WILMINGTON, Del., Jan. 25, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Russel E. Kaufman, M.D. of Chestnut Hill, Pa. has been appointed Chief Medical Officer of Kentmere Healthcare Consulting Corporation.
Dr. Kaufman has been an academic leader and practicing physician in biomedicine for 35 years. He previously served as Chief of Hematology/Oncology, Vice Dean and Vice Chancellor at Duke University, where he is an emeritus professor. While at Duke he also established and was Director of the Molecular Pathology Laboratory. After leaving Duke in 2002, he became President and CEO of The Wistar Institute in Philadelphia, from which he retired in March 2015 and is president emeritus. He was previously Chief Medical Consultant at Kentmere.
In addition to his administrative leadership positions, Dr. Kaufman has maintained an active research program investigating the genetics of blood diseases and cancer. While at Duke, he had a medical practice in internal medicine and hematology/oncology.
About Kentmere Healthcare Consulting Corporation:
Kentmere Healthcare Consulting Corporation was founded in 2000 and is a national firm that provides a proprietary outpatient laboratory and genetic testing utilization management program, which includes technical, reimbursement and medical policy design and management exclusively for health plans.
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