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Case Western Reserve University's independent student news source

The Observer

Case Western Reserve University's independent student news source

The Observer

Used to be called University Hospitals Case Medical Center, UH has dropped the Case appellation from its name.

No longer “Case” Medical Center

Chris Nguyen, Staff Reporter October 7, 2016

University Hospitals (UH) and the Case Western Reserve University (CWRU) School of Medicine have always shared a strong bond. Its intimate partnership is apparent if you have ever walked down Euclid Avenue...

University Hospitals tests the patience of its patients

Shivalika Keni, Contributing Reporter October 7, 2016

One of the best things about living at Case Western Reserve University—and University Circle in general—is the access to the Cleveland Clinic and University Hospitals (UH). These hospitals are accessible...

A day in the life of Doctor Doomsday

A day in the life of Doctor Doomsday

Julia Bianco, Director of Web & Multimedia April 8, 2016

The doomsday doctor is average height, with short, buzzed hair and medium blue scrubs he can’t stop untying and retying. His wristwatch uses military time. He has a cold, and he keeps blowing his nose;...

The dedication ceremony of the new statue “Where Hope is Born also celebrated the life of Mort November, a philanthropist who comissioned the project but passed away over the summer.

Macdonald Women’s Hospital holds dedication for new statue

Adithi Iyengar, Copy Editor October 30, 2015

Cloudless skies and a bright sun set the scene for a crowd of people gathered around a statue in front of Macdonald Women’s Hospital. On Oct. 26, approximately 40 people came out for the dedication of...

In University Hospitals media room, employees from Mental Floss and National Geographic worked to make sure the broadcast went smoothly.

Inside University Hospitals’ live televised brain surgery

Srivatsan Uchani, Contributing Reporter October 30, 2015

On Oct. 25, television cameras recorded an operating room in University Hospitals (UH) as a surgical team consisting of two neurosurgeons, a neurologist and half a dozen nurses prepared to perform the...

University Hospitals technological capabilities, including FDA-approved implantable stimulator technology, is one of the major reasons it was chosen for this televised surgery.

Live brain surgery to be performed at University Hospitals

Srivatsan Uchani, Contributing Reporter October 23, 2015

On Oct. 25, Greg Grindley will be wheeled into a sterile room in University Hospitals (UH), surrounded by doctors, nurses and cameras. He will remain fully conscious as the team of doctors operate on his...

On the new statue “Where Hope is Born,” the babys hat reads Mort on one side and Iris on the other in honor of the donors who funded it.

New statue guides patients to the MacDonald Women’s Hospital

Makela Hayford, Staff Writer September 25, 2015

The team that created Rainbow Babies and Children’s Hospital’s iconic statue, “Where Dreams Come True,” is at it again. Recently a new statue, “Where Hope is Born” has been erected nearby to...

Junior Diana Acosta grows viruses in plants.

Grow your own virus

Kushagra Gupta, Staff Reporter April 10, 2015

Somewhere in the University Hospitals Case Medical Center is a room that contains a group of large refrigerators. These are specialized refrigerators called incubators. They carefully control the humidity,...

Medical professionals work to improve food options in US hospitals

Adithi Iyengar, Staff Reporter April 3, 2015

With the growing obesity epidemic that has plagued the United States, medical professionals are protesting the presence of junk food options in hospitals. Large fast food companies, including McDonald’s,...

Life support

Sruthi Meka, Staff Reporter March 20, 2015

The Supporting Engagement and Resilience (SUPER) Coach program at University Hospitals provides a unique experience for its volunteers. Founded in 2013 by Dr. Nicholas Cohen, the program’s primary...

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