Saturday, March 1, 2008

Diversity/Careers in Engineering & Information Technology, Feb/Mar 2008 (Amber Arthur)

You Have to Know a Lot to Work With Data. Amber Arthur has been with Walgreens (Deerfield, IL) for two years. "I wanted a data modeling position in healthcare because it's a dynamic, ever-changing field and requires a more complex dimension of modeling."

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Diversity/Careers in Engineering & Information Technology, Feb/Mar 2008 (Douglas Porter)

IT Continues to Expand Its Role in Healthcare. In the not too distant future, when a doctor examines a patient to find the cause of an illness the patient will be examined virtually as well as physically, says Douglas V. Porter. Porter heads the Mayo Image Studio team at the Mayo Clinic (Rochester, MN)...

[NOTE: Douglas served as president of BDPA Southern Minnesota chapter in 2007-2008]

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Diversity/Careers in Engineering & Information Technology, Feb/Mar 2008 (Michael Robinson)

Microsoft's Michael Robinson: Helmsman for the World's IT Giant. From his professional IT work in Dubai in the UAE to his private venture to build a school in Cameroon in Central Africa, it’s Michael D. Robinson’s personal mission to improve the world around him...

[NOTE: Michael Robinson was BDPA New York chapter president in 1988-1989 and a founding director of the BDPA Education & Technology Foundation].

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