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Lewis Milestone

Lewis Milestone was a Russian-born American motion picture director. He is known for directing Two Arabian Knights and All Quiet on the Western Front, both of which received Academy Awards for Best Director, he directed The Front Page, The General Died at Dawn, Of Mice and Men, Ocean's 11, received the directing credit for Mutiny on the Bounty, though Marlon Brando appropriated his responsibilities during its production. Milestone was born in Kishinev, in the Bessarabia Governorate of the Russian Empire, to a family of Jewish heritage, he sailed from Hamburg and - through Southampton - arrived to the United States on 14 November 1913, just prior to World War I. He held a number of odd jobs before enlisting in the U. S. Signal Corps, where he worked as an assistant director on Army training films during the war. In 1919, he became a naturalized citizen of the United States. After the war he went to Hollywood, where he first worked as a film editor and as an assistant director. Howard Hughes promoted Milestone to director and one of his early efforts, the 1928 film Two Arabian Knights, won him an Oscar in the first Academy Award ceremony.

He directed The Racket, an early gangster film, helped Hughes direct scenes for his aviation saga Hell's Angels. Milestone won his second Academy Award for All Quiet on the Western Front, a harrowing screen adaptation of the antiwar novel by Erich Maria Remarque, his next, The Front Page, brought the Ben Hecht/Charles MacArthur play to the screen. In the Front Page Milestone was one of the first directors to use the rotoambulator; the rotoambulator is a dolly with three wheels. The rotoambulator was used in the scene of the Front Page where Walter Bums descends to the shipping area of his plant; the rotoambulator was used to capture the entire scene in a way. It earned him another Oscar nomination, his work during the 1930s and 1940s was always identifiable by its lighting and imaginative use of fluid camera. During this time, he made the original Of Men. In the war years Milestone made The North Star, The Purple Heart, A Walk in the Sun, movies made during and set in World War II. In these films, he defended the world's fighting both Nazi Imperial Japan.

After the war, he was blacklisted under the suspicion. Deciding to wait for anti-communist hostility to cool, he and his wife left for Europe: here he made a few films. In the U. S. he made other films before leaving for Europe, but his postwar films did not have the same power as the early works. He worked extensively in television from the mid-1950s on, he returned to the U. S. to make two more films: Ocean's 11 starring the Rat Pack including Frank Sinatra and Dean Martin, Mutiny on the Bounty starring Marlon Brando. The original Ocean's 11 worked. With no other work to do, he turned to TV work which he disliked left directing as his health began failing. Milestone died from natural causes on September 1980, five days short of his 85th birthday. Lewis Milestone's final request before he died in 1980 was for Universal Studios to restore All Quiet on the Western Front to its original length; that request would be granted nearly two decades by Universal and other film preservation companies, this restored version is what is seen today on television and home video.

Milestone is interred in the Westwood Village Memorial Park Cemetery in Los Angeles. Notes Bibliography Lewis Milestone on IMDb Lewis Milestone at Find a Grave Lewis Milestone at Virtual History Lewis Milestone papers, Margaret Herrick Library, Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences

Eyolf Dale

Eyolf Dale is a Norwegian jazz pianist and composer. Dale started playing piano at the age of 6 years, shortly after started taking lessons. After finishing his Examen artium on the Music program at Skien videregående skole, he worked as a freelance pianist and arranger in the Grenland area until in 2005 he started his graduate studies in Performing jazz and improvisation at Norwegian Academy of Music. There he studied under such as Misha Alperin, Bjørn Kruse and Jon Balke, completed the master's program, he is working as a musician and composer, solo and in cooperation with other Norwegian and European musicians. He is an associate professor in jazz at Norwegian Academy of Music. Dale is a recorded musician and has contributed on most Norwegian jazz festivals and international festivals such as the North Sea Jazz Festival, 12 Points!, Shanghai Arts Festival and Südtirol Jazz Festival. He has toured and performed in countries such as the US, Nederlands, Finland, Denmark, Japan, Ireland and China.

2008: "Årets unge jazzmusikere" within Albatrosh, by Rikskonsertene and the Norwegian Jazz Federation 2008: Finalist in "Young Nordic Jazz Comets" within Albatrosh, held in Copenhagen, Denmark 2008: Skien municipal Encouragement price awarded Albatrosh 2009: "Beste band" within Albatrosh, in the Europan Jazz Competition during the North Sea Jazz Festival. 2009: 1st prize in the European competition Nomme Jazz for pianists 2012: JazZtipendiat granted Albatrosh during the Moldejazz 2014: Nominated for Spellemannprisen in the category of Jazz 2016: Nominated for Spellemannprisen in the category of Jazz 2002: Vår, within Per-Kristian Ekholt Powerband 12+ 2009: Gjenfortellinger, with Pitsj 2009: Neo Dada, with Jono El Grande 2011: Stillness, with Hildegunn Øiseth 2011: The Attic, within Hayden Powell Trio 2011: Short Stories of Happiness, with Kristoffer Kompen 2013: Roots and Stems, with Hayden Powell 2013: 2.0, with Jazzbanditt 2013: Krumkakesanger, with Åselill Sæthre 2014: Agdergata 1, with Kristoffer Kompen 2015: Slow Eastbound Train, with Daniel Herskedal 2015: Circadian Rhythm and Blues, with Hayden Powell 2017: The Roc, with Daniel Herskedal 2017: Sanger for katten, with Åselill Sæthre 2017: Sundown, with Kristoffer Kompen 2018: Six Commissions, with Hayden Powell 2018: Commuter Report, with Scheen Jazzorkester 2019: Voyage, with Daniel Herskedal Official website Albatrosh official website

Joint Commission of Pharmacy Practitioners

The Joint Commission of Pharmacy Practitioners is the largest professional delegation representing the interests of pharmacists within the United States. JCPP represents 13 professional associations in the field of pharmacy, developing consensus policy directives for the profession, it is well known for the 2014 development of "The Pharmacists’ Patient Care Process," which provides broad, consensus guidelines for how clinical pharmacists should practice. JCPP was founded in 1977 with the purpose of bringing American pharmacists from across the field together to discuss the future of the profession and other matters of strategic importance to the profession of pharmacy as a whole. JCPP holds quarterly meetings of its delegates to discuss topics of relevance to the profession of pharmacy as a whole. Prior to holding quarterly meetings, JCPP held conferences for pharmacy stakeholders that lasted a few days long. On May 29, 2014, JCPP's member organizations approved the "Pharmacists’ Patient Care Process" with the goal of providing a unified, professional understanding of pharmacist-lead pharmaceutical care.

The PCPP was drafted by representatives from ten JCPP member organizations. The Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education, a member of JCPP, requires that pharmacy schools within the United States incorporate the PCPP into their curricula; the effort grew out of prior efforts to standardize "pharmacist workup of drug therapy," which the process now provides a guideline for doing. Part of the impetus for the development of the PCPP came from the desire of pharmacists to measure the outcomes of their care. By standardizing pharmaceutical care, outcomes could be attributed to the care itself, rather than any bias introduced by differences in methodology; the PCPP emphasizes the need for pharmacists to work together with other healthcare professionals to improve medication-related outcomes. The PCPP has been covered in Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Public Health Grand Rounds, has been the subject of continuing education programs for a variety of pharmacy groups. In 2011, JCPP wrote a report to the Surgeon General of the United States, Office of the Chief Pharmacist, titled, "Improving Patient and Health System Outcomes through Advanced Pharmacy Practice."

As of March 2017, JCPP is composed of 13 professional pharmacy associations and their respective representatives: Academy of Managed Care Pharmacy, represented by Susan Cantrell, CEO of AMCP American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy, represented by Lucinda Maine, CEO of AACP American College of Apothecaries, represented by Donnie Calhoun, Executive Vice President of ACA American College of Clinical Pharmacy, represented by Michael S. Maddux, Executive Director of ACCP Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education, represented by Peter Vlasses, Executive Director of ACPE American Pharmacists Association, represented by Thomas Menighan, Executive Vice President and CEO of APhA American Society of Consultant Pharmacists, represented by Frank Grosso, Executive Vice President and CEO of ASCP American Society of Health-System Pharmacists, represented by Paul Abramowitz, CEO of ASHP College of Psychiatric and Neurologic Pharmacists, represented by Brenda Schimenti, Executive Director of CPNP Hematology/Oncology Pharmacy Association, represented by Suzanne Simons, Executive Director of HOPA National Association of Boards of Pharmacy, represented by Carmen Catizone, Executive Director of NABP National Community Pharmacists Association, represented by Douglas Hoey, CEO of NCPA National Alliance of State Pharmacy Associations, represented by Rebecca Snead, CEO of NASPAThe most recent professional organizations to join JCPP are CPNP and HOPA, added in February 2017.

The Pharmacists’ Patient Care Process, developed by JCPP