Nursing facility operator Skilled Healthcare Group Inc. said Monday it named Dr. Linda Rosenstock to the company's board of directors.
Rosenstock will be a Class II director with a term expiring in 2012.
Since November of 2000, she has served as the Dean of the UCLA School of Public Health and holds appointments at the university as professor of medicine and environmental health sciences.
Shares of Skilled Healthcare Group rose 34 cents, or 5 percent, to $7.13 in afternoon trading. The stock has traded between $6.40 and $11.66 over the last 52 weeks.