Boston Scientific Elects Dr. Cheryl Pegus to Board of Directors

by savoystaff

Boston Scientific Corporation (NYSE: BSX) announced the election of Dr. Cheryl Pegus to its board of directors, effective immediately.

Dr. Pegus has more than 25 years of clinical and business leadership experience, most recently serving as a partner at Morgan Health focused on improving the quality, affordability and equity of health care. Prior to that, Dr. Pegus was executive vice president of Health & Wellness at Walmart, president of Consumer Solutions and chief medical officer for Cambia Health Solutions and chief medical officer at Walgreens. Before joining Walgreens, Dr. Pegus was the general manager and chief medical officer for SymCare Personalized Health Solutions, Inc., a diabetes-focused division of Johnson & Johnson, and held roles at Pfizer and Aetna.

Dr. Pegus began her career in private practice as a cardiologist and previously served as board chair for the Association of Black Cardiologists. She serves on the board of the American Heart Association and is co-founder of A New Beat, an organization dedicated to improving the cardiovascular health and careers of women and underrepresented minorities. Dr. Pegus received her B.A. from Brandeis University, her M.D. from Weill Cornell Medical College and her M.P.H. from Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health.

“We are pleased to expand our board of directors with a highly respected, visionary clinical leader,” said Mike Mahoney, chief executive and chairman of the board, Boston Scientific. “Cheryl is passionate about the role health care innovation can play in improving outcomes and expanding health care access, and we look forward to her contributions as Boston Scientific continues to grow and serve more patients around the world.”


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