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The authors conducted a preliminary assessment of hepatitis B vaccination rates among men 18- to 37-years-old who have sex with men in a college town to determine what proportion were willing to be vaccinated. Participants, who were sampled in gay bars, gay advocacy groups, a swim team, and a dance club, completed a 25-item questionnaire. Sixty-seven(More)
OBJECTIVE Over the past 10 years, the use of hospitalists has grown in both the adult and pediatric setting as a response to pressure to deliver cost-effective, high-quality care. However, there is a paucity of information regarding the variation in the clinical roles, educational responsibilities, work patterns, and employment characteristics of pediatric(More)
OBJECTIVES To assess the usefulness of three sources (faith-based organizations (FBOs), health system, and community) for recruitment of African Americans with type 2 diabetes to a randomized controlled trial (RCT). DESIGN African Americans with type 2 diabetes were recruited to a diabetes self-management program at four FBO sites. An observational study(More)
Management of health care organizations must improve to meet the well-documented challenges of quality improvement and cost control. Other industries have developed the tools--entry education, mentoring, planned mid-career formal education and experience, and special programs for senior management. The purpose of this paper is to pilot test an alternative(More)
<lb>Syzygies of toric varieties<lb>by<lb>Milena Hering Chair: William Fulton Studying the equations defining the embedding of a projective variety and the higher<lb>relations (syzygies) between them is a classical problem in algebraic geometry. We<lb>give criteria for ample line bundles on toric varieties to give rise to a projectively<lb>normal embedding(More)
Without his guidance, this thesis would not have been possible, and I would have probably left Michigan after my second year. I consider myself very fortunate to have been able to learn how to use the circle method and pursue math research from Professor Wooley. I would also like to thank Donald Lewis for stepping in during my last year of graduate school(More)
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