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ThromboGenics Appoints Dr. David Guyer to its Board of Directors

ThromboGenics NV (Euronext Brussels: THR), an integrated biopharmaceutical company focused on developing and commercializing innovative ophthalmic medicines, announces today the appointment of Dr. David Guyer to its Board of Directors.

 

Cognoa Appoints Brent Vaughan as Chief Executive Officer

Cognoa Appoints Brent Vaughan as Chief Executive Officer

 

Harvard University Appoints Rene Castro as Director of Business Development

Harvard University has appointed Rene Castro as Director of Business Development.

 

ACGME announces new CFO

John Ogunkeye joined the executive staff of the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education as chief financial officer, senior vice president for operations, and executive vice president for ACGME International, effective August 1, 2013.

 

Theravance Appoints Brett Haumann as Vice President of Clinical Development, Respiratory

Theravance has appointed Dr. Brett Haumann as Vice President of Clinical Development, Respiratory.

 

ABMS Appoints Mira Irons, MD, as Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs

American Board of Medical Specialties (ABMS), the leading not-for-profit organization that oversees the certification and assessment of physician specialists in the United States, has appointed Mira Irons, MD, as the organization’s senior vice president for academic affairs.

 

Dr. Sonja Harris-Haywood Appointed Director of the NEOMED-CSU Partnership for Urban Health

Sonja Harris-Haywood, M.D., M.S., an award-winning family medicine educator, physician and researcher specializing in health disparities and cultural competency, has been appointed Director of the Northeast Ohio Medical University (NEOMED)-Cleveland State University (CSU) Partnership for Urban Health.

 

San Francisco Conservatory Appoints David Stull as President

In July 2013, David H. Stull took office as President of the San Francisco Conservatory of Music.

 

RF Surgical Systems, Inc. Hires John T. Buhler as New CEO

RF Surgical Systems Inc. (RFS), the market leader in retained surgical item detection, today announced the appointment of John T. Buhler as President and Chief Executive Officer.

 

Davenport Named UC Chief Academic Officer

Beverly Davenport has been appointed University of Cincinnati Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs and Provost by UC President Santa J. Ono.

 

Following the Money in Education: Private Equity and the New Educational Economy

Education is an industry undergoing exciting and dramatic transformation. Some recent trends and developments in the space include: Common Core Standards, MOOCs (massive open online course), game-based learning, blended learning, and international recruiting, just to name a few.  These industry changes, along with advances in technology, have stimulated the growth of educational companies and have spurred the interest of private equity investors.

 

Penn State Hershey Medical Center appoints HR officer

Lisa Abbott will join Penn State Hershey on June 3 as associate vice president for human resources for health affairs for Penn State University and chief human resources officer for Penn State Milton S. Hershey Medical Center, according to a news release from the hospital.

 

ConforMIS Appoints Senior Vice President, Operations

ConforMIS, Inc., a privately held medical device company pioneering patient-specific orthopedic implants, announced it has appointed orthopedic industry veteran Matthew Scott as the company’s Senior Vice President of Operations.

 

Louis F. Reichardt to Direct Simons Foundation Autism Research Initiative

The Simons Foundation is pleased to announce that Louis F. Reichardt of the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) will become the next director of the Simons Foundation Autism Research Initiative (SFARI).

 

Brainshark Appoints Larry DiLoreto as Senior Vice President of Sales and Chief Revenue Officer

Brainshark, Inc., the leading sales enablement platform provider, today announced the appointment of Larry DiLoreto as senior vice president of sales and chief revenue officer.

 

Alnylam Appoints Aria Tavana, Ph.D., as Vice President of Quality Assurance

Alnylam has appointed Aria Tavana, Ph.D., to the newly created position of Vice President of Quality Assurance.

 

Apple Tree Partners Appoints Diane Daych as Venture Partner of Healthcare Services

Apple Tree Partners has appointed Diane Daych as Venture Partner of Healthcare Services.Apple Tree Partners Appoints Diane Daych as Venture Partner of Healthcare Services

 

UC Foundation names new president

Rodney Grabowski has been named president of the University of Cincinnati Foundation and vice president for Development and Alumni Relations. He will begin his new role on June 3.

 

GI Dynamics, Inc. Appoints David Maggs, M.D. as Chief Medical Officer

GI Dynamics, Inc. (ASX: GID) today announced the appointment of David Maggs, M.D. to the position of chief medical officer.

Apple Tree Partners Appoints Sam Hall as Associate

Apple Tree Partners has appointed Sam Hall as Associate.

 

Columbia University Appoints Maxwell Amurao as Radiation Safety Officer

EH&S is pleased to announce the appointment of Maxwell Amurao, Ph.D., M.B.A., DABR to the position of Radiation Safety Officer for Clinical Programs and Director of Clinical Radiation Safety Programs.

 

Educational Testing Services Appoints Tom Foster as Executive Director of K-12 Assessment

Education Testing Services (ETS) has appointed Tom Foster as Executive Director of K-12 Assessment.

 

Two to Lead New Office of Technology Transfer

Dartmouth has announced appointments to two new leadership positions to enhance Dartmouth’s commitment to promoting entrepreneurship and supporting technology transfer from academic research to the private sector for the benefit of the public.

 

Equity Healthcare Appoints Andreas Mang as Chief Operating Officer

Equity Healthcare has appointed Andreas Mang as Chief Operating Officer.

 

Faulkner Named UC VP for Legal Affairs

Kenya Mann Faulkner has been named Vice President for Legal Affairs and General Counsel by University of Cincinnati President Santa J. Ono.

 

Higher-ed leaders meet to discuss future of online education

Innovative pedagogical techniques and the effects of online-learning tools on on-campus education subjects of conversation at MIT- and Harvard-led summit.

 

SomnoMed appoints Chief Medical Officer

SomnoMed Limited (ASX:SOM) is pleased to announce the appointment of Dr. Jagdeep Bijwadia, MD as Chief Medical Officer of SomnoMed North America.

 

Oxford Immunotec Appoints Todd Wauters as Vice President of Sales

Oxford Immunotec has appointed Todd Wauters as Vice President of Sales.

 

Telx Appoints Robert Townend as Corporate Controller and Chief Accounting Officer

Telx has appointed Robert Townend as Corporate Controller and Chief Accounting Officer.

 

University of Miami Appoints Alex Jorgensen as Associate Vice President of Human Resources

The University of Miami has appointed Alex Jorgensen as Associate Vice President of Human Resources.

 

University of Miami Appoints Violet Bloom as Assistant Vice President of Compensation & Recognition

The University of Miami has appointed Violet Bloom as Assistant Vice President of Compensation and Recognition.

 

Synthetic Genomics Appoints Aaron Hanson as Vice President, Operations, SGI-DNA

Synthetic Genomics, Inc. (SGI) has appointed Aaron Hanson as Vice President, Operations of its SGI-DNA subsidiary.

 

New Dean of Harvard Division of Continuing Education Announced

The Faculty of Arts and Sciences announced that Huntington D. Lambert will be the next dean of Harvard’s Division of Continuing Education (DCE), succeeding Dean Michael Shinagel, who announced last fall plans to step down.

 

Photronics Appoints Jolene Ling as Vice President of Finance in Asia

Photronics has appointed Jolene Ling as Vice President of Finance in Asia.

 

Rexahn Pharmaceuticals Appoints Peter D. Suzdak as Chief Executive Officer

Rexahn Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NYSE MKT: RNN), a clinical stage pharmaceutical company developing potential first in class oncology and CNS therapeutics, today announced that it has appointed Dr. Peter D. Suzdak as its new Chief Executive Officer (CEO).

 

Brown Administrator Named New Dean of Student Life

Stephen Lassonde, deputy dean of the college at Brown University, has been named Harvard College’s new dean of student life. He will assume the position in late March.

 

Sarepta Therapeutics Appoints Shamim Ruff as Vice President, Regulatory Affairs and Quality

Sarepta Therapeutics has appointed Shamim Ruff to serve as Vice President, Regulatory Affairs and Quality.