Assistant Professor

first_imgDivision: Neurology (80001035)Department: Neurology – Chairman’s Office (90004176)Employment Duration: Full-timeBaylor College of Medicine and Department Summary:Baylor ( ) isrecognized as one of the nation’s premier academic health sciencecenters and is known for excellence in education, research, andhealthcare and community service. Located in the heart of theworld’s largest medical center ( Texas MedicalCenter ), Baylor is affiliated with multiple educational,healthcare and research affiliates ( Baylor Affiliates).SummaryThe Department of Neurology at Baylor College of Medicine isseeking a qualified candidate with training in adult neurology aswell as behavioral neurology to provide care to individuals withneurologically-based behavioral disturbances. The successfulcandidate will be appointed at a faculty level commensurate withexperience and achievementJob Responsibilities:Position Responsibilities – Essential functions and dutiesinclude:• Direct patient care and participation in the education of medicalstudents, residents, and fellows.• Participation in the department’s outpatient practice as well asinpatient clinical services at Baylor’s affiliatedinstitutions.Job Qualifications:Position Qualifications:• The candidate must hold an MD, DO, or MD/PhD degree.• The candidate must have successfully completed residency trainingin adult neurology, and a fellowship in Behavioral Neurology.• The candidate must be board-eligible/board-certified by theAmerican Board of Psychiatry and Neurology.No other previous experience is required.Baylor College of Medicine is an Equal Opportunity/AffirmativeAction/Equal Access Employer.725CA; CHlast_img read more

Weehawken implements road restrictions for commuters

first_imgWEEHAWKEN– According to reports, Weehawken has placed road restriction which will close side streets to commuters during rush hour.Commuters travelling to and from the Lincoln Tunnel along I-495 often use Hackensack Plank Road and Pleasant Avenue as shortcuts to avoid traffic and congestion.Starting Tuesday, Feb. 13 from 3 to 7 p.m. drivers won’t be allowed to utilizes these shortcuts unless they are residents of Weehawken.Police will be looking for parking placards on resident vehicles and drivers without a card who attempt to make the turn could get a ticket.last_img read more

Ocean City Police Activity Report: Nov. 4-10

first_imgCalls for Service: 426 Daily Average: 61November 4, 2018: Sunday Calls for service: 62Stops: 14 Accidents: 0 Property Checks: 30 Alarms: 1The Police Department assisted with 8 Fire and 5 EMS callsCity ordinance noise, 900 block Wesley Avenue, at 1:10amMedical emergency, 900 block Haven Avenue, at 7:55amGas leak, 1400 block central Avenue, at 10:33amProperty check, 500 block Asbury Avenue, at 11:31amDog complaint, Coral Lane, at 12:49pmTheft from a motor vehicle, 500 block 7th Street, at 3:03pmOrdinance vehicle on beach, 34th Street beach, at 3:11pmTheft, 700 block Asbury Avenue, at 4:37pmNovember 5, 2018: Monday  Calls for service: 39Stops: 6 Accidents: 1 Property Checks: 11 Alarms: 0      The Police Department assisted with 6 Fire and 2 EMS callsWire/pole down, 2800 block West Avenue, at 7:52amAbandoned vehicle, 700 block Moore Avenue, at 10:03amProperty damage, unit block Asbury Avenue, at 11:37amMotor vehicle accident, 9th & Ocean Avenue, at 4:57pmSuspicious person, 600 block Haven Avenue, at 6:31pmCDS arrest, 11th West Avenue, at 10:07pmNovember 6, 2018: Tuesday Calls for service: 63Stops: 8 Accidents: 0 Property Checks: 37 Alarms: 1The Police Department assisted with 9 Fire and 7 EMS callsMedical emergency, 3400 block West Avenue, at 9:18amProperty check, 1000 Boardwalk, at 10:04amCity ordinance, 300 block Atlantic Avenue, 1:43pmAbandoned vehicle, 500 block 14th Street, at 2:03pmFraud, 800 block Central Avenue, at 2:34pmFound property, 53rd & beach, at 5:52pmCDS arrest, 3300 block Asbury Avenue, at 7:38pmNovember 7, 2018: Wednesday Calls for service: 74Stops: 21 Accidents: 0 Property Checks: 28 Alarms: 2The Police Department assisted with 8 Fire and 4 EMS callsCity ordinance, 2500 block Central Avenue, at 7:37amWarrant arrest, 700 block Wesley Avenue, at 9:40amProperty check, Beach Road, at 6:35pmSuspicious person, 1400 block Ocean Avenue, at 11:40pmCity ordinance, 27th Street & beach, at 4:51pmNovember 8, 2018: Thursday Calls for service: 49Stops: 4 Accidents: 1 Property Checks: 14 Alarms: 3The Police Department assisted in 10 Fire and 7 EMS callsBurglary, 600 block Central Avenue, at 6:32amSuspicious person, 2000 block Bay Avenue, 8:41amTheft, 5100 block West Avenue, at 11:16amFall private property, 2201 Bay Avenue, at 2:22pmJuvenile problem, 1000 block Boardwalk, at 3:39pmHarassment, 1300 block Asbury Avenue, at 6:15pmNoise, 1000 block Central Avenue, at 8:38pmSleeping in vehicle in 200 block Atlantic Ave. 10:05amMotor vehicle accident, 200 block 34th Street, at 10:38pmNovember 9, 2018: Friday Calls for service: 66Stops: 12 Accidents: 1 Property Checks: 22 Alarms: 3       The Police Department assisted with 9 Fire 4 EMS callsHarassment, 600 block Wesley Avenue, at 7:20amSuspicious person, 100 block Bartram Lane, at 9:23amMotor vehicle complaint, 500 block Boardwalk, at 11:08amTheft, 2400 block Bay Avenue, at 12:15pmAccident, 3300 block Asbury Ave., at 12:35pmMedical emergency, 200 block Haven Avenue, at 3:58pmDisabled motor vehicle, Battersea Road, at 7:27pmProperty damage, Sweetwater Court, 10:13 pmNovember 10, 2018: Saturday Calls for service: 73Stops: 18 Accidents: 1 Property Checks: 28 Alarms: 4 The Police Department assisted with Fire and EMS callsCDS arrest, 800 block 8th Street, at 1:28amCity ordinance noise, 500 block 8th Street, at 4:27amDamage to a motor vehicle, Wesley Avenue, at 5:25amFall City property, 14th Street & Haven Avenue, at 12:50pmProperty damage, 17th Street, at 2:26pmMedical emergency, 900 block Wesley Avenue, at 1:59pmVerbal dispute, 900 block Ocean Avenue, 6:55pmAccident, 2000 block Simpson Ave., at 9:16pmWarrant arrest, 3400 block Bay Avenue, at 10:45pmPUBLIC SERVICE ANNOUNCEMENT:Residents and visitors are encouraged to use the 911 system when reporting crimes and violations of the law. For non-emergencies call 609-399-9111. Many residents and visitors are using email when reporting various issues to the police. This may cause a delay and is not the most efficient way to get a timely response. The police department is located at last_img read more

Bakels gives Diamond touch to cakes and desserts

first_img“Bakels Multiseed is now the biggest-selling product in four of our worldwide businesses,” Paul Morrow, international managing director, told British Baker at the recent Iba exhibition in Düsseldorf. Two new products were demonstrated by Bakels at the show: Diamond Glaze Extra and Frutojam Gourmet. And the firm also displayed a new Blueberry Crumble mushroom-shaped muffin.Diamond Glaze can be applied with a palette knife on the flat surface of mousse, cakes and desserts at both frozen and ambient temperatures. When heated up to 50C it is stable on mousse cakes and pastries of any shape. It is ready to use and freeze-thaw stable.Frutojam Gourmet is a range of bakery jams containing 45% fruit while Bakbel Blueberry Fruit filling is made from Wild Canadian Blueberries. Bakels group chairman Armin Ulrich said: “These are much more expensive than the farmed varieties but you can really taste the difference.” The fruit fillings range, called Lafruta, typically contains 70% read more

A sense of adventure

first_imgEver thought about stocking dehydrated kale? Or almond protein balls? Healthy snacking has hit a recent innovation surge, ensuring a wide new range of convenience products. And while not every bakery or café outlet will suit the more adventurous new launches, there is plenty in the category to boost your profit margins.”People are more aware of health,” says Gareth Fryer, a planner at The Marketing Store, whose clients include Britvic and McDonald’s. “So it’s about making sure you carry a range of stock to cater for all where possible. Convenience food does well in recessionary times for obvious reasons, but there’s no point broadening the portfolio for the sake of it it has to be grounded in a solid sales objective.”So what kind of products will help you maximise your returns in healthy food-to-go? Before you look to stock, it’s important to assess your brand and what your customers expect from your outlet. But within the sector there are emergent trends this year and, if you pick the right product from the bunch, then good sales will hopefully follow.Crunch timeMost bakery outlets stock crisps, but healthier options of bagged salted snacks have broadened recently to meet demand. A recent Mintel report (2011) confirms that food-to-go sales of bagged salted snacks rose by a healthy 8.5% in bakery and café outlets, and the research giant predicts big things for new products. Healthy savoury snack products also fit an emergent customer profile, purchasing bite-sized portions rather than full meals. As Macphie marketing manager Jania Boyd advises: “It is important for bakeries and cafés to recognise and tap into the key trend of ’grazing’, or all-day dining. With many consumers cutting down on their lunchtime spend, they are looking for flexible menu options with smaller items available all day.”When it comes to actual products, the rising star for this year looks to be flavoured popcorn, with several new brands emerging. Gourmet brand Propercorn has launched in high-end café outlets, such as Benugo, Leon and Caffè Fratelli, with flavours including Worcester sauce & sun-dried tomato. Other new brands to look for are child-friendly packaged brand Peter Popples, and premium Joe&Sephs popcorn. The latter high-end brand sells at £2.95 for 90g and includes flavours such as goat’s cheese and black pepper and caramel macchiato and whisky.The other big mover in this category is vegetable crisps, which are now regarded as a mainstream product thanks to supermarket stocking and chains like Pret A Manger. In fact, the latter’s own-brand vegetable crisps proved so successful, they recently launched a second ’beetroot and carrot’ variation.For bakeries looking to stock a Pret equivalent, potato crisp brand Tyrrells has recently launched beetroot, carrot and parsnip vegetable crisps in 40g snack-sized bags for an RRP of 99p, so bakeries have the convenience of stocking an established brand. Meanwhile, smaller brand Glennans sells a 20g portion of its sweet potato, beetroot and parsnip crisps for an RRP of 49p.For truly adventurous outlets, or those with a very health-focused customer base, there is also a buzz around kale chips, which are on-trend in New York. Only one brand currently sells to UK outlets, and products come with a hefty price tag, but Inspiral sells kale ’crisps’ in Wasabi and Wheatgrass, Baobab and Cider Vinegar and Cheesie Purple Corn versions for around £3.50 for 40g. The products might be an innovation too far for the average outlet, but kale chip snacks now sell in London delis and health food and café chain Planet Organic.Nuts and seedsSo how are nuts and seeds selling as a food-to-go item? These foods have gained an increasing amount of press coverage, but market reports suggest that customers are looking for a convenient and appetising format. The obvious answer to this is the cereal bar, which was a boom product two years ago. However, Mintel’s latest reports suggest that, unlike salted bagged snacks which have continued to grow as a sector, cereal bars took a slight hit during the recession. Growth still prevailed, but these products proved a viable cut-back for consumers looking for perceptions of value, and this is confirmed by bakery and café outlets. “Customers are more interested in our freshly made tarts and cakes than cereal bars,” explains a spokesperson for Caffè Fratelli. “In the food-to-go sector we’d rather stock products that reflect the innovation and gourmet appeal of our brand.”While old-fashioned cereal bars might be a less profitable choice, however, ’clean label’ cereal bars appeal to the growing trend for products that have a homemade feel to them. One such contender is NutriChef’s newly launched Flapjack Bars, which contain no trans fats, salt, wheat or dairy and no artificial colours or flavours. The bars’ recommended retail price is £1.49, which can achieve up to a 40% profit margin for stockists and, with a dedicated PR campaign this year, brand awareness is likely to be high.Other novel formats for nuts and seeds include the increasingly popular ’Bounce Balls’ and similarly formatted products. These golf ball-sized sweet nut snacks have proved to sell well as a counter-top impulse buy, offering a palatable format for customers to eat nuts and seeds and a good price point of around £1.50.In their raw form, snack-sized portions of nuts and seeds are few and far between, but The Food Doctor brand has recently launched a range of 70g bags to follow on from its larger 150g tubs of nuts and seeds. Products include roasted soya nuts, savoury seed blends, and wholesome spicy fruit and nut mix and are attractively packaged.”We’re looking to move more into food-to-go, because this has become increasingly popular,” explains Paul Wyn of The Food Doctor. “We launched the packs because there was a market for pre-portioned nuts and seeds in healthy flavours, and sales in café-style outlets have borne that out.”If you’re looking to refresh your healthy snack range for 2012, either via a cautious expansion into healthier food-to-go, or by embracing the latest innovations, there is plenty to tempt both you, and your customers.last_img read more

Sisters in arms

first_img Swords down, hands up Elena Helgiu ’13 (not seen) offers a hand to Caroline Vloka ’12 during practice. Stick it Felicia Sun ’13 (right) spars with opponent Victoria Mo from the University of California, San Diego. Kris Snibbe/Harvard Staff Photographer Hard knock life Caroline Vloka ’12 knocks Alicia Gurrieri of Northwestern University when she’s down. Getting some pointers Caroline Vloka ’12 works up a sweat and gets some tips from fencing coach Peter Brand. “Our grandmothers had gone about with books poised on their heads, we felt very modern to have substituted fencing. “ – Mosette Stafford Vaughn, Radcliffe College Class of 1891.Qualification for the NCAA Championships has become something of a ritual for recent members of the Harvard women’s fencing team, a far cry from the sports origins on campus dating back to 1888, but not far removed from the year the team officially came into being in 1974. Back then, team Captain Sara Kimball ’76, described as a “colorful, temperamental character, not easily forgotten by those who encountered her,” helped lead a resurgence of a competitive team that was tempered through hard work, perseverance, and no shortage of team spiritMuch the same could be said of epeeist Noam Mills ’12, current captain of the women’s team and member of the Israeli Olympic Team that competed in Beijing in 2008. For Mills, intercollegiate fencing has helped change her perspective on the sport, and credits her teammates with making the transition from Israel to Harvard an easy one. “It’s very different (in a good way) when I have teammates to share the joy of winning and the agony of losing with, “ Mills says.Harvard University recently played host to the 2010 NCAA Fencing Championships, being held from March 25–28 at the Gordon Indoor Track. Harvard’s Caroline Vloka ’12 won the national title in Women’s Sabre, while her teammate Mills finished second in Women’s Épée. Vloka became Harvard’s first female NCAA Champion since Emily Cross ’08-09 won the Women’s Foil title in 2005. Swashbucklers Suited up At the NCAA Fencing Championships, Felicia Sun ’13 (left) and Noam Mills ’12 are suited up in their protective gear and ready to roll. Great fence of China Noam Mills ’12 (right) competed as a fencer in the 2008 Beijing Olympics, but here she practices with noble adversary Felicia Sun ’13.last_img read more

Lessons of the Week from Ramin Karimloo, Kelli O’Hara and More!

first_img View Comments It’s Friday, and you know what that means… The Vampire Diaries are on! Oh, and it’s also time to revisit all of the crazy things our favorite Broadway stars have taught us over the last seven days. From Kelli O’Hara’s secret life as an architect to Andy Karl’s dreams of becoming an exercise mogul, check out everything we’ve learned below!Ramin Karimloo Dreamed of JusticeWhen Les Miz producer Cameron Mackintosh approached Ramin Karimloo about playing Jean Valjean, he initially said he wanted to play Javert instead. Wow, Ramin—why don’t you just play Fantine and Marius too? Or do your own one-man Les Miz? (Seriously. Please do this.)The Gentleman’s Gents Need Spit GuardsAfter receiving complaints that they spit too much during the show, A Gentleman’s Guide stars Jefferson Mays and Bryce Pinkham decided to try rehearsing with giant plastic dog cones around their heads. At last, we can finally focus on the show without getting distracted!Audra McDonald Gets Drunk For ResearchBefore she takes the stage as Billie Holiday in Broadway’s Lady Day, the 50 gagillion-time Tony winner says she’s going to drink a bunch of gin to prepare for the role. And we have just the drinking buddy for her to do all of that, um, research with. Queen Lesli, you busy tonight?The Valentina Bros Have Body IssuesWhat do the cross-dressing dudes of Casa Valentina all have in common? They’re all surprised by how terrible they look in drag. Oh boys, don’t be so hard on yourselves—being pretty isn’t everything. You is smart, you is kind, you is important!Andy Karl Wants to Be Richard SimmonsNow that Andy Karl is one of the buffest dudes on Broadway, he’s ready to take his Broadway body to your living room! The Rocky hunk told us he wants to create his own home workout video…that we will definitely use for working out, not just for staring at abs and arms.James Franco Needs a NapRehearsing for a Broadway show is a huge commitment—but for multitasker James Franco, his debut in Of Mice and Men is just another item on this week’s to-do list. Poetry book? Check. New movie? Check. Workout video with Andy Karl? Please be a check.Kelli O’Hara Is a Champion Bridge BuilderIn this week’s WTF news, The Bridges of Madison County headliner Kelli O’Hara revealed to her co-star Steven Pasquale on “Ask a Star” that she actually won first prize for building a cantilevered, fully balanced model of a bridge. Overachiever.Christopher Sieber Is CursedHe was ready to play Miss Trunchbull in Matilda, but due to a hand injury, Christopher Sieber is stuck on the sidelines. Looks like the Curse of the Trunchbull has been passed on from Craig Bierko, who had to step down last year due to a shoulder injury. No more hammer throwing for you, ladies.No One Cares How Pippin’s Hair LooksWhile preparing to step into the title role in Pippin, vlogger Kyle Dean Massey consulted the hair department about what Pippin’s coif should look like. And to his disappointment, the prince is so low-maintenance, hair just doesn’t matter. It matters to us, Kyle Dean! It matters to us.Norm Lewis Will Make Broadway HistoryYou heard it here first, folks: Norm Lewis will fulfill his dream of becoming the first black man to play the title role in The Phantom of the Opera on Broadway. Now he can finally put away his Opera Populaire vision board. Help him make the Music of the Noorrrmmmm!last_img read more

Broome County Office for Aging shares advice against ‘blacktop scam’

first_imgThe office says you do the following to protect yourself from the scam: The office says they are hearing reports of the “blacktop scam.” They say the job done on the driveway is usually “poorly done” and often requires the driveway to be repaired. The scam, the office says, usually involves a person offering to repair driveways at a reduced cost. (WBNG) — The Broome County Office for Aging is warning county residents about a service scam. The Broome County Office for Aging says the blacktop scam is more common in the summertime. Be cautious of individuals and companies saying they have leftover asphalt from a previous jobBe cautious if the cost of the pavement job is very lowBe suspicious if the company is offering the service on a door-to-door basisThe office says this type of scam is usually operated by people travelling through different statesContact local officials to see if the company is licensed in your areaContact the Better Business Bureau to get a report of the company by calling 1-716-881-5222 or going to their website.last_img read more

Letters to the Editor for Tuesday, April 9

first_imgI believe that it’s myopic and naïve for anyone to expect one person to bring positive change if the members of the different departments are not working together. That’s not to say that some weren’t.It’s important that city officials (including Schenectady City Council members) work together in coalition with the Public Safety commissioner in dealing with disgruntled employees, unions, corporate council, department heads, etc., in order for the city to move in a positive direction.Thank you, Mr. Eidens, for your service to Schenectady and its resident. I wish you all of the best in your future endeavors.Flora L. RamonowskiSchenectady Case for collusion? Connect the dotsIt’s hard for me to see any United States ties to Russia except for the Roger Stone things, and the Manafort, Cohen and the Flynn things, and the Maria Butina/NRA thing, and the Tillerson thing, and the Sessions thing, and the Kushner thing, and the Carter Page thing, and the Felix Sater thing, and the Sergey Gorkov banker thing, and the Azerbaijan thing, and the Sergey Kislyak thing, and the hack of the DNC thing, and the Guccifer 2.0 thing, and Trump’s request to Russia to hack Hillary’s email thing, and the Trump house sale at $100 million Russian fertilizer king thing, and the Wilbur Ross with his Cyprus bank thing, and Trump not releasing his tax returns thing, and the election hacking thing, and the GOP platform change to the Ukraine thing, and the Steele Dossier thing, and the Sally Yates firing thing, and Trump warning the Russians before the bombing thing, and Flynn’s Turkish lobbying paid for the Russians thing, and the Trump asking Comey for a “loyalty oath” thing, and the Trump firing Comey thing, and the finding out that Trump actually tried to fire Robert Mueller in June 2017 thing, and the lying to the American public during the campaign about having no business in Russia thing and the Ivanka super-duper Moscow hotel spa thing.So there’s probably nothing.  It’s coincidental, and those dots don’t make the picture that you are seeing.Glenn GraySchenectadyMore from The Daily Gazette:EDITORIAL: Find a way to get family members into nursing homesGov. Andrew Cuomo’s press conference for Sunday, Oct. 18Foss: Should main downtown branch of the Schenectady County Public Library reopen?EDITORIAL: Beware of voter intimidationEDITORIAL: Urgent: Today is the last day to complete the census Categories: Letters to the Editor, OpinionEidens’ resignation came as no surpriseI’m not surprised to read about the resignation of Public Safety Commissioner Michael C. Eidens.I don’t know why Mr. Eidens made this decision. However, when he was first hired, I was concerned that he would burn out with all of the responsibilities expected of him.Not only was Mr. Eidens expected to oversee the Schenectady police and fire departments (and their unions), but also code enforcement and possibly some additional responsibilities.I also felt that the $130,000 salary should have been higher due to Mr.  Eidens’ oversight of such important city departments. Maybe if Mr. Eidens had a magic wand?Knowing Mr. Eidens personally by working with him via the League of Women Voters’ justice committee on alternate courts, I found him to be of the highest character, working for positive change for Schenectady residents.last_img read more

Mapeley brings in Morgan Stanley to beef up PFI team

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