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FAU Jupiter’s Lifelong Learning Society Appoints Three Advisory Board Members

JUPITER, FL (May 18, 2012) – Florida Atlantic University has announced the appointments of Dr. Paul Brown, M.D., Anne Roth and Mark Reisler, Ph.D. to its Lifelong Learning Society Jupiter Advisory Board.

“These three individuals bring years of valuable philanthropic, community outreach and leadership experience to the board,” said René Friedman, executive director of the Lifelong Learning Society Jupiter. “With their appointments, the Lifelong Learning Advisory Board now consists of 18 members.”

Brown, who studied pathology and was chief of pathology at the Portsmouth Naval Hospital, founded MetPath in 1967, which was acquired by Corning and subsequently had the name changed to Quest Diagnostics. He founded HEARx, which then became HearUSA and was acquired by Siemens AG in 2011. Brown is an author and volunteers at the Loggerhead Marine Life Center and Columbia Hospital.

 Roth, who studied and received a degree in mathematics at Temple University, began her career in computer and information systems and retired from the South Florida Water Management District after 20 years as a division director. She has volunteered for Hospice and is currently a Serving Health Insurance Needs of Elders (SHINE) Medicare counselor at the Area Agency on Aging in West Palm Beach. In addition, Roth served on the advisory board for the Crossroads program at Palm Beach State College.

 Reisler received his Ph.D. from Cornell University. He served as associate professor and associate dean for administration of the University of Virginia's Darden Graduate Business School. Prior to that, he served as administrator of the Department of Surgery at Virginia Commonwealth University's Medical College. He was a member of the board of directors of the Jefferson Area Board for Aging and also chairman of the City of Richmond Youth Services. 


Florida Atlantic University, established in 1961, officially opened its doors in 1964 as the fifth public university in Florida. Today, the University serves more than 29,000 undergraduate and graduate students on seven campuses and sites. FAU’s world-class teaching and research faculty serves students through 10 colleges: the Dorothy F. Schmidt College of Arts and Letters, the College of Business, the College for Design and Social Inquiry, the College of Education, the College of Engineering and Computer Science, the Graduate College, the Harriet L. Wilkes Honors College, the Charles E. Schmidt College of Medicine, the Christine E. Lynn College of Nursing and the Charles E. Schmidt College of Science. FAU is ranked as a High Research Activity institution by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching. For more information, visit

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