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    Whittier Institute Researchers Discover Genetic Clues to Aid in the Prevention of Diabetes

    A new study by researchers at The Whittier Institute for Diabetes pinpoints key mechanisms that lead to the formation of pancreatic beta cells in response to insulin resistance. The findings may some day help researchers stimulate cell growth and prevent diabetes. Insulin resistance is a condition ...

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    Scripps Names New Chief Development Officer

    Scripps Health has named John Engle chief development officer (CDO) and senior vice president. Engle, formerly president and CEO of The Whittier Institute for Diabetes in La Jolla, Calif., a Scripps subsidiary, assumed the role on Oct. 1. As CDO, Engle will oversee Scripps Health Foundation, the ...

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    Scripps Clinic Awarded the Hap Paul Award for Outstanding Development in New Technology of Joint Replacement

    The HAP Paul Award for outstanding development in new technology of joint replacement was awarded to the Scripps Clinic Center for Orthopaedic Research and Education (SCORE) on September 24th at the International Society for Technology and Arthroplasty (ISTA) conference in Rome, Italy. The ...

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    Scripps Named One of Best Employers for Mature Workers

    Scripps Health is one of America’s best employers for mature workers, according to AARP’s annual survey of “Best Employers for Workers over 50.” Scripps, which ranked third among the 35 companies listed, is the only California employer to be honored by AARP this year. The ...

    • Thursday, September 2nd, 2004
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    Chris Van Gorder Receives Regent's Award

    Chris Van Gorder, FACHE, President and Chief Executive Officer of Scripps Health in San Diego, California, received the American College of Healthcare Executives (ACHE) Healthcare Executive Regent’s Award today at the San Diego Organization of Healthcare Leaders meeting in San Diego. The award ...

    • Thursday, August 19th, 2004
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    Scripps Clinic Begins Stem Cell Study for Heart Disease

    Physicians at Scripps Clinic are participating in the world’s first study of selected adult stem cell injections in the heart to determine the benefit in treating patients with severe chest pain as a result of end stage, inoperable coronary artery disease. Richard A. Schatz, M.D., co chair and ...

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    A First in San Diego for Scripps Clinic Transplant Surgeons

    Scripps Center for Organ and Cell Transplantation surgeons, Jonathan Fisher, MD, and Randolph Schaffer, MD, performed the first-ever organ procurement in San Diego from a non-heart beating donor last month. Most organs are obtained from cadaveric donors—individuals who have suffered brain ...

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    Scripps Clinic Performs Unique Dual Laparoscopic Procedure

    The skill and teamwork of two physicians at Scripps Clinic, combined with the expertise of the surgical staff at Scripps Green Hospital, recently led to a unique surgery that changed the life of a local woman. The procedure involved both a hysterectomy and a bowel resection to remove a colon ...

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    Scripps Encinitas Receives Prestigious International Award

    Baby-Friendly USA, implementor of the UNICEF Baby-Friendly Hospital Initiative in the United States announced the designation of Scripps Memorial Hospital Encinitas as a U.S. “Baby-Friendly” hospital and the only such facility in San Diego County. There are only 42 Baby-Friendly ...

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    Scripps Surgeon First to Implant Electronic Knee

    Medical history was made in San Diego recently when a surgeon from the Scripps Clinic Division of Orthopaedic Surgery implanted into a patient a total knee prosthesis that has the ability to directly measure forces that occur within the knee. This type of prosthesis has never before been implanted ...