Caladrius appoints Gregory R. Brown to its board
Dr. Brown will serve as Chairman of the Audit Committee and a member of the Nominating and Governance Committee of the Company.
Dr. Brown is a co-founder and Vice Chairman of HealthCare Royalty Partners (HCR Partners), a healthcare-focused private asset management firm investing in biopharmaceutical and medical products, and developing and deploying innovative, risk-mitigated investment strategies to deliver non-correlated cash flow.
Dr. Brown was educated as a transplantation immunologist and trained as a thoracic and vascular surgeon. He practiced thoracic and vascular surgery in a community setting where he also founded and led an HMO.
He brings particular expertise in the scientific, technical, clinical and medical evaluation of products as well as in healthcare systems and payor/reimbursement dynamics.
Before co-founding HCR Partners, Dr. Brown was a partner at Paul Capital Partners, where he co-managed that firm’s royalty investments as a member of the royalty management committee.
Prior to beginning his principal investment career in 2003, Dr. Brown was co-head of investment banking and head of healthcare at Adams, Harkness & Hill (now Canaccord Genuity) and a ranked biotechnology research analyst at Vector Securities International.
Dr. Brown holds a BA from Yale, an MD from SUNY Upstate Medical Center and an MBA from Harvard Business School. He currently serves on the boards of MonoSol Rx and Vanderbilt Clinical S.a.r.l. ■