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    Doors Open at Dickinson & Gooding Center for Early Detection

    By proclamation of San Diego Mayor Dick Murphy, Tuesday, Oct. 19, 2004 is recognized as Dickinson and Gooding Center for Early Detection Day. The Mayor’s proclamation marks a significant day in San Diego health care as the doors to the Dickinson & Gooding Center for Early Detection at ...

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    Scripps Clinic Physicians Participate in Ground Breaking Gene Therapy Study for Cardiovascular Disease

    Scripps Clinic is one of only 20 cardiac medical centers in the U.S. participating in a Phase IIb study of Vascular Endothelial Growth Factor-2 (VEGF-2) for the treatment of severe cardiovascular disease. Richard A. Schatz, MD, co chairman of the Division of Cardiology and research director of ...

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    State OKs Joint License for Two Scripps Hospitals

    The California Department of Health Services has approved the joint license application for Scripps Mercy Hospital and Scripps Memorial Hospital Chula Vista. The decision brings the two hospital campuses together under one license and one name – Scripps Mercy Hospital. The Hillcrest campus ...

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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 ...