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Increasing Equity and Decreasing Costs for Medicare Access and Treatment
In 1965, President Lyndon B. Johnson signed into law a bill that established Medicare. Since then, the medical needs and structure of our society have changed in many ways. But does our current medical care and payment ...
US Healthcare Reform in a Green New Deal World
National health insurance has been a topic of discussion in the United States for over a century, yet even in 2020, this is a widely controversial and argued topic. There are disagreements about who should provide healthcare, ...
Adderall and Academia: How Amphetamine binds in the Human Norepinephrine Transporter Protein
Recently, there has been a drastic increase in the use of prescription stimulants by healthy individuals in academia – specifically with undergraduate college students. We wanted to answer why this was phenomenon was ...
Compare and contrast mode of action of penicillin and vancomycin: Why penicillin is still an effective antibiotic today
Penicillin is a group of antibiotics that contains β-lactam, which prevents peptidoglycan crosslinking and indirectly bursts bacterial cell walls. It is widely used today against many infections caused by staphylococci and ...
Discussion Facilitation Techniques for Honors Peer Educators
(European Honors Council (EHC), 2017-04-28)
In the Virginia Tech Honors College, honors peer educators are students who apply to be the sole instructors for discussion-based classes, such as first-year seminars and reading seminars, for academic credit (Smith, 2016). ...
Analyzing the Presence of Unmet Need and Depressive Symptoms in Older Adults
This paper works to examine and determine a relationship or association between unmet need from disability and depressive symptoms in older adults. The older adult population is extremely vulnerable to deteriorating quality ...
AT-121 as a Potential Opioid Replacement
The mu opioid Receptor (μ-Receptor) is the neural structure involved in interpreting pain signals. An opioid acts as an agonist that provides pain relief by binding to a large number of these receptors and preventing pain ...
Presidential Global Scholars Program
(Virginia Tech, 2017)
Presidential Global Scholars Program credit fulfillment for a self-directed diploma
Supporting Peer Educators in First-Year Honors Seminars at Virginia Tech
(Michigan State University, in partnership with Pennsylvania State University and the Honors Education at Research Universities biennial conference, 2016)
First-year seminars help students transition to and get involved in college faster, which can result in higher academic achievement, stronger peer relationships, and deeper self-knowledge: elements of a more successful and ...
Neuroscience, Medicine, and Culture Diploma: Diploma Requirements Checksheet
(Virginia Tech, 2017)
This diploma is available to non‐Neuroscience majors only. Students pursuing an Honors Laureate: Neuroscience, Medicine, and Culture Diploma will earn a minimum of 30 honors credits across the Four Elements of an Honors Education.