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2007-01-08 15:00:59

NEW YORK, Jan. 8 /PRNewswire/ -- David A. Tanner has been elected Chairman of the Board of Trustees of Montefiore Medical Center, effective January 1. He succeeds Jay B. Langner, who has served as Chairman since 1986. "I look forward to working even more closely with Montefiore's senior leadership as we continue to build on Jay's legacy, Montefiore's unparalleled record of remarkable growth and its tradition of medical excellence and leadership in healthcare advocacy," said Tanner. "We...


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monteith
  • A large punch-bowl of the eighteenth century, usually of silver and with a movable rim, and decorated with flutings and a scalloped edge. It was also used for cooling and carrying wine-glasses.
  • A kind of cotton handkerchief having white spots on a colored ground, the spots being produced by a chemical which discharges the color.
This word is possibly named after Monteith (Monteigh), 'an eccentric 17th-century Scotsman who wore a cloak scalloped at the hem.'
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