“Core to my belief system is universal access to health care, with an emphasis on affordable preventative and reproductive healthcare,” she said. “Planned Parenthood is a critical provider of these services in our community ... I want to do everything I can to ensure Planned Parenthood can continue to provide a full menu of reproductive health services to our community for generations to come.”
The La Jolla Community Foundation (LJCF), an affiliate of The San Diego Foundation, welcomed Julie Dubick and Lynn Gorguze to its board of directors.
Dubick served as former Mayor Jerry Sanders’ chief of staff and was responsible for developing and implementing citywide policies, communication, state and federal relations and staff management.
Gorguze is president and CEO of Cameron Holdings Corporation, a business she co-founded in 1993 that focuses on acquiring and operating privately-held middle market manufacturing and service companies.
Ardem Patapoutian, professor in The Scripps Research Institute’s (TSRI) Dorris Neuroscience Center was named a Howard Hughes Medical Institute (HHMI) Investigator, based on his demonstrated potential to contribute significantly to biomedical science.
“I am immensely pleased for Ardem and what his selection says about him and TSRI,” said Michael A. Marletta, president and CEO of TSRI.
Patapoutian and 26 other biomedical researchers were selected from among 1,155 applicants.