Personalis: Woodrow Myers
Personalis has appointed Woodrow Myers to its Board of Directors as well as to the nominating and corporate governance committee of the Board. The firm simultaneously announced that Patrick Balthrop has resigned his position as a director of the company, effective March 8, 2021.
Myers is currently the managing director of Myers Ventures. He previously served as the chief medical officer and chief healthcare strategist at Blue Cross & Blue Shield of Arizona, and has held executive positions with Havencrest Healthcare Partners, Corizon Health, and Wellpoint Health Networks. He has served on multiple public, private, and nonprofit boards including those of Express Scripts, Genomic Health, LipoScience, and SynGen. His government roles including serving as physician health advisor to the United States Senate Committee on Labor and Human Resources, as Health Commissioner for his home state of Indiana, and as the Commissioner of Health for the City of New York.
Myers holds a BS in Biological Science and a medical degree from Harvard University. He is board-certified in internal medicine and has held honors including master of the American College of Physicians, member of National Academy of Medicine, and fellow of the American Association for Physician Leadership.