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2009-06-05 09:21:00

MIAMI, June 5 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Parkinson Foundation (NPF) announced today that Peter N. Schmidt, Ph.D. has been named Chief Information Officer and Director of Programs effective June 1. Dr. Schmidt was most recently Director at Cronus Partners, an investment banking firm in Norwalk, CT. "Dr. Schmidt will play a key role in helping us fulfill our mission of improving care. He will focus on creating a data-driven approach that is at the forefront of health information...


Word of the Day
tesla
  • The unit of magnetic flux density in the International System of Units, equal to the magnitude of the magnetic field vector necessary to produce a force of one newton on a charge of one coulomb moving perpendicular to the direction of the magnetic field vector with a velocity of one meter per second. It is equivalent to one weber per square meter.
This word is named for Nikola Tesla, the inventor, engineer, and futurist.