GGC Welcomes New Board Members

09.09.19
GGC Welcomes New Board Members
The Greenwood Genetic Center (GGC) welcomes two new board members to its leadership team. Holisa Wharton, PhD (left photo) of Lander University has been
named to the Center’s Board of Directors, and Lonza’s Christen Davis (right photo) joins the GGC Foundation Board of Trustees.
 
Dr. Wharton currently serves as Dean of the William Preston Turner School of Nursing at Lander University in Greenwood. She is a registered nurse with
a MS in Nursing Education and a PhD in Healthcare Genetics from Clemson University. Dr. Wharton has a longstanding research interest in the genetics
of prostate cancer.

Davis is the Director of Quality for Lonza in Greenwood. She studied Business Administration and Management at Erskine College. She has previously
served as Chair of Keep Greenwood County Beautiful.

 
“We are very pleased to have Dr. Wharton and Ms. Davis as part of the leadership of GGC and the GGC Foundation, respectively.” said Steve Skinner, MD,
Director of GGC. “They each bring a fresh perspective and an enthusiasm for advancing the mission of the Center.”

 

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