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Inova Names New Senior Vice President of Research and Commercialization

Thursday, September 7, 2017  
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Mickey Y. Kim, MD, MBA, has been named Senior Vice President of Research and Commercialization at Inova. In this role, Dr. Kim will work with Inova's institute leaders to establish Inova's research priorities, manage its portfolio, work collaboratively with Inova's external partners, and drive the commercialization of research.

"As a global leader in personalized health, Inova's focus is on medical research that will have the most significant and immediate impact on the health of the people we serve," said Knox Singleton, CEO, Inova. "Because of his experience across the healthcare sector, his success in identifying the most impactful research areas, and his success in commercialization of discovery, Mickey is the perfect person to lead our research at Inova."

"I am thrilled to join Inova at this pivotal time in its nearly 60-year history, as we transform 117 acres on the capital beltway into the Inova Center for Personalized Health," said Dr. Kim. "It is clear to me Inova is committed to purposeful innovation for the benefit of patients and I'm excited to help us achieve this vision."

Dr. Kim joins Inova with over 20 years of experience as a pharmaceutical executive, venture capitalist, entrepreneur and strategy consultant. He joins Inova from MedImmune, the biologics drug development arm of AstraZenca, where he was Head of Out-licensing and Spin outs. Prior to MedImmune, he was a venture capital investor with Canaan Partners and BioVentures Investors, investing in medical product, healthcare IT and healthcare service companies globally, and an entrepreneur, co-founding a technology incubator. Earlier in his career, he was a strategy consultant with McKinsey & Company and with CSC Healthcare. Dr. Kim holds his Doctor of Medicine degree from the Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, his Master of Business Administration degree from the Northwestern University J.L. Kellogg School of Management, and his Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Chicago.

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