News Release

William H. Frist and Gerald Rosberg Appointed to Kaiser Family Foundation Board of Trustees

Menlo Park, Calif. – The Kaiser Family Foundation announced today that former U.S. Senate Majority Leader William H. Frist, M.D. and Gerald Rosberg, J.D. have been appointed as members of its Board of Trustees.

William H. Frist, M.D., is a licensed and board certified heart and lung transplant surgeon. Frist is a Vanderbilt University Distinguished Professor of Medicine and Business and teaches a health policy course at Princeton University. He also serves as the chairman of the nonprofit charitable foundation Hope Through Healing Hands, which promotes quality of life for citizens and communities around the world using health as a currency for peace. Frist served as a U.S. Senator from 1995 to 2007 and as Senate Majority Leader from 2003 to 2007.

Gerald Rosberg, J.D. is a senior vice president of planning and development for The Washington Post Company. Rosberg previously served as a member of the Foundation’s Board of Trustees from 1997 to 2005 and as the chair from 2001 to 2005. He also served as the Foundation’s counsel from 1987 to 1997. Rosberg has previously served as counselor on international law in the Office of the Legal Adviser of the U.S. Department of State. He was a clerk to Chief Judge David L. Bazelon of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit and then to Justice William J. Brennan, Jr. of the U.S. Supreme Court.

The Kaiser Family Foundation is a non-profit private operating foundation, based in Menlo Park, California, dedicated to producing and communicating the best possible information, research and analysis on health issues. More information about the Foundation and its Trustees is available at

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