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THE NATIONAL COUNCIL ON TEACHING QUALITY
NCTQs CEO Kate Walsh on the current state of teacher education...NCTQ keeps everybody on their toes in Teacher Education
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The National Pharmaceutical Council (NPC) is a health policy research organization dedicated to the advancement of good evidence and science, and to fostering an environment in the United States that supports medical innovation.
Founded in 1953 and supported by the nation’s major research-based biopharmaceutical companies, NPC focuses on research development, information dissemination, education and communication of the critical issues of evidence, innovation and the value of medicines for patients. The issues we select for examination and the researchers and academics we partner with position NPC as a uniquely credible and trusted voice in the biopharmaceutical research and health policy communities. Much of our research is published in peer-reviewed journals.
NPC is working to:
Ensure that sound evidence is recognized by independent experts, considered appropriately by private and public payers, reflected adequately in benefit designs, and incorporated into clinical practice
Demonstrate and promote the contribution of innovative medicines to optimizing health and wellness for patients and the entire health care system through scientific analyses and fact-based communications
Maintain a focus on the issues related to advancing the science and research aspects of the biopharmaceutical industry and preserving and improving an environment supportive of innovation.
Our Board of Directors consists of a representative from each member company. The annual dues paid by our members make up NPC’s core budget, which funds research-based projects, ongoing educational activities and our day-to-day operations. NPC does not engage in lobbying activities.
Doctors of the USA welcomes Donald R. Teater, MD, Prescription Drug Overdose Initiatives Medical Advisor of the National Safety Council, to talk about key safety issues - both in the workplace and at home. Listen in as he shares ways to reduce risk of the following safety issues: prescription drug abuse, slips and falls, distracted driving and awareness of surroundings.
Dr. Donald Teater is responsible for advising National Safety Council advocacy initiatives to reduce deaths and injuries associated with prescription drug overdoses. Teater is a patient advocate who specializes in psychiatric services and opioid dependence treatment. Prior to joining NSC, Teater held positions at Blue Ridge Family Practice as a physician, and at the Mountaintop Healthcare and Good Samaritan Clinic of Haywood County as a physician and medical director. At present, along with his role at NSC, Teater treats opioid dependence at Meridian Behavioral Health Services and Mountain Area Recovery Center, along with volunteer work in the field.
Teater is certified by the American Board of Family Medicine and completed his MD degree at the Ohio State University College of Medicine. Currently, Teater is enrolled in the Masters of Public Health program at the UNC Chapel Gillings School of Global Public Health.
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Maurice A. Barboza is the founder and CEO of National Mall Liberty Fund DC, a non-profit authorized by Public Law 112-239 to establish a memorial to African American contributions to liberty during the Revolutionary War. In September 2014, Public Law 113-176 made the National Liberty Memorial eligible for a site in Washington's Monumental Core. He said, "this memorial will remind Americans that it was their vision for America that prevailed."
Mr. Barboza has written opinion pieces and spoken extensively about the 30-year quest to construct the memorial and his aunt's trail-blazing battle in the mid-1980s for membership in the Daughters of the American Revolution. A 2013 book, "Sacrificing Soldiers on the National Mall," by Kristin Haas, and a recent article in the Washington Post, "After 30 years, a site for memorial," by Tom Jackman, tell the story.
National Mall Liberty Fund DC
Maisha Hazzard, Ph.D.
Maisha Hazzard is an innovative educator, behavior change communication specialist, speech writer, and media consultant. She holds advanced degrees in Communication (Ph.D.); Transpersonal Psychology (Ph.D.); Behavioral Science (M.A.); and Counseling (M.S.C.). Further studies have included International Studies, Telecommunications, Comparative Literature, Cross Cultural Education, Information Science, Neuroscience, and Metaphysics at various universities and institutes in the United States and West Africa. She spent more than 25 years as a university professor and international consultant and more than 25 simultaneous years writing, directing, performing, and producing in performing arts and media arts programs on five continents. Maisha Hazzard is an award-winning radio producer who has trained writers, producers, and media consultants from more than 30 countries. She has taught and/or performed in Canada, France, Hungary, India, Jamaica, Barbados, Guyana, Brazil, Nigeria, Ghana, Senegal, and South Africa. Dr. Hazzard has served as a consultant to elected officials in the United States and heads of state in countries in the Caribbean and Southern Africa. She has lectured and taught at Ohio University, Bowling Green State University (Ohio), University of Toledo, University of Guyana, University of the West Indies (Mona), Jawaharlal Nehru University in India, California State University at Northridge, and Philander Smith College (Little Rock, AR). She has conducted training programs for Voice of America, USAID, South African Parliament, BUSH Radio-South Africa, and World Health Organization.
Currently, Maisha Hazzard conducts workshops in school districts and spiritual communities on the brain/heart and learning, power of our subconscious mind, emotional intelligence and emotional healing, strategic intuition, ecumenical cooperation and spiritual activism.
Missing and exploitation children, sexual exploitation and victimization, internet crimes, internet safety, aggravated physical abuse, questionable parenting
Karen Cressman, a Spiritual Interpreter who brings forth wisdom from other realms, along with Marc Himmelstein from Healing 4 Inner Peace, talk with representatives and members of the Andromeda Council’s Galactic Federation to learn the current status of events happening as the Council supports Earth and humanity in its ascension process. Learn what is next for us now that we are moving forward in the 5th dimension; what the Council is doing to assist us in creating sustainable practices in our governments, financial markets, healthcare systems, etc.; who the players are in the multiverses working for and against our ascension process, and … how YOU can help.
Yes, his last name is Risk, and September is National Emergency Preparedness Month.
According to a national workplace safety survey by Staples, only half of employees believe their workplaces are prepared for a severe emergency and nearly two-thirds of those polled said recent natural disasters have not led to their employers reassessing company safety plans.
Today, Staples' Safety Expert Bob Risk drops in to discuss how local San Diego consumers and businesses can get back-to-safety and prepare for the unexpected.
Bob says people would be surprised to find out how many stores and even restaurants lack the most basic supplies for first aid!
And he's going to share with us 5 overlooked products that should be included as part of an emergency preparedness kit.
Bob is the senior strategic safety health and wellness manager for Staples. His experience includes working with some of the largest corporations in the world to help them with emergency response efforts and environmental clean-ups of some of the worst disasters in the last decade, including Hurricane Katrina and the Gulf Coast Oil spill.
Leslie Wolff, CEO/Chief Marketing Strategist & Creative Tactician Smart Marketing Group, met Joe Frazier in early 2004 when he was $800,000 in debt and looking for some help. They worked as a team until his death 3 years ago and eliminated that liability, ensured he had a good living and strengthened his relationship with fans around the world.
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Columnist: Philadelphia Business Journal
Joe Frazier is a living legend. Winning the Olympic Gold Medal as a Heavyweight boxer to winning the World Heavyweight Boxing Championship, Joe Frazier is an image synonymous with hard work, dedication, and durability. His boxing record (32-4-1, 27KO’s) showed his ability to deliver in the ring. His credibility with all segments of society enables him to deliver in the marketplace for the right marketing partners. There is only one Joe Frazier.
Bob Pelshaw was a successful Midwestern real estate broker, developer, and consultant specializing in free-standing retail projects for national and regional retailers, as well as private shopping centers, office buildings, multi-family projects, and leadership development. His twenty-five year career included service as a state officer for the International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC) plus over $600 Million in career transactions. Along the way he also invested in, or consulted for, various other types of businesses including laundromats, a janitorial company, brokerage, convenience stores, grocery stores, retail stores, car wash, a restaurant, barber shops, construction companies, a resort hotel, property management, rental properties, self-storage facilities, a health club, marketing organizations, and others. Pelshaw served numerous non-profit groups including being a Director and Officer for the local Big Brothers Big Sisters Chapter, his church, and most notably as an Associate Trainer for Dr. John C. Maxwell’s global non-profit ministry Equip. Through Equip, Pelshaw has taught leadership globally to thousands. The Great Recession found Pelshaw financially over-extended. Coupled with trusting the wrong people, and some bad business decisions made, Pelshaw suffered a catastrophic loss of a multi-million dollar asset base. In his efforts to stay afloat and “rob Peter to pay Paul” Pelshaw stupidly temporarily misused $135,000 of SBA loan proceeds which caused him to receive a felony and serve a ten-month sentence at Leavenworth Federal Prison Camp. Since serving his time he has focused on providing consulting services, writing, public speaking, and public service. He is also the author of “Raising Up The Champion Within You: David & Goliath Grown-Up Version” and the soon to be released “Time Management is Dead.” Pelshaw is about to be re-married and start a family.
On his 39th birthday, this Thursday, the 4th of December, 2014, Nick Augustine, J.D. announces his decision to run for an availalbe position on the Shady Shores, Texas Town Council.
Nick wants every resident to have an equal voice. No more being left in the dust while the town spends your money!
Nick lives in the Chaparral Estates neighborhood in Shady Shores and he is a local business owner, public relations and marketing professional at Lone Star Content Marketing in Denton, Texas. Nick works for himself and wants to hear what you want. Call him anytime at (940) 498-2863!
Nick is honest, fair and pledges to support and uphold the Texas Constitution and laws. Nick believes in equal representation among all Shady Shores, Texas residents. Nick values honesty, transparency and flexibility.
Nick will frequently share updates on the campaign on his Facebook page. You may also learn more about Nick and his career on LinkedIn.
Vote For Nick for Shady Shores Town Council in 2015!
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