Indianapolis Business Journal

OCT. 30-NOV. 5, 2020

Gov. Eric Holcomb has said repeatedly that he’d be willing to reverse course on the state’s reopening plan if the data indicated that the pandemic was worsening. Lindsey Erdody explores why Holcomb hasn’t taken a step back now that confirmed cases, hospitalizations, deaths and positivity rates have surged. And John Russell reveals how much fine-grained and site-specific data the state collects on the spread of COVID-19 that it declines to share with the public. Also in this week’s issue, IPS Superintendent Aleesia Johnson discusses the reopening of the state’s largest public school system and what administrators have learned so far.

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IU team creates model of brain networks

The model maps and highlights the brain structures—including cells, groups of cells or specific regions—and “the ongoing, overlapping series of ‘conversations’ between those structures,” the university said.

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2020 Women of Influence: Candy Gee

Candy Gee is responsible for advancing the Roche Diagnostics’ focus on diverse talent acquisition and development, building external partnerships, developing sustainable diversity and inclusion strategies and processes, and employee education.

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2020 Women of Influence: Kathy Martin Harrison

Kathy Martin Harrison’s company, Ed Martin Automotive Group, was the largest woman-owned business in Indianapolis last year, according to IBJ research. It owns nine car dealerships representing 12 manufacturers in Indianapolis, Carmel, Fishers, Noblesville and Anderson.

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2020 Women of Influence: Michelle A. Janney

Janney oversees the operations of IU Health, the state’s largest health care system, with 16 hospitals, and its second-largest private employer, with more than 34,000 team members and more than 2,500 physicians. And this year, she took on an unexpected but important role: incident commander of the COVID-19 emergency response team for IU Health.

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2020 Women of Influence: Donna Kelsey

Donna Kelsey, a 26-year veteran of the U.S. Navy and U.S. Naval Reserve, took over at American Senior Communities amid a crisis at the company. She reorganized the company, prioritizing the care of the residents and adding controls to guard against the fraud that had felled her predecessor.

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2020 Women of Influence: Sarena Lin

Sarena Lin, who joined Elanco Animal Health three years ago, leads the company’s ongoing separation from former parent Eli Lilly and Co. and is simultaneously leading the integration into the company of Bayer Animal Health, which Elanco acquired this year for $7.6 billion.

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