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Corporate Governance

Corporate Governance

The Board of Directors of United Therapeutics Corporation (the "Company") sets high standards for the Company's employees, officers and directors. Implicit in this philosophy is the importance of sound corporate governance. It is the duty of the Board of Directors to serve as a prudent fiduciary for shareholders and to oversee the management of the Company's business. To fulfill its responsibilities and to discharge its duty, the Board of Directors follows the procedures and standards that are set forth in these guidelines.

Corporate Governance Documents


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Scientific Advisory Board

Our scientific advisory board plays an important role as we aim to develop the best medicines possible from our intellectual property. Our Scientific Advisory Board meets periodically to discuss and evaluate potential opportunities and guide our scientists as they work to develop new and improved versions of our existing products.

Sir John Vane, D.Sc., F.R.S. (1927-2004)

1982 Nobel Laureate in Physiology or Medicine

Professor Baruch S. Blumberg, Ph.D. (1925-2011)

1976 Nobel Laureate in Physiology or Medicine

Prof. Blumberg’s Chairmanship of the Unither Nanomedical and Telemedical Technology Conferences: 2008, 2009 & 2010

Thomas E. Starzl, M.D., Ph.D. (1926-2017)

“The Father of Modern Transplantation”

Committee Composition

The Board of Directors of United Therapeutics Corporation (the "Company") sets high standards for the Company's employees, officers and directors. Implicit in this philosophy is the importance of sound corporate governance. It is the duty of the Board of Directors to serve as a prudent fiduciary for shareholders and to oversee the management of the Company's business. To fulfill its responsibilities and to discharge its duty, the Board of Directors follows the procedures and standards that are set forth in these guidelines. These guidelines are subject to modification from time to time as the Board of Directors deems appropriate in the best interests of the Company or as required by applicable laws and regulations.

To view the charter documents, click on committee name.