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Profiles of the finalists for the 2014 Financial Executive of the Year Awar

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(Photo by Kimberly McKinzie) Small organization Jay Baker iCardiac Technologies Inc. Jay Baker has been a part of two of the area’s big deals over the past decade. As controller for Lenel Systems International Inc., Baker helped to grow and ...

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Engineers honored at 112th annual ceremony

2013 Engineer of the Year Maureen Valentine College of Applied Science and Technology, Rochester Institute  of Technology Maureen Valentine came to her chosen field by a circuitous route. “I think civil engineering found me, not I found it,” says the ...

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Best in Engineering

Engineering is one of the Rochester area’s economic strengths. This month, local leaders in the field are being honored for their work by the Rochester Engineering Society, April 26, at Rochester Riverside Convention Center. The society, founded in 1897, has ...

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Health Care Achievement Awards volunteer honoree Paul Speranza Jr.

High blood pressure affects approximately one-third of local adults, and it is linked to many other serious health conditions and avoidable hospitalizations. Paul Speranza Jr. has made it his goal to improve these statistics. Speranza is vice chairman and general ...

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Health Care Achievement Awards directory listing

AAIR Research Center (Conducts clinical trials with investigational medication for people with allergic, respiratory, immunologic and rheumatic conditions) 300 Meridian Centre, Suite 305 Rochester, N.Y. 14618 Contact: John Condemi M.D. 442-1980 / Fax: 442-1585 Email: research@aair.info Website: www.aairresearch.com Absolute Yoga ...

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Health Care Achievement Awards management honoree Sankar Sewnauth

Five years ago, Sankar Sewnauth looked at the landscape of services for disabled veterans and saw that much more was needed. Sewnauth is president and CEO of CDS Monarch Inc., the former Continuing Developmental Services. When he saw how the ...

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Decades on the front lines of family care

Rochester General Hospital has dedicated its volunteering efforts to patient and family care for 165 years. Lorraine Clarke has been there volunteering, with this motto in mind, for over 50 of those years. Clarke volunteered over 13,581 unpaid hours from ...

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Health Care Achievement Awards senior care honoree Scott Schabel M.D.

Scott Schabel’s training at Boston University School of Medicine was supposed to lead to a career in pathology or internal medicine. But a 16-week rotation in geriatric medicine during medical school, followed by his residency with Rochester General Health System’s ...

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Taking the pain out of having blood drawn

Though many of us might feel a bit nervous around needles, Karin Caracci speaks enthusiastically of her job as a phlebotomist for Rochester General Hospital. “I love my patients,” she says. Phlebotomists are specially trained to draw blood for transfusions, ...

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Measuring the effects of combat explosions

David Borkholder has provided a solution to help the 287,861 soldiers affected by traumatic brain injury by creating the blast gauge, a device that logs pressure and acceleration from exposure to explosive blast. To date more than 11,000 U.S. military ...

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Health Care Achievement Awards volunteer honoree Thomas Richards

As a board member, Thomas Richards has seen the University of Rochester Medical Center through the most significant period of expansion and transformation in its 93-year history. Rochester’s former mayor has been on the URMC board since 1999, serving as ...

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After the diagnosis, providing a place to turn

Holly Anderson did not start work at the Breast Cancer Coalition of Rochester during an easy time. Taking over as president of the organization two weeks after 9/11, Anderson entered the position at a time of great economic uncertainty. It ...

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Ensuring independence for disabled people is his goal

Though Marco Altieri’s home health care agency serves four counties, he still approaches his job with a personal touch. “I meet every client,” says the CEO of Angels in Your Home. Altieri began his career of service to others as ...

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