Ted Love ’81 P’15, P’17 is CEO of Global Blood Therapeutics in San Francisco, CA. Global Blood Therapeutics is a bio-pharmaceutical company that has developed a promising treatment, and is pursuing a cure, for sickle cell disease. Ted has more than 20 years of broad leadership and management experience in the bio-pharmaceutical industry. He also currently serves on the boards of directors of Royalty Pharma, Seattle Genetics, and the Biotechnology Innovation Organization, for which he serves as chair of the Emerging Companies Section. Ted earned a B.A. in biology from Haverford in 1981, and an M.D. from Yale University in 1985. He completed a residency in internal medicine and a fellowship in cardiology at the Massachusetts General Hospital. While at Haverford, Ted served on Students' Council. As an alum, Ted served on the Board of Managers from 1993-2005. He was re-elected to the Board in 2015 and his second term ended in 2018. He is a former member of the Alumni Association Executive Committee and a former Admission Representative. During the Educating to Lead, Educating to Serve Campaign, Ted was a member of the Committee of One Hundred and he supported the Access and Achievement: Multicultural Program Endowed Fund during that campaign. Ted also served as a campaign co-chair for the Lives That Speak Campaign. He established The Love Family Scholarship Fund in 2012, and the Love-Wintner Scholarship in 2020. Ted is married to Joyce Love and the couple reside in Sonoma, CA.
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