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Messages from the Executive Vice President

December 20, 2010

Search Committee Formed for Chief of Staff for Vice President for Health Affairs

I am pleased to announce the launch of a search for Chief of Staff in the Office of Vice President for Health Affairs. This position was filled on an interim basis over a year ago, and this search will allow me to name a permanent appointee to the position. Dr. Douglas Fellows, Chair of the Department of Diagnostic Imaging and Radiology, will chair this effort. The members of the committee are listed below and they will be called together in early January to begin their work. I have asked them to work diligently to identify a diverse group of candidates and I ask your assistance in this regard. Please contact Dr. Fellows if you know of persons we might invite to submit their names for consideration.

The members of the Chief of Staff Search Committee are:

  • Dr. Douglas Fellows (chair)
  • Carolle Andrews, Chief Operating Officer
  •  John Biancamano, Chief Financial Officer
  •  Anne Diamond,  Associate Vice President, Clinical Operations
  •  Marja Hurley, Professor of Medicine, Interim Associate Dean for Education, Associate Dean for Health Career Opportunities
  •  Joanne Lombardo, Director, Governmental Relations for Health Affairs
  •  Jean Morningstar, President, University Health Professionals
  •  Ravi Nanda, Professor, Craniofacial Sciences, School of Dental Medicine
  •  Dina Plapler, Vice President, Development and Alumni Relations
  •  Adam Silverman, Interim Associate Dean for Clinical Affairs
  •  Mike Summerer, Hospital Director

Thank you.

Cato T. Laurencin, M.D., Ph.D.
Vice President for Health Affairs
Dean, UConn School of Medicine