Arizona Bioscience News: Flinn Foundation hires new CEO; Dignity Health, Phoenix Children’s to build Gilbert hospital tower; Pinnacle Transplant Technologies expanding

August 17, 2017

By Matt Ellsworth

APS executive named president, CEO of Flinn Foundation / Phoenix Business Journal

The Flinn Foundation, a Phoenix-based philanthropic grant-making organization, has announced that Tammy McLeod will be its new president and CEO beginning in mid-October.

Tucson Tech: New executive director looks to grow Tech Council / Arizona Daily Star

Jeff Sales, currently a partner in a small tech firm, has been named executive director of the Arizona Tech Council’s Southern Arizona operation, overseeing event management, membership development, marketing, public policy, and community relations.

Phoenix Children’s Hospital, Dignity Health join forces to open new Gilbert hospital tower / Arizona Republic

Dignity Health and Phoenix Children’s Hospital plan to start construction next year on a five-story hospital tower in Gilbert that will include two dozen labor and delivery rooms and an emergency department for pregnant women. Read more: Phoenix Children’s, Dignity Health to open new facility in East Valley

Building tomorrow’s science and technology leaders with Arizona’s pioneering chief science officer program / Phoenix Business Journal (Op-ed)

Eric Miller, a principal at PADT Inc., writes that the more than 220 chief science officers in 120 Arizona high schools have come to symbolize the importance of STEM in education.

Pinnacle Technologies hiring 100 and expanding Phoenix corporate offices / Phoenix Business Journal

Pinnacle Transplant Technologies, a regenerative medical company that will be bringing more products to market later this year, plans to double its workforce over the next three years and expand its office space.