Frank Russomano Elected to National Board of Trustees of Crohn’s & Colitis Foundation

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President and CEO of US HealthConnect Inc. leverages 25 years of experience in healthcare education and personal family experience with Crohn’s Disease to help the Foundation meet its mission

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Crohn’s and the Foundation are part of our corporate ethos and philanthropic focus.

US HealthConnect Inc. (USH) announced that its President and CEO Frank Russomano has been elected to the National Board of Trustees of the Crohn’s & Colitis Foundation, the largest non-profit, voluntary, health organization dedicated to finding cures for inflammatory bowel diseases (IBD). Russomano joins the leadership team for a three-year term to advance the Foundation’s mission to fund research; provide educational resources for patients and their families, medical professionals, and the public; and furnish supportive services for those afflicted with IBD.

“It’s an honor to be joining the great leadership team at the Crohn’s and Colitis Foundation,” said Russomano. “Having been touched by Crohn’s in our family, I am grateful to be working with a fantastic group of passionate individuals who are committed to finding better treatments and possibly cures for IBD.”

Russomano is also President & CEO of ReachMD, one of six USH subsidiaries. ReachMD improves the knowledge and performance of healthcare professionals through clinical education; it has developed a long-standing relationship with the Foundation through a pro bono Series titled ‘Crohn’s & Colitis Foundation Perspectives’. The educational series has 39 peer-to-peer interviews offering clinical insights on research, treatments, and management of IBD. The Series impacts tens of thousands of clinicians annually. In addition, USH subsidiaries are all actively involved in the Foundation charities, participating in annual events, fundraising walks, and more.

“Crohn’s and the Foundation are part of our corporate ethos and philanthropic focus,” said Russomano. “Our 75+ employees join me in fostering the passion and commitment to finding cures.”

ABOUT US HEALTHCONNECT INC.
USH is a global organization whose subsidiaries are dedicated to improving the lives of patients and healthcare professionals through evidence-based education for clinicians. USH companies develop, produce, distribute, and measure the impact of education designed to improve the practice of medicine. USH subsidiaries include ReachMD, voted multiple times by Medical Marketing & Media (MM&M) as the Best Healthcare Professional Media Brand; Omnia Education, a global leader in healthcare education for women’s health providers; Prova Education, experts in adult professional learning in oncology, primary care, cardiology, auto-immune diseases, and many more clinical areas; Connect Healthcare Communications, a boutique strategic marketing firm focusing on drug and device marketing lifecycle management; Winding River Productions, a full-service creative studio offering audio-visual and animation services, a full in-house production studio, and remote studios across the nation; and AGILE, the Academy for Global Interprofessional Learning and Education, a Europe-based company offering education in multiple languages to healthcare professionals across the globe. Information is available at http://www.ushealthconnect.com.

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