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Susan Desmond-Hellmann joins Facebook board

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Menlo Park, Ca., USA – Facebook, Inc. announced that Susan Desmond - March 7, 2013, Menlo Park, Ca., USA – Facebook, Inc. announced that Susan Desmond-Hellmann has been elected to the company’s board of directors.

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Ms. Desmond-Hellmann serves as chancellor of the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF). She previously served as president, product development at the biotechnology pioneer, Genentech. Ms. Desmond-Hellmann completed her clinical training at UCSF and is board-certified in internal medicine and medical oncology.

During her training at UCSF, she spent two years as a visiting faculty member at the Uganda Cancer Institute, studying HIV/AIDS and cancer. She also holds a master’s degree in public health from the University of California, Berkeley.


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