Tulane Medical Center in New Orleans has appointed Dr. William Lunn CEO, effective Aug. 11.
Lunn has served as COO of Christus Health's
northern Louisiana division in Shreveport since 2009. He also spent five years at Baylor College of Medicine in Houston as the assistant dean of clinical affairs and director of interventional pulmonology.
He will replace Dr. Robert Lynch, who has retired.
“It is both an honor and privilege to work with the outstanding medical staff and dedicated leaders who make Tulane Medical Center an extraordinary healthcare and teaching facility, and an undisputed community asset committed to providing every patient with the highest level of care in an environment where people, compassion and integrity are valued,” Lunn said in a statement.
Tulane University and Nashville-based HCA
—the largest health system in the country—jointly own the two-campus, 327-bed Tulane Medical Center.Follow Bob Herman on Twitter: @MHbhermanHave news to share about executive comings, goings or promotions? E-mail News Editor John N. Frank at firstname.lastname@example.org.