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FIFA medical chief dislikes drug testing plans for World Cup in Brazil

...matches there.Samples from Manaus could take "maybe 36 hours" to get to Lausanne, said Jiri Dvorak, FIFA's chief medical officer. From other venues, the travel time should be 24 hours, he said.But D'Hooghe expressed concerns about possible...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2014-04-11/fifa-medical-chief-d
CVS dropping tobacco products

...monitor patient care, and the presence of tobacco in its stores has made for some awkward conversations, CVS Chief Medical Officer Dr. Troyen A. Brennan said."One of the first questions they ask us is, 'Well, if you're going to be part...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-02-05/cvs-dropping-tobacco-product
Biz bits

...Award from the Georgia Chapter of the American Academy of Pediatrics.Details: He is Senior Vice President and Chief Medical Officer at Georgia Regents Medical Center. JOHN CHANDLERAward/honor: Named top producer in October for Georgia Bank...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2013-11-09/biz-bits
Stipend is 'less threatening' to NCAA members, Mark Emmert says

...its members did not do enough to educated players about the long-term risks of concussions.The NCAA now has a chief medical officer, a neurologist who was appointed by Emmert.Emmert told coaches that participation in football is declining among...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/college/2014-01-13/stipend-less-threatening-
EMS doctor helps raise level of care

...during recent conflicts and aided by some of the lessons learned there, said McManus, a retired colonel who was Chief Medical Officer of the last Combat Support Hospital in Baghdad. Early on in the Iraq War, when a patient died from what seemed...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/health/2013-11-11/ems-doctor-helps-raise-level
456 Atlanta colonoscopy patients warned of infection risk

...Statistically, the risk of transmission of disease "is actually quite remote," Dr. Leigh Hamby, Piedmont's chief medical officer, told The Atlanta Journal-Constitution.Piedmont said the surgery center staff cleaned the endoscopy instruments...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/health/2013-05-01/456-atlanta-colonoscopy-pati
Device will help in detecting concussions during games

...things that are very important with the NCAA as far as the health and safety of the student-athlete," NCAA chief medical officer Brian Hainline said, "and concussion is right up there as first and foremost. It's the elephant on the table...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/2013-07-04/device-will-help-detecting-concus
Regents OK money for hospital residencies

...even building renovations required by the medical-specialty accreditation agencies.Dr. Bruce Middendorf, the chief medical officer at St. Mary's, acknowledged that taxpayer funding was critical."To be successful, we needed the jumpstart...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2013-09-11/regents-ok-money-hospital-res
Cancer doctor Otis Brawley urges MCG graduates to focus on disease prevention

...that could threaten the country financially.Speaking Thursday at the school's Hooding Ceremony, Brawley, the chief medical officer for the cancer society, said that for too long medicine has focused on "sick care" that waits for patients to...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/education/2013-05-09/cancer-doctor-otis-brawle
Georgia Health Science University residents look for new experiences at University Hospital

...University over the course of the first academic year, or about 32 in 38 rotations, said Dr. William Farr, the chief medical officer for University."Our goal is to expand that over time, perhaps up to about 15 at any given time," he said...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/education/2012-06-26/georgia-health-science-un