Dr. Derace Schaffer
Dr. Derace Schaffer is a Director and a member of the Compensation Committee and the Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee, serving on the Board of Directors since March 2016. Dr. Schaffer is the founder and Chief Executive Officer of The Lan Group, a venture capital firm specializing in healthcare and high technology investments. He has also been a Clinical Professor of Radiology at both the University of Rochester Medical College as well as the Weill Cornell Medical College, and he currently serves as a Director of PharmAthene, Inc. and as the Chairman of its Governance and Nominating Committee and a member of its Audit and Compensation Committees. Additionally, he serves as a member of the Board of Directors of private companies Innovolt, Inc., Medical Tracking Solutions, Inc., Partners Imaging and Catalyst OrthoScience LLC. Previously, Dr. Schaffer served as Vice Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Healthcare Acquisition Corp. from April 2005 to August 2007. He has served as Chairman of several healthcare companies, including Radiologix, Inc., of which he was the founder. Prior to that, he served as Chief Executive Officer and Chairman of Ide Imaging Group, P.C. from 1980 to 2001. Dr. Schaffer held the role of director on many healthcare boards of directors, including several health systems, and has been a founder of more than two dozen companies, both public and private, over the past 30 years. Dr. Schaffer received his postgraduate radiology training at Harvard Medical School and Massachusetts General Hospital, where he served as Chief Resident, and is a member of the Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society.