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George Telthorst

Contact Information

(812) 855-8674
gtelthor [at] indiana [dot] edu (E-mail)
Godfrey Center, Room 3070C

  • Lecturer
  • Director, Center for the Business of Life Sciences
  • Director, Life Sciences Academy Plus


  • Bloomington


  • BS Engineering, United States Military Academy, West Point, NY, 1978
  • MBA Production/Operations, Graduate School of Business, University of Chicago, IL, 1984

Professional Experience

  • Director Bloomington Life Sciences Partnership 2006-08
  • VP/GM, Spencer Technology Center, Boston Scientific 2000-06
  • VP Operations, Wound Care, Johnson & Johnson Medical Inc 1997-2000
  • Various Manufacturing, Engineering and Strategic Planning Roles, Baxter Healthcare 1984-1997
  • U.S. Army Officer 1978-83

Professional Interests

Lean Manufacturing, Six Sigma Problem Solving, Business of Life Sciences

Personal Interests

Golf, Reading