The Arizona Board of Regents (ABOR), on behalf of the University of Arizona, is soliciting proposals from interested vendor to furnish the Arizona Health Sciences Center with an assessment of AHSC marketing and communications.
Earlier in his career, Swanson held senior management positions of increasing responsibility at AHSC, Baxter International, J&J, and Dade Behring, one of the world's largest clinical diagnostics companies and now part of Siemens AG.
Management projects that this declining trend at AHSC will moderate in fiscal 2009; however, a onetime 19% decline in volume is projected for fiscal 2011 due to an expected opening of a competing endoscopy center.
AHSC includes the colleges of Medicine, Nursing, Pharmacy and Public Health as well as the physicians from University Physicians Healthcare, and enables UMC to take a leadership role in offering the latest treatments and technologies.
He began his career with American Hospital Supply Corporation ("AHSC") and continued with Baxter International after its acquisition of AHSC, rising through the field organization to become Vice President of Corporate Sales and President of the Hospitex Division.