The Niagara Frontier Chapter of the American Society of Safety Engineers named John Monson president for 2013-14. Monson is with Quality Risk Solutions. Other officers: President–elect, Ryan Knoph, JW Danforth; and secretary/treasurer, Chris Kankiewicz, Whiting Door. The Chapter’s Construction Section elected Eric Frandsen, Frey Electric, president; and Paul Schiffauer, Mollenberg-Betz, secretary/treasurer.
The Epilepsy Association of WNY appointed Lauren A. Fish to its board of directors. Fish is an associate in the Corporate Practice Area in the law firm of Jaeckle Fleischmann and Mugel.
Watkins Glen International selected East Aurora-based Cenergy to serve as agency of record for its ongoing advertising and marketing efforts.
HealthNow New York maintained its “excellent” accreditation by the National Committee for Quality Assurance. HealthNow recently completed the NCQA health plan re-accreditation survey for its lines of business including commercial-HMO/POS/PPO combined, Medicare HMO, Medicare PPO, and Medicaid HMO to achieve this designation. The accreditation is effective through April 2016.
Sonic Reiki, an alternative therapy center, has announced a range of new treatments at its new location in the Ellicott Square in Buffalo.
Title: Compositions and methods for stimulating immune response against Moraxella catarrhalis
Inventors: Murphy, Timothy F. (East Amherst); Yang, Min (Amherst)
Assignee: The Research Foundation for the State of New York (Amherst)
Date issued: Aug. 6, 2013