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Life Science Washington Welcomes New Board Chair, Executive Committee Members, and Directors

January 13, 2020 GMT

SEATTLE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jan 13, 2020--

Life Science Washington, the state’s life science trade association, announced the addition of three new board members in 2020, and new leadership on the Executive Committee.

Margaret McCormick, PhD, Executive Director and Chief Operating Officer, Benaroya Research Institute at Virginia Mason, and Vice President of Research for Virginia Mason Medical Center will serve as Board Chair for 2020-2022. She succeeds Caitlin Cameron, Chair and CEO of OtoNexus Medical Technologies, who will continue to serve on the Executive Committee.

Dr. McCormick has a lengthy and substantive relationship with Life Science Washington. She joined the Life Science Washington Board in 2007, was elected to the Executive Committee in 2008 and served as the Treasurer of the Association for 10 years. Additionally, she served on the Board of the Life Science Washington Institute from its inception in 2017 through June of 2019. She also brings decades of experience in the science and business of biotechnology research to her new role as Life Science Washington Board Chair.

Joining the Life Science Washington Executive Committee are Richard Fabian, President & COO, FUJIFILM SonoSite and Teresa Foy, PhD, Senior Vice President, Immunology-Oncology and Cellular Therapy, Bristol-Myers Squibb. Both currently serve on the Life Science Washington Board.

Newly elected Life Science Washington Directors are:

“I am delighted to welcome more highly talented women to our board and to have additional medical device expertise on the Executive Committee.” said Dr. Leslie Alexandre, President & CEO of Life Science Washington. “Over the past three years, we have deliberately increased the representation of women on our Board from 15% to over 40%. We have also added more life science leaders from across the state and from more industry sectors.”

Life Science Washington Executive Committee:

2020 Life Science Washington Board of Directors (includes all members and the Executive Committee):

About Life Science Washington

Life Science Washington is an independent, non-profit 501(c)(6) trade association whose mission is to stimulate life science innovation, job creation and ecosystem vibrancy across Washington state through engagement, collaboration, promotion, and advocacy. Serving more than 500 members, Life Science Washington brings together research institutions, investors and innovators to grow the state’s life science economy. More information can be found at www.lifesciencewa.org.

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CONTACT: Sarah Healy, Life Science Washington

(206) 456-9572,sarah@lifesciencewa.org

KEYWORD: UNITED STATES NORTH AMERICA WASHINGTON

INDUSTRY KEYWORD: BIOTECHNOLOGY SCIENCE HEALTH OTHER SCIENCE

SOURCE: Life Science Washington

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