Rollins receives $2 million for endowed chair in cardiovascular research
Rollins School of Public Health received a gift of $2 million from the O. Wayne Rollins Foundation and the Rollins family to fund the Wilton Looney Chair of Cardiovascular Research. The endowed chair is named in honor of Wilton Looney, honorary chair of the Genuine Parts Company Board and long-time director of Rollins Inc. The gift is the most recent expression of the Rollins family’s extraordinary investment in the school that bears their name.
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Increase in medical treatment caused greatest increase in U.S. health care cost
The increasing proportion of the population that received treatment for a specific medical condition — called "treated disease prevalence" — along with higher spending per treated case accounted for most of the rise in health care spending in the U.S. between 1987 and 2009, according to a recent analysis.
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