Terence McGowan has been named director of institutional advancement for the Boston Biomedical Research Institute (BBRI; Watertown, Massachusetts). McGowan previously was associate director of corporate and foundation relations at the Dana-Faber Cancer Institute. McGowan will lead the fundraising and public relations efforts for BBRI, an independent, non-profit biomedical research institute of 26 scientists doing discovery research in biochemistry, cell biology and molecular biology.

Ed Majors has resigned as president and CEO of CareFlite (Grand Prairie, Texas) to pursue other interests and business opportunities, effective May 31. CareFlite provides emergency air medical transportation to more than 100 counties within a 150-mile radius of the Dallas/Fort Worth Metroplex. Other CareFlite services include ground ambulance service, critical care ground transport, a communications center, fixed-wing service, 911 services, a continuing education program and a community service bicycle team.

James Baxter, executive vice president of Dynacq Healthcare (Houston), has resigned in order to resume a career as a management consultant. Baxter has handled investor relations and certain financing transactions for Dynacq Healthcare since July 2003. Christina Gutel-Williams has been designated as the company's contact person for investor relations. Gutel-Williams has been with Dynacq since 2002 as the senior staff attorney for reimbursement. Dynacq is a holding company with subsidiaries providing surgical healthcare services and related ancillary services through hospital facilities and outpatient surgical centers.

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