Alliance Behavioral Health board gets new officers
DURHAM – The Board of Directors of Alliance Behavioral Healthcare has elected William Stanford of Raleigh as its new chair and Chris Bostock of Fayetteville as its new vice chairman.
A retired attorney, Stanford has been a member of the Alliance Board since the organization’s inception in 2012. Before that, he served on the Wake County Human Services Board, which then had responsibility for the county's mental health, substance abuse and intellectual/developmental disabilities services. He has served on the boards of CASA, a nonprofit that develops, owns and manages housing for persons with disabilities and Project SEE, a summer program for children and youth with intellectual/ developmental disabilities.
A financial adviser, Bostock has been a member of the Alliance Board since November 2013. Before that, he served on the board of the Cumberland County Local Management Entity and chaired the boards of both the Fayetteville Regional Chamber of Commerce and the Economic Development Alliance of Fayetteville and Cumberland County.
Both assume their new offices July 1.
Alliance is one of North Carolina’s public behavioral health managed care organizations.
NIEHS and NTP director receives honorary degree
DURHAM -- Chapel Hill resident Linda Birnbaum, director of the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences and the National Toxicology Program in the Research Triangle Park, has received an honorary doctorate from Ben-Gurion University of the Negev in Beer-Sheva, Israel.
Each year, the university recognizes a select group of scholars, artists and philanthropists. On May 20, Birnbaum joined the ranks of BGU honorees.
In her award letter, BGU Dr. President Rivka Carmi, described the honor as an achievement for “individuals who are distinguished by excellence, originality and the capacity to excite,” according to a news release.
WTVD creative services director named
DURHAMS --- Adam Frary has been named director of creative services and local programming for WTVD-TV in Raleigh-Durham.
ABC11/WTVD serves the Raleigh-Durham-Fayetteville region of North Carolina.
Frary will be responsible for all station branding, promotion, graphics and local production in the market.
For the past three years, he served as marketing director for WAVE-TV in Louisville, Kentucky, and previously served as marketing producer for that station from 2003-2005.
He attended Vincennes University and is the winner of several awards including an Emmy, Telly, Promax, Addy, and Crystal Spectrum awards.
Washington Duke Inn & Golf Club names banquet events chef
DURHAM – The Washington Duke Inn & Golf Club has appointed Cory Mattson as banquet events chef.
In his role, Mattson is responsible for all banquet event production, execution, presentation and service for guests.
He joins the inn’s food and beverage team, reporting directly to Executive Chef Jason Cunningham.
Before joining the Washington Duke Inn, Mattson was the corporate chef for LM Restaurants, overseeing five restaurant concepts at 13 properties in Raleigh, and the executive chef and director of food services at the University Club in Durham.
He also has 20 years’ experience as the executive chef at Fearrington Village and AAA Five Diamond Award winning The Fearrington House Inn and Restaurant in Pittsboro. He received his culinary degree at the Culinary Institute of America in Hyde Park, New York. He is also active in the community with fund raising initiatives and in global working food tours that have taken him to Europe, Venezuela, South Africa and Australia.
Clinipace names executive vice president for global medical affairs
MORRISVILLE – Clinipace Worldwide, a global digital contract research organization, announced that Dr. Roger Morgan has been named as the company’s executive vice president for global medical affairs.
Morgan has experience in global medical affairs with both pharmaceutical companies and CROs.
Morgan provides oversight and leadership for the global medical affairs department. His responsibilities also include providing senior medical/safety oversight of clinical trials to ensure standard operating procedures, sponsor directives, and patient safety regulatory requirements are followed. In addition, he will be a resource for the regulatory and strategic development, business development, clinical operations, and informatics teams.
Morgan previously served as the medical director, then chief medical officer at Kowa Research Institute. He also served as director of medical affairs/assistant research professor for the Duke University department of surgery, and as the senior director of medical/scientific services in the internal medicine therapeutics division at Quintiles.
He received his medical degree from the University of Illinois College of Medicine and his bachelor of arts degree in biochemistry from Duke University.