The Rutgers University Foundation President Nevin Kessler and Brian Strom, chancellor, Rutgers Biomedical and Health Sciences (RBHS), announced Thursday that Susan C. Dolbert will be the new vice president of development for RBHS.
According to the announcement, Dolbert will be responsible for building a strong development program for RBHS, which consists of eight schools. RBHS also includes the Cancer Institute of New Jersey; the Center for Advanced Biotechnology and Medicine; the Environmental and Occupational Health Sciences Institute; the Institute for Health, Health Care Policy and Aging Research; and University Behavioral Health Care.
“Susan brings to RBHS a unique set of experiences that will help Rutgers strengthen fundraising to support its education, research and clinical programs,” Kessler said in a prepared statement.
Strom said in a prepared statement that Dolbert will be “a key partner in the future of RBHS and the collaboration between RBHS and the entirety of the Rutgers community.”
Prior to Rutgers, Dolbert was the vice president of development for the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center in Seattle. Prior to that, she served as chair of the Department of Development and chief development officer for Mayo Clinic Arizona as a principal gifts development officer, also for the clinic.
Dolbert will join the foundation on September 2.
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