January 21, 2010

Haiti Earthquake Aide: A Message from the President of SAS

In light of the horrible situation in Haiti, we wanted to share with our members ways they might offer aide. There are numerous orthopaedic teams – supported and/or organized by hospitals or health plans – headed to Haiti to provide orthopaedic assistance and/or surgery. A few examples: Piedmont Health Care Piedmont Health Care in Atlanta is sending down a team of orthopaedic surgeons with specific expertise (hands, trauma, head, etc) to work with local doctors at the Hospital Albert Schweitzer in Port-au-Prince. Surgical Implant Generation Network (SIGN) A non nonprofit group out of Seattle, the Surgical Implant Generation Network, is sending down a surgeon who specializes in a novel bone-mending technique; he’s bringing 400 pounds of equipment/devices. Dr. Zirkle, SIGN Founder, […]
November 19, 2008

Drug Information Association (DIA) Opens New Office In China

Medical Industry E-Mail News Service(TM) — Nov 19 2008 — The Drug Information Association (DIA) – the premier, multidisciplinary, nonprofit association that provides a neutral forum for the exchange of information critical to the advancement of the drug discovery and lifecycle management processes, has opened an office in Beijing, China. “DIA’s success in China depends on our ability to engage local thought leaders in DIA’s unique educational and networking events, where they will be able to exchange professional experiences,” says Marie Dray, President, DIA Board of Directors. “We are delighted to announce that one of these bright innovators, Dr. Ling Su, DIA Board Member and VP of Clinical R&D – Asia Pacific, Wyeth, China, will lead our volunteer advisory council […]