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We examine the relationship between the gender and ethnic minority diversity of the board of directors and the financial performance of the firm, in other words, the economic case for a diverse board of directors. The research is unique because we analyze both the diversity of the board and the diversity of important board committees to gain greater insight(More)
The Rapid Syndrome Validation Project (RSVP) is a collaboration of several institutions: Sandia and Los Alamos National Laboratories, the University of New Mexico Department of Emergency Medicine, and the NM Department of Health Office of Epidemiology. RSVP is a system that operates at the intersection of individual health care providers, public health and(More)
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Serum specimens from 114 patients hospitalized with a febrile illness were tested with an indirect immunofluorescence assay (IFA) using Bartonella antigens prepared from 6 species of sigmodontine rodents and 3 known human Bartonella pathogens: B. henselae, B. quintana, and B. elizabethae. Acute- and convalescent-phase serum samples from 5 of these patients(More)
conducting zoonoses fieldwork in Central Asia with authors Phillips and Baker, photo by R. J. Baker; upper right, Carios kelleyi, a tick and potential vector parasitic on bats, photo by Jim Gathany courtesy of CDC; lower left, the deer mouse, Peromyscus maniculatus, a rodent that carries hantavirus in the United States, photo courtesy of CDC; lower right,(More)
Although awareness of tuberculosis among captive elephants is increasing, antituberculosis therapy for these animals is not standardized. We describe Mycobacterium tuberculosis transmission between captive elephants based on whole genome analysis and report a successful combination treatment. Infection control protocols and careful monitoring of treatment(More)
Schools request consultation from neuropsychologists employed outside the school setting to enhance assessment and intervention for children with neurological, medical, and psychological conditions. The legislative and administrative parameters governing special education services for exceptional children most pertinent to the consulting neuropsychologist(More)
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