Fwd: RE: [Histonet] diastase digestion
--- Akemi Allison-Tacha wrote:
> Date: Wed, 10 Jan 2007 16:41:26 -0800 (PST)
> From: Akemi Allison-Tacha
> Subject: RE: [Histonet] diastase digestion
> To: "Wiese, Jason VHAROS"
> CC: firstname.lastname@example.org
> Hi Jason,
> Just a heads-up & true clarification. Murray
> a couple of years ago as a salesman and was not on
> foundation team.
> Roy Yih is the President & CEO of Biocare. Roy's
> father is Chairman of the board. Roy is the person
> who now has the long hair. They are chinese not
> japanese. The executive VP & CFO is Gene Casagnini.
> These 3 men's money started the company.
> The VP & Director of IHC is Dr. David Tacha. I used
> to be the Director of Histology & TMA until 24/7
> it's toll and left in 2005. David developed all the
> IHC products through his genious, as well as several
> instruments. I developed all the H&E and SS
> R&D started in 1997 at the old Walnut Creek office
> with just a handfull of people on the team. I
> in 1998. We were lucky to make $5,000 in sales a
> month. It took a team to make Biocare what it is
> today. I hope they don't forget that.
> --- "Wiese, Jason VHAROS"
> > Hey thanks for the hello Akemi!
> > It is a crazy small world sometimes. Wow... I
> > the Portland
> > Saturday Market! I just met everyone from Biocare
> > Medical at the NSH in
> > Phoenix. I actually interviewed with David
> > well at least I
> > thought I did. Perhaps I am confused. They guy I
> > met with was Murray,
> > but he introduced me to the CEO... I thought his
> > name was David. He was
> > a younger Asian guy, I believe Japanese, with
> > hair like a rock
> > star or something. He said that he and his father
> > had started the
> > company with their own money and made it, "what it
> > is today." Perhaps I
> > met the junior Tacha? Anyway, he was a great guy.
> > Straight forward no
> > BS. I would be honored to work for someone with
> > attitude. He
> > offered me a job on the spot, but I am reluctant
> > leave "god's
> > country" to move to crowded California... not to
> > mention a pay cut to
> > start. I would have to give up my 5 bedroom
> > farmhouse on acres of land
> > to afford a studio apartment. Not now... maybe
> > ever...
> > Anyway, after returning from Phoenix, I decided to
> > stay in Oregon. I
> > have lived all over, and I have yet to find a
> > I feel more at home.
> > I truly love it here, and I have turned down jobs
> > that would pay me
> > twice as much, just so I can stay where I am. I
> > take my PA medical
> > board exam February 27th, and I am excited about
> > that. The only problem
> > is that in order to reap the benefits I may have
> > move. Oh well, I
> > guess they can never take the PA certification
> > once I have it.
> > Maybe some day in the future I will find the
> > HT/PA job. Till
> > then... I'll be right here. :-)
> > I mean absolutely no disrespect by the term "big
> > dog", it's just
> > something I here quite a bit. It is actually a
> > compliment. I try to
> > learn something from everyone. There are people
> > have been in this
> > business for decades, and they have tons of valid
> > information. However,
> > people entering school right now are learning the
> > newest technology, and
> > they are learning from the mistakes of those who
> > came before. As you
> > said, there is something to be learned from
> > everyone. By the way, I
> > have often taken a break in the middle of an
> > to have lunch, and
> > then went back to it. I think spit is about the
> > nicest thing we
> > encounter in our professions.
> > Well, I better get back to work. Hope you have an
> > awesome day!!!!
> > Jason
> > ________________________________
> > From: Akemi Allison-Tacha
> > [mailto:email@example.com]
> > Sent: Wednesday, January 10, 2007 3:02 PM
> > To: Wiese, Jason VHAROS
> > Subject: RE: [Histonet] diastase digestion
> > Hi Jason,
> > Good to hear your feed back. Great to hear you
> > a good sense of
> > humor from a fellow Oregonian. Some of the people
> > in this field haven't
> > had your exposure and most likely never will.
> > Everyone has a different
> > reason for getting into this crazy profession.
> > I miss Oregon, it's God's country!. My ex-husband
> > Dr. David Tacha of
> > Biocare Medical, were from Oregon. I was one of
> > founders of the
> > Portland Saturday Market. I worked up on Pill
> > Emanuel Hospital,
> > as well as setting-up a private derm lab. I
> > as President of the
> > OR Histology Society in 79 & 82 and brought Lee
> > Luna, Dezna Sheehan &
> > Jules Elias out as speakers. I don't know if I
> > consider myself as a"Big
> > Dog" I feel that, we all have something to learn
> > from each other and
> > sometimes it's the puppy that can teach us a thing
> > or two. We need to
> > have a mind like a parachute. "OPEN"
> > I actually took histomicrotechnic at Tokyo
> > University from 1966-68. My
> > father was stationed in Japan at that time. I
> > worked after classes at
> > the base hospital. Viet Nam was going on, so I
> > exposed to quite a
> > bit of gruesome stuff. I never thought I would
> > up in this field.
> > After coming back to the states in 1968, I did my
> > residency at
> > Binghamton General Hospital in NY. Talk about
> > exposure! I assisted in
> > autopsies too before and after lunch.
> > Best Wishes,
> > Akemi
> > "Wiese, Jason VHAROS" wrote:
> > Dinosaur? I graduated from my HT program in 2000.
> > am but a
> > puppy to
> > most of you big dogs. However, In the past 6
> > of working as
> > a
> > bench tech, I have found no better digestion
> > then
> > spitting on the
> > slide. As far as "the green stuff after lunch
> > too much for
> > the
> > youngsters"... try an autopsy with necrotic bowel
> > after lunch,
> > or why
> > not before lunch.
> > We work in pathology and some of us think spit is
> > gross? Maybe
> > now is a
> > time to re-evaluate your career choice while you
> > are still
> > young. I was
> > in diapers when Bonnie Proctor taught you this
> > excellent
> > method. I
> > used it today. Is there a problem with this as
> > as CAP is
> > concerned?
> > I have it in my protocol. Even though we all have
> > different
> > enzyme
> > make up, I have yet to see different end results
> > from different
> > people's
> > spit. So, as long as I am not breaking some
> > cardinal rule I
> > say...
> > haccc toooowie... :)
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