GGC Welcomes Two New Board Members

03.12.18

March 12, 2018 – The Greenwood Genetic Center (GGC) Board of Directors welcomed new members, David Fleming, PhD and Chris Przirembel, PhD at their quarterly meeting in March.

Dr. Fleming is Associate Dean for the Clemson University Graduate School. He earned a PhD from the College of Education at the University of South Carolina and has held faculty positions at both the University of Florida and Clemson University. He has served on various elected and appointed positions at the state, regional, and national level. In addition, Dr. Fleming has been the principal investigator for over $4.5 million in external grant funding for projects examining teaching/learning processes, alternative educational programming, and program evaluation.

Dr. Przirembel is President of Przirembel Innovations, LLC, a consulting firm specializing in innovation, strategic planning, economic development and public-private partnerships. He earned a PhD in Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering from Rutgers University and recently served as Vice President for Research and Economic Development at Clemson University. He has served on numerous boards and advisory bodies and is currently a member of the Boards of Trustees for AnMed Health, the SC Hospital Association and the SC Governor’s School for Science and Mathematics.

“We are very pleased to have Dr. Fleming and Dr. Przirembel join our talented and dedicated Board of Directors,” said Steve Skinner, MD. “Dr. Fleming’s experience and passion for education and research will be invaluable, and Dr. Przirembel is a longtime friend of GGC with expertise in areas of innovation and strategic planning that will help solidify and enhance the future of the Greenwood Genetic Center.”

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