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Dr. Diane Treat-Jacobson receives Best PAD Research Award in Vascular Medicine

Dr. Diane Treat-Jacobson, School of Nursing, who has been working on various research projects with Dr. Arthur Leon in the School of Kinesiology and his former Ph.D. student, Dr. Ulf Bronas, also of the School of Nursing, was presented with a prestigious award at the 2010 Vascular Disease Foundation Annual Meeting last fall. Dr. Treat-Jacobson was awarded the Best PAD Research Award in Vascular Medicine for work in the creation of new clinical research relevant to the understanding and treatment of PAD (peripheral artery disease) published in 2009. The research article, "Efficacy of arm-ergometry versus treadmill exercise training to improve walking distance in patients with claudication" was published with Dr. Leon and Dr. Bronas.

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