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GW SMHS Welcomes Derreous Ransom, M.S., M.B.A, as Executive Director for Resource Management and Operations

WASHINGTON (April 25, 2013) — The George Washington University (GW) School of Medicine and Health Sciences (SMHS) welcomes Derreous Ransom, M.S., M.B.A., who has joined the administration as the Executive Director for Resource Management and Operations in the office of Resource Management, Operations, and Emergency Preparedness.

Ransom joins the GW SMHS team with over 20 years of engineering experience and more than 17 years of facilities management experience.

“Derreous comes to SMHS with a strong background in facilities management and will be a great addition to our team,” said Vincent A. Chiappinelli, Ph.D., interim associate vice president for health affairs and associate dean at GW SMHS. “His wide range of experience in construction project management, environmental compliance, and manufacturing will be very helpful as he takes on this role.”

Prior to joining GW, Ransom served as director of facilities operations for ATCC, a private, nonprofit biological resource center and research organization in Manassas, Va., and held several engineering and facilities management positions at General Motors in Detroit, Mich.

Ransom holds a bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering from North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University, a master’s of science degree in operations management from Kettering University, and a master’s degree in business administration from Indiana University Bloomington.

He joined the SMHS team on Monday, April 22, 2013.

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