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WVU business school alum uses physical challenges, education to promote a ‘patient-centric’ health care system

September 13 may have seemed just like a typical Tuesday in the nation’s capital. But for West Virginia University alumna and Pittsburgh area resident Julie Cerrone, it was anything but typical.

Cerrone had the opportunity that Tuesday to have her voice heard by the U.S. Food & Drug Administration regarding stem cell research. The FDA hearing on the campus of the National Institutes of Health was an opportunity for the former Deloitte senior consultant to take a business approach to the topic so near and dear to her.