62 hospital, health system executive retirements in 2019

Becker's Hospital Review reported the following hospital and health system executive retirements from January through June.

They are listed below, in alphabetical order.

1. Carol Aaron, chief administrative officer of Vancouver, Wash.-based PeaceHealth, will retire by the end of the year.

2. Tim Allen, vice president of human resources at Bridgeport, W. Va.-based United Hospital Center, retired after 43 years at the hospital.

3. James J. Barba, president and CEO of Albany (N.Y.) Medical Center, is planning to retire, effective March 31, 2020.

4. Glenwood Springs, Colo.-based Valley View Hospital CEO Gary Brewer will retire this summer.

5. Patrick Brilliant, president and CEO of Riverside (Calif.) Community Hospital, retired at the end of April.

6. Denison, Iowa-based Crawford County Memorial Hospital President and CEO Bill Bruce is retiring, effective Dec. 31.

7. Dayton, Ohio-based Kettering Health Network President Roy Chew, PhD, retired Feb. 15.

8. Timothy A. Churchill, president and CEO of Farmington, Maine-based Franklin Community Health Network and Western Maine Health in Norway, is retiring Jan. 1, 2020.

9. John F. Collins, president and CEO of NYU Winthrop Hospital in Mineola, N.Y., plans to retire, effective Nov. 30.

10. John Doyle, executive vice president of St. Louis-based Ascension and president and CEO of Ascension Holdings and Ascension Holdings International, retired June 30.

11. Knoxville-based University of Tennessee Medical Center Senior Vice President and CMO Jerry Epps, MD, retired April 15.

12. Gene Faile, president of North Wilkesboro, N.C.-based Wilkes Medical Center, retired Jan. 31.

13. Fremont, Calif-based Washington Hospital Healthcare System CEO Nancy D. Farber will retire in six months after 25 years in the post.

14. Baton Rouge, La-based Woman's Hospital CEO Teri Fontenot retired at the end of March.

15. Coupeville, Wash-based WhidbeyHealth CEO Geri Forbes retired July 1.

16. David George, MD, vice president of academic affairs and chief academic officer at Reading (Pa.) Hospital, retired.

17. Larry Goodman, MD, CEO of Chicago-based Rush University System for Health and Rush University Medical Center, retired May 15, a spokesperson confirmed to Becker's Hospital Review.

18. Matthew Gross, CEO of Norwalk, Ohio-based Fisher-Titus Health System, retired March 1.

19. Kevin Halter, president of Our Lady of Bellefonte Hospital in Ashland, Ky., retired April 30.

20. Craig Hillemeier, MD, the CEO of Hershey, Pa.-based Penn State Health and dean of its affiliated medical school, plans to retire this year.

21. Joseph E. Hoagbin, MD, CMO of CHI Health Mercy Council Bluffs (Iowa), retired Jan. 18.

22. Poughkeepsie, N.Y.-based MidHudson Regional Hospital Executive Director Paul Hochenberg is retiring later this year.

23. Baton Rouge, La.-based Woman's Hospital Chief Nursing Officer Patricia Johnson is retiring.

24. Suffolk, Va.-based Sentara Obici Hospital President Steve Julian, MD, retired in early May after six years in the role.

25. Pipestone (Minn.) County Medical Center CFO Dave Keeler retired, effective May 3.

26. New London (N.H.) Hospital CEO Bruce King is planning to retire at the end of 2019.

27. Camden, N.J.-based Cooper University Health Care CEO and Executive Chairman Adrienne Kirby retired June 1.

28. Marie Knedler president of CHI Health Mercy Council Bluffs (Iowa), retired in February.

29. Jay Kreuzer, CEO of Honolulu-based Hawaii Health Systems Corporation's West Hawaii Region and of Kona Community Hospital in Kealakekua, Hawaii, is retiring, effective at the end of the year.

30. Paul LaCasse, DO, executive vice president of post-acute care and diversified business operations for Southfield, Mich.-based Beaumont Health, retired March 31.

31. David R. Lincoln, president and CEO of Tewksbury, Mass.-based Covenant Health, retired April 26.

32. John Lloyd, co-CEO of Edison, N.J.-based Hackensack Meridian Health, retired.

33. Grand Folks, N.D.-based Altru Health System President Eric Lunn, MD, retired in March.

34. Michael Maiberger, executive vice president and COO of Dayton, Ohio-based Premier Health, is retiring, effective in 2020.

35. Stephen L. Mansfield, PhD, president and CEO of Dallas-based Methodist Health System, retired, effective April 23.

36. George V. Masi, president and CEO of Houston-based Harris Health System, plans to retire, effective May 1, 2020.

37. Rick Napper, president and CEO of Odessa, Texas-based Medical Center Health System, is planning to retire, effective Sept. 15.

38. Callaway (Neb.) District Hospital CEO Marvin Neth retired.

39. Anacortes, Wash.-based Island Hospital CEO Vince Oliver retired May 31.

40. Karen Profitt Newman, EdD, RN, vice president and chief nursing officer at Baptist Health Louisville (Ky.), retired, effective June 30 after 20 years of service at the hospital.

41. Jackson, Calif.-based Sutter Amador Hospital CEO Anne Platt retired March 1.

42. Donna Poduska, chief nursing officer of UCHealth Poudre Valley Hospital in Fort Collins, Colo., retired at the end of February.

43. David Pryor, MD, St. Louis-based Ascension's chief clinical officer, retired June 30.

44. Joseph P. Ross, president and CEO of Hagerstown, Md.-based Meritus Health, retired.

45. Donna Russell-Cook, president of Northern Light Eastern Maine Medical Center in Bangor, retired.

46. Frank J. Sardone, president and CEO of Kalamazoo, Mich.-based Bronson Healthcare, is planning to retire at the end of 2019, ending a 23-year tenure.

47. Peggy Schmitt, RN, president and CEO of North Kansas City (Mo.) Hospital and its subsidiary, Meritas Health, is retiring at the end of the year after 25 years of service.

48. Rick Seidler, president and CEO of UnityPoint Health-Trinity, which operates four hospitals in Illinois and Iowa, retired May 1.

49. Richard P. Shannon, MD, executive vice president for health affairs at Charlottesville-based University of Virginia, retired in May.

50. Debbie Simon, CEO of Peoria-based UnityPoint Health in Central Illinois, retired June 30.

51. Charles "Chuck" D. Stokes, president and CEO of Houston-based Memorial Hermann Health System, will retire at the end of the year.

52. Suffolk, Va.-based Sentara Obici Hospital Nurse Executive Phyllis Stoneburner retired in April.

53. John Strange, president and CEO of Duluth, Minn.-based St. Luke's retired, effective Feb. 6.

54. St. Louis-based Ascension President and CEO Anthony R. Tersigni, EdD, who will retire Dec. 31, is transitioning out of the CEO role come July.

55. Boston-based Partners HealthCare President and CEO David Torchiana, MD, reportedly stepped down from his leadership roles Jan. 28.

56. David Triebes, CEO of Samaritan Albany (Ore.) General Hospital, retired at the end of June.

57. Tom Urban, president and CEO of Mercy Health-Fairfield (Ohio) Hospital, retired March 1.

58. Ron Violi retired May 24 as CEO of Wheeling (W.Va.) Hospital after leading the hospital for 13 years.

59. Patrick Wardell, CEO of Cambridge (Mass.) Health Alliance, is planning to retire in July.

60. Glen Washington, CEO of Point Pleasant, W.Va.-based Pleasant Valley Hospital, retired, effective May 17.

61. Eileen Whalen, RN, president of University of Vermont Medical Center in Burlington, retired in June.

62. Robert Williams, president and senior executive at UPMC Susquehanna Sunbury (Pa.), retired April 1.

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