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Lilly Celebrates Its 35th Year as a Supporter of the Indiana Black Expo

... steps toward living healthier," said Bruce Hill, diversity recruiting manager, at Lilly. "Lilly is ready to ... Fair , as well as discuss its dedication to diversity and developing healthcare options that are ... well as to gain a better understanding about what diversity means to Lilly." IN Shape Indiana Black ...

Rare disorder gives modelers first glimpse at immune system development

... space availability. They assessed T cell receptor diversity to determine overall T cell levels and to count T ... understood until now is how maintaining the diversity of T cells with different receptors works while a ... use information about changes in T cell receptor diversity to infer properties of the T cell regulatory ...

Hispanic Workers Ages 50+ May Help Employers Solve Potential Future Labor Shortages

... a new AARP report, being released today at AARP's diversity and Aging conference in Chicago. (Logo: ... that encourages them to embrace workplace diversity and stresses the value that diverse viewpoints ... . The AARP conference, diversity and Aging in the 21st Century: The Power of ...

Mentors Who Support Students Receive TCWF Champions of Health Professions Diversity Award

... awarded $25,000 each for leadership in increasing diversity in the health professions LOS ANGELES, June ... seventh annual "Champions of Health Professions diversity Award" ceremony in Los Angeles. In recognition of ... Services (SEES) program, which promotes diversity among students in the College of Science and ...

Study Finds Multitude of Bacteria on Human Skin

... The amount of genetic diversity surprises experts THURSDAY, May 28 ... on the 20 sites sampled by the researchers. The diversity of microbial life on human skin was much greater ... can be applied to bacteria, Segre said. The diversity found as the investigators sequenced bacteria ...

ING Names Winners of 'ING Run For Something Better' Student Essay Contest

... customers across the nation. ING 's diversity management philosophy and commitment to workforce diversity, diversity marketing, corporate citizenship and supplier diversity fosters an inclusive environment for employees ...

Ethnicity affects timing and access to cardiac care

... likely across Canada as the population's ethnic diversity grows, according to new research led by a team ... Alberta Health Services (AHS) recognizes cultural diversity issues in the province and is addressing it, says ... interpretation services and offers an annual diversity and well-being conference to enhance ...

LLE Receives Renewal of Women's Business Enterprise National Council Certification

... of organizations and federal agencies recognizing diversity and minority- owned operations. The WPEO is a ... as we maintain our own commitment of fostering diversity and excellence in foreign languages.” ... organizations demonstrate their commitment to diversity supplied programs and development. To date, ...

Sodexo Ranks Second on the 2009 DiversityInc Top Ten Companies for Latinos List

... of CEO commitment, human capital, supplier diversity and corporate/organizational communications from ... Michael Montelongo, credited much of Sodexo's diversity success to its "diversity infrastructure." "Sodexo's diversity programs are hard-wired into the organization's ...

Sodexo Named as One of the Top Three Companies for African Americans on 2009 DiversityInc Top Ten Companies List

... Md., April 7 /PRNewswire/ -- The commitment to diversity at Sodexo, a leading integrated food and ... for the DiversityInc honors. "Sodexo's diversity is our strength -- it allows us to improve our ... and partnerships that brand it as a diversity leader. About DiversityInc Launched in ...

Hospice Foundation of America Publishes New Book on Diversity and End-of-Life Care

... the publication of Living With Grief(R): diversity and End-of-Life Care , the most recent addition ... end-of-life care. The book examines how cultural diversity influences end-of-life decision making, shapes ... ritual and bereavement. Living With Grief(R): diversity and End-of-Life Care has been developed in ...

Boehringer Ingelheim Recognized For Diversity And Inclusion Efforts

... Company receives First Annual diversity Council Honors Award(TM) RIDGEFIELD, Conn., ... received top honor from the Association of diversity Councils with the organization's First Annual diversity Council Honors Award(TM). The award recognizes ...

North Texas LEAD Offers Unique Approach to Job Search Strategy

... North Texas Leaders and Executives Advocating diversity (LEAD). LEAD has assisted female and minority ... of North Texas Leaders and Executives Advocating diversity is to make North Texas the destination of choice ... North Texas Leaders and Executives Advocating diversity maintains a resume database of diverse ...

ING Names Winners of 'ING Run For Something Better' Student Essay Contest

... customers across the nation. ING's diversity management philosophy and commitment to workforce diversity, diversity marketing, corporate citizenship and supplier diversity fosters an inclusive environment for employees ...

Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Florida in DiversityInc's Top 50 Companies for Diversity for Seventh Consecutive Year

... to BCBSF's successes in its increasing workforce diversity including: The development of ... has been gaining a well-deserved reputation as a diversity leader," said Luke Visconti, CEO, DiversityInc . "BCBSF believes that increasing diversity among our workforce leads to providing better ...

Kaiser Permanente Ranked No. 7 on DiversityInc's Top 50 Companies for Diversity(R)

... year, underscoring the increasing emphasis on diversity management among progressive companies. "At Kaiser Permanente, diversity management is a core value and an indisputable ... says Ronald Knox, senior vice president and chief diversity officer at Kaiser Foundation Health Plan, Inc. ...

Health Care Service Corporation Ranked as One of the Most Diverse Companies in the Country for 5th Consecutive Year

... Also ranked among Top 10 Companies for Supplier diversity and for African Americans NEW YORK, March 16 ... listed among the Top 10 Companies for Supplier diversity as well as the Top 10 Companies for African ... year which underscores the increasing emphasis on diversity management among progressive companies. ...

WellPoint Named to DiversityInc's '2009 DiversityInc Top 50 Companies for Diversity'(R)

... year, underscoring the increasing emphasis on diversity management among progressive companies. "In ... of workforce representation and supplier diversity goals in the executive leadership team's annual ... He also noted the company's strong commitment to diversity training and annual employee surveys to assess ...

Living With Grief: Diversity and End-of-Life Care' National Teleconference Offered at Three Bay Area Locations

... to register for "Living with Grief®: diversity and End-of-Life Care," the 16th annual ... annual Living with Grief® teleconference, diversity and End-of-Life Care, live-via-satellite on ... and hospice experts who will examine how diversity influences end-of-life decision making, including ...

Kaiser Permanente Recognized as Best Place for Diverse Managers

... Kaiser Permanente's long-standing commitment to diversity and inclusion has been recognized by ... the publication's fourth annual "50 Out Front for diversity Leadership: Best Places for Diverse Managers to ... said Ronald Knox, senior vice president and chief diversity officer at Kaiser Foundation Health Plan, Inc. ...

The Health Alliance's Dennis Robb Announced Contracting Professional of the Year by The Journal of Healthcare Contracting

... Diversity, working with the Broadlane Supplier diversity Contracting team to implement the methods by ... track results of The Health Alliance's supplier diversity initiative." One of Robb's most notable ... is the 2008 Corris Boyd Leadership and diversity Award from the Federation of American Hospitals. ...

Study suggests surface water contaminated with salmonella more common than thought

... with the highest concentrations and the greatest diversity of strains in the summer and after rainfall. ... in Salmonella concentrations by location. The diversity of Salmonella strains, however, was highest near ... the right conditions. Her study found that the diversity and concentration of Salmonella increased as ...

Ramon L. Jimenez, MD: A Diverse Life

... MD, was presented today with the Academy's diversity Award at its 2009 Annual Meeting in Las Vegas. ... Education Committee and most recently, the diversity Advisory Board (DAB). While on the DAB, Dr. ... STOP MOVING' and I never have." Previous diversity Award Winners ( ...

ING Run For Something Better Receives Healthy Youth for a Healthy Future Champion Award

... customers across the nation. ING's diversity management philosophy and commitment to workforce diversity, diversity marketing, corporate citizenship and supplier diversity fosters an inclusive environment for employees ...

Complete Genomes of All Known Human Rhinoviruses are Published

... illnesses, give clues to evolution and diversity of the virus ROCKVILLE, Md., Feb. 12 ... of 99 viral serotypes. The extraordinary genetic diversity of circulating rhinovirus serotypes has prevented ... patients. To better understand the biology, diversity and evolution of human rhinoviruses, the ...

The Network Journal Announces it's 2009 List of "25 Influential Black Women in Business"

... of American leadership and symbolize the diversity and advancement that has occurred across industry ... Affinity Health Plan Kelly Chapman, Director, diversity Recruiting, Microsoft Corp. Amina Dickerson, ... Hospital Ci Ci Holloway, Managing Director, diversity & Inclusion, UBS Investment Bank Michele ...

Study confirms persistence of diversity problems in academic medicine

... put hard numbers around long-held beliefs about diversity in medical school faculties has affirmed that awareness and sensitivity to racial and ethnic diversity are believed by most faculty to be poor and even ... School of Medicine, is likely a reflection of diversity issues thought to persist at academic medical ...

Evolution and epilepsy

... have contributed to the evolutionary success and diversity of vertebrate animals. In an evolutionary ... brains, and perhaps even to the success and diversity of vertebrates. In other experiments presented at ... his complete inability to explain why such a diversity of animals appeared so rapidly in the Cambrian ...

The Truth About Stem Cell Science

... U-M Medical School. Gordon directs the Center for diversity & Career Development, and is a professor and ... embryonic stem cell lines do not mirror the diversity in our society. Currently, only certain ... embryonic stem cell lines do not reflect the diversity in American society. In fact, a surprisingly high ...

UCSF Chancellor J. Michael Bishop Announces Plan To Step Down

... of executive vice chancellor/provost. diversity -- Committed to promoting diversity in the UCSF community, Bishop laid the foundation for an ongoing program that focuses on diversity outreach and improved communication related to ...

Med School Diversity May Help Whites Care Better for Minorities

... schools with high levels of racial and ethnic diversity may better prepare white medical students to care ... white students at medical schools in the lowest diversity quintile -- 61.1 percent vs. 53.9 percent, ... Court's rationale [i.e., that student body racial diversity is associated with measurable, positive, student ...

Nurse Practitioner Healthcare Foundation Awards Scholarships to Leaders in Nursing

... Gastroenterology and diversity Scholarships BELLEVUE, Wash., Aug. 19 ... health care in their communities, and to promote diversity within the NP profession, the Nurse Practitioner ... and presentations. NPHF/AstraZeneca 2007-2008 diversity Scholarships Ninety-four percent of the ...

Aflac Named as a Top Company for Diversity by Black Enterprise Magazine

... Notable workforce diversity lands the insurer on the annual listing for the ... Aflac's outstanding achievements in workplace diversity for the fourth consecutive year on the 40 Best Companies for diversity listing. This recognition highlights the ...

Higher Education Leaders Receive TCWF Champions of Health Professions Diversity Award

... $25,000 Each for Leadership in Increasing diversity in the Health ... as the 2008 Champions of Health Professions diversity by The California Wellness Foundation (TCWF). ... has played a pivotal role in promoting diversity in the health professions in California since ...

Earth observation highlighted at UN biological diversity conference

... to attend the UN's Convention of Biological diversity Conference of Parties. During the conference, ... a crucial role in the conservation of biological diversity and sustainable development. In recognition of the importance of biological diversity in sustaining the Earth's population of six ...

GSK's Ernestine Harris Honored as Industry 'Rising Star' by Healthcare Businesswomen's Association

... to bring to life the company's philosophy and diversity through a number of innovative and ... Time Partners Network; -- Assembly of a diversity Library that provides materials on women and ... District that offers mentoring, scholarships, diversity training and job shadowing; and -- ...

Aflac Named Among the 50 Best Companies for Supplier Diversity

... best companies for supplier diversity since 2005 COLUMBUS, Ga., March 20 /PRNewswire/ ... to the Top 50 Corporations for supplier diversity list by Hispanic Enterprise magazine. The ... significantly increased spending on its supplier diversity program to include advances in educational ...

Global Analysis of Human DNA Tracks Migration, Identity

... In the largest such examination of human genetic diversity yet conducted, an international team of ... and along the way only a portion of the genetic diversity available migrated to the next location," he said. There is still a great deal of genetic diversity in each population, Rosenberg pointed out. In ...

DNA Findings Reveal Genetic History of Humans

... and along the way only a portion of the genetic diversity available migrated to the next location," he said. There is still a great deal of genetic diversity in each population, Rosenberg pointed out. In ... came from 485 volunteers in the Human Genome diversity Project. Rosenberg's team looks at genetic ...

African seed collection first to arrive in Norway on route to Arctic seed vault

... a Rome-based international NGO, the Global Crop diversity Trust, will fund its operation. The vault will ... Fowler, executive director of the Global Crop diversity Trust. They are of great importance to regional ... and scientists continually draw on the genetic diversity held in crop collections like IITAs to ensure ...
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