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Back to The Data

Trips by*

Alan Eisenberg


Total cost of 7 trips: $12,522.01


Trips traveled under the office of Jim Greenwood

Destination: SAN DIEGO; SAN JOSE
Sponsor: Biotechnology Industry Organization
Purpose: PARTICIPATE IN PANEL (SPEAKER) AT ANNUAL CONVENTION IN SAN DIEGO
Date: Jun 22, 2001 (3 days)
Expense: $831.50
source

Destination: SAN FRANCISCO & SILICON VALLEY TO VISIT BIOTECHNOLOGY FIRMS & UC-BERKELEY
Sponsor: California Healthcare Institute
Purpose: VISIT UC BERKELEY & BIOTECHNOLOGY FIRMS
Date: Aug 15, 2001 (4 days)
Expense: $2,219.00
source

Destination: Philadelphia, PA
Sponsor: University of Pennsylvania
Purpose: SPEND 1 DAY W/ CLINICAL TRIALS STAFF AND 1 DAY W/ UPENN HOSPITAL
Date: Jan 14, 2002 (1 day)
Expense: $780.23
source

Destination: CARLSBAD/SAN DIEGO
Sponsor: Advanced Medical Technology Association
Purpose: ADVAMED ANNUAL MEETING; VISIT TO LOCAL HEALTH FACILITIES
Date: Mar 2, 2002 (2 days)
Expense: $2,623.58
source

Destination: PARK CITY, UTAH
Sponsor: ADVAMED, BOSTON SCIENTIFIC CORP.
Purpose: LEARN ABOUT HEALTH ISSUES (REVIEW, APPROVAL, & MEDICARE PAYMENT) FOR MEDICAL DEVICES
Date: Feb 19, 2003 (4 days)
Expense: $2,245.13
source

Destination: SAN JUAN, PUERTO RICO
Sponsor: Federation of American Hospitals
Purpose: TO INTRODUCE CONGRESSIONAL STAFF TO MEDICARE ISSUES AFFECTING HOSPITALS OPERATIVE IN PUERTO RICO.
Date: Apr 12, 2003 (3 days)
Expense: $1,777.87
source

Destination: SCOTTSDALE, AZ
Sponsor: Advanced Medical Technology Association
Purpose: TO GAIN A BROADER UNDERSTANDING OF THE MANY ISSUES FACING THE MEDICAL TECHNOLOGY & MEDICAL DEVICE INDUSTRIES
Date: Mar 4, 2004 (3 days)
Expense: $2,044.70
source



* - Trips by all travelers named Alan Eisenberg.


American RadioWorks |
Michael Walker with students in Minneapolis (photo: @MPS_BlackMales Twitter account)

Boosting Black Male Student Achievement

The Minneapolis Public School District created an Office of Black Male Student Achievement earlier this year. One goal of the office is to help young African American men graduate from high school in greater numbers.

Recent Posts

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