CEO Sherrie L. Perkins, MD, PhD (left), has announced her retirement effective June 30, 2021, and President Andy Theurer (center) has been appointed to replace her as CEO. Tracy I. George, MD (right), will replace Theurer as president and will also retain her current position as chief medical officer.
“Throughout my career here, my supervisors have encouraged me to take steps to continue to grow, including giving me assignments that would expand my skill level,” said Kon Akoy, who is a medical laboratory scientist specialist II in ARUP’s Automated Endocrinology Department.
In 1985, ARUP was a small entrepreneurial startup that set up shop in the University of Utah Research Park—which, as seen here in this 1985 photograph, still had lots of room to grow. Today, ARUP is the park’s largest resident, and the park was named Outstanding Research Park for 2020 by the Association of University Research Parks.
ARUP Chief Operations Officer Jonathan Genzen, MD, PhD, has produced a second video to explain how SARS-CoV-2 vaccines work. The new video focuses on adenovirus vaccines, including the new Johnson & Johnson vaccine.