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Dr. Vivian W. Pinn, Founding Director, Office of Research on Women’s Health at the NIH, Addresses Graduates of Ross University School of Medicine

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MIRAMAR, Fla.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Ross University School of Medicine (RUSM) today celebrated its
commencement ceremony at the Watsco Center in Coral Gables, Florida, and
recognized 789 graduates, who join RUSM alumni practicing medicine in
all 50 U.S. states and globally.

Vivian W. Pinn, M.D., was the keynote speaker. She was the inaugural
full-time director of the Office of Research on Women’s Health at the
National Institutes of Health (NIH) beginning in 1991 and associate
director of NIH for Women’s Health Research from 1994 until her
retirement in 2011.

“We are honored to have such a distinguished physician, scientist and
researcher as our commencement speaker,” said William F. Owen, Jr.,
M.D., FACP, dean and chancellor of RUSM. “Over the course of her long
career, Dr. Pinn has consistently led the advancement of women’s health
research, as well as developed career pathways and opportunities for
women in medicine and science. Her own journey through the segregated
schools of Lynchburg, Virginia, to earning her M.D. as the only woman
and minority in her class at the University of Virginia School of
Medicine, to becoming a world-renowned biomedical researcher is truly
inspirational. She is an example to our graduates about the many
opportunities that lie ahead.”

Dr. Pinn led the implementation of NIH’s research inclusion policies and
developed the national strategic plan for women’s health research. She
established many new research funding initiatives and career development
programs in collaboration with the NIH Institutes and Centers. During
that time, she also established the NIH Committee on Women in Biomedical
Careers with the NIH Director. Following her retirement, Dr. Pinn was
named as a senior scientist emerita at the NIH Fogarty International
Center.

“I welcomed the opportunity to be the keynote speaker for Ross
University School of Medicine, and to address this diverse group of
future physician leaders,” said Dr. Pinn. “RUSM has a strong record of
quality academics and over 14,000 alumni who serve their patients and
communities with passion and commitment.”

Dr. Pinn has held leadership positions in many professional
organizations, including as the 88th president of the National Medical
Association (NMA) and is currently chair of the NMA Past Presidents
Council. She serves on the Board of Trustees/Advisors of Thomas
Jefferson University, the Sidney Kimmel Cancer Center at Jefferson, and
Tufts University School of Medicine. She is also a fellow of the
American Academy of Arts and Sciences and was elected to the National
Academy of Medicine in 1995.

About Ross University School of Medicine

Ross University School of Medicine (RUSM) is an institution of Adtalem
Global Education (NYSE: ATGE), a global education provider headquartered
in the United States. Founded in 1978 and located in Barbados, RUSM has
more than 14,000 alumni and is committed to educating a diverse group of
skilled physicians. RUSM is accredited by the Caribbean Accreditation
Authority for Education in Medicine and Other Health Professions
(CAAM-HP). For more information, please visit medical.rossu.edu
and follow RUSM on Twitter (@RossMedSchool),
Instagram (@rossmedschool)
and Facebook (@RossMedSchool).

About Adtalem Global Education

The purpose of Adtalem Global Education is to empower students to
achieve their goals, find success, and make inspiring contributions to
our global community. Adtalem Global Education Inc. (NYSE: ATGE; member
S&P MidCap 400 Index) is a leading global education provider and the
parent organization of Adtalem Educacional do Brasil (IBMEC, Damásio and
Wyden institutions), American University of the Caribbean School of
Medicine, Association of Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialists,
Becker Professional Education, Chamberlain University, EduPristine, Ross
University School of Medicine and Ross University School of Veterinary
Medicine. For more information, please visit adtalem.com and follow us
on Twitter (@adtalemglobal) and LinkedIn.

Contacts

David Irwin
David.irwin@adtalem.com
(312)
906-6701

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Which CD is right for you? Continuous Deployment or Continuous Delivery? – Matt Beaney (AutoTrader UK) present the solution at TCE2019 Prague

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Software release expert will present a keynote session at PICANTE TECH Conference Europe 2019.

 

If you search online, you will find that continuous integration, continuous deployment, and continuous delivery are like vectors that have the same direction, but different magnitude. Their goal is the same: make our software development and release process faster and more robust.

The key difference between the three is in the scope of automation applied. What gets people who are new to the field confused is that they are not mutually exclusive, but include each other, like Russian dolls.

At PICANTE TECH Conference Europe (TCE2019), which will take place in Prague on the 3rd of September at Vienna House Andel’s Prague, you can hear more about the subject in a special keynote which will be presented by Matt Beaney, Service Transition at AutoTrader UK.

Matt has overseen Service Transition at AutoTrader UK for over 10 years, driving continual improvement of the release success rate from 85% to 99.8% and increasing the release rate from <600 to 15,000 per year. In Prague, he will tell you all about CD is right for you and your company.

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PICANTE Tech Conference Europe is designed to bring both people and knowledge together and provides the excellent ecosystem of networking and learning opportunities without interruptions with emphasis on comfort and communication. After learning from genuine world-class experts and wayseers, meeting achievers shaping the B2B ecosystem, all attendees will get the chance to grab a drink and relax while networking at the evening social gathering.

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National Access Cannabis Corp. Provides Sales Update for Retail Cannabis Operations Since Federal Legalization

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National Access Cannabis Corp. (“NAC” or “the Company”) (TSXV: META), Canada’slargest cannabis retailer1, today provided investors with a corporate and retail sales update. The Company is successfully executing on its growth strategy and has achieved over $50 million in retail sales since legalization, with cumulative gross margin in excess of 31%. The Company is targeting to have 40 operating stores by the end of calendar 2019.

“NAC is rapidly growing its store count and revenue,” said Mark Goliger, CEO of NAC. “We have been granted 10 licenses in Alberta since the ending of the moratorium on May 31st, and we expect positive movement with our licence applications in British Columbia. We now have 30 stores open, with another 5 stores licensed and in development.  We expect continued revenue momentum as we roll out improved and streamlined store designs to enhance customer experience. With the recent filing of our final base shelf prospectus to provide us with flexible access to capital, we are confident in our ability to execute on our strategic growth initiatives to continue our leadership position in Canadian cannabis retail.”

The Company’s current portfolio of 35 licensed locations is split as follows:

  • 25 NewLeaf Cannabis™ stores in Alberta
  • 9 Meta Cannabis Supply Co.™ stores in Manitoba
  • 1 Meta Cannabis Supply Co.™ store in Saskatchewan

The newest retail location opened August 20, 2019:
NewLeaf Cannabis – Falconridge
55 Castleridge Blvd NE, Calgary

Previous announcements regarding NAC’s retail store expansion may be found through the following links:

August 8, 2019National Access Cannabis Corp. Continues Growth by Announcing Licence to Open a New Retail Cannabis Store in Alberta for a Total of 35 Licensed Retail Stores Across Canada and New Store Opening Update

July 30, 2019National Access Cannabis Corp. Continues Growth by Announcing Licences to Open Two New Retail Cannabis Stores in Alberta for a Total of 34 Licensed Retail Stores Across Canada

July 25, 2019National Access Cannabis Corp. Continues Growth by Announcing Licences to Open Two New Retail Cannabis Stores in Alberta for a Total of 32 Licensed Retail Stores Across Canada

July 3, 2019National Access Cannabis Corp. Continues Growth by Announcing Licences to Open Two New Retail Cannabis Stores in Alberta for a Total of 30 Licensed Retail Stores Across Canada

May 31, 2019National Access Cannabis Corp. Responds to the AGLC Lifting the Moratorium on Cannabis Retail Stores in Alberta

 

SOURCE National Access Cannabis Corp.

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The Use of Artificial Intelligence by Startups and SMEs panel discussion moderated by Dr. Robert Skalina (WH Partners) at TCE2019 Prague

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Leading law expert and tech compliance advisor to moderate the AI-related panel discussion at PICANTE TECH Conference Europe 2019.

 

The future is almost here and there are more and more talks about AI being a key part of our daily life. But, it seems we are not quite there yet as most of the services that are available are not the real independent AI which is feared by many doomsday preachers.

At PICANTE TECH Conference Europe (TCE2019), which will take place in Prague on the 3rd of September at Vienna House Andel’s Prague, we have put together an artificial intelligence-related panel discussion which will highlight some of the most recent topics that are discussed in the sphere and can benefit many in the upcoming period.

The panel discussion will be joined by Andjela Todorovic (Software Engineering Intern at Cubic Corporation), Jiří Třečák (CEO at Supernova), Aleksander Kijek (Chief Product Officer at Nethone) and last but not least, Vojtech Chloupek (Partner at Bird & Bird).

The futuristic thinking panel discussion will be moderated by Dr. Robert Skalina, Senior Advisor at WH Partners.

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About Dr. Robert Skalina

Robert Skalina is a Czech Advocate as well as a Registered European Lawyer in Malta. He is based in Prague and works in Malta regularly.

He is financial services and corporate lawyer and provides advice to a wide range of investment managers, advisors and funds, including private equity and hedge funds. Robert also regularly advises clients in the gaming/gambling industries and has vast experience in the area of mergers and acquisitions and complex cross border transactions.

Robert has previously held the position of head of legal of a London based investment advisor active throughout the EMEA region. Prior to that, he served as legal counsel for the largest retail bank in the Czech Republic.

Robert graduated with an LLM cum laude from the London School of Economics. He holds a Master of Laws degree from the Charles University in Prague. He provides advice in English, Czech and Slovak.

PICANTE Tech Conference Europe is designed to bring both people and knowledge together and provides the excellent ecosystem of networking and learning opportunities without interruptions with emphasis on comfort and communication. After learning from genuine world-class experts and wayseers, meeting achievers shaping the B2B ecosystem, all attendees will get the chance to grab a drink and relax while networking at the evening social gathering.

REGISTER HERE or BROWSE THE AGENDA/PROGRAM!

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