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Board of Directors

Board of Directors



Richard King, MD, PhD
HHRI Board Chair
 Professor (ret.), Department of Medicine, University of MN


Miaja Cassidy, JD, CHC, CCEP
HHRI Board Vice Chair
Consultant, Cassidy Consulting
Adjunct Professor, Law & Leadership in Healthcare Administration, Mitchell Hamline Law School


Serafin Samson, MBA, MS
Secretary / Treasurer
Scientia Healthcare, LLC Consulting Services


Connie Delaney, PhD, RN, FAAN, FACMI, FNAP
Dean, School of Nursing
University of Minnesota

Anne Frosch, MD
Physician, Infectious Disease and HIV Medicine, Department of Medicine, Hennepin Healthcare; Assistant Professor of Medicine, U of MN

Kirsten L. Johansen, MD, HHRI Interim President
Chief of Nephrology, Hennepin Healthcare
Professor of Medicine, University of Minnesota

Warren McKinney, PhD
HHRI Vice President for Equity in Research

Investigator, Division of Nephrology

Theresa Pesch, RN
President, HennepinHealthcare Foundation (HHF)

Michael Puskarich, MD, MS
Physician, Department of Emergency Medicine, HCMC

Simon Shannon, MBA, PhD
Global Director – Transportation and Electronics Business, 3M

Edward P. Ehlinger, MD, MSPH

Adjunct Professor (ret.), School of Public Health, University of Minnesota

Prat Verma, MBA, MS
Vice President, Innovation, Optum Labs

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