Thomas J. Gravina Named Vice Chair of PCOM BoardsFebruary 2, 2015
Today the Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine (PCOM) announced that Thomas
J. Gravina has been named Vice Chairman of its Board of Trustees. Mr. Gravina has
served on PCOM board since 2003, and previously was chairman of the Audit Committee
and Finance Committee. He continues his role as Chairman of the Foundation Committee.
In addition, Mr. Gravina’s service to PCOM has included chairmanship—from 2005 to
2011—of the College’s annual Golf Classic which raised more than $1,000,000 during
his tenure. Most recently he chaired the institution’s search committee for its current
President and CEO. For his tireless service to the College, Mr. Gravina received the
President’s Leadership award in 2010.
“It is an honor to serve on the board of the Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine,”
said Mr. Gravina. “For over a century PCOM has trained thousands of physicians stimulating
intellectual growth through teaching and research. Of equal importance, PCOM has made
significant contributions to the well-being of many communities through various projects
and initiatives that provide much-needed care to the medically underserved.”
Mr. Gravina is co-founder and Executive Chairman of GPX Enterprises, LP and its affiliates;
he also is co-founder, Chairman and CEO of Evolve IP, where he oversees all fundraising,
strategy and acquisition activities. Additionally he serves as a member of the board
of directors of FS Investment Corporation, a New York Stock Exchange listed BDC. Mr.
Gravina also serves on the board of trustees of FS Energy and Power Fund, where he
is the Chairman of the Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee, and FS Global
Credit Opportunities Fund, FS Global Credit Opportunities Fund—A and FS Global Credit
Opportunities Fund—D. Mr. Gravina is a member of the Nominating and Corporate Governance
Committee and the Valuation Committee of FS Global Credit Opportunities Fund. Mr.
Gravina is also a member of the board of directors for People for People.
Mr. Gravina received a bachelor of science in business administration from Villanova
University and is an active alumnus sitting on the President’s Leadership Committee.
He supports numerous fund raising activities for a variety of charitable organizations,
including the United Way, Special Olympics, American Cancer Society and Junior Achievement.
About Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine
Founded in 1899, Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine (PCOM) has trained thousands
of highly competent, caring physicians, health practitioners and behavioral scientists
who practice a “whole person” approach to care—treating people, not just symptoms.
PCOM operates three campuses (PCOM, PCOM Georgia and PCOM South Georgia) and offers doctoral degrees in clinical psychology, educational psychology, osteopathic
medicine, pharmacy, physical therapy and school psychology, and graduate degrees in
applied behavior analysis, applied positive psychology, biomedical sciences, forensic
medicine, medical laboratory science, mental health counseling, non profit leadership
and population health management, organizational development and leadership, physician
assistant studies, school psychology, and public health management and administration.
PCOM students learn the importance of health promotion, research, education and service
to the community. Through its community-based Healthcare Centers, PCOM provides care
to medically underserved populations. For more information, visit pcom.edu or call 215-871-6100.
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