Tuesday - October 16, 2018
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The American Society of Hematology Honors J. Evan Sadler, MD, PhD, With the 2018 Exemplary Service Award
WASHINGTON, Oct. 15 -- The American Society of Hematology issued the following news release:

The American Society of Hematology (ASH) will recognize J. Evan Sadler, MD, PhD, with the 2018 Exemplary Service Award for his exceptional years of service and dedication to ASH and to hematology.

The Exemplary Service Award was established in 1998 to recognize an individual whose outstanding service, extending over a period of years, has significantly advanced the interests of the Society. The award will be given to Dr. Sadler today by ASH Executive Director Martha Liggett, Esq., and Blood Deputy Editor ... Show Full Article

Registration Is Now Open for the 2019 IRMI Energy Risk & Insurance Conference
DALLAS, Texas, Oct. 15 -- The International Risk Management Institute issued the following news release:

International Risk Management Institute, Inc. (IRMI(R)), has opened registration for the 2019 IRMI Energy Risk & Insurance Conference (ERIC), to be held February 25-27, 2019, at the Royal Sonesta in Houston, Texas.

ERIC is the place where insurance professionals and risk managers can be at the forefront of emerging trends, participate in strategic conversations, visit with specialists about day-to-day realities, and build a network of experts to help secure success in their careers.

The Conference ... Show Full Article

Our New Region 2 Director
WASHINGTON, Oct. 15 -- The National Association of Black Journalists issued the following news:

NABJ President Sarah Glover appoints Sia Nyorkor as the NABJ Region II Director 2018-20. Nyorkor is an Emmy and award-winning multimedia journalist for WOIO-TV, the CBS affiliate in Cleveland, Ohio.

Nyorkor shoots, reports, edits and presents the majority of her stories on multiple platforms including broadcast, digital and social.

Nyorkor holds a Bachelor of Arts in Journalism from the Ernie Pyle School of Journalism at Indiana University and Master of Science in Journalism from Columbia University ... Show Full Article

MBA Honors Rich Bennion With Woodward Distinguished Service Award
WASHINGTON, Oct. 15 -- The Mortgage Bankers Association issued the following news release:

The Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA) today honored Rich Bennion, Executive Vice President of HomeStreet, Inc., and HomeStreet Bank with its Andrew D. Woodward Distinguished Service Award. The award is presented in recognition of dedication and prominent service to MBA and the mortgage lending industry in a variety of capacities involving both legislative and regulatory activities. Bennion was presented the award in a ceremony held at MBA's 2018 Annual Convention & Expo in Washington, D.C.

"Rich deserves ... Show Full Article

ACMG Applauds Increase in Funding for Newborn Screening and Medical Genetics Workforce Study in FY 2019 LHHS Appropriations
BETHESDA, Maryland, Oct. 15 -- The American College of Medical Genetics and Genomics issued the following news release:

On September 28, 2018, the President signed the Department of Defense and Labor (DOD), Health and Human Services, and Education (LHHS) Appropriations Act of 2019, an appropriations bill that provides FY2019 funding for several important federal agencies, including the National Institutes for Health (NIH), Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA), and Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). ACMG, together with other organizations that support newborn screening, ... Show Full Article

10th Circuit JNC Announces Applicants for Polk County Court Vacancy
TALLAHASSEE, Florida, Oct. 15 -- The Florida Bar issued the following news release:

The 10th Circuit Judicial Nominating Commission has announced the following list of applicants for the position of Polk County Court judge due to the retirement of Judge Robert Williams. Names of the applicants are listed in alphabetical order.

David Ralph Carmichael, Bartow

Wendy Joy DePaul, Tampa

Robert Mark Fore, Lakeland

Kevin M. Kohl, Lake Wales

David Molloy, Sebring

Stephen Paul Pincket, Lakeland

David E. Stamey, Jr., Bartow

Mark A. Taylor, Bartow

Interviews will be conducted by the 10th Circuit ... Show Full Article

1 Year After Hurricane Maria, NJAMHAA Promotes Trauma Awareness for National Hispanic Heritage Month
MERCERVILLE, New Jersey, Oct. 15 -- The New Jersey Association for Mental Health and Addiction Agencies issued the following news release:

Slightly more than one year ago, Hurricane Maria devastated Puerto Rico, resulting in significant loss of life and property, as well as severe trauma among the island's residents.

New Jersey residents assisted Puerto Rico by sending state troopers and relief supplies, and by accommodating families impacted by the hurricane in their communities. The majority of Puerto Ricans living in the U.S. mainland are concentrated in the New York Metropolitan Area, with ... Show Full Article