City of Hope president exits after brief tenure, heads to Tufts Medicine

Burlington, Mass.-based Tufts Medicine has named Phil Okala its system chief operating officer, according to a June 14 news release shared with Becker's

Mr. Okala most recently served as system president of Duarte, Calif.-based City of Hope, which he joined in September. He previously held leadership positions at the University of Pennsylvania Health System in Philadelphia; Geisinger Health System in Danville, Pa.; and MD Anderson Cancer Center in Houston, among others. 

His new role will take effect July 10, a representative for the health system told Becker's

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