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Back to The Data

Trips by*

John Mcmanus


Total cost of 12 trips: $14,428.11


Trips traveled under the office of William Thomas

Destination: NEW YORK, NY
Sponsor: LEGISLATIVE STRATEGIES AND FIRST UNION
Purpose: HEALTHCARE MEETINGS
Date: Jan 28, 2000
Expense: $524.80
source

Destination: BWI - LAS VEGAS
Sponsor: Caremark Rx Inc
Purpose: SPEECH TO HIAA ANNUAL CONVENTION ON HR 4680
Date: Oct 29, 2000 (3 days)
Expense: $1,269.52
source

Destination: GENENTECH, UC BERKELY, CHIRON, VAR GEN
Sponsor: California Healthcare Institute
Purpose: LEARN ABOUT BIO TECH INDUSTRY & ACADEMIA
Date: Jan 16, 2002 (3 days)
Expense: $2,007.00
source

Destination: MERCATUS CENTER CONFERENCE CHIEF OF STAFF RETREAT
Sponsor: Mercatus Center at George Mason University
Purpose: CHIEF OF STAFF RETREAT
Date: Jan 25, 2002 (2 days)
Expense: $330.00
source

Destination: TOUR GAMBO, MEET WITH COLORADO MEDICAL SOCIETY & COLORADO HOSPITAL ASSOCIATION
Sponsor: GAMBO PAID FOR AIRLINE, REP MC INNIS PAID FOR LODGING
Purpose: LEARN ABOUT ISSUES CONFRONTING BUILD AND DOCTORS & LEARN ABOUT GAMBO COMPANY & DEVICE
Date: Feb 15, 2002 (3 days)
Expense: $1,052.78
source

Destination: UC IRVINE HEALTH POLICY CONFERENCE
Sponsor: University of California at Irvine
Purpose: SPEECH TO CONFERENCE
Date: Feb 21, 2002 (1 day)
Expense: $1,100.70
source

Destination: TOUR MERCK-MEDCO, MEET W/ EXECUTIVES
Sponsor: Merck & Co
Purpose: UNDERSTAND PBM MAIL ORDER BUSSINESS BETTER
Date: Mar 9, 2002 (1 day)
Expense: $1,340.68
source

Destination: HOUSE/SENATE REPUBLICAN PLANNING CONFERENCE
Sponsor: Congressional Institute Inc
Purpose: TO PLAN AND DISCUSS THE REPUBLICAN CONGRESSIONAL AGENDA FOR THE 108TH CONGRESS
Date: Feb 6, 2003 (3 days)
Expense: $1,214.00
source

Destination: VISITED HOSPITALS IN NORTHERN NEW JERSEY AND NEW YORK CITY
Sponsor: HLC, CIGNA, MERCK, NY-PRESBYTERIAN, AND PFIZER
Purpose: A FACT-FINDING TRIP TO LEARN ABOUT THE SITUATION OF HOSPITALS DUE TO THEIR FUNDING.
Date: Feb 19, 2003 (2 days)
Expense: $1,299.27
source

Destination: AVENTURA, FT. LAUDERDALE AND MIAMI
Sponsor: Advanced Medical Technology Association
Purpose: TO LEARN ABOUT MEDICAL DEVICE ISSUES AT THE ADVAMED ANNUAL MEETING. TOURED THE MIAMI CARDIOVASCULAR INSTITUTE
Date: Mar 21, 2003 (2 days)
Expense: $1,792.69
source

Destination: PUERTO RICO - WASHINGTON, DC
Sponsor: FEDERATION OF AMERICAN HOSPITALS AND THE PUERTO RICO HOSPITAL ASSOCIATION
Purpose: TO INTRODUCE CONGRESSIONAL STAFF TO MEDICARE ISSUES AFFECTING HOSPITALS THAT OPERATE IN PUERTO RICO.
Date: Apr 12, 2003 (3 days)
Expense: $2,262.67
source

Destination: MARRIOTT INNER HARBOR HOTEL, BALTIMORE
Sponsor: CATHOLIC HEALTH ASSOCIATION & ALLIANCE FOR HEALTH REFORM
Purpose: SPEAKER
Date: Jan 8, 2004 (1 day)
Expense: $234.00
source



* - Trips by all travelers named John Mcmanus.


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

  • 01.22.15

    Free Community College for All

    President Barack Obama wants to make the first two years of community college free for what he calls “responsible students” who are “willing to work for it.” It’s being called “America’s College Promise.” This week on the podcast we examine the prospect of free community college for all.
  • 01.14.15

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  • 12.23.14

    Who’s missing from the achievement gap debate?

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