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American Cancer Society Welcomes Three New Members to the Board of Directors


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Katie Eccles

Katie Eccles

Patrick Geraghty

Patrick Geraghty

Oyebode Taiwo, MD, MPH

Oyebode Taiwo, MD, MPH

The American Cancer Society (ACS) has announced three new members to the Board of Directors, effective January 1, 2020. Joining the ACS board are Katie Eccles, Patrick Geraghty, and Oyebode Taiwo, MD, MPH. The ACS Board of Directors consists of 21 members, which include 5 officers (elected for a 2-year term) and 16 directors (who hold a 1-year term).

Katie Eccles

Ms. Eccles is an attorney and counsel at Ray, Quinney, & Nebeker. In 2015, she received the local ACS Sword of Hope Award in recognition of her years of service as Chair of its Hope Lodge Board to fund, design, and construct the Hope Lodge in Salt Lake City. Ms. Eccles currently serves on the Executive Committee of the Board of Trustees for the University of Utah and chairs its Audit Committee, as well as serving as a trustee of the Nora Eccles Treadwell Foundation, the Emma Eccles Jones Foundation, and the Utah Museum of Fine Arts.

Patrick Geraghty

Mr. Geraghty is President and Chief Executive Officer of GuideWell, which includes Florida Blue, GuideWell Connect, GuideWell Health, GuideWell Source, and PopHealthCare. He established Chief Executive Officers Against Cancer chapters in Minnesota and Florida and received the National Chief Executive Officer of the Year Award from the ACS in 2011. Mr. Geraghty is also a recipient of the 2017 St. George National Award.

Oyebode Taiwo, MD, MPH

Dr. Taiwo is the Corporate Medical Director of 3M, where he is responsible for the development of 3M’s global health strategy as well as the leadership and management of the medical organization. Dr. Taiwo is a former Director of Occupational and Environmental Training at Yale University School of Medicine.

To learn more, visit www.cancer.org.

 


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