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University of Toledo Medical Center opens Toledo’s first detox center

University of Toledo Medical Center opens Toledo’s first detox center

Bryce Buyakie, Associate News Editor
April 4, 2017
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The University of Toledo Medical Center recently opened Toledo’s first 10-bed detoxification unit in response to the growing opiate addiction epidemic the city is facing. Dr. Tanvir Singh, the unit’s medical director and a physician at UTMC, said the unit will help patients addicted to opioids,...

New CEO of the University of Toledo Medical College named

New CEO of the University of Toledo Medical College named

Bryce Buyakie, Staff Reporter
February 21, 2017
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The University of Toledo Medical Center has announced Dan Barbee as the new chief executive officer after serving as interim CEO for nine months. Barbee, who has worked at UT’s medical center for six years, said he will be responsible for the strategic activities at UTMC and its clinics. He will...

Beyond borders

Morgan Kovacs, News editor
September 6, 2016
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Two Iraqi doctors are currently spending time at the University of Toledo Medical Center, learning the way UTMC’s emergency room system operates in order to improve emergency care in Iraq. Dr. Al Obaidi and Dr. Saad Mijbad, from Kufa Hospital in Iraq, will be spending a month in Toledo before returning...

UTMC CEO resigns

UTMC CEO resigns

Morgan Kovacs, Staff Reporter
April 13, 2016
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  The University of Toledo Medical Center needs a new CEO. Executive VP and UTMC CEO, Dave Morlock, announced his resignation on April 5 from his position after holding the job since fall 2013.  Morlock’s resignation is effective as of June 1. “Dave has helped make sure that our hospital...

Hands-on experience: University of Toledo simulation center brings together different disciplines

Hands-on experience: University of Toledo simulation center brings together different disciplines

Ashley King, Staff Reporter
September 23, 2015
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Since its opening in 2014, the Lloyd Jacobs Interprofessional Immersive Simulation Center has provided learners with opportunities to improve their skills in the field. According to Brandi Barhite, media relations specialist for UTMC, the simulation center has trained an average of 2,000 learners per mo...

University of Toledo College of Medicine and Life Sciences sees increase in local attendance numbers

University of Toledo College of Medicine and Life Sciences sees increase in local attendance numbers

Ashley King, Staff Reporter
September 9, 2015
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More Toledo students chose to stay close to home this year as the College of Medicine and Life Sciences saw a rise in local student attendance, with students from Northwest Ohio making up 25% of the population. A news release from Sept. 1 explained that 131 of the 177 students who began classes in...

The University of Toledo’s Medical Center purchases $3 million machine

Ashley King, Staff Reporter
September 2, 2015
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Local cancer patients now have a treatment option close to home. The Eleanor N. Dana Cancer Center at the University of Toledo Medical Center introduced a new cancer treatment machine called the Varian Edge. Krishna Reddy, a physician of radiation oncology at UTMC, said, “We wanted to bring that...

ProMedica and UT finalize agreement

Jenna Nance, Staff Reporter
August 26, 2015
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The University of Toledo struck a 50-year, $250 million educational deal with ProMedica Health System, one of the largest healthcare providers in Northwest Ohio. The Academic Affiliation Agreement will move UT medical students, residents and fellows to ProMedica facilities, and is expected to present...

Preventive HIV meds now available at the University of Toledo Medical Center

Preventive HIV meds now available at the University of Toledo Medical Center

Jessica Harker, Staff Reporter
August 19, 2015
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The first medicine ever used to prevent HIV began to be distributed this month at the University of Toledo’s Ruppert Health Center. The new drug PrEP, or Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis, works by preventing HIV “from being able to set up shop, essentially,” said Eric Sahloff, an associate professor of ph...

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