Jennifer R McClendon

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PURPOSE To obtain the perspectives of medical students at one school on racial/ethnic campus diversity and cultural competence and to gain their perceptions of the institutional climate around diversity at their university and of reasons for minority underrepresentation at their medical school. METHOD A student-driven survey of all medical students (N =(More)
One-day "family survival" psychoeducation workshops are a promising, convenient method of disseminating basic information to families with a relative who is diagnosed with a serious mental illness such as schizophrenia, major depression, or other affective disorders. At five separate psychoeducation workshops, 83 participating families completed the(More)
An adult patient survived a brain abscess with Pseudallescheria boydii. She received intraventricular miconazole, 20 mg every 72 hours (minimal inhibitory concentration = 0.4 microgram/ml), and surgery. The abscess resulted from an infected central venous catheter (Port-A-Cath) and steroid therapy. Miconazole caused a ventriculitis. There are 12 reported(More)
Recent evidence has indicated that the prevalence of addiction in youth is far higher than previously expected. High demand for services to this population require attention to programs providing interventions, in particular to the regulations and structures that assure youth receive quality services. Thus, the current research examines state-level(More)
A 57-year-old man with no evidence of infection, vasculitis or connective tissue disease died with multiple organ thromboses after an acute illness. He was found to have lupus anticoagulant, IgG anticardiolipin antibody, false positive rapid plasma reagin, prolonged partial thromboplastin time, and thrombocytopenia. Venous and arterial thrombi leading to(More)
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