Saturday - September 19, 2020
Public Policy Tipoffs Involving New Jersey Newsletter for Sunday September 01, 2019 ( 29 items )  

AFT: Union Leaders Respond After Kean University President Quits
UNION, New Jersey, Aug. 29 -- The American Federation of Teachers issued the following news release: Kean Federation of Teachers President James Castiglione, AFT New Jersey President Donna M. Chiera and American Federation of Teachers President Randi Weingarten issued the following statements calling for an open, inclusive national search for next Kean University president after Dawood Farahi resigned: AFTNJ's Chiera said, "Dawood Fahari's announced retirement presents us with the question of   more

American Journal of Managed Care Issues 10 Research Articles in August 2019 Edition
CRANBURY, New Jersey, Aug. 29 -- The American Journal of Managed Care, a peer-reviewed journal focused on managed care, published 10 research articles on the following topics in its August 2019 edition: * Access to Chiropractic Care and the Cost of Spine Conditions Among Older Adults * Cost of Dementia in Medicare Managed Care: A Systematic Literature Review * Current Evidence and Controversies: Advanced Practice Providers in Healthcare * Influence of Out-of-Network Payment Standards on Insu  more

American Journal of Transplantation Issues 27 Research Articles in September 2019 Edition
MOUNT LAUREL, New Jersey, Aug. 27 -- The American Journal of Transplantation, from the American Society of Transplantation and American Society of Transplant Surgeons, says that it covers organ transplantation, published 27 research articles on the following topics in its September 2019 edition: * A clinically relevant murine model unmasks a "two-hit" mechanism for reactivation and dissemination of cytomegalovirus after kidney transplant * A prospective multicenter observational study of cell-  more

American Society of Landscape Architects Supports Coalition to Save the Amazon Rainforest
WASHINGTON, Aug. 30 -- The American Society of Landscape Architects issued the following news release: The Amazon Rainforest is one of the world's most precious ecosystems. It provides 6 percent of the oxygen produced on the planet. It stores an estimated 100 billion tons of carbon - about 17 percent of the world's carbon - trapped in vegetation. This year alone, about 80,000 fires have raged across the forest, more than an 80% increase over 2018. Through July 2019, over 7,200 square miles of   more

Center for Responsible Lending: Advocates File Amicus Brief to Defend Students Against Navient Corporation
WASHINGTON, Aug. 29 -- The Center for Responsible Lending issued the following news release: * * * - Navient Claims It Doesn't Have to Follow State Laws * * * The Center for Responsible Lending (CRL), the Student Borrower Protection Center (SBPC), the Pennsylvania SeniorLAW Center, the Lawyers' Committee for Civil Rights Under Law, New Jersey Citizen Action, and the Community Legal Services of Philadelphia filed an amicus brief today in the Third Circuit Court of Appeals in support of Pennsy  more

Center for Responsive Politics Board of Directors Welcomes Mark Hansen
WASHINGTON, Aug. 29 -- The Center for Responsive Politics has issued the following news release: The Center for Responsive Politics is pleased to announce the election of Mark Hansen to the Center's board of directors. Mr. Hansen is the director of the David and Helen Gurley Brown Institute for Media Innovation and a professor of journalism at Columbia University where he teaches advanced data analysis and computational journalism. Prior to his work at Columbia, Mr. Hansen was a professor at U  more

CentraState Healthcare Designated by National Cancer Institute as National Community Oncology Research Program Site
FREEHOLD, New Jersey, Aug. 27 -- CentraState Healthcare System issued the following news: The National Cancer Institute (NCI) has designated CentraState Healthcare System as a National Community Oncology Research Program (NCORP) site of the Atlantic Health Cancer Consortium (AHCC). As the first and only New Jersey-based NCORP, AHCC will help develop and implement NCI cancer prevention, screening, care delivery, and treatment studies with leading healthcare systems across the state. The major he  more

ComEd, Quanta Technology, and VELCO Join IEEE Power & Energy Society Corporate Engagement Program
PISCATAWAY, New Jersey, Aug. 26 -- The Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers issued the following news release: IEEE, the world's largest technical professional organization advancing technology for humanity, and the IEEE Power & Energy Society (PES) today announced the addition of ComEd, VELCO, and Quanta Technology to the PES Corporate Engagement Program. "For corporations in the power and energy sector, the IEEE PES Corporate Engagement Program represents a valuable resource for  more

Commission for Case Manager Certification Launches 2019-2020 Webinar Series by Exploring Ethics and Medical Marijuana
MOUNT LAUREL, New Jersey, Aug. 28 -- The Commission for Case Manager Certification issued the following news release: Although medical marijuana is becoming more mainstream, limited research on its effective use combined with a rapidly changing market present challenges for case managers who must incorporate these new therapeutic options in an ethically sound and evidence-based manner. Creating an ethically-reasoned framework for handling such timely challenges is the focus of the first in a ne  more

EVENT Sept. 12-13, 2019: Alzheimer's Association Schedules Seminar By The Shore
CHICAGO, Illinois, Aug. 26 -- The Alzheimer's Association will host a Seminar by the Shore at the Convention Center, Atlantic City, New Jersey, Sept. 12-13: Agenda and Speakers: Seven Strategies for Caregiver Survival/Giving Caregiver Guilt the Boot Speaker - Elaine Sanchez * * * Finding Hope, Humor and Heart in Caregiving Speaker - Elaine Sanchez * * * The Meaning of Life, 8 Points We Can All Learn Speaker - Anthony Cirillo - For more information: https://www.alz.org/delval/events/s  more

EVENT Sept. 24-25 2019: American Sustainable Business Council Schedules Zero Waste East
WASHINGTON, Aug. 26 -- The American Sustainable Business Council will host Zero Waste East at the New Jersey Innovation Institute Agile Center, Newark, Sept. 24-25: Agenda: Waste - The Zero Landfill Initiative - Sustainable Packaging - Women in Sustainability - Composting - Circular Economy and Chemicals - Public-Private Partnerships - Waste and The Circular Economy - Mixed Paper and Plastics - Food Waste * * * Renewable Energy - Attracting Private Capital - The Green New Deal -   more

Gastroenterologist Jeevan Vinod, MD, Joins the Englewood Health Physician Network and Englewood Hospital
ENGLEWOOD, New Jersey, Aug. 30 -- Englewood Hospital and Medical Center issued the following news release: Gastroenterologist Jeevan Vinod, MD, has joined the Englewood Health Physician Network and Englewood Hospital. Dr. Vinod specializes in inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) and has additional clinical interests in colon cancer, gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD), hepatitis, and preventative health. He joins Englewood Health Physician Network - Heart and Vascular Associates of Northern Jers  more

Heart Rhythm Disorders Specialist Joshua Balog, MD, Joins the Englewood Health Physician Network and Englewood Hospitalv
ENGLEWOOD, New Jersey, Aug. 28 -- Englewood Hospital and Medical Center issued the following news release: Cardiac electrophysiologist Joshua Balog, MD, has joined the Englewood Health Physician Network and Englewood Hospital. Dr. Balog's primary clinical interest is heart rhythm disorders, including atrial fibrillation, atrial flutter, syncope, and supraventricular and ventricular tachycardia. He has expertise in cardiac resynchronization therapy, radiofrequency catheter ablation and hybrid ab  more

IEEE Journal of Photovoltaics Issues 23 Research Articles in July 2019 Edition
PISCATAWAY, New Jersey, Aug. 28 -- IEEE Journal of Photovoltaics, a peer-reviewed journal from the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers that says it features articles that connects photovoltaic science and technology, published 23 research articles on the following topics in its July 2019 edition: * 3-D Modeling of Multicrystalline Silicon Materials and Solar Cells * Analysis of Photovoltaic Performance Loss Rates of Six Module Types in Five Geographical Locations * Automatic Det  more

IEEE Journal of Photovoltaics Issues 23 Research Articles in May 2019 Edition
PISCATAWAY, New Jersey, Aug. 26 -- IEEE Journal of Photovoltaics, a peer-reviewed journal from the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers that says it features articles that connects photovoltaic science and technology, published 23 research articles on the following topics in its May 2019 edition: * 16.8%-Efficient n+/p GaAs Solar Cells on Si With High Short-Circuit Current Density * All-Thin-Film Tandem Cells Based on Liquid Phase Crystallized Silicon and Perovskites * Analytical  more

IEEE Journal of Solid-State Circuits Issues 22 Research Articles in September 2019 Edition
PISCATAWAY, New Jersey, Aug. 27 -- IEEE Journal of Solid-State Circuits, a journal that says it emphasizes on transistor-level design of integrated circuits from the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, published 22 research articles, including the following topics, in its September 2019 edition: * 20-nm In0.8Ga0.2As MOSHEMT MMIC Technology on Silicon * A 1.17-Megapixel CMOS Image Sensor With 1.5 A/D Conversions per Digital CDS Pixel Readout and Four In-Pixel Gain Steps * A 115-  more

IEEE Transactions on Evolutionary Computation Journal Issues 12 Research Articles in June 2019 Edition
PISCATAWAY, New Jersey, Aug. 25 -- IEEE Transactions on Evolutionary Computation, a journal that says it provides insights on computation from the IEEE Computational Intelligence Society, published 12 research articles on the following topics in its June 2019 edition: * A Clustering-Based Evolutionary Algorithm for Many-Objective Optimization Problems * A Covariance Matrix Self-Adaptation Evolution Strategy for Optimization Under Linear Constraints * A Scalable Indicator-Based Evolutionary Al  more

IEEE Transactions on Evolutionary Computation Journal Issues 13 Research Articles in August 2019 Edition
PISCATAWAY, New Jersey, Aug. 28 -- IEEE Transactions on Evolutionary Computation, a journal that says it provides insights on computation from the IEEE Computational Intelligence Society, published 13 research articles on the following topics in its August 2019 edition: * A Bio-Inspired Self-Learning Coevolutionary Dynamic Multiobjective Optimization Algorithm for Internet of Things Services * A Generator for Multiobjective Test Problems With Difficult-to-Approximate Pareto Front Boundaries *  more

IEEE Transactions on Neural Networks and Learning Systems Issues 23 Research Articles in September 2019 Edition
PISCATAWAY, New Jersey, Aug. 27 -- IEEE Transactions on Neural Networks and Learning Systems, a journal that says it deals with the theory, design and applications of neural networks and learning systems from the IEEE Computational Intelligence Society, published 23 research articles, including the following topics, in its September 2019 edition: * A Lagrangian Relaxation Approach for Binary Multiple Instance Classification * A Multistage Game in Smart Grid Security: A Reinforcement Learning S  more

Journal of Wound, Ostomy & Continence Nursing Issues 11 Research Articles in July/August 2019 Edition
MOUNT LAUREL, New Jersey, Aug. 27 -- The Journal of Wound, Ostomy and Continence Nursing, a peer-reviewed journal that says it features wound, ostomy and continence practice and research from the Wound, Ostomy and Continence Nurses Society, published 11 research articles on the following topics in its July/August 2019 edition: * Bladder Self-management in the Transition to Adulthood With Spina Bifida in 3 Countries: A Comparative Study * Catastrophic Abdominal Wall After Repair of Enterocutane  more

National Governors Association to Partner With Four States on Electric Grid Modernization
WASHINGTON, Aug. 29 -- The National Governors Association issued the following news release: The National Governors Association (NGA) announced it will provide assistance to Maryland, New Jersey, New Mexico and Rhode Island to modernize their electric power grids, addressing topics such as integrating clean energy and electric vehicle charging networks, electrifying the heating sector, and improving system resilience. The U.S. electric power system is evolving. Renewable energy generation has   more

National Organization for the Reform of Marijuana Laws: New Jersey - Expungement Measure Receives a Conditional Veto From Governor
TRENTON, New Jersey, Aug. 29 -- The National Organization for the Reform of Marijuana Laws issued the following news release: Democratic Gov. Phil Murphy conditionally vetoed Senate Bill 3205, which sought to expand the pool of crimes eligible for expungement and establish an expedited process for those with minor marijuana offenses to petition the court to have their records vacated. "I believe this bill can go further for the cause of justice, and I am hopeful that we can move forward togeth  more

New Jersey Association for Mental Health and Addiction Agencies: September 1st is World Emotional Trauma Awareness Day
MERCERVILLE, New Jersey, Aug. 29 -- The New Jersey Association for Mental Health and Addiction Agencies issued the following news release: September 1st marks the 80th anniversary of the start of World War II and also marks the first annual World Emotional Trauma Awareness Day. The World Federation for Mental Health (WFMH) declared September 1st as World Emotional Trauma Awareness Day because it symbolizes the beginning of what is considered the worst man-made catastrophe in human history, an e  more

New Jersey School Boards Association: Contract Negotiations Continue in 18% of School Districts
TRENTON, New Jersey, Aug. 28 -- The New Jersey School Boards Association issued the following news release: As schools prepare to open in early September, negotiations over teacher contracts are continuing in approximately 18% of the state's school districts, the New Jersey School Boards Association (NJSBA) reported today. Last year, about 29% of the state's school districts were still in negotiations when the school year began, according to NJSBA, which tracks contract negotiations in 578 scho  more

Research in Gerontological Nursing Journal Issues 4 Research Articles in May/June 2019 Edition
THOROFARE, New Jersey, Aug. 27 -- Research in Gerontological Nursing, a peer-reviewed journal that says it features gerontological nursing research to educators, academicians, clinicians and policymakers involved with older adults in health care settings, published four research articles on the following topics in its May/June 2019 edition: * Ambulation Patterns Post-Discharge in Older Adults Identified as Fall Risk: A Descriptive Pilot Study * Correlates of Depressive Symptoms Among Older Adu  more

Research in Gerontological Nursing Journal Issues 5 Research Articles in July/August 2019 Edition
THOROFARE, New Jersey, Aug. 28 -- Research in Gerontological Nursing, a peer-reviewed journal that says it features gerontological nursing research to educators, academicians, clinicians and policymakers involved with older adults in health care settings, published five research articles on the following topics in its July/August 2019 edition: * A Nurse-Led Cognitive Training Intervention for Individuals With Type 2 Diabetes * Caregivers' Perceptions Managing Functional Needs Among Older Adult  more

RWJBarnabas Health: Father Peter Iwuala, Celebrates 10th Anniversary as a Priest
BELLEVILLE, New Jersey, Aug. 26 -- RWJBarnabas Health issued the following news: * * * - Celebration marked with special mass and reception attended by many * * * A special mass attended by several hundred guests was held on Friday, August 16th at Blessed Sacrament Church in Newark to celebrate the 10th Priestly Anniversary of Father Peter Iwuala. Immediately following the Mass, a reception in Father Peter's honor was held at Sacred Heart Church in Irvington. Father Peter is currently Resid  more

Visiting Nurse Association Health Group to Join BAYADA Home Health Care
MOORESTOWN, New Jersey, Aug. 26 -- BAYADA Home Health Care issued the following news: BAYADA Home Health Care, a leading provider of in-home health care and support services, and Visiting Nurse Association Health Group (VNAHG), a New Jersey-headquartered nonprofit provider for more than 107 years of home-based health services, today announced that VNAHG intends to join BAYADA to help serve more people and to grow their collective impact to support those in need of high-quality, home-based healt  more

Wildlife Conservation Society: New York Aquarium - 10 Locations in NY/NJ Waters To Possibly Spot Whales From Shore
BROOKLYN, New York, Aug. 29 -- The Wildlife Conservation Society issued the following news release: There have been a phenomenal number of whale sightings in the waters off the coast of New York and New Jersey this summer, and those who take the time to look from shore might be lucky enough to spot one. Experts at the New York Aquarium recommend 10 locations where people might have the best chance to see a whale from shore-including the roof of its own Ocean Wonders: Sharks! 1. Coney Island/N  more