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FEATURES

Strategy for Survival
A surgeon, gastroenterologist, oncologist, and radiologist team up to improve treatments and survival rates for patients with pancreatic cancer.

Eye-opener
Spending the summer in a lab convinces medical students of the value and excitement of basic research.

Still Making a Difference
Three children of Norma and John R. Ward, M.D., continue their parents' tradition as leaders at University Hospital, School of Medicine, and College of Health.

New Heights of Courage
The "miracle-like" experiences of teenagers who've had kidney, heart, and liver transplants are described in poems they wrote at last summer's Youth Transplant Kamp.

DEPARTMENTS

Headlines

People

In Memoriam

Research in Brief

Gift of Health
The first scholarship for Hispanic students in public health is established at the School of Medicine; other contributions fund a new medical science research building and the hospital's Critical Care Pavilion.

Opinion
Two educators at the Genetic Science Learning Center suggest ways teachers can help high school students become knowledgeable health-care consumers.


Health Sciences Report, University of Utah, Vol. 27, No. 1
Editor: Susan Sample
Editorial Consultant: Anne Brillinger
Contributing Writers: Mary Chachas, Phil Sahm
Photographers: Brad Nelson, Steve Leitch, Tim Kelly
Medical Graphics & Photography

Published by the Office of Public Affairs, University of Utah Health Sciences Center, 50 North Medical Drive, Salt Lake City, Utah 84132. Telephone (801) 581-7387.  Health Sciences Report is mailed to faculty, staff, alumni and friends of the University of Utah School of Medicine; to the staffs of University Hospitals & Clinics, University Health Network and Spencer S. Eccles Health Sciences Library; and to the faculties and alumni of the colleges of Pharmacy, Nursing and Health. Articles may be reprinted with permission.