22 recent hospital, health system executive moves

The following hospital and health system executive moves have been shared with or reported by Becker's this year:

Editor's note: This live webpage was updated April 12 and will continue to be updated. View executive moves for 2023 here.

April 6-12

1. Katherine Vergos, RN, was selected president of Dignity Health's Las Vegas market and president and CEO of the Siena Hospital Campus in Henderson, Nev.

2. Jill Owens, MD, will leave her role as president of Olean, N.Y.-based Upper Allegheny Health System to return to private medical practice.

3. Lisa Yerian, MD, was named chief clinical and operational improvement officer and vice president at Cleveland Clinic.

4. Mike Erickson, president of MyMichigan Medical Center Alpena, was selected as the future leader of three Michigan hospitals that St. Louis-based Ascension operates.

5. Jay deVenny was appointed CEO of Medical City Dallas.

6. Andrea Burch, BSN, RN, was named president of Intermountain Health's Lutheran Medical Center in Wheat Ridge, Colo.

7. David Bittner was named senior vice president of enterprise development at Wausau, Wis.-based Aspirus Health.

8. Kim Ruscher, MD, was named chief medical officer of PeaceHealth's Oregon network.

9. Peter Grevelding was promoted to COO of Wallingford, Conn.-based Gaylord Specialty Healthcare.

10. Michael Ivy, MD, was named chief medical officer of Gaylord Specialty Healthcare.

11. John Houk, DO, was named chief medical officer of Gillette, Wyo.-based Campbell County Health.

12. Fulton Porter III, MD, became vice president of medical affairs and chief medical officer of Franciscan Health Olympia Fields (Ill.).

13. Michael Randall is the new vice president of strategy and business development at Franciscan Health Olympia Fields.

14. Edmund Chan was named president of the Kaiser Foundation Plan and Hospitals Hawaii, effective April 28.

15. Lynn Krutak, CFO of Johnson City, Tenn.-based Ballad Health, will retire June 30. Shane Hilton was tapped as her replacement.

16. Roshanda Thomas resigned as CEO of Memorial Medical Center in Port Lavaca, Texas. Erin Clevenger — the hospital's chief nursing officer and clinical services administrator — was appointed interim CEO.

17. Amy Russell, MSN, was named chief nursing officer of St. David's North Austin Medical Center in Texas.

18. Rolla Sweis, PharmD, was named president and CEO of Chicago-based La Rabida Children's Hospital.

19. Peter Fine, CEO of Phoenix-based Banner Health, will retire June 30. Amy Perry, who joined Banner as president and COO in November 2021, will become president and CEO following Mr. Fine's retirement.

20. Charles Lovell, RN, plans to retire as CEO of Barbourville (Ky.) ARH Hospital.

21. Binesh Patel, MD, was appointed CEO of McLaren Medical Group.

22. Rob Chestnut was named CFO of Lawrence, Kan.-based LMH Health.

March 30 to April 5

1. Sara Gattie was selected as the next chief risk officer for Renton, Wash.-based Providence. 

2. Josh Hester was promoted to CEO of Detroit Medical Center's Adult Central Campus, effective April 8.

3. Kevin Giordano was named president of Brigham and Women's Faulkner Hospital and COO of Brigham and Women's Hospital and the Brigham and Women's Hospital Physicians Organization. He was also named senior vice president of operations for Somerville, Mass.-based Mass General Brigham.

4. Karen Keady, PhD, RN, was named chief nursing officer of Nashville, Tenn.-based Vanderbilt University Medical Center.

5. Jennifer Mendrzyck was selected as the next CEO of Tucson, Ariz.-based TMC Health.

6. Stephanie Schnittger was named CFO of Annapolis, Md.-based Luminis Health.

7. Sajit "Saj" Pullarkat was named COO of Dignity Health's St. John's Regional Medical Center in Oxnard, Calif., and St. John's Hospital Camarillo (Calif.).

8. Patti Consolver was named vice president of front end revenue cycle for St. Louis-based Ascension.

9. Ryan Tobin was named president of Chicago-based CommonSpirit Health's greater Denver market.

10. Mehul Raval, MD, was selected as head of the division of pediatric surgery at Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago.

11. Sean Lemon was promoted to senior vice president of ambulatory services and network development for multiple hospitals in AdventHealth Texas' Southwest region. 

12. Roxie Cannon Wells, MD, was named chief physician executive officer for patient experience at Winston-Salem, N.C.-based Novant Health.

13. David Schultz was named president of hospital operations for Nashville, Tenn.-based Ardent Health.

14. Katie Dickens was named chief digital and information officer of Lexington, Ky.-based UK HealthCare.

15. Michael Good, MD, the CEO of University of Utah Health and the University of Utah senior vice president of health sciences, will transition from his administrative roles later in 2024 after a national search for his successor.

16. Christopher Gilligan, MD, was named senior vice president, chief medical officer and chief quality officer of Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital in New Brunswick, N.J. 

17. David Argueta was promoted to regional president of Mercy Southwest Missouri Communities.

18. John Myers was named president of St. Louis-based Mercy's Springfield (Mo.) Communities.

19. Crystal Landry, RN, has decided to step down as CEO of Lincoln, Maine-based Penobscot Valley Hospital.

20. Meghan McCord-Zaro, RN, BSN, was named vice president of quality, patient safety and risk management for Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital Hamilton in Hamilton Township, N.J.

21. Phil Buttell was named CEO of the Los Robles Health System that includes HCA Healthcare's Los Robles Regional Medical Center in Thousand Oaks, Calif.

22. Jodi Mohr was named CEO of Merrick Medical Center in Central City, Neb., a subsidiary of Bryan Health. 

23. Adam Conley was named CFO of Cortez, Colo.-based Southwest Health System.

24. Richard Flores was named vice president of revenue cycle management at Brentwood, Tenn.-based Quorum Health.

25. Christina Geis, RN, was appointed chief nurse executive for Kaiser Permanente's Antioch (Calif.) Medical Center.

26. Jennifer Baron is leaving her role as chief experience officer at Sacramento, Calif.-based UC Davis Health for the same title at Lincoln, Neb.-based NRC Health. 

27. Jason Demke was named COO of Mercy Hospital Fort Smith (Ark.).

28. Lorrie Liang was named senior vice president for Marietta, Ga.-based Wellstar Health System, and president of Wellstar Kennestone Regional Medical Center and Wellstar Windy Hill.

29. Jeanne McKerrigan was named CFO of Scottsbluff, Neb.-based Regional West Health Services.

30. Dave Santoemma was named CEO of Central Carolina Hospital in Sanford, N.C.

31. Connette Gill, MSN, RN, was named chief nursing officer of Central Carolina Hospital.

32. Bo Wilkes was named chief growth officer for Johnson City, Tenn.-based Ballad Health.

33. Justin Lundbye, MD, was named president at Good Samaritan University Hospital in West Islip, N.Y.

March 23-29

1. Ralph Turner was named senior vice president for Wellstar Health System and president of Wellstar MCG Health Medical Center.

2. Tommaso Falcone, MD, was named executive vice president and president of international and emerging markets at Cleveland Clinic.

3. Diana Richardson, president of Boston-based Tufts Medical Center, is exiting her role. Phil Okala, COO of Tufts Medicine, was selected as interim president of Tufts Medical Center. 

4. Mike Tarnoff, MD, chief physician executive at Tufts Medical Center, is exiting his role.

5. Amy Carrier is no longer president and CEO of Lynchburg, Va.-based Centra Health. Richard Tugman — president and CEO of Piedmont Community Health Plan, a Centra subsidiary — will helm Centra on an interim basis

6. Andrew Place, MD, PhD, was appointed vice president and pediatric chief medical officer for the Dana-Farber/Boston Children's Cancer and Blood Disorders Center in Boston. 

7. Dave Recupero resigned as CFO of Mountain Mesa, Calif.-based Kern Valley Healthcare District.

8. Chad Dilley was named president of Ascension St. Vincent Carmel (Ind.).

9. Sean Wolfe was selected as interim CEO of Chadron (Neb.) Community Hospital & Health Services, in addition to his role as CFO of a nearby, unaffiliated hospital. 

10. Megan Remark was named COO of the HealthPartners care group. HealthPartners is based in Bloomington, Minn.

11. Michael Ducote was named CFO of Gainesville-based North Texas Medical Center.

12. Robin Ferrer, MSN, RN, was named chief nursing officer of Cooperman Barnabas Medical Center in Livingston, N.J.

13. Rajan "Raj" Wadhawan, MD, was named chief clinical officer for AdventHealth's West Florida Division.

14. Jennifer Brown was named chief legal officer and senior vice president at St. Louis-based Mercy.

15. Sean Fischer was named vice president of finance and CFO for Mattoon, Ill.-based Sarah Bush Lincoln Health System.

16. Sarah Young, MD, was named chief medical officer of Lenoir, N.C.-based UNC Health Caldwell.

17. Deborah Gordon was named executive vice president and chief legal officer of Cleveland Clinic.

18. Robert Harbaugh, MD, was named chief medical officer of Milton S. Hershey (Pa.) Medical Center. 

19. Jacob Boucher, MD, was named medical director of Marysville, Ohio-based Memorial Health's medical group.

20. Fiona Felton, DNP, RN, was selected as the inaugural Claire Baldwin endowed vice president of patient care services at Bryn Mawr (Pa.) Hospital. 

21.. Heather Aaron was named CEO of Washington, D.C.-based Whitman-Walker Health System.

22. Eric Lohn is retiring as Duluth, Minn.-based St. Luke's co-president and CFO.

23. Bruno Giacomuzzi will be retiring as senior vice president and COO of two hospitals in Kentucky: St. Elizabeth Florence and Williamstown-based St. Elizabeth Grant. 

24. Melida Akiti was named corporate transformation executive at Fort Lauderdale, Fla.-based Broward Health.

25. Scott James, DNP, RN, was named senior vice president and chief nursing officer of Lahey Hospital & Medical Center in Burlington, Mass.

26. Mark Smith was named president and CEO of AdventHealth Avista in Louisville, Colo.

27. Lisa Morina was named senior vice president and chief philanthropy officer of the Cooper Foundation, Camden, N.J.-based Cooper University Health Care's arm for philanthropy and community outreach and development. 

28. Frank Safrit, PhD, MSN, RN, is the new CEO of Grisell Memorial Hospital, a 25-bed critical access hospital in Ransom, Kan.

29. Paul Perrotti was appointed CFO of Montrose (Colo.) Regional Health. 

30. Marie Crandall, MD, was named chair of the surgery department at Cleveland-based MetroHealth System.

March 16-22

1. Lamont Yoder, RN, was named president of Corewell Health East, part of Corewell Health, which has dual headquarters in Grand Rapids and Southfield, Mich.

2. Ashley Holmstrom, DNP, was named chief nursing officer of San Antonio-based Methodist Hospital | Metropolitan.

3. Mike Marshall was named president and CEO of Maryville, Ill.-based Anderson Healthcare. 

4. Stephanie Clements, BSN, RN, was named vice president and chief nursing officer of Mercy Hospital Oklahoma City.

5. Stephen Kuhn was named CEO of River Park Hospital in Huntington, W.Va.

6. Evan Ray was named president of Salt Lake City-based MountainStar Healthcare, part of Nashville, Tenn.-based HCA Healthcare.

7. Jeff Hazey, MD, was named chief medical officer of Memorial Health in Marysville, Ohio.

8. Kevin England was selected as the future president and CEO of Springfield, Ill.-based Memorial Health.

9. Mary Ellen Wells was selected as the next CEO of Litchfield, Minn.-based Meeker Memorial Hospital and Clinics.

10. Kim Williams was named CFO of HCA Florida Lake City Hospital.

11. Staci Thompson was named president and CEO of Cooperstown, N.Y.-based Bassett Healthcare Network.

12. Kemberly Blackledge, DSc, was named chief revenue cycle officer at Nashville (Tenn.) General Hospital.

13. Jim Hess is no longer CEO of Midvale, Utah-based Highland Ridge Hospital.

14. Alice Galstian was named CFO for philanthropy in Renton, Wash.-based Providence's South division.

15. Eric Quirion was named vice president of graduate medical education at Overland Park, Kan.-based HCA Midwest Health.

16. Andrew Jahn was named president and CEO of Altamonte Springs, Fla.-based AdventHealth's multistate division. 

17. Tammy Cobb was named CFO of Fayetteville, Tenn.-based HH Lincoln Health.

18. Greg Nielsen was selected as the permanent CEO of East Jefferson General Hospital in Metairie, La.

19. Debbie Bloomfield, PhD, plans to retire as CFO of Cincinnati-based Bon Secours Mercy Health at the end of 2024.

20. Gina Calder was named president of Hartford (Conn.) HealthCare's Central region. 

21. Pamela Murphy, MD, was named chief medical officer for Middletown, N.Y.-based Garnet Health. 

22. Madhu Sasidhar, MD, a long-serving Cleveland Clinic executive, left the system for a new role in India. 

23. Anthony Saul, CFO of Atlanta-based Grady Health System, is adding on the duties and title of COO.

24. Lee Peng, MD, PhD, was named chief of gastroenterology at Hackensack Meridian Jersey Shore University Medical Center in Neptune Township, N.J. 

25. Justin Turner was appointed COO of Point Pleasant, W. Va.-based Rivers Health, part of Huntington, W. Va.-based Marshall Health Network.

26. Richard Newell was appointed president and CEO of Temple Health-Chestnut Hill Hospital in Philadelphia.

27. Lisa Wood, MSN, RN, was named director of nursing for surgical services at Peace Harbor Medical Center in Florence, Ore.

28. Maia Healy was named CFO of Washington, D.C.-based George Washington University Hospital.

March 9-15

1. Emmanuel Mensah, MD, stepped into the role of chief medical officer at ChristianaCare Wilmington (Del.) Hospital.

2. Aaron Hajart was named COO of Community Medical Center in Toms River, N.J., part of West Orange, N.J.-based RWJBarnabas Health.

3. Jenna Merlucci was selected to serve as vice president of heart and vascular services at Fort Lauderdale, Fla.-based Broward Health.

4. Jeffrey Aber is Broward Health's new vice president of strategic planning.

5. Heather Veltre, DNP, RN, was named CNO of Atlantic Health System's Overlook Medical Center in Summit, N.J.

6. Mary Pawlikowski, president of Vanderbilt Psychiatric Hospital and Vanderbilt Behavioral Health in Nashville, Tenn., will retire at the end of the fiscal year. 

7. Alice Pope was named executive vice president and CFO of Winston-Salem, N.C.-based Novant Health.

8. Kelly Vaughn will serve as CNO at Omaha-based Nebraska Medicine. 

9. Sue Nuss, PhD, is taking on a new role of clinical workforce development officer for Nebraska Medicine and assistant vice chancellor at 718-bed University of Nebraska Medical Center. 

10. Julie Lazure is promoted to vice president – nurse executive at Nebraska Medicine.

11. Tiffany Joekel is promoted to vice president of government affairs at Nebraska Medicine.

12. Michael Ash, MD, is promoted to president and COO of Nebraska Medicine.

13. Kyle Skiermont, PharmD, is promoted to senior vice president of operations at Nebraska Medicine.

14. Anwau Huffman was named associate executive director of human resources at North Shore University Hospital in Manhasset, N.Y., part of New Hyde Park, N.Y.-based Northwell health.

15. Donna Cice was promoted to oversee Northwell Health's business leader services and was named its vice president and enterprise HR officer.

16. Kate Veenstra, DNP, MSN, RN, was named CNO of University of Michigan Health-West.

17. Jacqueline Saito, MD, was named chief quality and safety officer, and vice president of medical affairs, at Washington, D.C.-based Children's National Hospital.

18. Nathan Kuppermann, MD, was named executive vice president and chief academic officer at Children's National.

19. Wayne Franklin, MD, was named senior vice president of the Children's National Heart Center.

20. Dale Maxwell plans to retire this year as CEO of Albuquerque, N.M.-based Presbyterian Healthcare Services.

21. Carlos Vasquez was named vice president and COO of at Franciscan Health Crawfordsville (Ind.), in addition to his role at Franciscan Health Rensselaer (Ind.).

22. Hollie Seeley, RN, was named CEO of Sutter Medical Center, Sacramento (Calif.).

23. Peter Banko, former president of a three-state division within Chicago-based CommonSpirit and former CEO of its Centura Health joint venture, was selected as the new president and CEO of Springfield, Mass.-based Baystate Health. 

24. Peggy Norton-Rosko, DNP, RN, was named chief nurse executive for the University of Maryland Medical System in Baltimore.

25. Mark Amox was named COO of HCA Florida North Florida Hospital in Gainesville.

26. Jon Cooper was named chief strategy officer at St. Augustine, Fla.-based UF Health St. Johns.

27. Arif Asif, MD, was named vice president and chief medical officer of Winter Haven (Fla.) Hospital and Winter Haven Women's Hospital.

28. Tomislav "Tom" Dragovich, MD, PhD, was named head of cancer medicine and medical oncologist-in-chief at Baptist MD Anderson Cancer Center in Jacksonville, Fla.

29. Monique Butler, MD, was named president of graduate medical education at Nashville, Tenn.-based HCA Healthcare. 

30. Eulanie Lashley was named president and CEO of Texas Health Hospital Mansfield, a joint venture of Altamonte Springs, Fla.-based AdventHealth and Arlington-based Texas Health Resources.

31. Jeffrey Cabral was named chief philanthropy officer of Providence, R.I.-based Care New England.

32. Jan Fisher is retiring as president of UPMC Altoona and UPMC Bedford, both in Pennsylvania.

33. Salim Saiyed, MD, was named chief health informatics officer and vice president of diplomate clinical informatics for Livonia, Mich.-based Trinity Health's region that includes Connecticut, Delaware, Maryland, Massachusetts, New York and Pennsylvania.

34. Dolly Matteucci is retiring from the helm of Oregon State Hospital — a two-campus, 703-bed psychiatric facility based in Salem. 

35. Tiffany Wiggins, MD, was named vice president and chief health equity officer at University of Maryland Medical System.

36. Rachel Harris, BSN, RN, will become executive vice president and CNO of Chattanooga, Tenn.-based Erlanger Health System.

37. Gregg Gentry, chief of staff to the president and CEO and chief administrative officer for Erlanger, is retiring.

38. Tyler Winks, who previously held the interim COO position, is transitioning into the permanent role of executive vice president and COO at Erlanger.

39. Simon Ratliff was named CEO of two Indiana hospitals: Northwest Health – La Porte and Northwest Health – Starke. 

40. Arsalan Sheikh, DO, was appointed chief medical officer of ChristianaCare Union Hospital in Elkton, Md.

41. Mary Kane, BSN, RN, was selected as the inaugural chief nursing informatics officer for Atlanta-based Piedmont. 

42. Steve Polega, BSN, RN, was named vice president and CNO of Bronson Battle Creek (Mich.) Hospital.

43. Jon Vitiello was named CFO of Chesterfield, Mo..-based St. Luke's Hospital.

March 1-8

1. Brandi Stewart, BSN, RN, was named CNO of Baptist Health-Fort Smith (Ark.) and Baptist Health-Van Buren (Ark.).

2. Cheryl Harless, DNP, RN, was selected as the new chief nursing officer for Fresno, Calif.-based Saint Agnes Medical Center.

3. Amer Zeidan, MD, was selected as the inaugural chief of the division of hematologic malignancies at Yale Cancer Center in New Haven, Conn.

4. Dallas Purkeypile was named president and CEO of AdventHealth South Overland Park (Kan.).

5. Gina O'Brien, MD, was named chief medical officer of Cheshire Medical Center in Keene, N.H.

6. Jalana McCasland was named vice president of ambulatory services at Richmond, Va.-based VCU Health.

7. James Laur was named chief executive of intellectual property and health ventures at Los Angeles-based Cedars-Sinai.

8. Eric Conley, president of the South region for Froedtert ThedaCare Health, the newly combined 18-hospital system in Wisconsin formed by Froedtert Health and ThedaCare, and president of Wauwatosa, Wis.-based Froedtert Hospital, is resigning, effective in mid-April. 

9. Melanie Sleime was named assistant vice president of human resources at Statesville, N.C.-based Iredell Health System.

10. Kofi Cash, DSc, was appointed executive director of business operations at Mass General Brigham-McLean Hospital. 

11. Cherie Smith, PhD, RN, was named president of OhioHealth's Dublin Methodist Hospital and Grady Memorial Hospital in Delaware.

12. Jackie Josing was named vice president of middle revenue cycle at New Orleans-based LCMC Health.

13. Tammy Jackson, BSN, RN, was named vice president of patient care services and chief nursing officer of SSM Health in Southern Illinois — a division of the St. Louis-based system that includes two regional hospitals in Southern Illinois. 

14. Sherita Golden, MD, stepped down as vice president and chief diversity officer of Johns Hopkins Medicine. 

15. John Kennedy, MD, was named chief medical officer of McLaren Northern Michigan in Petoskey. 

16. Robin Baldauf, MSN, RN, has been named chief nursing officer of Bon Secours Hampton Roads in Chesapeake, Va.

17. Kirsten Ferren, MSN, RN, was named vice president of patient care services at Lincoln City, Ore.-based Samaritan North Lincoln Hospital.

18. Rhonda McCabe was named CEO of Nacogdoches (Texas) Memorial Hospital.

19. Bill Sheron is retiring as president and CEO of Wooster (Ohio) Community Hospital.\

20. Leroy Cordero Floyd III, MD, was named chief clinical transformation officer at Middletown, N.Y.-based Garnet Health.

21. Sara Brokaw, MSN, RN, was named president of Bellevue (Ohio) Hospital in addition to her current role as chief nursing officer. 

22. Meghan Aldrich, DNP, was named president of Buffalo, N.Y.-based Sisters of Charity Hospital and its Cheektowaga, N.Y.-based St. Joseph Campus.

23. Joe Hurshe, former COO of Ascension Michigan, has accepted a new role as president of Munson Medical Center in Traverse City, Mich. 

24. John Cacciamani, MD, stepped down as president and CEO of  Philadelphia-based Chestnut Hill Hospital, part of Temple Health.

25. Lauren Geddes Wirth, MD, was selected to serve as interim president and CEO of Dartmouth Health's New London (N.H.) Hospital.

26. Raj Mohan was named senior vice president and chief marketing and digital experience officer at St. Louis-based Ascension.

27. Brad Lembcke, MD, was named president of Houston-based Baylor St. Luke's Medical Center. 

28. Stephen Motew, MD, was named president and CEO of Gainesville, Fla.-based University of Florida Health.

29. Darrell Lentz stepped down from his position as president and CEO of Bay City, Mich.-based McLaren Bay Region.

30. Amber Sims was appointed executive vice president and chief strategy and growth officer at Ascension.

31. Michelle Kohler, PhD, will be promoted to executive vice president and chief human resources officer at Ascension.

32. Lucy Hedari was named CFO of Medical City Decatur (Texas).

33. Terry Gilliland, MD, was selected as the next president and CEO of Danville, Pa.-based Geisinger.

34. Jim Parobek was named president of OhioHealth Marion General Hospital.

35. Mike Hoyt was named COO of Riverside (Calif.) Community Hospital.

36. Garrick Richards was named COO of Clearwater, Fla.-based BayCare Medical Group, part of BayCare Health System.

37. Lisa Goodlett joined Durham, N.C.-based Duke University Health System as CFO.

Feb. 24-March 1

1. Margaret Fontana was named CFO of Memorial Hospital of Carbon County in Rawlins, Wyo. 

2. Michael Englehart was named president of cardiovascular services at St. Louis-based Mercy.

3. Michael Bell was named CEO of Hackensack Meridian Pascack Valley Medical Center in Westwood, N.J. 

4. Tracy Roman was named CEO of Memorial Medical Center in Modesto, Calif. 

5. Julia Faller, DO, was appointed chief medical officer of Buffalo, N.Y.-based Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center.

6. Aleodor "Doru" Andea, MD, was named chief of dermatopathology and director of molecular dermatopathology at Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center.

7. Kenan Onel, PhD, MD, was appointed chief of clinical genomics and founding director of the center for precision oncology at Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center.

8. Jenny Romero, MD, was named chief of head and neck/plastic and reconstructive surgery and general medical oncology at Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center..

9. Zhongbo "Jerry" Yang, MD, was appointed chief of cytopathology at Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center.

10. Octavio (Tavi) Diaz, MD, was named president of Steward Health Care's North region in Massachusetts.

11. Donna Antenucci, BSN, RN, was named vice president of population health operations at Newark, Del.-based ChristianaCare.

12. Michael Robinson was named chief community health officer for Providence South Division.

13. Maureen Bischoff was named vice president of operations at Providence, R.I.-based Women and Infants Hospital.

14. Vera Hall, MSN, was named COO of Covington, Ky.-based St. Elizabeth Healthcare.

15. James Horn, MD, was named chief clinical officer of St. Elizabeth Healthcare.

16. Leah Klinke was named executive vice president of revenue operations at Edison, N.J.-based Hackensack Meridian Health.

17. Lalit Bajaj, MD, assumed the role of chief quality officer of Children's Hospital Colorado.

18. Nick Howald was named CEO of TriStar Southern Hills Medical Center in Nashville, Tenn.

19. Leslie Marsh was dismissed from her role as CEO of Lexington (Neb.) Regional Health Center.

20. Bob Carpenter was selected as the permanent senior vice president and chief legal officer for Cincinnati Children's Hospital.

21. Barbara Martin, BSN, RN, was appointed president of Ascension Saint Joseph-Joliet (Ill.).

22. Ann Marie Swindler, BSN, was named vice president of risk management at Clearwater, Fla.-based BayCare Health.

23. Susan Huang, MD, was named chief executive for the Providence Clinical Network, part of Renton, Wash.-based Providence. 

24. Micheal Sweet was named interim CIO of Brigham and Women's Faulkner Hospital in Boston.

25. Dawn Hutchinson, MSN, RN, was named chief nursing officer of Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital Hamilton (N.J.). 

26. Jeff Wilson was named president of Trident Health and CEO of Trident Medical Center, both based in Charleston, S.C.

27. Nathan Tindall was named CFO of Medical City Arlington (Texas). 

28. Mika Taylor was named chief of financial planning and analysis at Los Angeles-based Keck Medicine of USC.

29. E.J. Kuiper, CEO of Chicago-based CommonSpirit Health's Midwest division, is leaving his role to helm Franciscan Missionaries of Our Lady Health System in Baton Rouge, La.

30. Kerin Da Cruz, MSN, RN, was named senior vice president and chief nursing officer of UF Health Jacksonville (Fla.).

Feb. 17-23

1. Denene Prophet-Williams, BSN, was selected to serve as the next vice president and chief nursing officer at Fred Hutchinson Cancer Center in Seattle.

2. Michelle Dixon, MSN, RN, was named chief nursing officer of Mountain Laurel Medical Center in Oakland, Md. 

3. Alice Tang, DO, was named chief medical officer of Reston (Va.) Hospital Center.

4. Brian Radbill, MD, was named chief medical officer of Summit, N.J.-based Overlook Medical Center. 

5. Colleen Thielk, MSN, RN, was named chief nursing officer of Good Samaritan Medical Center in West Palm Beach, Fla. 

6. Patrick Sharp was named CEO of Asante Three Rivers Medical Center in Grants Pass, Ore.

7. Emily Mastaler is leaving her role as CEO of River Hospital in Alexandria Bay, N.Y.

8. Lynda Markoe was named chief people officer of West Orange, N.J.-based RWJBarnabas Health.

9. Tom Manion was named COO of Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center in Lebanon, N.H.

10. Stacy Harberson was named COO of Howard Memorial Hospital in Nashville, Ark.

11. Joshua Pozos, MD, was named chief medical officer of Ascension Seton Hays in Kyle, Texas.

12. Marley Koons was named CEO of Kearny County Hospital in Lakin, Kan. 

13. Paul Grone, vice president and CIO of the Christ Hospital Health Network in Cincinnati, plans to retire in June.

14. Brian Dietz chose to step down as president and CEO of Macomb, Ill.-based McDonough District Hospital.

15. Chuck Bogosta will retire from his three roles as executive vice president of Pittsburgh-based UPMC, president of UPMC International, and vice chair of UPMC Hillman Cancer Center at the end of June. 

16. Joel Nelson, MD, chief medical officer of UPMC International, will become president of UPMC International. 

17. Beth Wild, president of UPMC Hillman Cancer Center, will assume full leadership of the UPMC Hillman Cancer Center network.

18. Emily Sexton, MSN, RN, was named CEO of West Bloomfield, Mich.-based Henry Ford Behavioral Health Hospital.

19. Lance Armentor was named president and CEO of Opelousas (La.) General Health System.

20. Travis Drake, MSN, RN, was named chief nursing officer to oversee Cincinnati-based Mercy Health's Kentucky region.

21. Alan Olive was named CEO of Ashley Regional Medical Center in Vernal, Utah.

22. Roberto Cardarelli, DO, was named chief medical officer of Baptist Health Louisville (Ky.).

23. Jim Gebhart is retiring as community president of St. Louis-based Mercy's Oklahoma region.

24. Pamela Sutton-Wallace was promoted to president of Yale New Haven (Conn.) Health.

25. Nathan Vooys was named CEO of Reston (Va.) Hospital Center.

26. Monica Reed, MD, was named president and CEO of UChicago Medicine AdventHealth.

27. Blake Hubbard was named CEO of Valley View Medical Center in Fort Mohave, Ariz.

28. Janelle Padgett was named CFO of Warrenton, Va.-based Fauquier Health.

29. Toni Maxwell, MSN, ADN, was named chief nursing officer of of Warrenton, Va.-based Fauquier Health.

Feb. 10-16

1. Kathleen Charbonnier, MSN, RN, was named as the new chief nursing executive for Boston-based Mass Eye and Ear, a specialty hospital that is part of Mass General Brigham.

2. Anthony Spensieri, MD, chief medical officer of Mission Hospital in Asheville, N.C., gave notice of his departure, effective March 1.  

3. Crystal Farmer, MSN, RN, was selected to serve as both COO and chief nursing officer of Fishersville, Va.-based Augusta Health.

4. Janice Murphy, MSN, plans to retire as president and CEO of Cleveland-based Sisters of Charity Health System. 

5. Michael Regier is retiring as general counsel and secretary of Nashville, Tenn.-based Vanderbilt University Medical Center at the end of the academic year. 

6. Marc Overcash was named deputy CIO at Baltimore-based Johns Hopkins Medicine.

7. Denzil Ross was named president of Indianapolis-based Indiana University Health's South Central region.

8. John Ballard, PhD, was named CEO of Frankfort (Ky.) Regional Medical Center.

9. John McDonald was named CEO of Centerpoint Medical Center in Independence, Mo.

10. Claudia Emami, MD, was named associate chief medical officer of Savannah, Ga.-based Memorial Health.

11. Katherine Heilpern, MD, was named president of Yale New Haven (Conn.) Hospital.

12. Don Mueller is resigning as president and CEO of St. Christopher's Hospital for Children in Philadelphia to take a new role in Chattanooga, Tenn. 

13. Jim McGovern, MD, was selected to serve as chief hospital executive of Vancouver, Wash.-based PeaceHealth's Oregon network.

14. Erickajoy Daniels is stepping down as vice president and chief diversity officer for Charlotte, N.C.-based Advocate Health's Midwest region. 

15. Sherie Hickman is retiring as CEO of Sutter Delta Medical Center in Antioch, Calif. 

16. Jenifer Madore was named vice president of nursing and patient services at Rumford (Maine) Hospital. 

17. Cindy Bo was named senior vice president and chief strategy officer at Boston Medical Center Health System.

18. Jesse Souweine was selected as senior vice president and chief transformation officer at Boston Medical Center Health System.

19. Joy Brown was named senior vice president and chief digital information officer at Boston Medical Center Health System.

20. Rachel Felix was promoted to the newly created role of senior vice president and chief marketing and growth officer at Boston Medical Center Health System. 

21. Robert Biggio was appointed senior vice president and chief sustainability and real estate officer at Boston Medical Center Health System.

22. Deborah Weymouth was named president of Los Angeles-based Prospect Medical Holdings' Connecticut operations, including Waterbury (Conn.) Health. 

23. Michael Lane was named CEO of Sutter Coast Hospital in Crescent City, Calif.

24. Jeanne Lackamp, MD, was selected to lead behavioral health efforts at Cleveland-based University Hospitals.

25. Tracy Berry retired as vice president and chief revenue officer of St. Louis-based BJC HealthCare.

26. Alison Santore was named chief administrative officer of Renton, Wash.-based Providence.

27. Lynnette Clinton was named senior vice president and CIO of Knoxville-based University of Tennessee Medical Center.

28. Gil Peri is leaving his role as president of Indianapolis-based Riley Children's Health.

29. Nathan Hough resigned as CEO of Chadron (Neb.) Community Hospital and Health Services.

30. Scott Foster, MD, is resigning from his role as chief executive of PeaceHealth Medical Group.

Feb. 3-9

1. Byron Dixon, MD, was named chief medical officer for AdventHealth Hendersonville (N.C.).

2. Corenza Townsend was named chief administrative officer of Norton West Louisville (Ky.) Hospital, which is expected to open in November. 

3. Jonathan Vest was named director of finance and operations at Norton West Louisville Hospital.

4. Sean Nolan, BSN, RN, was named director of patient care at Norton West Louisville Hospital.

5. Marcus Wright was named manager of safety and security at Norton West Louisville Hospital.

6. Abra Sickles was named director of community partnerships at Norton West Louisville Hospital.

7. Brittne Martin, was named director of patient experience at Norton West Louisville Hospital.

8. Larry Bond was named executive secretary at Norton West Louisville Hospital. 

9. Julie Leonard was named CFO of Libby, Mont.-based Cabinet Peaks Medical Center.

10. Scott Stringer, MD, was named president of Richmond, Va.-based VCU Health's MCV Physicians.

11. John Ceelen was named CFO of Bellin and Gundersen Health System, the organization formed in 2022 from the merger of La Crosse, Wis.-based Gundersen Health and Green Bay, Wis.-based Bellin Health. 

12. Christine Lechliter, BSN, was named chief nursing officer and vice president of patient care services at UPMC Western Maryland in Cumberland.

13. Alan Verrill, MD, was named CEO of AdventHealth Shawnee Mission in Merriam, Kan. 

14. Jessica Melton was promoted to system vice president of strategic initiatives for Baltimore-based Johns Hopkins Health System.

15. Lee Boyles was named president of Intermountain Health's Montana and Wyoming market and president of St. Vincent Regional Hospital in Billings, Mont.

16. Michael Keleman was named chief executive of two Providence hospitals in California: St. Joseph Hospital in Eureka and Redwood Memorial Hospital in Fortuna. 

17. Katrina Lambrecht was named chief administrative officer at Madison, Wis.-based UW Health.

18. Stace Holland was removed as CEO of Houston, Mo.-based Texas County Memorial Hospital.

19. Tammy Jones, PhD, RN, is now chief nursing officer of the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences Health in Little Rock. 

20. Musaddiq Waheed, MD, was named chief medical officer of Pasadena, Texas-based HCA Houston Healthcare Southeast. 

21. Elizabeth Withers, MD, was named chief medical officer of Good Samaritan Hospital in Lafayette, Colo. 

22. Allison Guste, BSN, RN, was named chief nursing officer of University Medical Center New Orleans. Ms. Guste will serve in this role and also as LCMC Health vice president of nursing and clinical services.

23. John Nickens IV was appointed CEO of University Medical Center New Orleans. Mr. Nickens will also continue serving as president of the LCMC Health hospital services.

24. Tom Patrias was named COO of University Medical Center New Orleans. 

25. C.J. Marbley, COO and chief nursing officer at New Orleans East Hospital, will expand his role to serve as vice president of nursing services for University Medical Center New Orleans.

26. Ashish Tokhi, MD, was named permanent chief physician executive at HSHS St. John's Hospital in Springfield, Ill.

27. Rosemary Sheehan was named chief people officer of Hartford (Conn.) HealthCare.

28. Paula Baker is retiring from the helm of Joplin, Mo.-based Freeman Health System.

29. Arlene Vernon, MD, was named chief of staff for Dignity Health's St. Mary Medical Center Long Beach (Calif.). 

30. Elham Yousef, MD, former vice president of medical affairs and associate chief medical officer at Tampa (Fla.) General Hospital, was named chief medical officer for Hackensack Meridian Health's Bayshore Medical Center in Holmdel, N.J.

31. Karen Lu, MD, was named executive vice president and physician-in-chief at Tampa, Fla.-based Moffitt Cancer Center.

32. Timothy Hatfield was named CEO of Williamson (W.Va.) Memorial Hospital.

33. Jay Stallings plans to retire as CEO of Washakie Medical Center in Worland, Wyo., this spring.

34. Jennifer Ambs was appointed CFO of Orange City, Fla.-based AdventHealth Fish Memorial. 

35. Drew Tyrer was named CEO of HCA Florida Westside Hospital in Plantation. 

36. Chirag Choudhary, MD, was named vice president and chief medical officer of Port St. Lucie, Fla.-based Cleveland Clinic Tradition Hospital.

37. Gary Havican, DHSc, was named COO of Rockville Centre, N.Y.-based Catholic Health.

38. Chad Wasserman was named senior vice president and CIO of HCA Healthcare.

Jan. 27-Feb. 2

1. Betty Daniels, MD, was selected to serve a two-year term as medical staff president at Dignity Health-Community Hospital of San Bernardino (Calif.).

2. Madhu Behera, PhD, was selected as the inaugural chief research informatics officer of Emory Healthcare and Emory University, both based in Atlanta.

3. Kyle Snyder was selected as the permanent president of Enola, Pa.-based Penn State Health Hampden Medical Center and Camp Hill, Pa.-based Penn State Health Holy Spirit Medical Center.

4. Sridevi Donepudi, MD, was named chief medical officer of the University of Kansas Health System St. Francis Campus in Topeka.

5. Babar Khokhar, MD, was named executive vice president and chief physician officer of Providence, R.I.-based Lifespan.

6. Carol Burrell plans to retire as president and CEO of Gainesville-based Northeast Georgia Health System. 

7. Bradley Bond stepped into the role of CFO at Cleveland-based University Hospitals.

8. Trevor Sawallish was named CEO of Robbinsdale, Minn.-based North Memorial Health.

9. Amar Nagaram was named associate CIO of Indianapolis-based IU Health. 

10. Tom Hathaway is the new president of Fort Lauderdale, Fla.-based Holy Cross Medical Group.

11. William Pryor was named executive vice president and chief human resources officer of Valhalla, N.Y.-based Westchester Medical Center Health Network.

12. Nicholas Holmes, MD, was named president and senior vice president of UCSF Health Children's Services in California.

13. Chessie Mooney was named vice president of business development at Chattanooga, Tenn.-based Parkridge Health System.

14. Robert Golden, MD, is leaving his role as dean of University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health.

15. Eva Lowry Yore was named vice president of finance at Spencer (Iowa) Hospital.

16. Chadwick Smith, MD, was named chief population health officer of Huntington, W.Va.-based Marshall Health Network.

17. Thomas Priselac, president and CEO of Cedars-Sinai Health System in Los Angeles, announced his retirement.

18. Heather Havericak was named COO of Delray Medical Center in Delray Beach, Fla.

19. Jimmy Bolanos was appointed COO of AdventHealth South Overland Park (Kan.). 

20. Liza Kind Cooper was named vice president for strategy at Englewood (N.J.) Health.

21. Richard Roehr was named CEO of Hazard, Ky.-based Appalachian Regional Healthcare's Kentucky River and Cumberland Valley regions, overseeing six hospitals. 

22. Todd Howell was chosen to lead Beckley (W.Va.) ARH Hospital.

23. Aaron Rucker was named CIO of Murray (Ky.) Calloway County Hospital.

24. Theresa Rutherford, MSN, RN, president and CEO of HSHS St. Mary's Hospital in Decatur, Ill., plans to retire from HSHS this spring.

25. Bill Rutherford is retiring as CFO of Nashville, Tenn.-based HCA Healthcare.

26. Hunter Hamilton, BSN, RN, was named administrator of Hawkins County Memorial Hospital in Rogersville, Tenn.

27. Nakesha Lopez was named chief people and culture officer of Charlotte, N.C.-based Advocate Health.

28. Zach Riggins was named CFO of Independence, Mo.-based Centerpoint Medical Center.

29. Claudia Felberg, MD, was elected president of the medical staff at White Plains (N.Y.) Hospital.

30. Puneet Freibott, DNP, RN, was selected as the inaugural chief nursing officer of Cambridge, Mass.-based Beth Israel Lahey Health.

31. Melanie Belt, MD, was selected to serve as chief OB-GYN officer at the new Texas Children's campus in North Austin.

32. Shellie Josephs, MD, was selected to serve as chief of radiology at the new Texas Children's campus in North Austin.

33. LyTorre Vidaurri, MD, was selected as chief of anesthesiology at the new Texas Children's campus in North Austin.

34. Edward Buchanan, MD. was selected as chief surgical officer at the new Texas Children's campus in North Austin.

35. Bryan Vartabedian, MD. was selected as chief pediatric officer at the new Texas Children's campus in North Austin.

36. Peter Banko, president of a three-state division within Chicago-based CommonSpirit and former CEO of its Centura Health joint venture, stepped down from the organization.

37. Aundrea Styles, RN, is the new CEO of Granite City, Ill.-based Gateway Regional Medical Center.

38. Michelle Waller, MSN, RN, was named chief clinical and operations officer of Gateway Regional Medical Center.

39. Aimee Monrotus, MSN, RN, was named chief quality officer of Gateway Regional Medical Center.

40. Elizabeth Rosenthal was named chief compliance officer of Gateway Regional Medical Center.

41. George Mehjian, MD, was named chief medical officer of Gateway Regional Medical Center.

42. Rob Boyd was named chief human resource officer of Gateway Regional Medical Center.

43. Edward Maszak was named CFO of Gateway Regional Medical Center.

 Jan. 22-26

1. Mary Casillas was selected as the permanent CEO of Hollister, Calif.-based Hazel Hawkins Memorial Hospital.

2. Diane Juliano, DNP, RN, was named regional chief nursing officer at Philadelphia-based Jefferson Health.

3. Gladys Molina-Morin, MSN, RN, will succeed Ms. Juliano as associate chief nursing officer at Jefferson Washington Township Hospital in Sewell, N.J.

4. Valerie Nerenberg, MSN, RN, was named vice president of operations at Jefferson Stratford (N.J.) Hospital, in addition to her current role as the hospital's associate chief nursing officer. 

5. Frank Rocco, MSN, RN, was named vice president of operations for Jefferson Cherry Hill (N.J.) Hospital. 

6. Jenny Breunig was named vice president of operations at Jefferson Washington Township Hospital.

7. Naresh Agarwal was named chief medical officer of Mercy Hospital Southeast in Cape Girardeau, Mo.

8. Kevin Watson, MSN, FNP, was appointed to the dual role of chief operating and chief nursing officer of St. Luke's Jerome (Idaho) Medical Center.

9. Kathy Bailey, RN, plans to retire as CEO of Morganton, N.C.-based UNC Health Blue Ridge in June.

10. Caren Weakley was named senior vice president and general counsel for Sacramento, Calif.-based Sutter Health.

11. Brian Floyd, RN, president of ECU Health Medical Center and COO of ECU Health in Greenville, N.C., will focus time solely on his COO responsibilities.

12. Jay Briley, president of ECU Health Community Hospitals, will become president of ECU Health Medical Center.

13. Van Smith, executive vice president of ECU Health Medical Center, will transition to president of ECU Health community hospitals.

14. Kim Crickmore, vice president of Greenville, N.C.-based Maynard Children's Hospital, women's service lines and community health programs, is retiring Feb. 26. 

15. Kerri Anne Scanlon, RN, was promoted to an expanded role as executive director of Glen Cove (N.Y.) Hospital, Plainview (N.Y.) Hospital and Syosset (N.Y.) Hospital.

16. Tracy Frank was named CFO of Community Memorial Hospital in Hamilton, N.Y. 

17. Diane Scardino was named chief administrative officer of Norton Children's Hospital and Norton Children’s Medical Center, both in Louisville, Ky.

18. Robert S.D. Higgins, MD, president of Brigham and Women's Hospital and executive vice president at Mass General Brigham, will leave his role in the Boston area to accept a new role in Chicago. 

19. Amy Trainor, BSN, RN, was named CIO and senior vice president of New Orleans-based Ochsner Health.

20. Sean Mills was named CFO of Johnson City, Tenn.-based Ballad Health's Northern region. 

21. Erin Edwards was named vice president of project management at Chapel Hill, N.C.-based UNC Health, where she will co-lead efforts dedicated to planning and eventually opening the new freestanding North Carolina Children's Hospital

22. Andy Willis will co-lead efforts related to North Carolina Children's Hospital as executive chief planning and development officer.

23. Ian Buchanan will co-lead efforts related to North Carolina Children's Hospital as chief project officer.

24. Kevin Howell was named systemwide chief external affairs officer at UNC Health. 

25. Josh Snow was named CEO of Mobile, Ala.-based USA Health University Hospital. 

26. Michael Cacciatore, MD, was named system chief clinical officer for Altamonte Springs, Fla.-based AdventHealth.

27. Megan Bonney is the new president of CHI St. Vincent North in Sherwood, Ark. 

28. Nitu Kashyap, MD, was named chief health informatics officer of Atlanta-based Emory Healthcare.

29. Jennifer Holmes, MSN, RN, was appointed director of risk management and patient safety at Statesville, N.C.-based Iredell Health System. 

30. Garrett Allen was named senior vice president of business development at HCA Midwest Health in Overland Park, Kan.

31. David Neal is out as chief executive of Arcata, Calif.-based Mad River Community Hospital.

32. Carla Chandler was named vice president and market CFO for Danville, Pa.-based Geisinger.

33. Kristin Higgins, MD, was named chief clinical officer of City of Hope Cancer Center Atlanta.

34. Mackenzie Clyburn was promoted to vice president of hospital operations at Baptist Health Medical Center-Little Rock (Ark.).

35. David Shenker, MD, was named chief medical officer of Baptist Health Medical Center-Little Rock.

36. David O'Brien, MSN, RN, was selected to serve Kindred Hospitals as CEO of the South Florida market. 

37. Patti VanDort was named CEO of Holland (Mich.) Hospital. 

38. Robert Brenner, MD, was promoted to president of Ridgewood, N.J.-based Valley Health System.

39. Karteek Bhavsar was promoted to senior vice president and COO of Valley Health System.

40. Danny Van Ranken was named interim CEO of Kearney (Neb.) Regional Medical Center.

41. Michael Scialdone was named senior vice president and CFO of Springfield, Ill.-based Hospital Sisters Health System.

Jan. 15-19

1. Monica Smith, MSN, RN, resigned as COO of Columbia, Mo.-based Boone Health. 

2. Heather Cave, RN, was named chief nursing officer of Rock Regional Hospital in Derby, Kan. 

3. Patrick Curtin was named vice president of revenue cycle at Berlin, N.H.-based North Country Healthcare.

4. Michael Cropp, MD, president and CEO of Buffalo, N.Y.-based Independent Health, will be passing his president title on to Jim Dunlop, the independent, nonprofit health system's current executive vice president and CFO. 

5. LaDonna Johnston, RN, was named interim president and CEO of Searcy, Ark.-based Unity Health.

6. Bruce Darrow, MD, PhD, was appointed interim chief digital and information officer of New York City-based Mount Sinai Health System.

7. Jerry Yang was selected to succeed Sid Sczygelski as CFO of Wausau, Wis.-based Aspirus.

8. Michael Garcia, RN, COO of Houston Methodist Hospital, was selected as the new CEO of Houston Methodist Sugar Land (Texas) Hospital.

9. Jacob Stercula was named COO of Las Palmas Medical Center in El Paso, Texas.

10. Shannon Black was selected as CEO of Manning (Iowa) Regional Healthcare Center.

11. Ric Magnuson will leave his role as CFO of Minneapolis-based Allina Health in April.

12. Kathy Hill was named CFO of Troy (Ala.) Regional Medical Center.

13. Dennis LaRock, MD, was named chief physician officer and executive vice president of New Bedford, Mass.-based Southcoast Health.

14. Mary Breslin-Rodriguez, BSN, was named chief quality officer of Johnson City, Tenn.-based Ballad Health.

15. Darshan Shawn Parekh, PharmD, was named CEO of Philadelphia-based Roxborough Memorial Hospital. 

16. Cassie Lewis, DNP, RN, was named chief nursing officer of Bon Secours' Richmond, Va., market.

17. Angel McCullough, DNP, RN, was named chief nursing officer of St. Mary Medical Center in Langhorne, Pa., and Nazareth Hospital in Philadelphia.

18. Dan Shields was named CEO of digital medicine at New Orleans-based Ochsner Health.

19. Gurvinder Kaur, MD, was selected as the next president and market leader at Fresno, Calif.-based Saint Agnes Medical Center.

20. Paul McGinty was selected as the inaugural chief patient experience officer of Fairfield, Calif.-based NorthBay Health.

21. Tony Rinaldi, executive vice president at Great Barrington, Mass.-based Fairview Hospital, retired on Jan. 15.

22. Megan Johnson, BSN, was named president of Spanish Fork (Utah) Hospital.

23. Lisa Johnson, DNP, RN, was named chief quality officer of USC Arcadia (Calif.) Hospital.

24. Colleen Wilcoxen, RN, MSN, was named permanent chief nursing officer of USC Arcadia Hospital.

25. Robert Begg was appointed vice president of human resources at USC Arcadia Hospital.

26. Melissa Russo was selected as division vice president of HCA Midwest Physicians Services Group.

27. Jennifer Shilling was named government relations manager for the state of Wisconsin representing Rochester, Minn.-based Mayo Clinic.

28. Patrick Rafferty was named COO of Overland Park (Kan.) Regional Medical Center.

29. Eleze Armstrong was named CEO of Twin Cities Community Hospital in Templeton, Calif.

30. Vasanth Balu was named CIO of Bozeman (Mont.) Health.

31. Kathy Marble, MSN, RN, was named chief nursing officer of Lansing, Mich.-based E.W. Sparrow Hospital.

32. Cindy Peterson was named executive vice president of ambulatory care at Providence, R.I.-based Lifespan.

33. Anthony Boutin, MD, was ousted as president and CEO at Nassau University Medical Center in East Meadow, N.Y.

Jan. 8-12

1. Kenneth Rose, president and CEO of Texas Health Hospital Mansfield, is leaving his post for a new opportunity at another AdventHealth-affiliated hospital.

2. Robert Pretzlaff, MD, resigned from his role as vice president and chief medical officer of Henry Mayo Newhall Hospital in Valencia, Calif.

3. Thomas Kidd retired as CEO of Macon Community Hospital in Lafayette, Tenn.

4. Anita Chandrasena, MD, started as chief medical officer of Greenbrae, Calif.-based MarinHealth on Jan. 2.

5. Natalie Mussi, CEO of HCA's Los Robles Regional Medical Center in Thousand Oaks, Calif., is leaving her post for a new opportunity with the for-profit hospital operator.

6. Mary Brobst, MSN, RN, was named chief nursing officer of Gulfport, Miss.-based Memorial Health System.

7. Donald Morrish, MD, was named CEO of New York City-based Episcopal Health Services.

8. Catherine Hamilton, MSN, RN, was chosen to lead two Missouri hospitals: Chillicothe-based Hedrick Medical Center and Trenton-based Wright Memorial Hospital.

9. Kent Bailey was named vice president of finance for Gainesville, Fla.-based UF Health.

10. George T. 'Buddy' Hickman was appointed the new chief digital and information officer at Buffalo, N.Y.-based Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center.

11. Suzanne Tammaro was selected as the inaugural chief marketing officer of Teaneck, N.J.-based Holy Name.

12. John Kozyra was named CEO of O'Neill, Neb.-based Avera St. Anthony's Hospital.

13. Emily Oken, MD, is the new president of the Harvard Pilgrim Health Care Institute and chair of its population medicine department at Boston-based Harvard Medical School. 

14. Dan Dillon Jr. was named vice president for marketing and senior advisor at Gainesville-based University of Florida.

15. David Williams, MD, was named president and CEO of Aurora Colo.-based UCHealth's medical group. 

16. Nancy Bisco-Flora, BSN, RN, is retiring as chief nursing officer of Newark, N.J.-based Saint Michael's Medical Center.

17. Emily Dilley was named CEO of Cumberland (Wis.) Healthcare.

18. Breanda Goralski was named vice president of applications at Clearwater, Fla.-based BayCare Health.

19. Manuel "Manny" Linares was named CEO of Fort Lauderdale, Fla.-based Broward Health Medical Center.

20. Kristen Sutton, MSN, RN, was selected as the next chief nursing officer of AdventHealth Palm Coast and AdventHealth Palm Coast Parkway, both in Palm Coast, Fla.

21. Carrie Carls, DNP, RN, was named chief nursing officer of Jacksonville (Ill.) Memorial Hospital. 

22. Marilu Madrigal, MD, was named chief medical officer of HCA Florida Mercy Hospital in Miami.

23. Jameson "Jamie" Smith is the new CEO of Coeur d'Alene, Idaho-based Kootenai Health. 

24. Raju Iyer was named senior vice president and CFO of Sacramento, Calif.-based Sutter Health.

25. Traci Nordberg was selected as senior vice president of people services at Brentwood, Tenn.-based Lifepoint Health.

26. Cynthia Ziegler is the new vice president of revenue cycle management at Teaneck, N.J.-based Holy Name.

27. Donald Ecker will join Holy Name as vice president of integrated services. 

28. Denee Wolf was named vice president of revenue cycle at New York City-based Hospital for Special Surgery.

29. Benjamin Willey was named chief facilities and project officer of Caribou, Maine-based Cary Medical Center. 

30. Dee Montee was named vice president of revenue cycle at Scottsdale, Ariz.-based HonorHealth.

31. Jim Willis was named COO of Richmond, Va.-based VCU Medical Center.

32. Bernardo Fernandez Jr., MD, was named corporate physician executive at Fort Lauderdale, Fla.-based Broward Health.

33. Abha Agrawal, MD, joined Lawrence (Mass.) General Hospital as president and CEO.

34. Nick Ragone was named chief marketing and communications officer of Philadelphia-based Jefferson Health.

35. Michelle Fortune, BSN, RN, was named service line president of surgery and gastroenterology at St. Louis-based Mercy.

36. Dawn Martin was named service line president of women and children at Mercy.

37. Brian Connor was named service line president of neurosciences at Mercy.

38. Deb Anderson was named CIO of Evanston, Ill.-based Endeavor Health. 

39. Scott Wooten was named CFO of Sioux Falls, S.D.-based Sanford Health.

Jan. 2-5

1. David Posch was named senior vice president for business consulting at Nashville, Tenn.-based Vanderbilt University Medical Center.

2. Drew Dostal, president and regional market leader for Grand Rapids, Mich.-based Corewell Health, had his oversight doubled to six hospitals. 

3. Cathy Sumner, MSN, RN, was named chief nursing officer of Aiken (S.C.) Regional Medical Center.

4. Janice Walker, DHA, RN, was named chief nursing officer of Charlotte, N.C.-based Advocate Health's Southeast Region.

5. Matthew Block, former executive counsel to Louisiana Gov. John Edwards, was appointed executive vice president and chief administrative officer of New Orleans-based Ochsner Health.

6. Tracey Schiro was named executive vice president and chief people and culture officer of Ochsner Health.

7. Deborah Grimes, RN, JD, MSHQS, was promoted to senior vice president and chief diversity officer of Ochsner Health.

8. Tiffany Murdock, BSN, MSN, PhD, was promoted to senior vice president and chief nursing officer of Ochsner Health.

9. Aimee Quirk was promoted to senior vice president and chief corporate development officer of Ochsner Health and will continue as CEO of Ochsner Ventures. 

10. Shelley Sullivan Tynan was promoted to senior vice president and chief legal officer of Ochsner Health.

11. Harry Lemming was named CEO of Glen Oaks Hospital, a behavioral health hospital in Greenville, Texas. 

12. C.J. Stimson, MD, was appointed executive vice president for population health at Nashville, Tenn.-based Vanderbilt University Medical Center.

13. Allison "Allie" Wyler was named president of the Advocate Health Care Central Chicagoland area and Park Ridge, Ill.-based Advocate Lutheran General Hospital. 

14. Don McKenna was named permanent president of Milton S. Hershey Medical Center in Hershey, Pa. 

15. Melissa Emerson, BSN, RN, was named COO of Boynton Beach, Fla.-based Bethesda Hospital. 

16. Kimyatta Washington was named vice president and chief administrative officer of cancer services for UChicago Medicine.

17. Cullen Brown was named CEO of Kissimmee-based HCA Florida Poinciana Hospital.

18. John Hunter, MD, who has served as executive vice president and CEO of Portland, Ore.-based OHSU Health since 2017, will step down from his role.

19. Nic Nguyen, MD, was named chief medical officer of Boston-based Beth Israel Lahey Health and senior vice president of the system's primary care division.

20. William Ermann will retire as CEO of Memorial Hospital of Texas County in Guymon, Okla., on March 30.

21. Victor Almeida, DO, was selected as the next chief medical officer of RWJBarnabas Health's Monmouth Medical Center Southern Campus in Lakewood, N.J.

22. Jim Sheets was named president of Intermountain Health healthcare operations in Colorado, Montana, Kansas, Wyoming, and New Mexico.

23. Cody Hunter was named president of Methodist Celina Medical Center, a facility set to open in North Texas in 2025. 

24. Karl Keeler, chief executive of Providence Saint Joseph Medical Center in Burbank, Calif., has taken an additional role as chief executive of the Providence San Fernando Valley Service Area.

25. Julie Hudgens, PharmD, was named assistant COO of Ascension Saint Thomas Rutherford in Murfreesboro, Tenn.

26. Thomas Cummins, MD, was appointed chief medical officer of Ascension Saint Thomas Rutherford.

27. Margaret Carroll, RN, stepped down as chief nursing officer at Ascension Saint Joseph-Joliet (Ill.).

28. Maria Paige was promoted to director of hospital billing at Valdosta, Ga.-based SGMC Health.

29. Rebecca Sesler will now serve as chief marketing and communications officer for St. Louis-based BJC Health System, which will now serve two regions.

30. Kevin Benson left his role as CFO of Thermopolis, Wyo.-based Hot Springs Health.

31. Andrew DeVoe was named CFO of Burlington, Mass.-based Tufts Medicine.

32. Brent Burish will serve as CEO of two HCA Healthcare hospitals in St. Petersburg, Fla.

33. Chuck Robb, former senior vice president and CFO of Kansas City, Mo.-based Saint Luke's Health System, was appointed CFO of St. Louis-based BJC Health System. 

34. Brian Dietz, president and CEO of Macomb, Ill.-based McDonough District Hospital, was suspended.  

35. Brian Helleland was selected as chief executive of Providence St. Joseph Hospital Orange (Calif.) and chief executive for the Orange County/High Desert service area.

36. Martinson Arnan, MD, was named senior vice president and chief physician executive for Kalamazoo, Mich.-based Bronson Healthcare.

37. Vickie Magurean was named CFO of HCA Florida Kendall Hospital, a 447-bed facility in Tamiami.

38. Jordan Fulkerson was named CFO of HCA Florida Citrus Hospital, based in Inverness.



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