BDB INTERN SERIES: Young Professionals Give Advice to Interns From Across the Nation

July 16, 2019, WEST PALM BEACH, FLA –  The BDB brought together summer interns from across the nation to show them why Palm Beach County is the perfect place to start a career and enter the workforce. Over 45 interns from over 30 different BDB member companies participated in a panel presentation at Banko Cantina yesterday. The panelists included four young, successful leaders in the workforce from diverse industries, moderated by a millennial from the BDB.

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BDB PRESIDENT TO CHAIR STATEWIDE INDUSTRY ASSOCIATION

FLORIDA – Over 500 professionals, 67 counties, and 28 colleges are just a few of the new responsibilities that BDB President & CEO, Kelly Smallridge, plans to take on this year. Florida Economic Development Council (FEDC) has appointed Smallridge as the new 2019-2020 chair, leading the state’s advocacy efforts for economic development and to guide the future of Florida’s economy.

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Jupiter Orphan Therapeutics, Inc. Selected to Participate at Upcoming Cavendish BioHealth Impact Forum

JUPITER, Fla.June 13, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — Jupiter Orphan Therapeutics, Inc. (“JOT”), a clinical stage, drug platformdevelopment company, announced today it has been selected to present at the upcoming Cavendish BioHealth Impact Forum taking place June 19, 2019 in Chicago, Ill., co-hosted with the Shirley Ryan AbilityLab, Envestnet and IQVIA. The Forum provides an environment for family offices, foundations and impact investors develop and implement their individual pro-social impact investing, grant-giving, and philanthropy programs within health and the life sciences. To accomplish this mission, the Forum showcases presentations and panel discussions by leading family offices, accomplished foundations, impact investors, research institutions, private-sector companies and nonprofit organizations engaged in developing innovations with the potential for transformational impact on disease prevention, diagnosis and treatment. A unique gathering of impact investors, Cavendish BioHealth Impact Forums are hosted by leading institutions around the United States and take place several times each year.

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Gregg B. Fields Named Executive Director of FAU’s Institute for Human Health and Disease Intervention

Florida Atlantic University has named Gregg B. Fields, Ph.D., as executive director of FAU’s Institute for Human Health and Disease Intervention (I-HEALTH), one of the university’s four research pillars. Fields will lead efforts to develop interdisciplinary research by combining expertise across many FAU centers and colleges as well as forging strategic health care and research partnerships in the region. I-HEALTH’s service regions will include Broward, Palm Beach, and Martin counties.

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2019 PBCMS HEROES IN MEDICINE AWARD WINNERS

Boca Raton, FL – With over 400 people in attendance at the Kravis Center’s Cohen Pavilion, the Palm Beach County Medical Society Services honored 39 extraordinary men, women and organizations at the 16th Annual Heroes in Medicine luncheon on Friday, May 17.  Individuals and organizations in health care that provide outstanding service to meet needs of people in local, national and/or global communities were recognized.  Shawn Baca, MD, Rheumatology Associates of South Florida and Colleen Haley, ARNP, Team Health received the Hero in Medicine of the Year awards.

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AWARD-WINNING STRATEGIES BRING INNOVATION TO PALM BEACH COUNTY

May 2019 – The Business Development Board of Palm Beach County (BDB) accepted several awards this past month recognizing innovative strategies in Palm Beach County. Thanks to Florida Economic Development Council (FEDC) and Palm Beach County Medical Society (PBCMS), the BDB’s initiatives growing the life science sector and creative marketing efforts promoting Palm Beach County as a premier business location have been nationally recognized.

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