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Mayor Manny Diaz, Commissioner Heyman, Rep. Brise, Community Health Leaders and Healthcare Workers to Hold Press Conference to Push for Healthcare Reform

MIAMI, June 8 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As Congress prepares for Sen. Edward Kennedy's long-awaited healthcare overhaul bill, American Health Choices Act , to be introduced, a bipartisan group of city, county, and state officials will join together with leaders from Borinquen Health Care Cente...

Consumer Watchdog Praises Insurance Commissioner Poizner for Health Insurance 'Rescission' Rules, Pans Schwarzenegger Administration for Failure to Regulate HMOs

Without Parallel Rules in Dept. of Managed Health Care, Insurers Can "Discriminate...On the Basis of Which Agency Regulates" the Policy. LOS ANGELES, June 3 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- At a press conference today in Los Angeles, Consumer Watchdog joined California Insurance Commissioner Steve ...

FDA Commissioner Hamburg to Deliver Keynote at RAPS Conference

New FDA Commissioner to Address Regulatory Professionals' Largest Gathering ROCKVILLE, Md., June 1 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Dr. Margaret Hamburg, the newly confirmed commissioner of the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA), will address regulatory professionals as the closing keynote speak...

Philadelphia Police Commissioner Charles H. Ramsey to Receive MHASP's 2009 Bell of Hope Award

Dr. Trevor Hadley Will Receive MHASP's Leadership Award PHILADELPHIA, May 20 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Philadelphia Police Commissioner Charles H. Ramsey has been chosen to receive the prestigious Bell of Hope Award presented by the Mental Health Association of Southeastern Pennsylvania (MH...

ASPH Supports President Obama's Selection of New York City Health Commissioner Thomas R. Frieden, MD, MPH, for CDC Director

WASHINGTON, May 15 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- ASPH commends President Barack Obama's appointment of New York City Health Commissioner Thomas R. Frieden, MD, MPH as the new Director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). In his announcement, President Obama hailed Frieden as "an ...

GPhA Statement on Nomination of Dr. Margaret Hamburg as Commissioner and Dr. Joshua Sharfstein as Deputy Commissioner of FDA

ARLINGTON, Va., March 14 /PRNewswire/ -- The Generic Pharmaceutical Association (GPhA) released the following statement today from GPhA President and CEO Kathleen Jaeger regarding the nomination of Dr. Margaret Hamburg as Commissioner and Dr. Joshua Sharfstein as Deputy Commissioner of the U.S. Fo...

Pennsylvania Insurance Commissioner Praises Federal Reauthorization of Children's Health Care

HARRISBURG, Pa., Feb. 5 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Pennsylvania Insurance Commissioner Joel Ario today welcomed President Obama's signing of the law reauthorizing the State Children's Health Insurance Program, also known as SCHIP. "The president's signature yesterday on the SCHIP reauthorizat...

Light Sciences Oncology Elects Former FDA Commissioner Frank Young, M.D., Ph.D., to Board of Directors

BELLEVUE, Wash., Jan. 27 /PRNewswire/ -- Light Sciences Oncology, Inc. (LSO) today announced the election of former Commissioner of the FDA, Frank Young, M.D., Ph.D., to a newly created seat on its board of directors. Dr. Young has held positions in clinical practice, academia and government...

Pennsylvania Insurance Commissioner Welcomes U.S. House Vote to Reauthorize Children's Health Care

HARRISBURG, Pa., Jan. 15 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Pennsylvania Insurance Commissioner Joel Ario today issued the following statement in response to a Jan. 14 vote by the U.S. House of Representatives on the reauthorization of SCHIP (State Children's Health Insurance Program): "I am very...

Insurance Commissioner Announces Retirement of George Hoover

Peter Adams to Step In and Serve Dual Role HARRISBURG, Pa., Nov. 26 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- State Insurance Commissioner Joel Ario today announced the retirement of George Hoover, deputy insurance commissioner for the state Children's Health Insurance Program (CHIP) and the adultBasic(...
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Stand Up To Cancer Awards $73.6 Million for Novel, Groundbreaking Cancer Research

...l to join the Stand Up To Cancer community to help fight a disease that has in some way affected virtually every family in our country," said Baseball commissioner Allan H. (Bud) Selig. "We encourage our fans to get involved, to Stand Up and to become part of this groundbreaking effort to stop cancer." Sidn...

First Town Hall Meeting on Inequities in Clinical Trials to Take Place at the Harlem Hospital Center on October 20

...Gines, M.A., Founder of Dia de la Mujer Latina(TM) Inc. Also invited to participate are: New York State Health Commissioner Richard F. Daines, M.D.; commissioner of the New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene Thomas R. Frieden, MD, MPH; Congressman Edolphus "Ed" Towns (D-NY) representing Brooklyn ...

FDA Announces Results of Investigation Into Illegal Promotion of OxyContin by The Purdue Frederick Company, Inc.

...quo;FDA will not tolerate practices that falsely promote drug products and place consumers at health risk,” said Margaret O.K. Glavin, Associate commissioner for Regulatory Affairs. “We will continue to do all we can to protect the public against drug companies and their representatives who are not tr...

FDLI 50th Annual Meeting Heralds New ERA in Healthcare Innovations, FDA Regulations

...il 30, 2007 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) must adapt to the most significant changes in the history of healthcare, commissioner Andrew von Eschenbach told attendees at the Food and Drug Law Institute's 50th Annual Conference April 12 in Bethesda, Md. FDA must find creative "b...
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2008 Ullyot Public Affairs Lecture

... their fields, nationally recognized, and able to communicate to a nonscientific audience. This year's lecture will be given by Bernard Bigot, high commissioner of the French Atomic Energy Commission and a professor of chemistry and physics at the cole Normale Suprieure de Lyon. He is the former auditor for th...

IOF calls on European citizens to stand tall and speak out for their bones

...nal osteoporosis societies, which exist in every EU member state, can create a coordinated voice for action, influencing governments to listen. EU commissioner for Health, Androulla Vassiliou, one of the Roundtable speakers, said that "Healthcare in the EU is complex and challenging. Among the Commission's ke...

FAS honors Mark D. Levine with 2008 Public Service Award

...na won't commit to any limits on its own emissions," said Arthur Rosenfeld, commissioner of the California Energy Commission and Chairman of the FAS Board of Direct...f California, Berkeley Art Rosenfeld, Chair of FAS Board of Directors and commissioner of the California Energy Commission Henry Kelly, Federation of American S...

McGill conference on Global Food Crisis draws impressive list of international participants

...one The President of the International Development Research Centre, Dr. Malone is a career foreign service officer who has served as Canada's High commissioner to India. He was also Assistant Deputy Minister in the Department of Foreign Affairs and International Trade, responsible initially for Africa and the...

NTP finalizes report on Bisphenol A

... discuss this FDA draft assessment. "We are pleased to see the finalization of the NTP report," noted Frank Torti, M.D., M.P.H., Principal Deputy commissioner and Chief Scientist at the FDA. "The FDA will consider this final report in our role as a regulatory agency and joins NTP in the call for additional r...

Euroscience Open Forum 2008: 1 month to go

...hed in Barcelona on Monday July 7, 11am and in Madrid Tuesday July 8, 11am. More details on venue and speakers soon. Breaking News European commissioner for Science and Research Mr Janez Potonik will attend the ESOF 2008 Opening Ceremony on Friday July18. Programme Highlights The final timet...

The Economics of Ecosystems and Biodiversity- TEEB

...ity" was presented by the report's author Mr. Pavan Sukhdev. The work was launched in 2007 by Minister Sigmar Gabriel of Germany and Stavros Dimas the commissioner responsible for Environment in the European Commission, to promote a better understanding of the true economic value of the benefits we receive from n...

New Jersey's 2008 Annual State of the Shore report, May 22

...nual State of the Shore report on the condition state of NJ beaches, as we head into the peak Jersey Shore tourism season. Speakers will include NJDEP commissioner Lisa Jackson, Secretary of Agriculture Charles Kuperus, Dr. Michael P. Weinstein, President of the New Jersey Marine Sciences Consortium and Nancy Byr...

Unmanned aircraft to study Southern California smog and its consequences

...atmospheric research will help us address the serious challenges to Californias water resources, ecology, and the health of our residents, said Energy commissioner Arthur Rosenfeld. With this study, California continues to demonstrate its commitment as a national leader in climate change research. The aircra...

Brown opens institute for molecular and nanoscale innovation

...ative at the National Science Foundation A roundtable discussion on nanotechnology policy and safety issues with Norris Alderson, associate commissioner for science at the U.S. Food and Drug Administration; Vivian Ota Wang, program director of the ethical, legal, and social implications program of the ...
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Jesup & Lamont Announces Presenting LifeTech Companies and Former FDA Commissioner at Annual Growth Stock & National Sales Conference

NEW YORK, July 13 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Jesup & Lamont, Inc., (Amex: JLI ), a full-service boutique brokerage and investment banking firm serving retail and institutional clients, today announced the LifeTech Capital Group companies presenting at its 2009 Growth Stock & National Sale...

Samarion CEO Mark Rodgers Named CAST Commissioner

Rodgers Will Help Lead Charge for Center for Aging Services Technologies (CAST) to Expedite Emerging Technologies Transforming the Aging Experience WASHINGTON, July 15 /PRNewswire/ -- Samarion CEO Mark Rodgers was recently named commissioner to the Center for Aging Services Technologies (CAST...

Broadband access needs a champion, FCC commissioner says

Milwaukee, Wis. The United States ranks a dismal 16th worldwide in broadband deployment largely because it lacks a national broadband strategy, a member of the Federal Communications Commission said Tuesday. Speaking before the ninth annual Midwestern Telecommunications and Technology Confere...

NovaBay(R) Pharmaceuticals to Present at Jesup & Lamont 2009 Growth Stock Conference

...lopment programs. In addition, Dr. Najafi will serve on a key conference panel that will include industry leaders and a former FDA commissioner to discuss trends in the biotech industry and biotech investing. The panel session will take place at 4:45 pm EDT on Wednesday, July 29, 2009. ...

2009 Medical Innovation Summit at Cleveland Clinic to Highlight the Latest Developments in Cancer Care

...BM; Daniel Vasella, M.D., Novartis; David Brennan, AstraZeneca; Richard Clark, Merck; Fred Hassan, Schering-Plough; Greg Lucier, Life Technology, FDA commissioner Margaret Hamburg, M.D.; network correspondent Maria Bartiromo, CNBC; and the CEOs and venture investors of numerous emerging technology companies. Fo...

TechNet Urges Swift U.S. Senate Approval of FCC Nominees Julius Genachowski and Robert McDowell

...School and a BA from Columbia College . Mr. McDowell was unanimously confirmed by the United States Senate on May 26, 2006, and sworn in as FCC commissioner on June 1, 2006. Immediately prior to joining the FCC, Mr. McDowell was senior vice president and assistant general counsel for COMPTEL, an associatio...

Shire's Project Playground Gives Boost to Philadelphia

...ds can come together through the common bond of play. "We need other big corporations to follow Shire's lead," said City Department of Recreation commissioner Susan Slawson. This highly diverse and increasingly youthful community, where it is estimated 27 languages are spoken and local school enrollment...

Dr. Ricky Takai, Expert in Designing and Managing Federal Evaluation Studies in Education, Joins Abt Associates

...in the design and management of federal evaluation studies in the field of education to the company. Most recently, Dr. Takai served as Associate commissioner in the National Center for Education Evaluation and Regional Assistance, Institute of Education Sciences, U.S. Department of Education. In this role ...

Verenium Announces First Commercial Cellulosic Ethanol Project

... awarded a $7 million grant under Florida Agriculture and Consumer Services commissioner Charles H. Bronson's "Farm to Fuel" initiative, designed to stimulate the d...niversity of Florida . The grant agreement, which Verenium and Florida commissioner of Agriculture and Consumer Services Charles Bronson will discuss at a pres...

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

... Board of Trustees of the Biotechnology Council of New Jersey and is on the Board of the Brooklyn College Foundation. He has previously served as a commissioner of the NJ Commission on Science and Technology. Dr. Barer received a Ph.D. in Organic Chemistry from Rutgers University . About Amicus Therape...
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