Frost, Phillip G. A. (1936- )

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  • Committees/Roles: Audit and Review Committee, 2006-2010
  • Number of Terms: 1
  • Occupation: Clinical professor of dermatology, University of Miami School of Medicine; Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of IVAX; philanthropist
  • Phillip Frost of Florida, a clinical professor of dermatology at the University of Miami School of Medicine, is nationally recognized for his creative enterprise and business and marketing acumen. Dr. Frost is the former chairman and CEO of IVAX Corporation, which under his direction developed an international reputation for its consumer-directed research, development, manufacture, and marketing of pharmaceutical products. Dr. Frost is currently the vice chairman of the board of TEVA Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd., which acquired IVAX in January 2006. He also is the co-vice chairman of the American Stock Exchange; a trustee of Scripps Research Institute; the chairman of the board of Ladenburg Thalmann Financial Services, Inc.; and a director of Northrop Grumman Corporation, Continucare Corporation, Cellular Technical Services, and Castle Brands, Inc. In addition, Dr. Frost is a generous supporter of education and the arts. He and his wife are renowned collectors who gave their 113-piece collection of American abstract art to the Smithsonian in 1986.


  • Frost, Phillip G. A
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  • Dun & Bradstreet Reference Book of Corporate Managements. 2006 edition. Parsippany, NJ: Dun & Bradstreet, 2006.
  • Standard & Poor's Register of Corporations, Directors and Executives. 2006 edition. Volume 2: Directors and Executives. Charlottesville, VA: McGraw-Hill Cos., 2006.

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Regent Tenure: 4/2006-2010


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