Corporate Banner
Satellite Banner
Molecular & Clinical Diagnostics
Scientific Community
 
Become a Member | Sign in
Home>News>This Article
  News
Return

Thermo Scientific Elects New Director to Board

Published: Monday, March 26, 2012
Last Updated: Sunday, March 25, 2012
Bookmark and Share
Appointment of C. Martin Harris to Company’s board of directors.

Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc. has announced that C. Martin Harris, MD, MBA, has been elected to its board of directors, effective March 30, bringing the company’s total number of directors to 13.

Dr. Harris has also been appointed to the board’s Nominating and Governance Committee.

Dr. Harris is the chief information officer and chairman of the information technology division of Cleveland Clinic in Ohio, one of the nation’s largest hospitals.

Additionally, he is responsible for strategic business planning for Cleveland Clinic.

Dr. Harris’ interest and expertise in improving the practice of medicine through the innovative application of information technology is reflected in his serving on numerous national policy and technology organizations.

He was tapped by the U.S. Secretary of Health and Human Services to help draft the electronic health records mandate in the economic stimulus package and recruited to guide Microsoft Corporation on an innovative pilot in disease management.

“We are extremely pleased to welcome Dr. Harris to our board as a new independent director,” said Jim Manzi, chairman of the board of Thermo Fisher Scientific.

Manzi continued, “Given his extensive healthcare and information technology expertise, as well as his strong track record of innovation, he will provide unique and valuable perspective to Thermo Fisher as we continue to execute our strategy for long-term growth.”

Dr. Harris currently serves as a member of the board of Invacare Corporation, the global leader in the manufacture and distribution of home and long-term care medical products, and HealthStream, Inc., an Internet-based learning and research solutions provider for the healthcare industry.


Further Information

Join For Free

Access to this exclusive content is for Technology Networks Premium members only.

Join Technology Networks Premium for free access to:

  • Exclusive articles
  • Presentations from international conferences
  • Over 3,100+ scientific posters on ePosters
  • More than 4,500+ scientific videos on LabTube
  • 35 community eNewsletters


Sign In



Forgotten your details? Click Here
If you are not a member you can join here

*Please note: By logging into TechnologyNetworks.com you agree to accept the use of cookies. To find out more about the cookies we use and how to delete them, see our privacy policy.

Related Content

Thermo Fisher Scientific to Acquire Life Technologies Corporation
The definitive agreement will see Thermo Fisher will acquire Life Technologies for $76.00 in cash per fully diluted common share or approximately $13.6 billion.
Monday, April 15, 2013
Thermo Fisher Scientific Facilities Achieve ISO 13485 Certification
The facilities in San Jose, CA and Franklin, MA have achieved the internationally recognized standard of quality management for the design and manufacture of medical devices.
Thursday, April 04, 2013
Thermo Fisher Scientific Reports Q3 Revenue and EPS Results
Revenue increased 5% to a record $3.09 billion for the third quarter with adjusted operating income rising 5% to $576 million.
Wednesday, October 24, 2012
Thermo Fisher Scientific Introduces Unity Lab Services
The new offering combines product and laboratory support services to create a single solution for customers to optimize productivity and reduce their total cost of laboratory operations.
Monday, January 09, 2012
Thermo Fisher Scientific Opens New Biomarker Translational Center
Goal is to accelerate MS-based biomarker discovery and its translation into development of routine clinical assays.
Wednesday, September 07, 2011
Scientific News
Loss Of Y Chromosome Increases Risk Of Alzheimer’s
Men with blood cells that do not carry the Y chromosome are at greater risk of being diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease. This is in addition to an increased risk of death from other causes, including many cancers. These new findings by researchers at Uppsala University could lead to a simple test to identify those at risk of developing Alzheimer’s disease.
Making Virus Sensors Cheap and Simple
Researchers at The University of Texas at Austin demonstrated the ability to detect single viruses in a solution containing murine cytomegalovirus (MCMV).
Heart Defect Prediction Technology Could Lead to Earlier, More Informed Treatment
Experimental method uses genetics-guided biomechanics, patient-specific stem cells.
Biosensor Detects Molecules Linked to Cancer, Alzheimer's and Parkinson's
Novel biosensor has been proven capable of detecting molecules associated with neurodegenerative diseases and some types of cancer.
Big Data Can Save Lives
The sharing of genetic information from millions of cancer patients around the world could be key to revolutionising cancer prevention and care, according to a leading cancer expert from Queen's University Belfast.
Fast, Simple Test for Colitis
A minimally invasive screening for ulcerative colitis using emerging infrared technology could be a rapid and cost-effective method for detecting disease that eliminates the need for biopsies and intrusive testing of the human body.
Scans Reveal Babies of Mothers with Gestational Diabetes Have More Body Fat
Researchers at Imperial College London have found that the babies born to mothers with gestational diabetes have more body fat at two months of age compared to babies born to healthy mothers.
New Device Could Improve Cancer Detection
UBC researchers develop a microfluidic device to capture circulating tumor cells.
Plasma Biomarkers for Breast Cancer Diagnosis
Plasma lipidomics profiling identified lipid biomarkers in distinguishing early-stage breast cancer from benign lesions.
Newborn Screening Test Developed For Rare, Deadly Neurological Disorder
Scientists have developed a new dried blood spot screening test for Niemann-Pick type C, with goal to speed diagnosis and treatment.
Skyscraper Banner

SELECTBIO Market Reports
Go to LabTube
Go to eposters
 
Access to the latest scientific news
Exclusive articles
Upload and share your posters on ePosters
Latest presentations and webinars
View a library of 1,800+ scientific and medical posters
3,100+ scientific and medical posters
A library of 2,500+ scientific videos on LabTube
4,500+ scientific videos
Close
Premium CrownJOIN TECHNOLOGY NETWORKS PREMIUM FOR FREE!