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2011-06-21 11:21:00

CHICAGO, June 21, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Albert J. Osbahr, M.D., a family and occupational physician from Hickory, N.C., was elected today as a new member of the Board of Trustees of the American Medical Association (AMA), the nation's largest and most influential physician organization. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20081209/AMALOGO) "As physicians, we need to establish a solid voice on behalf of the profession and our patients to work toward solutions to the...

2011-06-21 10:45:00

CHICAGO, June 21, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Patrice A. Harris, M.D., a psychiatrist from Atlanta, Ga., was elected today as a new member of the Board of Trustees of the American Medical Association (AMA), the nation's largest and most influential physician organization. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20081209/AMALOGO) "I look forward to serving the AMA as a member of the board of trustees," said Dr. Harris. "My vision for our AMA is physicians working together for a...

2011-06-20 11:53:00

WHITE PLAINS, N.Y., June 20, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Two business leaders from the insurance and child care industries have been elected to the March of Dimes national Board of Trustees. David Travers from Farmers Insurance and David H. Lissy of Bright Horizons Family Solutions were elected at Friday's board meeting. They join a distinguished group of more than 30 trustees who support the 73-year-old foundation. March of Dimes trustees, who serve as volunteers, represent the...

2011-06-20 11:40:00

WHITE PLAINS, N.Y., June 20, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- LaVerne Council, a longtime March of Dimes volunteer leader and Board member, was elected chair of the organization's national Board of Trustees. "Whether it was collecting dimes as a young girl, serving on our Board for the past six years or co-chairing of the 2011 March for Babies, LaVerne Council has spent her life sharing her time, talents and resources with the March of Dimes," said Dr. Jennifer L. Howse, president of the...

2011-06-11 00:00:30

Gallaudet University today announced the appointment of two new members to the university's board of trustees. Washington, DC (PRWEB) June 10, 2011 Gallaudet University today announced the appointment of two new members to the university's board of trustees. James F. X. Payne is a senior vice president and general manager national security and cyber infrastructure at Telcordia Technologies. Payne has served on Gallaudet's Board of Associates since 1996 and was named its chair in 2009. Payne...

2011-04-15 12:30:00

MENLO PARK, Calif., April 15, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation announced today that the honorable James E. Doyle, former governor of Wisconsin, and Kathryn B. Kaiser, great granddaughter of the Foundation's originator, Henry J. Kaiser, have been elected to its Board of Trustees. Doyle served two terms as governor of Wisconsin, first being elected in 2002 and wrapping up his second term earlier this year. He has extensive experience in health care...

2011-04-07 14:00:00

COLUMBIA, Md., April 7, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Universities Space Research Association (USRA) held the 42nd annual meeting of the Council of Institutions (COI) on Friday, April 1, 2011 at the Grand Hyatt in Washington, D.C. At the meeting, the COI elected new Board of Trustees members, voted on Governance issues and received reports from management, Board of Trustees and COI leadership. Dr. Judith Pipher (University of Rochester), Dr. Hans-Peter Roser (University of...

2011-02-25 12:07:00

LA JOLLA, Calif., Feb. 25, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Renowned biochemist Michael A. Marletta, PhD, has been named by the Board of Trustees today as the next president of The Scripps Research Institute, effective January 1, 2012. He will succeed President Richard A. Lerner, MD, who has led the institution for 25 years. Image available at: http://www.scripps.edu/news/press/images/20110220_marletta/marletta_m.jpg Marletta, past Chair of the Department of Chemistry, Co-Director of the Chemical...

2011-02-24 09:38:00

KANSAS CITY, Mo., Feb. 24, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The PKD Foundation is today announcing that Mr. Dan Larson will be retiring from his long-time position as the Foundation's President and CEO, and will be transitioning into a new role as the Foundation's Senior Advisor and CEO-Emeritus. Mr. Larson began his work at the PKD Foundation in 1993, and has served as its President and CEO since 1994. In that role, he has directed the transformation of the organization from a small,...

2011-02-02 11:00:00

NEW YORK, Feb. 2, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Alan M. Dachs, President and CEO of Fremont Group, has been elected chairman of the Board of Trustees of The Conference Board (http://www.conference-board.org), the global, independent business membership and research association. The role of the Board of Trustees is comparable to that of a Board of Directors in for-profit companies. Dachs succeeds Douglas R. Conant, President and CEO of Campbell Soup Company, who steps down after three years as...