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April 19, 1995 | DOUGLAS P. SHUIT, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Three top administrators of the UCLA Neuropsychiatric Institute and Hospital are leaving their posts in the wake of accreditation problems, university officials confirmed Tuesday. Dr. Don A. Rockwell, the hospital director, announced that he will step down as of June 1. Also leaving around that time will be Dr. Gary Tischler, the institute's director and head of psychiatry, and Dr. Joel Yager, vice chair for education at the hospital.
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September 8, 1995 | THOMAS H. MAUGH II, TIMES MEDICAL WRITER
The embattled UCLA Neuropsychiatric Institute has been awarded full accreditation from the Joint Commission on Accreditation of Health Care Organizations, ending a 16-month period of probation, institute officials said Thursday. "We are delighted that we are able to focus again on providing superb patient care here at the hospital," said interim hospital director G. Michael Arnold. "We're very happy that the commission has restored us."
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September 8, 1995 | THOMAS H. MAUGH II, TIMES MEDICAL WRITER
The embattled UCLA Neuropsychiatric Institute has been awarded full accreditation from the Joint Commission on Accreditation of Health Care Organizations, ending a 16-month period of probation, institute officials said Thursday. "We are delighted that we are able to focus again on providing superb patient care here at the hospital," said interim hospital director G. Michael Arnold. "We're very happy that the commission has restored us."
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April 19, 1995 | DOUGLAS P. SHUIT, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Three top administrators of the UCLA Neuropsychiatric Institute and Hospital are leaving their posts in the wake of accreditation problems, university officials confirmed Tuesday. Dr. Don A. Rockwell, the hospital director, announced that he will step down as of June 1. Also leaving around that time will be Dr. Gary Tischler, the institute's director and head of psychiatry, and Dr. Joel Yager, vice chair for education at the hospital.
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March 2, 1989
The Martin Luther King Legacy Assn. and the Southern Christian Leadership Conference have awarded the Rosa Parks Award to Dr. Gloria Johnson Powell, associate professor of child psychiatry at the UCLA Neuropsychiatric Institute and Hospital. Powell received the award in recognition of her pioneering work on physical and sexual abuse of children.
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December 23, 2000 | SHARON NAGY, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
A 46-year-old San Clemente woman pleaded not guilty Friday to charges that she tried to drown her 4-month-old twins in the bathtub and was transferred to UCLA's Neuropsychiatric Institute and Hospital for evaluation. Paula Thompson, charged with two counts of felony child endangerment, is due back in court Jan. 19, said Tori Richards of the Orange County district attorney's office. Following the plea, Orange County Superior Court Judge Pamela L.
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July 20, 1986
Henry Lesse, a psychiatrist who was among the first researchers to implant electrodes into the deep structures of the brain to study the relationship between electrical activity and learning, emotional responses and addictions, died July 11 of complications of a head injury. The first director of research for the UCLA Neuropsychiatric Institute was 60 and died in a San Fernando Valley hospital.
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June 1, 1994 | NONA YATES
Cancer is still a mystifying and frightening disease. Tonight, Caltech will host a symposium, "Conquering Cancer: From the Lab to the Clinic," in Beckman Auditorium at 7:30. Co-sponsored with the USC/Norris Comprehensive Cancer Center, biologists and cancer researchers from both institutions will discuss research and treatment. Admission is free, but tickets will be distributed. (818) 395-4652 or (800) 423-8849.
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April 28, 1992 | NONA YATES
The Sierra Club's natural science section, in conjunction with Earth Skills, will be sponsoring an intensive hands-on workshop with plants Friday through Sunday in the San Jacinto Mountains near Idyllwild. The naturalist-led workshops will teach participants about traditional uses of plants, natural history, cordage, basketry, plant identification and Chumash culture. Call (310) 833-4249.
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July 7, 2001 | From Associated Press
A San Clemente woman accused of trying to drown her twin babies pleaded guilty to child endangerment Friday and was given probation by a judge who called it a case of postpartum depression. Paula Thompson, 46, entered the plea under a deal that will keep her out of prison. Orange County Superior Court Judge Pamela Iles placed the woman on probation for five years. She said Thompson would be allowed supervised visits with the twins and her third child, a 3-year-old boy.
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July 7, 2001 | From Associated Press
A San Clemente woman accused of trying to drown her twin babies pleaded guilty to child endangerment Friday and was given probation by a judge who called it a case of postpartum depression. Paula Thompson, 46, entered the plea under a deal that will keep her out of prison. Orange County Superior Court Judge Pamela Iles placed Thompson on probation for five years. She said the mother will be allowed supervised visits with the twins and her third child, a 3-year-old boy.
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