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A warm welcome to our New Board Members!!!
Liz BarryManaging Director, Life Sciences Institute University of Michigan
Elizabeth M. Barry is the Managing Director of the Life Sciences Institute at the University of Michigan Prior to her recent position, Ms. Barry served as the Associate Vice President and Deputy General Counsel in the Office of the Vice President and General Counsel at the University of Michigan. She was the primary in-house lawyer on the two lawsuits challenging the University's affirmative action policies and she also handled a variety of legal and administrative matters. Ms. Barry teaches Higher Education Law in the University's Law School and School of Education. Prior to her work at Michigan, Ms. Barry served from 1994 to 1996 as a University Attorney at Harvard University where she practiced law in the areas of labor, employment and benefits. Ms. Barry received a B.A. degree, summa cum laude, from U M in 1983. She received her J.D. with Honors from the U M in 1988.
Techy Rodriguez-Doyle received a Masters of International Management from the American Graduate School of International Management and a Bachelor of Arts in International Relations from Florida International University. She has worked in finance at First National Bank of Chicago and in marketing with Intervascular S.A. in France. Mrs. Rodriguez-Doyle now devotes much of her time to community work including serving on the St. Joseph Mercy Hospital Women's Health Advisory Council and Holiday Ball Steering Committee. Born in Cuba, Techy is fluent in both Spanish and French. Having studied dance for over 18 years, she is an avid supporter of Dance Gallery Studio, where both of her daughters study. Techy, her husband Patrick, and their two daughters live in Ann Arbor.
Andrew Zweifler, Ph. D
Dr. Andrew Zweifler is a professor Emeritus of Internal Medicine at the University of Michigan where he completed his residency in Internal Medicine. While on staff at UM he was responsible for administering and designing undergraduate medical education courses. His focus was on teaching students to examine and interview patients properly. His research interests include the treatment of patients with high blood pressure and the prevention of thrombosis (clotting). In addition to his numerous teaching awards, Dr. Zweifler recently received the 2nd Annual University of Michigan Medical School's Community Service Award, an acknowledgement for his work providing health care to patients without health insurance in Highland Park for the last five years. Married for 48 years, Andrew and Ruth have 6 children and 12 grandchildren (with another on the way). Andrew's love of music and dance brought him to DGF where he now serves as a board member.