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YAI/NIPD Board of Trustees Elects Eliot Green Chair and Sheldon Kwiat Vice Chair

The YAI/National Institute for People with Disabilities (YAI/NIPD) Board of Trustees has elected Eliot P. Green, a Partner at the law firm of Loeb & Loeb LLP, as Chair, and Sheldon Kwiat, President of the diamond jewelry firm bearing his family name, as Vice Chair. ...

YAI/NIPD Board of Trustees Elects Eliot Green Chair and Sheldon Kwiat Vice Chair

NEW YORK, July 14 /PRNewswire/ -- The YAI/National Institute for People with Disabilities (YAI/NIPD) Board of Trustees has elected Eliot P. Green, a Partner at the law firm of Loeb & Loeb LLP, as Chair, and Sheldon Kwiat, President of the diamond jewelry firm bearing his family name, as V...

Hospital Trustees Earn Certification Under Minnesota Hospital Association Program

Five hospital board members honored at annual conference ST. PAUL, Minn., July 14 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Five Minnesota hospital trustees were honored Friday for completing a Minnesota Hospital Association board member certification program. The voluntary in...

Brown Takes Over Reins as Chair of AOSSM Medical Publishing Board of Trustees

The American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine (AOSSM) is pleased to announce the appointment of Douglas W. Brown, MD as chair of the AOSSM Medical Publishing Board of Trustees. Keystone, CO (Vocus) June 26, 2009 -- The American Orthopaedic Society for Sports ...

Blue Cross Board of Trustees Elects Two New Members

Former State Supreme Court Justice Kathleen Blatz, investment bank partner Kevin Green join board EAGAN, Minn., May 14 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Minnesota (Blue Cross) board of trustees has elected two new members, Kathleen Blatz and Kevin Green. Kat...

XLHealth Statement on Social Security and Medicare Trustees Report

BALTIMORE, May 13 /PRNewswire/ -- XLHealth, owner and operator of Care Improvement Plus, one of the nation's largest Medicare Advantage chronic condition Special Needs Plans, views the Social Security and Medicare Trustees report issued yesterday as another call to action to address the needs of t...

'Blood Covered' Abortion Protests at Notre Dame: Pro-Lifers to Deliver 'Blood Covered' Dolls in Baby Carriages to Fr. Jenkins' Office While Notre Dame Trustees Meet

SOUTH BEND, Ind., April 30 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following is being issued by Randall Terry, founder of Operation Rescue: On Friday, May 1, 12 Noon, protests will occur on Notre Dame campus while ND Board of Fellows and Board of Trustees meet. At least one dozen pro-life acti...

Three New Trustees Named By March of Dimes Foundation

WHITE PLAINS, N.Y., March 27 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Three top business leaders and experienced charitable volunteers were elected today to the national Board of Trustees of the March of Dimes Foundation. March of Dimes trustees, who serve as volunteers, represent the public in governing t...

UHW Trustees File Federal Suit Against Former Officers for Undermining Members

Evidence reveals that Sal Rosselli and ousted officers of UHW engaged in pattern to weaken local union and sabotage bargaining while still serving as officers and employees, despite fiduciary duties OAKLAND, Calif., March 3 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Trustees of SEIU United Healthcare We...

Blue Cross Board of Trustees Elects New Leadership

Wheelock becomes chair, McNerney is vice chair, Field now secretary and treasurer EAGAN, Minn., Feb. 13 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Minnesota (Blue Cross) board of trustees has elected new board leaders. Pamela Wheelock, vice president and ...
Trustees in Medical Technology

ACC Sanctions Leon

... WASHINGTON, May 22, 2007---The American College of Cardiology's Board of trustees has approved sanctions against Martin B. Leon, M.D., F.A.C.C., arising from his statements that resulted in the breach and consequent premature liftin...

Annual Meeting of the Consortium of Multiple Sclerosis Centers Focuses on the Challenges of Care and Research in Multiple Sclerosis

...airview MS Center in Minneapolis, which he continues to direct. A founder and past-president of the CMSC and a member of the Board of trustees of the CMSC Foundation, he serves on the boards of the International MS Society and the National MS Society. "Dr. Schapiro is...
Trustees in Biological News

Public trust doctrine could aid management of US oceans

...e says. "Most of these are regulated by separate agencies, with only piecemeal coordination. A public trust doctrine would identify these agencies as trustees of the U.S. ocean public trust, unifying them for the first time under a common mandate to manage the gulf's resources sustainably." Many analysts,...

Life Sciences Discovery Fund awards health research program grants

...nd public health research endeavors," said Executive Director Lee Huntsman. The grantees were selected by the Life Sciences Discovery Fund Board of trustees from among 29 proposals that were evaluated by national experts convened by the American Association for the Advancement of Science. In a rigorous com...

Trustee makes donation to start new solar energy research center at Rensselaer

... Troy N.Y. Thomas R. Baruch, a member of the Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute Board of trustees and alumnus of the Class of 1960, has donated a gift that will help to establish a new center at the Institute devoted to bio-energy research. The new...

Geologist who linked cosmic strike to dinosaurs' extinction takes top prize

...tific achievement resulting in a clearer understanding of the Earth, its history, or its relations to the universe." It was established in 1959 by the trustees of G. Unger Vetlesen, a Norwegian immigrant to the United States who became a leading shipbuilder, World War II military leader and pioneer in transat...

Life Sciences Discovery Fund advances latest research proposals

... subset of applicants chosen by the Life Sciences Discovery Fund's Board of trustees at its September 16, 2008 meeting. All proposals are reviewed for: their sc...ngton. Final awardee selection by the Life Sciences Discovery Fund Board of trustees will occur on December 16, 2008. Funding for this grant competition com...

Life Sciences Discovery Fund awards health research project grants

...omic prospects for Washington State," said Executive Director Lee Huntsman. The grantees were selected by the Life Sciences Discovery Fund Board of trustees from among 86 proposals that were evaluated by national experts convened by the American Association for the Advancement of Science. In a highly compe...

Promising new nanotechnology for spinal cord injury

...We designed our self-assembling nanostructures -- the building blocks of the gel -- to promote neuron growth, said co-author Samuel I. Stupp, Board of trustees Professor of Materials Science and Engineering, Chemistry, and Medicine and director of Northwesterns Institute for BioNanotechnology in Medicine. To ...

Team of chemists receives $5 million grant to develop enzyme mimics

...stry; Mark Ratner, Lawrence B. Dumas Distinguished University Professor; Karl Scheidt, assistant professor of chemistry; and Fraser Stoddart, Board of trustees Professor of Chemistry. The team's collective expertise includes supramolecular chemistry, organic and inorganic synthesis, materials, analytical c...

Relevance of rice research recognized

...nd, therefore, does nothing short of offering them better lives. A list of the awards follows: Iue Asia Pacific Culture Prize IRRI Board of trustees Chair Keijiro Otsuka accepted the Iue Asia Pacific Culture Prize on behalf of IRRI at a 12 October ceremony during the Asia Pacific Forum of the Awaji...

SCI marks expansion into Asia with the launch of SCI INDIA

...ticals, biotechnology, materials, chemicals, environmental science and safety on a global platform. Earlier this year SCI formed its India Board of trustees comprising of high profile scientists and business leaders including Dr. Raghunath Anant Mashelkar, President of the Global Research Alliance and Form...
Trustees in Biological Technology

KGI Elects Three New Members to Board of Trustees

CLAREMONT, Calif., Aug. 15 /PRNewswire/ -- Keck Graduate Institute (KGI) today announced the election of three new members to its Board of Trustees: Catherine M. Burzik, chief executive officer of Kinetic Concepts, Inc.; Anthony D. Caracciolo, senior vice president for manufacturing at Gilead ...

Nobel Laureate Lee Hartwell to Retire as President and Director of Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center in 2010

... SEATTLE, June 26 /PRNewswire/ -- The Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center board of trustees today announced that its president and director, Lee Hartwell, Ph.D., plans to retire in June 2010. Hartwell, a recipient of the 2001 Nobel Prize in p...

Senesco Technologies, Inc. Announces the Appointment of Dr. Harlan W. Waksal, M.D. as Chairman of the Board of Directors and the Addition of Mr. Warren J. Isabelle, CFA to its Board of Directors

...ficer. Dr. Waksal is a member of the Board of trustees of Oberlin College Ohio, a member of the Board of trustees and chair of the New Jersey Region of the American... Science in New York, and a member of the Board of trustees of the Montclair Art Museum. The Board is als...

US Oncology Named 2009 Laureate by IDG Computerworld Honors Program

...ions from a variety of sectors for their ongoing efforts to utilize technology in order to benefit society," said Ron Milton, Chairman of the Board of trustees for the Computerworld Information Technology Awards Foundation and Executive Vice President of Computerworld. "We are proud to provide a platform to p...

Venture Capital Veteran John Brooks Joins Life Science Investment Bank Johnston Blakely & Company

...preneurs. In addition to his current involvement on the boards of certain Prism portfolio companies, John Brooks is vice chairman of the Board of trustees of the Joslin Diabetes Center where he is also chairman of the finance committee, a member of the steering committee of Mass Medic's MedTech Ignite ...

Otonomy Introduces Scientific Advisory Board

...il for the National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders at the NIH, the Tinnitus Research Consortium and the Council of Scientific trustees of the Deafness Research Foundation. He is a member of the Collegium Oto-Rhino-Laryngologicum Amicitiae Sacrum and chairs the Jury for this internatio...

Dr. Thomas Werner Elected to Accera, Inc.'s Board of Directors

...er, a joint venture with the Max Planck Institute for Psychiatry and the Ludwig-Maximilians-University, both in Munich. He is a member of the Board of trustees of the Paul Ehrlich Association and the Robert Koch Foundation. "We are delighted to welcome Dr. Werner to our board of directors," said Steve ...

Zinc oxide gives green shine to new photoconductors

...evices is its high level of detectivity -- less light is needed to get a good strong and clear signal," said lead researcher Samuel I. Stupp, Board of trustees Professor of Materials Science and Engineering, Chemistry and Medicine at Northwestern. "This comes from the material's highly ordered architecture, w...

Lakewood-Amedex, Inc. Appoints William J. Robison, Former Executive Vice President of Pfizer, as Board Member

... Worldwide Corporate Employee Resources. Mr. Robison currently serves as a director of several healthcare companies and is also on the Board of trustees of the University of Louisiana-Monroe . He is a Founding Member of the United States Marine Corps Museum. Mr. Robison received a BS in Mathematics f...

Amicus Therapeutics Adds Sol J. Barer, Ph.D. to Board of Directors

...ice President, Technology, from 1987 to 1991. Dr. Barer is on the Board of trustees of Rutgers University , Board of Directors of PhRMA, serves on the Board of trustees of the Biotechnology Council of New Jersey and is on the Board of the Broo...
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