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How the RDA for Vitamin D Was Determined

A recent Viewpoint in the Journal of the American Medical Association written by two committee members that authored the 2011 IOM report Dietary Reference Intakes for Calcium and Vitamin D reaffirms the committee’s approach for calculating the daily recommended dietary allowance (RDA) for vitamin D.

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What You're Reading - February 2015

A list of the most viewed IOM reports for the month of February 2015.

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IOM's Top 10 Reports of 2014

A list of the most viewed IOM reports in 2014.

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What You're Reading - December 2014

A list of the most viewed IOM reports for the month of December 2014.

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What You're Reading - November 2014

A list of the most viewed IOM reports for the month of November 2014.

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What You're Reading - October 2014

A list of the most viewed IOM reports for the month of October 2014.

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Linda Aiken, Whose Research Revealed the Importance of Nursing in Patient Outcomes, Receives Institute of Medicine’s 2014 Lienhard Award
Released: 10/20/2014

The Institute of Medicine today presented the 2013 Gustav O. Lienhard Award to Linda Aiken, Claire M. Fagin Leadership Professor of Nursing at the University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing, for her rigorous research demonstrating the importance of nursing care and work environments in achieving safe, effective, patient-centered, and affordable health care.

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Institute of Medicine Elects 70 New Members, 10 Foreign Associates
Released: 10/20/2014

The Institute of Medicine (IOM) today announced the names of 70 new members and 10 foreign associates during its 44th annual meeting. Election to the IOM is considered one of the highest honors in the fields of health and medicine and recognizes individuals who have demonstrated outstanding professional achievement and commitment to service.

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Vikram Patel Receives Institute of Medicine’s 2014 Sarnat Prize for His Research on Global Mental Health, Contributions to Improving Mental Health Care in Developing Countries
Released: 10/20/2014

The Institute of Medicine today awarded the 2014 Rhoda and Bernard Sarnat International Prize in Mental Health to Vikram Patel, professor of international mental health and Wellcome Trust Senior Research Fellow at the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine and at the Public Health Foundation of India.

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Institute of Medicine Names Four Anniversary Fellows for 2014
Released: 10/20/2014

The Institute of Medicine has selected four outstanding health professionals for the class of 2014 Institute of Medicine Anniversary Fellows. Chosen from excellent groups of nominees, they were selected based on their professional qualifications, reputations as scholars, professional accomplishments, and relevance of current field expertise to the work of the Institute of Medicine (IOM).

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