Tag Archives: Thomas Fomby

SMU economists examine fighting hunger through social networks

SMU economics researchers will analyze the roles social networks and isolation play in fighting hunger in North Texas. Recent studies have found that household economic resources are not the only factor contributing to food insecurity, according to SMU economist Tom Fomby. About … Continue reading

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Research Spotlight: Antibiotics, not surgery, may provide better treatment for appendicitis

Antibiotics rather than surgery may be the better treatment for cases of appendicitis in which the appendix hasn’t burst, according to a new study. The study’s authors say the findings suggest that nonperforating appendicitis, as the disease is called when … Continue reading

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For the Record: Dec. 2, 2010

Anita Ingram, Risk Management, was inducted as 2010-11 treasurer of the University Risk Management and Insurance Association (URMIA) at the organization’s 41st annual conference in Pittsburgh on Oct. 12, 2010. URMIA is an international nonprofit educational association promoting “the advancement … Continue reading

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Faculty Club honors Fomby, Sobol at annual BBQ May 5

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Research Spotlight: What causes appendicitis?

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Faculty in the News: Jan. 26, 2010

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