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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...

2010-11-29 04:00:00

LA JOLLA, Calif., Nov. 29, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Board of Trustees of the Salk Institute for Biological Studies unanimously voted to elect Dr. Benjamin H. Lewis and Ms. Faye H. Russell as new members during its November 19 meeting in La Jolla. The Salk Institute has also invited the highly accomplished, world-renowned cell biologist Dr. Jennifer Lippincott-Schwartz to join its faculty as a Non-Resident Fellow. "I am pleased to welcome Dr. Lippincott-Schwartz, Ms. Russell,...

2010-11-04 08:00:00

CHICAGO, Nov. 4, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- The Board of Trustees of the American Medical Association (AMA) and Michael Maves, MD, MBA, Executive Vice President, Chief Executive Officer, have mutually decided that Dr. Maves will complete his successful leadership of the AMA when his current contract ends on June 30, 2011. Dr. Maves has served in this role since 2001. "Under Dr. Maves' leadership, the American Medical Association restored its financial stability, weathered the recession and...

2010-07-23 08:24:00

CLEVELAND, July 23 /PRNewswire/ -- Peter Hennessey, a retired Air Force Brigadier General and Vice President at Battelle, has been elected to a two-year term as Chairman of the Board of Trustees for the Ohio Aerospace Institute. When asked about his appointment, Hennessey remarked, "I have a deep respect for these Trustees--and for Dr. Heil and the OAI team whose innovative and dedicated services are impacting aerospace interests all across Ohio." He went on to say, "It's been a privilege...

2010-06-18 13:00:00

WHITE PLAINS, N.Y., June 18 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Four leaders in the world of business and finance have been elected to the national Board of Trustees of the March of Dimes Foundation. Aleem Gillani, H. Edward Hanway, William R. Harker and Kirk Perry, were elected at today's Board meeting. March of Dimes trustees, who serve as volunteers, represent the public in governing the organization and advancing its mission, and serve five-year terms. "We're so pleased these dedicated...

2010-06-03 09:18:00

GREAT NECK, N.Y., June 3 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The North Shore-LIJ Health System today announced the election of Richard D. Goldstein as its next chairman. Mr. Goldstein, a resident of Muttontown in Nassau County, was formally named to the post Wednesday evening at the annual meeting of the North Shore-LIJ Health System Board of Trustees. He succeeds Saul B. Katz, who concluded four years as chairman after previously serving as the North Shore-LIJ's Health System's first chairman...

2010-05-24 12:11:00

MIAMI, May 24 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- YoungArts, the core program of the National Foundation for Advancement in the Arts, is pleased to announce that Dr. Eduardo J. Padron has joined its Board of Trustees. Dr. Padron, the President of Miami Dade College, is greatly respected for his leadership in the community and on a national level. Since 1995, Padron has served as President of Miami Dade College. An economist by training, Dr. Padron earned his Ph.D. from the University of Florida....

2010-05-20 10:55:00

PHILADELPHIA, May 20 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia mourns the loss of Richard Maxwell Armstrong, Jr., a longtime friend of the Hospital and Chairman of its Board of Trustees for nearly 20 years. A resident of West Chester, Pa., Mr. Armstrong, 72, died of cancer on May 9. "Dick was utterly dedicated to CHOP and was a true champion of its mission," said Steven M. Altschuler, M.D., president and CEO of Children's Hospital. "Despite many demands on his...


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