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23May, 2019

Pharma’s Desperate Struggle To Teach Old Data New Tricks

Eric Perakslis, News

Forbes | May 23, 2019 By David Shaywitz While pharma C-suite executives find themselves increasingly seduced by the promise of “digital transformation,” and especially by the idea of leveraging AI, the lived, on the ground reality within virtually all pharma R&D organizations couldn’t be further removed. …. Data: Asset or Liability? As Eric Perakslis, a health data guru […]

22May, 2019

Sarah Bloom Raskin on Possible Nomination of Judy Shelton to the Fed

Sarah Bloom Raskin, News

Sarah Bloom Raskin, former Fed governor and deputy treasury secretary, joins CNBC’s “Closing Bell” to discuss the opposition the potential nomination of Judy Shelton to the Federal Reserve Board. Former Fed governor on potential nominee Judy Shelton CNBC: The Closing Bell May 22, 2019, 4:53 PM EST

21May, 2019

Obama’s Top General Slams Trump Military Pardons as ‘Abdication of Moral Responsibility’

General Martin Dempsey, News

Washington Examiner| May 21, 2019 By John Gage Retired Gen. Martin Dempsey slammed President Trump for his plan to pardon several military members charged with war crimes. “Absent evidence of innocence or injustice the wholesale pardon of US service members accused of war crimes signals our troops and allies that we don’t take the Law of Armed […]

17May, 2019

Treating Data as an Asset: Data Entrepreneurship in the Service of Patients

Eric Perakslis, News

Rethinking Clinical Trials | May 10, 2019 Presentation by Eric Perakslis Access the full presentation here: https://rethinkingclinicaltrials.org/news/may-10-2019-treating-data-as-an-asset-data-entrepreneurship-in-the-service-of-patients-eric-perakslis-phd/

17May, 2019

Is Health-care Data the New Blood?

Eric Perakslis, News

The Lancet Digital Health Volume 1, Issue 1, May 2019, Pages e8-e9 By Eric Perakslis and Andrea Coravos Access the full article: https://www.thelancet.com/journals/landig/article/PIIS2589-7500(19)30001-9/fulltext#articleInformation 

13May, 2019

Ambassador Jack and Rebecca Matlock Archives Open at Duke University

Jack Matlock, News

American Diplomacy | May, 2019 Diplomacy, to my mind, is a thoughtful, patient, and long-term approach to international relations, a constant building of relationships, leading eventually and hopefully to trust, cooperation and mutual benefit.   It is not merely a negotiation, no matter how successful. Without the foundation of the relationship, you might “win” once, but not […]

8May, 2019

Republican Bruce Westerman Proposes Curbing Western Wildfires Through Forest Management Overhaul

Robert Bonnie, News

The Washington Examiner | May 8, 2019 By Josh Siegel Rep. Bruce Westerman, R-Ark., introduced legislation Wednesday to expand the pace and scale of forest management projects meant to reduce the risk of wildfires that have become more destructive and common. The bill represents a continued push by Republicans backed by the Trump administration who […]

12Apr, 2019

Sarah Bloom Raskin on Federal Reserve Nominee

Sarah Bloom Raskin, News

Sarah Bloom Raskin, former Fed governor and deputy treasury secretary, joins CNBC’s “Closing Bell” to discuss the opposition to President Trump’s nomination of Herman Cain to the Federal Reserve Board and comments from Fed vice chair Richard Clarida. Senate should look at prior statements of Fed nominees, says former Fed Reserve governor CNBC: The Closing […]

10Apr, 2019

Bonnie: Conservation Needs Paradigm Shift

Robert Bonnie, News

Branding Iron | April 9, 2019 By Elizabeth Chambers Conservation policy needs more carrots and fewer sticks if we are going to create a long-lasting and effective model of protecting the natural environment, says former Natural Resources and Environment undersecretary at the United States Department of Agriculture Robert Bonnie. Bonnie, currently the Rubenstein Fellow at Duke University, spoke […]

9Apr, 2019

Sarah Bloom Raskin on the Dangers of Politicizing the Fed

Sarah Bloom Raskin, News

Rubenstein Fellow Sarah Bloom Raskin, a former governor of the Federal Reserve and deputy treasury secretary, comments on the dangers of appointing political allies to the Federal Reserve Board. Trump Taps Former Pizza Exec Cain for Fed Seat CFO | April 5, 2019 By Matthew Heller Why Politicizing the Federal Reserve Could Have Dangerous Consequences CNN […]