The Focused Ultrasound Foundation will have a new global ambassador as Council member Meredith Jung-En Woo, PhD joins the Open Society Foundations (OSF) as Director of the grant-making network’s International Higher Education Support Program.
She will be based in London overseeing the program’s efforts to support higher education and promote open society in countries transitioning to democracy, particularly in Asia, Latin America, and the Middle East.
Dr. Woo joins the Open Society Foundations from the University of Virginia, where she expanded the global presence of the University during her six-year tenure as Dean of Arts and Sciences. “Since joining the Foundation’s Council in April 2014, Meredith has been an instrumental partner and highly effective in creating new relationships that have increased awareness of focused ultrasound and obtaining support for the Foundation’s activities,” said Foundation Chairman Neal F. Kassell, MD. “We look forward to working with her as her new position enables us to increase our global footprint.”