute (FAPRI) released a comparative study of the impacts of the alternative farm bills proposed by the U.S. House and Senate. During briefings to staff of ...
Project ASSIST: School Culture Typology
The Culture Typology Activity was developed for use by teachers and principals as a method to help schools and school leaders (a) identify the general type of culture present in a school, (b) reflect upon the impact of ...
Current State of the Dairy Industry
Testimony given before the House Agriculture Subcommittee on Department Operations, Oversight, Nutrition and Forestry Tuesday, May 20, 2003 at the request of committee chair, Representative Gutknecht.
K-12 Mathematics: What Should Students Learn and When Should They Learn it?
In the fall of 2006 several influential national groups (Achieve, American Statistical Association, College Board, and the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics) developed and released documents that recommended ...