The Healthcare Foundation Appoints Carl W. Battle to Its 2022 Board of Trustees


DECEMBER 20, 2021

Sarasota Memorial Healthcare Foundation is pleased to announce the appointment of new board member, Carl W. Battle.

“It is a privilege to welcome Carl to our board during another year of tremendous growth,” said Michael J. Valentino, Healthcare Foundation board chair. “His experience in both healthcare and law will further strengthen our board as we continue to expand our mission in the community.”

Carl W. Battle was Sr. VP and Chief Patent Counsel for GlaxoSmithKline and managed GSK’s global patent and intellectual property portfolio. He earned a B.S. in chemistry and economics from Dartmouth College and a Juris Doctorate degree (with honors) from Widener University School of Law. A resident of Sarasota, Carl founded National Legal Information Services and is chair of the Gamma Xi Boulé Foundation Board.

The current 22-member board includes Michael J. Valentino, Chair; Philip A. Delaney Jr., Past-Chair; Deb Kabinoff, Vice Chair; Joel Morganroth, M.D., Treasurer; Gwen Mackenzie, Secretary; Robert G. Bartner; Ariane M. Dart; Gary Dornbush; John Giglio; Mary Evelyn Guyton; Eric Kaplan; Thomas F. Kelly, M.D.; Robert P. Martin; Diane M. Mayer; Jonathan E. Mitchell; Barbara Rodkin; Eric Spiegel; Sandra Stuart; David Verinder (Ex Officio); Kirk Voelker, M.D.; and Robert L. Wood.

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