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Highland’s Farming News – Thursday 13th April

first_img Twitter Gardai continue to investigate Kilmacrennan fire By admin – April 13, 2017 A 15 Minute Programme presented by Chris Ashmore every Thursday at 7.05pm highlighting all that’s happening in the farming community.Audio Player Up/Down Arrow keys to increase or decrease volume. WhatsApp Twitter Pinterest Google+ Lárionad Acmhainní Nádúrtha CTR to take part in new research project Facebook 75 positive cases of Covid confirmed in North Pregnant women can receive Covid vaccine at LYIT’s vaccination centre center_img Previous articlePaul Boyle win’s Ulster senior League Player of Month for MarchNext articleTwo arrested in connection with death of Donegal man in Manchester admin RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Google+ Facebook LUH still not ready to restore IT systems WhatsApp Highland’s Farming News – Thursday 13th April Further drop in people receiving PUP in Donegal NewsPlayback Pinterestlast_img read more

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Mayo Clinic’s Claude Deschamps, MD, named president of UVM Medical Group

first_imgUniversity of Vermont,Claude Deschamps, MD, Chair of Surgery at the Mayo Clinic, has been named president and chief executive officer of the University of Vermont Medical Group and senior associate dean for Clinical Affairs at the University of Vermont College of Medicine, effective January 2014. Dr. Deschamps has served as the chair of Mayo’s Department of Surgery since 2005 and is the Joseph I. and Barbara Ashkins Professor of Surgery at the Mayo Clinic College of Medicine. He holds master’s faculty privileges in clinical and translational Science at the Mayo College of Medicine, and this year became chair of the Mayo Clinic in the Midwest Strategy Work Group Integration Project. As president of the UVM Medical Group, Dr. Deschamps will lead some 500 physicians at Fletcher Allen/UVM and be a part of both senior leadership teams. At the College of Medicine, he will oversee Graduate Medical Education, Continuing Medical Education, and support the development of educational and research opportunities across the clinical operation. Dr. Deschamps is an instinctive leader who will provide a steady, reassuring approach during a time of tremendous change in health care. He has focused on physician integration at the Mayo Clinic, and will continue that focus in Vermont.  Dr. Deschamps received his medical training in his hometown of Montreal, Quebec, at the University of Montreal and the University of Montreal Affiliated Hospitals, and at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota. His research interests include quality of life after anti-reflux procedure, hiatal hernia repair and esophagectomy, and he is part of Mayo’s Epidemiology and Genetics of Lung Cancer Research Program. Dr. Deschamps’ numerous professional memberships include the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada and as a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons. He was previously co-editor-in-chief of Diseases of the Esophagus for the International Society for Diseases of the Esophagus. He has been honored with multiple teaching awards at Mayo Medical School, and has a remarkable record of publication. Medical Group Interim President Howard Schapiro, MD, will continue to serve in that role until Dr. Deschamps’ arrival. Dr. Schapiro has been instrumental in setting the ground work for clinical integration with the Fletcher Allen Partners organizations. He will remain at academic medical center in a senior leadership capacity. About Fletcher AllenFletcher Allen Health Care, together with our partners at the University of Vermont College of Medicine and the College of Nursing and Health Sciences, is Vermont’s academic medical center. Fletcher Allen, along with Central Vermont Medical Center, CVPH Medical Center and Elizabethtown Community Hospital, are members of Fletcher Allen Partners, established to develop a more coordinated system of care throughout the region. Fletcher Allen’s mission is to improve the health of the people in the communities it serves by integrating patient care, education and research in a caring environment. Fletcher Allen also serves as a regional referral center — providing advanced care to approximately one million people in Vermont and northern New York — and as a community hospital for approximately 150,000 residents in Chittenden and Grand Isle counties. For more information about Fletcher Allen, find us online at is external) or on our Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, and blog sites at is external).  About the UVM College of MedicineLocated in Burlington, the University of Vermont College of Medicine was founded in 1822 as the nation’s seventh medical school. One of only 137 medical schools in the US, the College and teaching hospital Fletcher Allen Health Care comprise Vermont’s academic medical center, where more than one-third of Vermont’s physicians were educated or trained. Enrollment currently includes 449 medical students, 147 graduate and post-doctoral students, and 290 residents and fellows. The College received $78 million in external research funding in 2011, and employs 762 full-time faculty and 415 staff, with over 1100 part-time faculty participating in medical education of students around the region.last_img read more

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Big hitters to the fore at damp Greenwood

first_imgThe 15th Pattaya AmAm Golf TournamentWednesday, March 9, Greenwood – Stableford1st Simon Payne (0), Gary Constable (2), Dave Clark (14), Mike McNaney (14), 83pts 2nd Brian Libbey (7), Yasuo Suzuki (8), Trevor Schirmer (11), Stephen Lewis (14) 80pts3rd Chris Voller (4), Mikael Andersson (8), Steve Jones (9), Rung Paungsal (11) 78pts4th Russell Exley (6), Phil Groves (8), Don Scott (8), Stephen Beard (17) 77pts5th Al Keith (4), Grant Cadell (12), Rod Howett (18), Roar Berger (20) 76pts Near Pins: (A2) Tom Byrne; (A6) Russell Exley; (C3) Mike McNaney; (C6) Al KeithTechnical Prizes: (A8) Yasuo Suzuki; (C2) Simon Payne; (C7) Dave Clark; (C9) Evan Millar2’s: Mikael Andersson, Steve Jones, Gary Constable, Joe McArdleThe fifteenth Pattaya AmAm, held for the first time over the testing A and C courses at Greenwood, proved to be a very well supported and much appreciated event by those that took part.The 2011 winning AmAm team: Simon Payne, Gary Constable, Dave Clark and Mike McNaney.The format as usual was Stableford scoring with handicaps rounded to the nearest whole number after making a deduction of 25 %, allowing two team member’s scores to count on each hole without restriction on the number of times a player’s score could be counted.The conditions for the day were very difficult following a lot of rain during the previous days leading up to the competition, and with ‘lift and place’ not the rule on the day it put a premium on long carries from the tees.A strong wind that strangely seemed to be against on almost every hole added to the player’s difficulties and it was not surprising that the end results were well below the normally expected level.The visiting team from Ras Al Khaymer showed the value of long and straight, as their top players Simon and Gary made a hard day look somewhat easy on many of the holes, enabling the team to almost stroll home three clear of the rest of the field.The second placed team led by the inform Brian Libbey and well supported by Yasuo Suzuki, Trevor Schirmer and Stephen Lewis, held off a strong challenge from the third team ably led by Chris Voller and Mikael Andersson.Russell Exley’s team failed to maintain their momentum through the closing holes to slip to fourth as Al Keith’s team took fifth just another single point behind them.Back at The Haven Stephen Beard announced the winners as Russell Exley presented the trophies having thanked everyone that had assisted in producing another successful team event, including the catering staff who once again rounded off the day with a great buffet followed by quite a few wet ones that went on late into the night.last_img read more

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Who will be farming’s best?

first_imgThe VFF Cardinia branch will announce its ’Farmer of the Year’ at the annual dinner on 30 August. The presentation…[To read the rest of this story Subscribe or Login to the Gazette Access Pass] Thanks for reading the Pakenham Berwick Gazette. Subscribe or Login to read the rest of this content with the Gazette Digital Access Pass subscription.last_img