BioOhio is pleased to announce the appointment of Jennifer Dauer, Chief Strategy and Transformation Officer of The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center, to its Board of Trustees.

“Jennifer brings valuable insights and strategic perspective from her key leadership roles at many notable organizations in Ohio, and I’m looking forward to working with her to help transform BioOhio and to help further accelerate growth in Ohio’s bioscience industry,” said Eddie Pauline, President & CEO of BioOhio. “I appreciate the commitment she is making to BioOhio and for representing the interests and support of one of our founding member institutions.”

In her role at The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center, Jennifer is responsible for driving all aspects of strategy for the organization, including all seven health sciences colleges, and identifying key initiatives to guide this transformation. Her focus is on the creation and implementation of the enterprise strategic plan and top priorities, growth of industry partnerships and breakthrough business development opportunities, and advancement of accelerated technology and commercialization efforts. Before joining Ohio State in July 2020, Ms. Dauer was Managing Director at CincyTech, Southwest Ohio’s regional seed to series A venture capital firm. Prior to CincyTech, she served as Senior Vice President, Strategy and Growth at Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center. Jennifer began her career at Procter & Gamble, where she spent over 25 years working across multiple business units and regions. Jennifer received her bachelor of arts in economics and international relations from Brown University.

“I’m very excited to be joining the BioOhio board,” said Jennifer. “By working together, we can build a robust ecosystem and fully unleash Ohio’s amazing bioscience assets. As we do this, we can successfully improve the quality of life not only in Ohio but on a global basis.”

Visit the BioOhio Board of Trustees page to learn more about the community leaders engaged with BioOhio.