The Board of Trustees announced two new members of the board during its February meeting. The new trustees, Julie Gerberding and Vincent Gaudiani, are alumni of Case Western Reserve University and are prominent figures in the healthcare industry.
Gerberding is president of Merck Vaccines, where she handles the commercialization of the vaccine portfolio, plans for the introduction of new vaccines and helps broaden access to vaccines in the developing world. Previously she served as director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) from 2002 to 2009. She has been named to Forbes magazine’s 100 Most Powerful Women in the World list four times and Time magazine’s 100 Most Influential People in the World list in 2004. She received her undergraduate and Doctor of Medicine degrees from Case Western Reserve University and the School of Medicine.
Gaudiani is a practicing heart surgeon in Northern California and the leader of Pacific Coast Cardiac and Vascular Surgeons, where he serves as chief of cardiac surgery in two of the group’s five hospitals. Additionally, he teaches surgical technique and serves as an adviser to several valve-manufacturing companies. He graduated from Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine and completed his surgical training at University Hospitals, among other institutions.
“We are proud to welcome such prominent, dedicated and forward-thinking individuals to Case Western Reserve’s Board of Trustees,” said Charles “Bud” Koch, chair of the Board of Trustees. “Their insight and experience will be invaluable in guiding the university’s future.”
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