EcoHealth Alliance Announces Two Newly Appointed Board Members
NEW YORK – February 13, 2018 – EcoHealth Alliance, a nonprofit organization working at the intersection of animal, environmental, and human health on a global scale, proudly announced the elections of Dr. Frederick Baum and David McIntyre to its Board of Directors. EcoHealth Alliance’s Board of Directors provides cross-disciplinary expertise and strategic direction for the organization. Dr. Baum and Mr. McIntyre are welcome additions to the Board, as EcoHealth Alliance continues to build on over 45 years of leading scientific research.
Dr. Baum is the owner and director of Arlington Animal Hospital in Arlington, Vermont. He also works as an emergency veterinarian and has previously practiced in Maine and New York City. Dr. Baum holds a DVM from Cornell University, as well as an MBA from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute. He is also active with the Veterinary Information Network Foundation which provides support for veterinarians all over the world. The dramatic changes in our wildlife, public health, and environment require active participation on a broad scale. “I joined the Board to become part of an energetic and dynamic team committed to scientific discovery, clearer identification of environmental and health related issues, and the development of inclusive solutions on both a local and international level,” remarked Dr. Baum.
Mr. McIntyre is an attorney with over 25 years of experience, including most recently with Johnson & Johnson where he has served as in-house counsel for over 17 years. He is a former Law Clerk with the US District Court for the Southern District of California and the US Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit. He received his JD from Fordham University School of Law, and a BS degree in Biology from Cornell University. A long-time lover of nature and supporter of environmental protection, Mr. McIntyre has served on the Board of Directors of Audubon Societies in several jurisdictions, including the Saw Mill River Audubon Society in New York, and the Santa Clara Valley Audubon Society in California of which he is a past President. “I am genuinely honored and humbled to be joining the Board of this unique organization with its skilled team of scientists and other talented professionals working around the world in support of such an ambitious and noble cause.”