Navigation Links
National Parkinson Foundation Announces Its New President and CEO
Date:3/19/2008

NPF Names New President and CEO

MIAMI, March 19 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Board of Directors of the National Parkinson Foundation (NPF) announced today that Joyce A. Oberdorf has been named President and Chief Executive Officer effective April 1. Ms. Oberdorf was most recently Vice President, Policy, Planning and Communications at the Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson Research.

"Ms. Oberdorf is an outstanding choice to help NPF accomplish its strategic goal of remaking the organization to build on our strengths and have an even greater impact on the lives of Parkinson's patients," said Paul Oreffice, Chairman of the Board.

"I look forward to working with Mr. Oreffice, Nat Slewett, Chairman Emeritus and Dr. Bernard Fogel, Dean Emeritus of the Leonard M. Miller School of Medicine at University of Miami, the Board and team at NPF to build on NPF's strengths, which include its proud history, reach, heightened focus on improving patient care in a holistic fashion, and a demonstrated commitment to change," Joyce Oberdorf stated. "Together we will build on the changes already in place to create a new future, focusing on those areas where our mission is most compelling and our impact, the greatest. In addition, we hope to, by example, increase cooperation, coordination and collaboration with our peers and friends in the Parkinson community. In this way, we aim to create a model for improving the clinical microsystem that serves this and future generations of Parkinson's patients in the U.S. and around the world."

Dr. Fogel, who chaired the search committee said that "Ms. Oberdorf is a proven leader and manager. She has demonstrated a unique ability to develop and set forth a strategic vision. She has an excellent understanding of the complex issues surrounding Parkinson's disease, and is highly respected in the community as an individual who truly appreciates the needs and concerns of patients. Ms. Oberdorf wil
'/>"/>

SOURCE National Parkinson Foundation
Copyright©2008 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Page: 1 2 3

Related medicine news :

1. Statement By Robert McSwain, Acting Director, Indian Health Service, Regarding National Native HIV/AIDS Awareness Day 2008
2. Chindex International, Inc. Announces Three-For-Two Stock Split
3. National Religious Coalition Deeply Concerned by HHS Secretarys Disregard for Womens Reproductive Health
4. National Council on Disability Monthly Bulletin for February, 2008
5. Attorney General Corbett Announces $36.7 Million Multi-State Settlement With CVS/Caremark in National Dosage-Switching Investigation
6. Resources Top 400,000 in Hopkins International Information Service
7. National Report on Patient Perspectives of Hospital Care Released Today
8. Country Music Star Troy Gentry Partners With National Non-Profit Patient Advocate Foundation to Spread the Message About Challenges to Healthcare Access for Insured and Uninsured Americans
9. Egyptian foot care center recieves International Diabetes Federation grant
10. Fifth Third Asset Management Supports Disabled Veterans Through National Winter Sports Event
11. Idaho Youth Named National Epilepsy Spokesperson
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:7/28/2014)... 28, 2014 Ticket Down is ... tickets in Dallas, TX at the Cotton Bowl. The ... the USA and it is an eight team tourney. ... world including teams from La Liga, Serie A, English Premier ... battle it out on the pitch include: Manchester United, ...
(Date:7/28/2014)... York, NY (PRWEB) July 28, 2014 ... the body and it’s considered to be conditionally essential ... stress and is an advanced recovery & Immune System ... all the glutamine your body produces, supplementing with additional ... removal of waste products in the body, digestion and ...
(Date:7/28/2014)... Salamon HealthDay Reporter ... children who are at risk of contracting meningitis because ... infection, according to updated recommendations from the largest pediatrician ... vaccinations for the potentially deadly infection should continue for ... says. In its first statement on meningococcal vaccines ...
(Date:7/28/2014)... July 28, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Endurance runners are ... an undetected heart condition, according to a new study. ... participating in events in warm climates are actually 10 ... stroke. Yet, the less common sudden death of a ... problems, such as an irregular heartbeat, often gets a ...
(Date:7/28/2014)... SIMpalm helped its client to launch Audio ... iTunes for download . Experience a new way to ... to listen and cook along with expert real-time audio instruction. ... the ingredients and equipment, press play, and follow the step-by-step ... of time, just relax and cook along with us. For ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:Real Madrid vs. AS Roma Tickets Cotton Bowl Dallas, TX: Ticket Down Cuts Ticket Prices for AS Roma vs. Real Madrid International Champions Cup Tickets 2Health News:Real Madrid vs. AS Roma Tickets Cotton Bowl Dallas, TX: Ticket Down Cuts Ticket Prices for AS Roma vs. Real Madrid International Champions Cup Tickets 3Health News:Betancourt Nutrition Introduces Glutamine Plus with Sustamine® L-Alanyl-L-Glutamine 2Health News:Betancourt Nutrition Introduces Glutamine Plus with Sustamine® L-Alanyl-L-Glutamine 3Health News:Doctors Urge Meningitis Shots for Vulnerable Infants, Children 2Health News:Doctors Urge Meningitis Shots for Vulnerable Infants, Children 3Health News:Heat Stroke a Greater Threat to Endurance Runners Than Heart Problems: Study 2Health News:Audio Chef Co. Releases Audio Cooking App for iPhone/iPad/iPod touch 2Health News:Audio Chef Co. Releases Audio Cooking App for iPhone/iPad/iPod touch 3Health News:Audio Chef Co. Releases Audio Cooking App for iPhone/iPad/iPod touch 4
... Bargaining Agreement Reached , PHILADELPHIA, Dec. 24 ... return to work today after voting to ratify a new ... Blood Region. , (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20081216/DC52619LOGO ) ... and deliver blood to hospitals, assist at blood drives and ...
... ... Motion Solutions, Inc., a leading manufacturer of linear motion products, introduces the G4 37000 ... , ... (PRWEB) December 24, 2009 -- Haydon Kerk Motion Solutions, Inc ., a leading ...
... , , MINNEAPOLIS, Dec. 23 Quitting smoking ... for many Minnesotans. As the holiday approaches, QUITPLAN Services, ... to motivate them to make a fresh start with ... resolve to quit. The new ad acknowledges that every ...
... , APPLETON, Wis., Dec. 23 The following statement ... pass the so-called "healthcare reform bill," U.S. Senator Ben Nelson (D-NE) ... presents from Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid. One such gift ... costs. Nelson was the 60th Democrat to get his ...
... , WEDNESDAY, Dec. 23 (HealthDay News) -- A new ... have a dark side, with asymptomatic children passing potentially ... colonized by strep and pneumococcus, and they are carrying ... but the elderly are more susceptible to it," noted ...
... , , BALA CYNWYD, Pa., Dec. ... announce it will begin offering Chiropractor,s Malpractice Insurance in ... Alabama, California, Colorado, Idaho, Montana, South Dakota and Utah. ... Texas within the next 60 days with additional states ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:American Red Cross Announces End to Teamsters Strike 2Health News:Haydon Kerk Motion Solutions Introduces the NEW G4 37000 Series Stepper Motor Linear Actuator 2Health News:Smokers: Resolve to Get the Monkey off Your Back in 2010 2Health News:Smokers: Resolve to Get the Monkey off Your Back in 2010 3Health News:U.S. Senate: 'Naughty or Nice' This Season? 2Health News:U.S. Senate: 'Naughty or Nice' This Season? 3Health News:Kids Can Pass Pneumonia Bug to Older Relatives During Holidays 2Health News:Philadelphia Insurance Companies Introduces Chiropractor Professional Liability Product 2
(Date:7/28/2014)... , July 28, 2014 Reportbuyer.com has ... Global Bone Densitometers Market 2014-2018 ... bone densitometry scan is a special type of X-ray ... bone. It is used primarily to detect osteopenia or ... and the risk of fractures is high. The purpose ...
(Date:7/28/2014)... July 28, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- June 28 th , 2014 ... has developed the AMAS cancer test, is making its AACC ... date, the test, which is a serum-based in vitro immunoassay, ... as a significant tool in the fight against cancer recurrence. ... With an estimated 17 million cancer survivors in the US ...
(Date:7/28/2014)...  Surgical Theater, LLC announced today the addition ... Board. New members include Ori J. Braun ... and New Technologies for Given Imaging Ltd., and ... President and General Manager of Philips Healthcare,s Computer ... technology to brain surgery and has developed software-based ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:Global Bone Densitometers Market 2014-2018 2Global Bone Densitometers Market 2014-2018 3Global Bone Densitometers Market 2014-2018 4Global Bone Densitometers Market 2014-2018 5Oncolab, Inc. Exhibits Pioneering AMAS Cancer Test at AACC 2Surgical Theater Names Former Given Imaging Ltd. and Philips Healthcare Executives to Business Advisory Board 2Surgical Theater Names Former Given Imaging Ltd. and Philips Healthcare Executives to Business Advisory Board 3Surgical Theater Names Former Given Imaging Ltd. and Philips Healthcare Executives to Business Advisory Board 4Surgical Theater Names Former Given Imaging Ltd. and Philips Healthcare Executives to Business Advisory Board 5
... Companies to Lead Public and Investor Relations Efforts -- BEIJING, Sept. 8 /PRNewswire-Asia-FirstCall/ -- ... ... if (typeof(lpUnit)==,undefined,) var lpUnit=,PRN,; --> ... ""; BitlyCB.alertResponse = function(data) { var s = ,; var first_result; // Results are keyed by ...
... FALLS, Idaho, Sept. 8 International Isotopes Inc. (OTC ... an agreement with URENCO USA to provide assistance to ... State of New Mexico permitting processes. INIS ... Commission (NRC) in December 2009 for the construction of ...
Cached Medicine Technology:Lotus Pharmaceuticals Announces Engagement of RedChip Companies to Lead Public and Investor Relations Efforts 2Lotus Pharmaceuticals Announces Engagement of RedChip Companies to Lead Public and Investor Relations Efforts 3Lotus Pharmaceuticals Announces Engagement of RedChip Companies to Lead Public and Investor Relations Efforts 4Lotus Pharmaceuticals Announces Engagement of RedChip Companies to Lead Public and Investor Relations Efforts 5Lotus Pharmaceuticals Announces Engagement of RedChip Companies to Lead Public and Investor Relations Efforts 6Lotus Pharmaceuticals Announces Engagement of RedChip Companies to Lead Public and Investor Relations Efforts 7Lotus Pharmaceuticals Announces Engagement of RedChip Companies to Lead Public and Investor Relations Efforts 8International Isotopes Inc. Announces Completion of a Licensing and Permitting Assistance Agreement with URENCO USA 2International Isotopes Inc. Announces Completion of a Licensing and Permitting Assistance Agreement with URENCO USA 3
... external catheter is specially designed for the special ... a forward-placement adhesive band will work for men ... also be preferred when a longer sheath is ... a different adhesive location on their skin. The ...
... WideBand is the new standard for ... adhesive is built into nearly the entire ... area than is found in the self-adhering ... Corporation has patented this advanced manufacturing process, ...
... The controlled-release nitrofurazone Foley catheter, RELEASE-NF, is ... is the first and only Foley that ... placed in a patient, the RELEASE-NF catheter ... surrounding aqueous environment of the urethral tract. ...
... Used for stone manipulation ... urinary tract. Enhanced wire ... dilation in the ureter. ... easy, ergonomic one-handed operation. ...
Medicine Products: