WSU medical school names asst. dean of clinical campus

The Spokane-based Washington State University Elson S. Floyd College of Medicine named Larry Schecter, MD, associate dean of clinical campus for the medical school's Everett, Wash., campus, effective May 8.

Here are three things to know about Dr. Schecter and his career.

1. Dr. Schecter previously served as CMO at UC Los Angeles Medical Center, Santa Monica, and as an associate professor of surgery at the David Geffen School of Medicine at UC Los Angeles.

2. In 2003, he was named CMO of Everett, Wash.-based Providence Regional Medical Center.

3. Dr. Schecter has also received a variety of teaching awards during his 30-year career.

In addition to Dr. Schecter's appointment, the university hired Kevin Murray, MD; Farion Williams, MD; and Dawn DeWitt, MD, to serve in the same position at the medical school's Vancouver, Tri-Cities and Spokane campuses, all in Washington.

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