June 2011

Kashkin Named CEO of CHI Institute for Research and Innovation

CHI has named Kenneth Kashkin, MD, president and chief executive officer of the CHI Institute for Research and Innovation (CIRI), effective July 25. Kashkin will direct all R&D initiatives for the institute, which oversees CHI's Center for Clinical Trials, Center for Health Care Innovation and Center for Translational Research. Kashkin has more than two decades of experience in global research, biotechnology, medical devices and pharmaceuticals. He is currently vice president of research and development for intravenous therapies for Baxter Healthcare Corp., Deerfield, IL.