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    AUGUST 11, 2005
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Thomas Getzen, professor in The Fox School of Business and Management's risk, insurance, and healthcare management department, addressed the Association of American Medical Colleges Research Conference in Washington, D.C., on May 5 on “Professional Self-Regulation: Implications of Physical Supply 1980–2005.”

Led by criminal justice professor M. Kay Harris, a group of 150 of the world's leading criminologists descended upon the State Correctional Institution at Graterford Aug. 9 to discuss and debate a theory on ending "the culture of street crime" developed by prisoners who are serving life sentences. Titled "Ending the Culture of Street Crime: A Day of Deliberation at SCI-Graterford," the program was co-sponsored by Temple's criminal justice department, the Pennsylvania Prison Society, the Pennsylvania Department of Corrections and the L.I.F.E.R.S. Inc. Public Safety Initiative group at Graterford. The daylong mini-conference brought together about 70 incarcerated men with a select group of internationally renowned criminology scholars. The event was sanctioned by the state Department of Corrections.

Fyodor Kushnirsky, economics professor in The Fox School of Business and Management, presented a paper, “Econometric Modeling at Mixed Frequencies,” at a Project Link Conference in Mexico City on May 16-20. The U.N. Department of Economic and Social Affairs sponsored the conference.

Michael P. McNeil, coordinator for the Temple Health Empowerment Office, recently completed a poster session titled “Street Smart: Pharming,” on the non-medical use of prescriptive and over-the-counter medications, at the American College Health Association's annual meeting in June.


Munir Mandviwalla, executive director of the Irwin L. Gross eBusiness Institute and MIS department chair in The Fox School of Business and Management, and Zaheer Asif, an MIS doctoral student, published an article, “Integrating the Supply Chain with RFID,” in the March 2005 edition of Communications of the Association for Information Systems. Mandviwalla also published an article, “Implementing the Agile Enterprise: The E-Business Opportunity Model,” in the 2005 edition of The Agile Enterprise. He co-authored the article with David Schuff, assistant professor in the MIS department, and Jacqueline Zinn, professor in the risk, insurance and healthcare management department.

Susan Mudambi, assistant professor of marketing, and Ram Mudambi, professor of general and strategic management, both in The Fox School of Business and Management, published an article, “Multinational Enterprise Knowledge Flows: The Effect of Government Inward Investment Policy,” in the April 2005 issue of Management International Review.