Nathan A. Bowling named SIOP Fellow

Nathan A. Bowling, PhD has been named a Fellow of the Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology (SIOP). Dr. Bowling was granted Fellow status by the SIOP Executive Board at its most recent meeting. The profession of industrial and organizational psychology addresses the full range of human interactions in organizational settings. Members of the profession…

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Diagnosing hypertension in children

Highlight Study results call into question the utility of testing blood pressure load–the proportion of elevated blood pressure readings detected over 24 hours–for diagnosing hypertension in children. Washington, DC — Results from a new study provide insights on evaluating high blood pressure in children. The findings appear in an upcoming issue of CJASN. Diagnostic…

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UK study highlights importance of spirometry in diagnosing COPD

March 13, 2020 – A UK study of patients participating in low-dose CT lung cancer screening highlights the importance of spirometry (breathing tests) in the assessment of possible chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), and demonstrates that over-reliance on radiological changes alone may result in detection of clinically insignificant disease. The new study is published online…

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