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March 17, 1995 | PETER Y. HONG, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Menthol X, a cigarette brand that allegedly targeted African Americans, will be pulled from stores amid protests that its packaging used images associated with Malcolm X and racial pride to lure buyers from the black community. The cigarettes have been sold for a year on the East Coast in black, red and green boxes labeled with a large white "X."
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April 15, 2006 | Michelle Keller, Times Staff Writer
The Charles R. Drew University of Medicine and Science learned Friday that it would retain its national accreditation -- crucial to maintaining physician training at long-troubled Martin Luther King Jr./Drew Medical Center near South Los Angeles. The Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education granted "continued accreditation" to the university after a favorable review, according to university and Los Angeles County officials, who operate King/Drew.
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December 6, 1992 | LUCILLE RENWICK
For three hours on a recent Saturday, 9-year-old Sinecia Miller was Dr. Sinecia Miller. Wearing a white lab coat, a name tag with her "official" title and a stethoscope, Sinecia listened to heartbeats, took blood pressure readings and learned to detect minor ailments at the Saturday Science Academy run by the Charles R. Drew University of Medicine and Science.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
January 7, 2004 | Daren Briscoe, Times Staff Writer
Two Los Angeles County supervisors broke into a heated debate on Tuesday over how to fix mounting problems at Martin Luther King Jr./Drew Medical Center and its affiliated medical school. The exchange occurred between supervisors Yvonne Brathwaite Burke, whose district includes the hospital, and Zev Yaroslavsky, over whether to invite a UCLA official to discuss putting the university in charge of physician training at the hospital. The training is now run by the Charles R.
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July 5, 2004 | Steve Hymon, Times Staff Writer
Training programs for 53 aspiring surgeons and radiologists at Martin Luther King Jr./Drew Medical Center were eliminated last week in a move that will increase the workload of a hospital staff already buffeted by allegations of poor patient care. The Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education revoked the hospital's right to train radiologists in 2002 and surgeons in 2003 after finding poor oversight of both programs.
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October 8, 1996 | BILL KOHLHAASE, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
The late trumpeter-composer-bandleader John Birks "Dizzy" Gillespie left a rich legacy of both music and inspired musicians when he died in 1993. Both were present in abundance Sunday on the closing day of the sixth annual Jazz at Drew Legacy Music Series. The two-day festival, which raises money for the Charles R. Drew University of Medicine and Science, honored Curtis Mayfield and the Impressions on Saturday.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
August 21, 1998 | DAVID N. SUNDWALL, David N. Sundwall is president of the American Clinical Laboratory Assn. in Washington. He was formerly an assistant surgeon general of the U.S. Public Health Service
Although there is much debate about one of the major reasons why large numbers of Americans have limited health care--because of restrictions on health insurance--there is another less obvious reason: the tendency for physicians to practice in affluent urban and suburban areas. This creates barriers to care for people living in rural and inner-city areas. The dearth of physicians where they are most needed is largely due to the career choices of U.S. medical school graduates.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
March 18, 2006 | Michelle Keller, Times Staff Writer
The Charles R. Drew University of Medicine and Science named a new president this week -- an Australian psychologist who will become the first woman and first nonminority to head the institution. Susan Kelly, 55, now a vice president at the Council for Adult and Experiential Learning in Chicago, faces many challenges as she steps into her new post at the historically black university. The school, which trains doctors at the troubled Martin Luther King Jr.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
June 22, 2007 | Tiffany Hsu, Times Staff Writer
On the same day that the state took a step to pull the license of the troubled Martin Luther King Jr.-Harbor Hospital, the leader of the neighboring university was distancing the school from the controversial facility. In a "state of the university" address Thursday morning at the Charles R. Drew University of Medicine and Science, President Susan Kelly stressed the need to distinguish between the campus and the public hospital with which it was long associated.
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September 2, 2005 | Patrick McGreevy, Times Staff Writer
Putting his stamp on city panels that drive economic development, Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa is enlisting a mix of business and labor leaders to serve on the city Planning Commission and the Community Redevelopment Agency board.
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