Abraham D Gosman

Graduating class of 1945

At Central, Mr. Gosman was a member of Aquila Romana (2-4), the Oracle (4), the Stamp Club, and the Rifle Club. He graduated from Central in 1945 and went on to graduate from the University of New Hampshire. He currently resides in Palm Beach, Florida. Mr. Gosman is the founder and CEO of Meditrust, the country's largest health care Real Estate Investment Trust, which is listed on the NY Stock Exchange; and of Carematrix, an operator and developer of assisted living facilities, which is listed on the American Stock Exchange. Mr. Gosman has served on many civic, educational and private industry committees. At Boston University, he is a member of the Dean's Advisory Council of the School of Management; the Board of Visitors of the School of Medicine; a lifetime member of the President's Club; and a Trustee. He is also a board member of Harvard University's JFK School of Government, Institute for Social and Economic Policy in the Middle East; the Dana Farber Cancer Institute, and the Beth Israel Hospital. He serves as a Director of the University of New Hampshire Foundation and is a former trustee of Brandeis University. In addition, he was the first United States Naval Institute Commodore to be inducted, and the recipient of the Ellis Island Congressional Medal of Honor in 1992.