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David Pacitti Elected to University City Science Center Board of Directors

PHILADELPHIA (June 21, 2018) – David Pacitti, President of Siemens Medical Solutions USA and Head of Siemens Healthineers Americas, was elected to the University City Science Center’s Board of Directors at its annual Shareholders Meeting on June 15, 2018. The Science Center also announced the election of Maxine Ballen as Director Emerita. Pacitti and Ballen join the following current and emeritus members of the Science Center Board:

  • Dario C. Altieri, M.D., President and CEO, The Wistar Institute
  • Kerry R. Benson, Chief Information Officer, The PFM Group
  • M. Brian Blake, Ph.D., Executive Vice President and Provost, Drexel University
  • Kenneth J. Blank, Ph.D., Senior Vice President for Health Sciences, Rowan University
  • Dawn A. Bonnell, Ph.D., Vice Provost for Research, University of Pennsylvania
  • Craig R. Carnaroli (Chairman of the Board), Executive Vice President, University of Pennsylvania
  • Christopher Cashman, Chairman and CEO, Marinus Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
  • Ernest Dianastasis, CEO, The Precisionists, Inc.
  • Michael A. DiPiano, Managing General Partner, New Spring Capital
  • Glen Gaulton, Vice Dean and Director of Global Health; Professor, Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania, Director Emeritus, University City Science Center
  • Jane H. Hollingsworth, Managing Partner, Militia Hill Ventures and Chief Executive Officer, Immunome Inc.
  • David Holveck, Director Emeritus, University City Science Center
  • Osagie O. Imasogie, Senior Managing Partner and Co-Founder, P1PV Capital
  • Richard P. Jaffe, Esq., Partner, Duane Morris LLP, Director Emeritus
  • J. Larry Jameson, M.D., Ph.D., Robert G. Dunlop Professor of Medicine, Executive Vice President, University of Pennsylvania for the Health System, and Dean of the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania
  • Russel E. Kaufman, M.D., Executive-in-Residence, Pappas Capital; Director Emeritus, University City Science Center
  • David R. King, Senior Advisor, Atonarp, Inc.
  • Carl Kopfinger, TD Bank Community Capital Group - Senior Vice President & Managing Director, TD Bank, N.A.
  • Kenneth L. Kring, Co-Managing Director, Global Education Practice, Senior Client Partner, Korn/Ferry International, Director Emeritus, University City Science Center
  • William J. Marrazzo, President and Chief Executive Officer, WHYY, Inc.
  • Michele Masucci, Ph.D., Vice President for Research, Temple University
  • Keith A. Orris, Senior Vice President for Corporate Relations and Economic Development, Drexel University
  • Kathleen M. Shay, Esq., Partner, Duane Morris LLP
  • Stephen Spinelli, Jr., Ph.D., Chancellor, Thomas Jefferson University
  • Thomas J. Todorow, Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia
  • Richard W. Vague, Managing Partner, Gabriel Investments
  • Tara L. Weiner, Science Center Director
  • Stephen T. Zarrilli, President and CEO, Safeguard Scientifics

About the Science Center

Located in the heart of uCity Square, the Science Center is a mission-driven nonprofit organization that catalyzes and connects innovation to entrepreneurship and technology commercialization. For 50+ years, the Science Center has supported startups, research, and economic development in the life sciences, healthcare, physical sciences, and emerging technology sectors. As a result, graduate firms and current residents of the Science Center’s incubator support one out of every 100 jobs in the Greater Philadelphia region and drive $13 billion in economic activity in the region annually. By providing resources and programming for any stage of a business’s lifecycle, the Science Center helps scientists, entrepreneurs and innovators take their concepts from idea to IPO – and beyond. For more information about the Science Center, go to

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