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Gut Microbes Could Play Role in HIV Infection – HealthDay News

Read article – Features Anne G. Hoen, an associate professor of epidemiology, biomedical data science, and microbiology and immunology, in an article about a new study that suggests that microbes in the gut may affect a person’s risk of an HIV infection. “Are differences in the microbiome causing differences in risk? Or are the same factors that affect the microbiome also influencing infection risk? Or both?” Hoen said.

The First Black Woman Dean of the Howard University College of Medicine – The Journal of Blacks in Higher Education

Read article – Quotes Andrea A. Hayes Dixon ’87, MED ’91, in an announcement that she has been appointed dean of the Howard University College of Medicine. When she takes office, Hayes Dixon will be the first Black woman to lead the medical school in its 154-year history. “The responsibility of educating the nation’s next generation of leaders in medicine is an enormous responsibility that I take very seriously,” Hayes Dixon said.

N.H. is Boosting Funding for Labor and Delivery Care. Will It Be Enough to Stem Closures? – New Hampshire Public Radio

Read article – Timothy Fisher, an assistant professor of obstetrics and gynecology, is quoted in an article about funding for birthing services in New Hampshire. “For many, many years, New Hampshire ranked among the lowest in the U.S. for Medicaid reimbursement to hospitals for labor and delivery services,” Fisher said.