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2014-01-31 23:28:08

After conducting a nationwide executive search led by healthcare leadership solutions firm B. E. Smith, SouthEast Alaska Regional Health Consortium (SEARHC) and Mount Edgecumbe Hospital in Sitka, Alaska, has hired Brad Langdorf as chief nursing officer. A seasoned healthcare executive with more than 25 years of clinical leadership experience, Langdorf assumed his new duties on January 13. LENEXA, Kan. (PRWEB) January 31, 2014 After conducting a nationwide executive search led by...

2013-12-06 23:23:55

As they complete their PhDs, a team of Stanford graduate students is creating Inian Islands Institute, a field school dedicated to a unique brand of sustainability education at an amazing coastal property in the heart of the Alaskan Wilderness. Palo Alto, California and Inian Islands, Alaska (PRWEB) December 06, 2013 A group of four Stanford environmental science graduate students, led by Southeast Alaska native Zachary Brown, has launched a fundraising campaign to build a field...

2013-06-25 23:23:13

B. E. Smith, the only full-service leadership solutions firm dedicated exclusively to healthcare providers, has been retained to lead a national chief nursing officer search for SouthEast Alaska Regional Health Consortium (SEARHC) and Mount Edgecumbe Hospital in Sitka, Alaska. One of the top executive search firms in the healthcare industry, B. E. Smith has recently placed more than 900 senior-level healthcare executives into organizations. LENEXA, Kan. (PRWEB) June 25, 2013 B. E. Smith,...

2013-02-14 23:00:45

Top nature and birding company Naturalist Journeys announces a lodge-based Southeast Alaska wildlife and birding tour, an alternate venue providing an educational and intimate way to savor and explore Alaska´s famed Inside Passage. Anchorage, AK (PRWEB) February 14, 2013 Naturalist Journeys, a top nature and birding tour company, is proud to announce their upcoming July 28 to August 5, 2013, Southeast Alaska wildlife and birding tour. With five nights at the Gustavus Inn near Glacier...


Word of the Day
siliqua
  • A Roman unit of weight, 1⁄1728 of a pound.
  • A weight of four grains used in weighing gold and precious stones; a carat.
  • In anatomy, a formation suggesting a husk or pod.
  • The lowest unit in the Roman coinage, the twenty-fourth part of a solidus.
  • A coin of base silver of the Gothic and Lombard kings of Italy.
'Siliqua' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a pod.'
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