Meridith Rentz (97MBA/MPH) was recently named the new CEO of MedShare. She will take the post in September, replacing former CEO A.B. Short, according to Atlanta Daybook.

According to its website, MedShare is ” a nonprofit organization dedicated to improving healthcare and the environment through the efficient recovery and redistribution of the surplus of medical supplies and equipment to those most in need.” The organization collects surplus medical supplies and equipment and redistributes them to healthcare facilities in the developing world and “safety net” clinics in the U.S. and over seas.

A familiar face in the Emory community, Rentz joins MedShare from her post as COO of the Points of Light Institute. Rentz has also served as  Vice Chair of Administration and Executive Administrator of the Emory University Department of Medicine. She has also worked at  Deloitte Consulting.