WEST PALM BEACH, FL (November 11, 2009) – Davide Carbone, St. Mary’s Medical Center Chief Executive Officer, was recently named to the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation (CFF) Advisory Board.
“We are delighted to have Davide as a part of the CF Foundation Advisory Board,” said Marie Cook, CFF Senior Director of Special Events. “His knowledge of the community and commitment to the welfare of others will be a great asset. While our new Board has many challenges ahead, I’m sure that with so many talented and dedicated community leaders, we can assure a brighter future for young people with cystic fibrosis.”
The Cystic Fibrosis Foundation is a dynamic voluntary health organization dedicated to helping children and young adults fight cystic fibrosis (CF). Founded in 1955, the mission of the CF Foundation is to assure the development of the means to cure and control CF and to improve the quality of life for those with the disease.
The CFF Advisory Board provides the Palm Beach County Chapter of the CFF with collaborative support utilizing a proactive volunteer leadership team that will heighten the local awareness of CF. The Board will assist the Executive Director in securing community outreach to engage support and will assist in the ongoing business and fundraising initiatives and review results with accountability towards success.
In addition to his professional work at SMMC, Carbone is actively involved in the West Palm Beach community. He serves as a Trustee Member for the Chamber of Commerce of the Palm Beaches and was the 2007 and 2008 Walk Chair for the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society’s annual Light the Night Walk, as well as the 2009 Walk Chair for March of Dimes.
Carbone earned a Master of Health Administration from Duke University, Durham, N.C. and a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Biology from Clark University, Worcester, Mass.