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News Article | May 28, 2017
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Florida Pain Relief Group, a division of Physician Partners of America (PPOA), is proud to announce that Jorge Fernandez-Silva, M.D., has joined its new Melbourne pain clinic. Dr. Fernandez-Silva’s practice focuses on comprehensive interventional pain management, a specialty that concentrates on minimally invasive techniques to treat and manage many types of pain. Dr. Fernandez-Silva is board-certified by the American Board of Anesthesiology with subspecialty certification in pain medicine. A native of Miami, he attained his undergraduate degree from Florida International University and his medical degree from Loyola University Chicago Stritch School of Medicine. After his internship in general surgery, he completed training in anesthesia and pain medicine at the State University of New York (SUNY) Upstate Department of Anesthesia. There, he served as chief resident. Dr. Fernandez-Silva spent 20 years in private practice in South Florida before coming to FPRG. Fluent in English and Spanish, he is passionate about offering all forms of pain care, and looks forward to serving the needs of patients in the Brevard County area. He joins a group of pain management specialists who rank among the most experienced in Florida. For an appointment with Dr. Fernandez-Silva at Florida Pain Relief Group - Melbourne, 109 Silver Palm Ave., call (321) 735-6218. The clinic is open from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday. Same-day appointments are often available. Dr. Fernandez-Silva will also see patients in Florida Pain Relief Group's clinic in Merritt Island, Fla. Started in 2013 and headquartered in Tampa, Fla., Physician Partners of America (PPOA), is a national healthcare organization focused on strengthening the doctor-patient relationship and improving patient outcomes. PPOA, and its affiliates – Florida Pain Relief Group, Texas Pain Relief Group, Texas Foot and Ankle Group, Urgent Care of Texas and National Medical Practices – share a common vision of ensuring the wellbeing of patients and providing their physician partners the opportunity to focus on the practice of medicine. This model allows physicians to be physicians, caring about patients and their needs in the face of ever more complex administrative requirements. For more information about Physician Partners of America, visit http://www.physicianpartnersofamerica.com.


News Article | May 25, 2017
Site: globenewswire.com

PHOENIX, May 25, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- CopperPoint Insurance Companies, a leader in workers compensation insurance, announces Scott Shader has joined the company as chief operating officer. A photo accompanying this announcement is available at http://www.globenewswire.com/NewsRoom/AttachmentNg/4b1b30fe-8995-4dff-98ea-a7f320dea6b1 With more than 30 years’ insurance experience, Shader has extensive knowledge in commercial lines insurance, including expertise in analysis, building and running businesses with P&L responsibility, product underwriting and technology oversight. “I’m so pleased to have Scott join the CopperPoint executive team,” said Marc Schmittlein, President & CEO of CopperPoint. “His industry expertise will be a great asset as we chart the next steps in CopperPoint’s strategic growth and expansion plans.” Prior to joining CopperPoint, Shader was executive vice president at Endurance Express, a commercial lines carrier. Before that, he was executive vice president at Axis Express Solutions, Axis Capital. Prior to Axis, Shader was with the Hanover Insurance Group where he served as president, Small Commercial; chief operations officer, Commercial Lines; and vice president, Small Commercial and Business Development.  He also held executive leadership positions with The Willis Group, St. Paul Travelers Companies; and Hartford Financial Services and Insurance Group. Shader holds a Bachelor of Arts in Business Administration, and graduated summa cum laude from State University New York (SUNY) in Oswego, N.Y. Headquartered in Phoenix, Arizona, CopperPoint provides workers compensation insurance coverage to more than 12,000 businesses and their employees; In addition, the company also offers other business insurance products including property and casualty coverage. As a leading advocate of workplace safety, CopperPoint provides businesses with safety resources. For more information, visit copperpoint.com.


News Article | May 25, 2017
Site: globenewswire.com

PHOENIX, May 25, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- CopperPoint Insurance Companies, a leader in workers compensation insurance, announces Scott Shader has joined the company as chief operating officer. A photo accompanying this announcement is available at http://www.globenewswire.com/NewsRoom/AttachmentNg/4b1b30fe-8995-4dff-98ea-a7f320dea6b1. With more than 30 years’ insurance experience, Shader has extensive knowledge in commercial lines insurance, including expertise in analysis, building and running businesses with P&L responsibility, product underwriting and technology oversight. Prior to joining CopperPoint, Shader was executive vice president at Endurance Express, a commercial lines carrier. Before that, he was executive vice president at Axis Express Solutions, Axis Capital. Shader holds a Bachelor of Arts in Business Administration, and graduated summa cum laude from State University New York (SUNY) in Oswego, N.Y. “I’m so pleased to have Scott join the CopperPoint executive team,” said Marc Schmittlein, President & CEO of CopperPoint. “His industry expertise will be a great asset as we chart the next steps in CopperPoint’s strategic growth and expansion plans.” Headquartered in Phoenix, Arizona, CopperPoint provides workers compensation insurance coverage to more than 12,000 businesses and their employees; In addition, the company also offers other business insurance products including property and casualty coverage. As a leading advocate of workplace safety, CopperPoint provides businesses with safety resources. For more information, visit copperpoint.com.


News Article | May 25, 2017
Site: globenewswire.com

PHOENIX, May 25, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- CopperPoint Insurance Companies, a leader in workers compensation insurance, announces Scott Shader has joined the company as chief operating officer. A photo accompanying this announcement is available at http://www.globenewswire.com/NewsRoom/AttachmentNg/4b1b30fe-8995-4dff-98ea-a7f320dea6b1. With more than 30 years’ insurance experience, Shader has extensive knowledge in commercial lines insurance, including expertise in analysis, building and running businesses with P&L responsibility, product underwriting and technology oversight. Prior to joining CopperPoint, Shader was executive vice president at Endurance Express, a commercial lines carrier. Before that, he was executive vice president at Axis Express Solutions, Axis Capital. Shader holds a Bachelor of Arts in Business Administration, and graduated summa cum laude from State University New York (SUNY) in Oswego, N.Y. “I’m so pleased to have Scott join the CopperPoint executive team,” said Marc Schmittlein, President & CEO of CopperPoint. “His industry expertise will be a great asset as we chart the next steps in CopperPoint’s strategic growth and expansion plans.” Headquartered in Phoenix, Arizona, CopperPoint provides workers compensation insurance coverage to more than 12,000 businesses and their employees; In addition, the company also offers other business insurance products including property and casualty coverage. As a leading advocate of workplace safety, CopperPoint provides businesses with safety resources. For more information, visit copperpoint.com.


News Article | May 25, 2017
Site: globenewswire.com

PHOENIX, May 25, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- CopperPoint Insurance Companies, a leader in workers compensation insurance, announces Scott Shader has joined the company as chief operating officer. A photo accompanying this announcement is available at http://www.globenewswire.com/NewsRoom/AttachmentNg/4b1b30fe-8995-4dff-98ea-a7f320dea6b1 With more than 30 years’ insurance experience, Shader has extensive knowledge in commercial lines insurance, including expertise in analysis, building and running businesses with P&L responsibility, product underwriting and technology oversight. “I’m so pleased to have Scott join the CopperPoint executive team,” said Marc Schmittlein, President & CEO of CopperPoint. “His industry expertise will be a great asset as we chart the next steps in CopperPoint’s strategic growth and expansion plans.” Prior to joining CopperPoint, Shader was executive vice president at Endurance Express, a commercial lines carrier. Before that, he was executive vice president at Axis Express Solutions, Axis Capital. Prior to Axis, Shader was with the Hanover Insurance Group where he served as president, Small Commercial; chief operations officer, Commercial Lines; and vice president, Small Commercial and Business Development.  He also held executive leadership positions with The Willis Group, St. Paul Travelers Companies; and Hartford Financial Services and Insurance Group. Shader holds a Bachelor of Arts in Business Administration, and graduated summa cum laude from State University New York (SUNY) in Oswego, N.Y. Headquartered in Phoenix, Arizona, CopperPoint provides workers compensation insurance coverage to more than 12,000 businesses and their employees; In addition, the company also offers other business insurance products including property and casualty coverage. As a leading advocate of workplace safety, CopperPoint provides businesses with safety resources. For more information, visit copperpoint.com.


Lisa M. Patrick, MD, Addiction Psychiatrist with her own practice located in both Armonk and Manhattan, New York, has been named a 2017 Top Doctor in Armonk, New York. Top Doctor Awards is dedicated to selecting and honoring those healthcare practitioners who have demonstrated clinical excellence while delivering the highest standards of patient care. Dr. Lisa M. Patrick is an experienced and respected psychiatrist who has been in practice for over 13 years. Her career in medicine began in 2003, when she graduated from SUNY Downstate College of Medicine, having earlier gained a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Psychology from the State University of New York at Albany. Dr. Patrick later completed an internship, residency and fellowship at the New York University Langone Medical Center. Dr. Patrick is certified by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology, and has quickly become renowned as one of New York’s leading addiction psychiatrists. She treats a wide range of conditions, including alcohol and opiate addictions, provides psychotherapy and family counseling, and is an expert in psychopharmacology. Dr. Patrick is noted not only for her excellent results as an addiction psychiatrist, but also for her caring and compassionate approach to her work. She is fluent in both English and Japanese, helping her to treat a wide array of patients. She is always happy to discuss conditions and possible treatments with her patients, which makes her popular with her patients and peers alike. Her dedication and commitment makes Dr. Lisa M. Patrick a very worthy winner of a 2017 Top Doctor Award. Top Doctor Awards specializes in recognizing and commemorating the achievements of today’s most influential and respected doctors in medicine. Our selection process considers education, research contributions, patient reviews, and other quality measures to identify top doctors.


The International Association of HealthCare Professionals is pleased to welcome Patrick J. Lynch, Radiologist to their prestigious organization with his upcoming publication in The Leading Physicians of the World. Dr. Patrick J. Lynch is a highly trained and qualified physician with a vast expertise in all facets of his work, especially women’s imaging, mammography, ultrasonography, and breast MRI. He has been in practice for nearly three decades and is currently serving patients within CNY Diagnostic Imaging Associates in Syracuse, New York. Dr. Lynch’s career in medicine began in 1985, when he graduated from the University of Massachusetts Medical School. Upon receiving his Medical Degree, he completed an internship in Internal Medicine at the Bay State Medical Institute in 1986, before undertaking his residency in Diagnostic Radiology at the SUNY Upstate Medical Center. Dr. Lynch is certified by the American Board of Radiology, and maintains a professional membership with the American College of Radiology and the Radiological Society of North America, allowing him to stay current with the latest advances in his field. He attributes his successful career to his continuous hard work and motivation for doing what he loves. When he is not assisting his patients, Dr. Lynch enjoys swimming, traveling, and spending time with his family. Learn more about Dr. Patrick J. Lynch here: http://www.cnydiagnosticimaging.com/ and be sure to read his upcoming publication in The Leading Physicians of World. FindaTopDoc.com is a hub for all things medicine, featuring detailed descriptions of medical professionals across all areas of expertise, and information on thousands of healthcare topics.  Each month, millions of patients use FindaTopDoc to find a doctor nearby and instantly book an appointment online or create a review.  FindaTopDoc.com features each doctor’s full professional biography highlighting their achievements, experience, patient reviews and areas of expertise.  A leading provider of valuable health information that helps empower patient and doctor alike, FindaTopDoc enables readers to live a happier and healthier life.  For more information about FindaTopDoc, visit http://www.findatopdoc.com


NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--On Thursday, May 18, 2017 at Cipriani Wall Street, Boys Hope Girls Hope New York (BHGHNY), New York City’s only college access urban boarding program, will honor New York Giants Quarterback Eli Manning with the Ann & Wellington Mara Award for his outstanding charity work in the community and with helping children in need, and Randy Falco, President and CEO of Univision Communications, Inc., with the Vision of Hope Award, presented annually to an individual whose lifelong commitment to philanthropy, community service and to our nation's youth has inspired, empowered, nurtured and encouraged others to succeed. Each year in May, BHGHNY holds the Vision of Hope Awards Dinner drawing nearly 1,000 influential guests and supporters. Held at Cipriani Wall Street, the gala is the organization's main source of funding, often raising 65% of its annual operating budget. Co-founded in 1979 by New York Giants Owner, Wellington Mara, BHGHNY, is a regional and autonomous affiliate of Boys Hope Girls Hope (BHGH), an international charitable organization headquartered in St. Louis, MO with operations in fifteen U.S. cities and in Guatemala, Mexico and Peru. In Brooklyn, NY, BHGHNY operates a rigorous college preparatory boarding program in partnership with Bishop Loughlin Memorial High School and Cristo Rey Brooklyn. Using residences adjacent to the schools, BHGHNY works year-round to serve at-risk-low-income-first-generation-college-bound-students who have the ability to excel in a nurturing and demanding academic community. As the region's only urban boarding program, BHGHNY is at the vanguard of youth development and its overall efficacy and approach continue to set new standards in student services and support. “Despite facing enormous challenges, the young men and women under the organization's care exhibit grit and an uncommon motivation to pursue higher education and become productive and responsible citizens,” said Malick Fall, the organization’s Executive Director. “Over the course of the past four years, our students’ efforts and the generous funding of donors have led to overall program retention and graduation rates of 92% or higher and nearly 100% of graduates have gone on to higher education.” Some recent college acceptances include Princeton, Dartmouth, UPenn, Cornell, Barnard, Duke Georgetown, Holy Cross, Boston College, Brown, NYU, Williams, Swarthmore, Tufts, Hamilton, Colgate, the University of Virginia, Smith, Syracuse and the full range of SUNY and CUNY schools. Mark your calendars. Gather your friends. Celebrate the success that helped create and keep the doors open for deserving and motivated teenagers seeking to pursue higher education and becoming responsible and productive citizens. To learn more about the event, attend or sponsor the gala, call 718-638-1100 or visit bit.ly (https://www.501auctions.com/bhghny/). Follow Boys Hope Girls Hope New York on Facebook and Instagram. BHGHNY's mission is to help academically capable and motivated children from at-risk situations meet their full potential and become men and women for others by providing them with the safe and stable living environment, academic support, and guidance they need to finish high school, graduate from college, and become responsible and productive citizens. In 1977, Father Paul Sheridan, SJ, an educator in St. Louis, MO, created a new program - Boys Hope Girls Hope - to address the needs of children whose potential was threatened by shattered neighborhoods, distressed families, endemic poverty, and other factors beyond their control. Today, Boys Hope Girls Hope (BHGH) is a non-sectarian, international charitable organization with operations in fifteen U.S. cities and 3 countries in Latin America.


News Article | May 11, 2017
Site: www.24-7pressrelease.com

BUFFALO, NY, May 11, 2017-- Michelle Linder has been included in Marquis Who's Who. As in all Marquis Who's Who biographical volumes, individuals profiled are selected on the basis of current reference value. Factors such as position, noteworthy accomplishments, visibility, and prominence in a field are all taken into account during the selection process.Michelle Linder is a graduate research assistant at the State University of New York at Buffalo, where she is pursuing a Ph.D. in medicinal chemistry. Her current research focuses on the synthesis and use of various heavy chalcogen-containing rhodamine dyes as photosensitizers for photodynamic therapy, extracorporeal photopheresis, and dye-sensitized solar cells. Ms. Linder has been a graduate research assistant since 2012. From 2012 to 2015, she was also a teaching assistant at the school. Ms. Linder graduated summa cum laude from SUNY Oneonta in 2012 with a Bachelor of Science in chemistry. In 2010, she earned an advanced tutor certification through the College Reading and Learning Association.Ms. Linder has utilized her knowledge and research to co-author a number of publications in the past few years. These include "Luminescence spectroscopy of chalcogen substituted rhodamine cations in vacuo," published in Photochemical & Photobiological Sciences in 2017, "Targeting T Cell Bioenergetics by Modulating P-Glycoprotein Selectivity Depletes Alloreactive T Cells to Prevent Graft-Versus-Host Disease," published in the Journal of Immunology in 2016, "Extended Rhodamine Photosensitizers for Photodynamic Therapy of Cancer Cells," published in Bioorganic and Medicinal Chemistry in 2016, and "Selective Photodepletion of Malignant T Cells in Extracorporeal Photopheresis with Selenorhodamine Photosensitizers," also published in Bioorganic and Medicinal Chemistry in 2016. She is also a co-author of "Selenorhodamine Photosensitizers with the Texas-red Core for Photodynamic Therapy of Cancer Cells," published in Bioorganic and Medicinal Chemistry in 2015, "Selenorhodamine Photosensitizers for Photodynamic Therapy of P-Glycoprotein-Expressing Cancer Cells," published in the Journal of Medicinal Chemistry in 2014, and "Synthesis and Properties of Heavy Chalcogen Analogues of the Texas Reds and Related Rhodamines," published in Organometallics in 2014.A member of the Omicron Delta Kappa National Honor Society, Ms. Linder also remains active with the American Chemical Society. She has received numerous awards and honors over the years in light of her effort and achievements in the field of chemistry. Most recently, Ms. Linder received the Graduate Student Excellence in Teaching Award from the University of Buffalo's Graduate School. She is also a recipient of the Speyer Fellowship, the Jere Solo Fellowship, the Presidential Fellowship, and the Gordon Harris Fellowship from the University at Buffalo's Department of Chemistry. In 2014, she was honored with the department's Mattern-Tyler Teaching Award as well. In 2012, Ms. Linder received the SUNY Chancellor's Award, as well as an Academic Achievement Award in chemistry and biochemistry from the Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs at SUNY Oneonta. She was bestowed the Joseph Breen Memorial Fellowship from the American Chemical Society's Green Chemistry Institute in 2011. Ms. Linder aims for continued achievements in the field of chemistry as she moves forward in her career.For more information about Ms. Linder, please visit https://www.linkedin.com/in/michelleklinder About Marquis Who's Who :Since 1899, when A. N. Marquis printed the First Edition of Who's Who in America , Marquis Who's Who has chronicled the lives of the most accomplished individuals and innovators from every significant field of endeavor, including politics, business, medicine, law, education, art, religion and entertainment. Today, Who's Who in America remains an essential biographical source for thousands of researchers, journalists, librarians and executive search firms around the world. Marquis now publishes many Who's Who titles, including Who's Who in America , Who's Who in the World , Who's Who in American Law , Who's Who in Medicine and Healthcare , Who's Who in Science and Engineering , and Who's Who in Asia . Marquis publications may be visited at the official Marquis Who's Who website at www.marquiswhoswho.com


Andrei E.Y.,Rutgers University | Li G.,Rutgers University | Du X.,SUNY
Reports on Progress in Physics | Year: 2012

This review covers recent experimental progress in probing the electronic properties of graphene and how they are influenced by various substrates, by the presence of a magnetic field and by the proximity to a superconductor. The focus is on results obtained using scanning tunneling microscopy, spectroscopy, transport and magnetotransport techniques. © 2012 IOP Publishing Ltd.

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