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International Biomedical Research Alliance appoints Dr Ralph Korpman to its board

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The International Biomedical Research Alliance has announced that Dr Ralph Korpman, is joining the Alliance’s board of directors.

Dr Korpman is executive vice president and chief scientific officer at UnitedHealth Group and is a professor at the Loma Linda University School of Medicine.

‘We are delighted that Dr Korpman has agreed to join the Board of the International Biomedical Research Alliance,’ said Stephen McLean, chairman of the Alliance Board of Directors. ‘I have been aware of Dr. Korpman’s revolutionary work in the field of patient care management technology for many years. His experience in academia and his entrepreneurial work provide a unique prospective from which the Scholars will no doubt benefit.’

‘I am looking forward to mentoring these gifted early-career researchers who represent our next generation of scientific leaders,’ said Dr Korpman. ‘After having spent years focusing on the integration of new technologies into improving direct patient care, the time has come to now spend some of that time stimulating Scholar awareness and thinking on this axis, launching a new generation of research in this pivotal area and, ultimately, giving rise to better patient outcomes.’ 

Dr Korpman served as founder, president and CEO of Health Data Sciences Corporation to drive Electronic Medical Records, and as chief scientist at Medaphis Corporation and Per-SeTechnologies. 

Previously Dr Korpman founded Medical Data Corporation, a company that developed a variety of turnkey information systems for hospitals and US government facilities throughout the country.