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Newsmaker: Dr. Lisa M. Cibik

| Saturday, Aug. 2, 2014, 12:01 a.m.
Dr. Lisa Cibik, 57, of Washington, PA recently named to the board of Point Park university

Noteworthy: Elected to Point Park University's board of trustees

Age: 57

Residence: Washington

Family: Husband, Bernie Kobosky, and daughter, Alexandra

Occupation: Board-certified surgeon and director of cataract services at Associates in Ophthalmology

Background: In addition to her surgical practice, Cibik is active with the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation and has volunteered for Eyecare America since 2006. Her mother, Rosemarie Cibik, now 90, worked in the admission office at what was then Point Park Junior College and eventually served as dean of general studies, associate dean and chairperson and professor of the Department of Education.

Education: Bachelor of Arts, natural science, Johns Hopkins University, 1978; genetics training master's degree program, University of Pittsburgh, 1978-79; Doctor of Medicine, University of Pittsburgh, 1983

Quote: Education is one of my most important core values instilled by my family. Being elected to serve on the board of Point Park University is a wonderful challenge, and I am inspired by the current and past leaders of the university.”

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