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2014-09-30 16:28:07

Awards include targeted studies on effectiveness of transitional care services and obesity treatment WASHINGTON, Sept. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI) Board of Governors today approved 46 new proposals, totaling nearly $102 million, to fund a wide range of patient-centered clinical comparative clinical effectiveness research (CER) projects. The new awards include support for studies focused on two high-impact topics --...

2014-06-23 20:20:13

JEDDAH, KSA, June 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The 298th meeting of the Board of Executive Directors of the Bank that convened on Sunday at the IDB headquarters in concurrence with the 39th Annual Meeting of the Board of Governors of the Islamic Development Bank (IDB), approved US$ 447.6 million towards financing several new development projects in a number of member countries, as well as three grants under the IDB Waqf fund for educational projects for Muslim communities in...

2014-06-19 23:10:30

Appointments to Foundation's Board of Directors and Board of Governors Take Effect July 1 Boston, MA (PRWEB) June 19, 2014 The National Patient Safety Foundation (NPSF) has announced new appointments to the Foundation’s Board of Directors and Board of Governors, effective July 1. Newly appointed to the NPSF Board of Governors are Beth Daley Ullem, MBA, patient advocate and member of the Board of Directors of ThedaCare and of the Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin; Barbara Edson,...

2014-06-17 08:22:37

New Governors Join Experienced Team of Energy, Business Executives MINOT, N.D., June 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Mainstream Investors, LLC, a North Dakota-based non-operating oil and gas company, announced today that it has expanded its board of governors to enhance its oil and gas industry and investment expertise. The two new governors are John Harju and John Clymer and will join Mainstream's President and CEO, Mark Anderson and Vice President and COO, Mike Donohue, on the company's...

2014-03-25 16:25:48

Panel's Expertise Will Guide Funding Priorities and Community Engagement WASHINGTON, March 25, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI) Board of Governors today approved 13 people as members of PCORI's new Advisory Panel on Rare Disease. It is one of two new advisory panels for which the Board approved members at its meeting today; the other focuses on clinical trials. The diverse group of panelists will apply their experience and...

2014-03-25 16:25:46

Panel Will Provide Expertise on Trial Selection, Design and Implementation WASHINGTON, March 25, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI) Board of Governors today appointed 10 people as members of PCORI's new Advisory Panel on Clinical Trials. It is one of two new advisory panels whose members the Board approved at its meeting today; the other focuses on rare disease. Members of the Advisory Panel on Clinical Trials will support...

2014-01-13 23:04:27

The National Patient Safety Foundation has announced new appointments to the Foundation’s Board of Directors and Board of Governors. Boston, MA (PRWEB) January 13, 2014 The National Patient Safety Foundation (NPSF) has announced new appointments to the Foundation’s Board of Directors and Board of Governors. Rick Boothman, JD, chief risk officer, University of Michigan Health System, and Helen Haskell, MA, president, Mothers Against Medical Error, have been appointed to the NPSF Board...

2013-10-21 23:04:43

The NLN announced the results of the annual Board of Governors elections at its September 2013 Education Summit. Marsha Howell Adams, PhD, RN, CNE, ANEF, the senior associate dean of academic programs at the University of Alabama Capstone College of Nursing in Tuscaloosa, assumed the NLN presidency. Washington, DC (PRWEB) October 21, 2013 The NLN announced the results of its annual Board of Governors (BOG) elections at its 2013 Education Summit on September 20. Marsha Howell Adams, PhD,...


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