Dr. Joxel Garcia, 53, has been named the inaugural executive director of the University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center's prevention and control platform, part of its “Moon Shots Program,” which aims to accelerate and improve cancer survival rates.
Todd Kennedy has been named president of Providence Health System in Mobile, Ala. Kennedy, 39, will start on Sept. 7. He replaces Clark Christianson, who is retiring.
Elizabeth Dunne has been named president and CEO of Vancouver, Wash.-based PeaceHealth.
Michael Englehart has been named president and CEO of Chicago-based Presence Health, the largest Catholic health system in Illinois.
Dr. Edith Mitchell has been named the new president of the National Medical Association, which represents African-American physicians and has more than 30,000 members.
Dr. Donald Williamson will become the next president of the Alabama Hospital Association.
Nicholas Tejeda has taken the helm as CEO of Sierra Providence East Medical Center in El Paso, Texas. Tejeda, 36, assumed his duties in July, replacing Sally Hurt-Deitch, who is now market CEO of the hospital's parent system, Sierra Providence Health Network.
McDonald's has named Dignity Health's Lloyd Dean to its board of directors.
Gundersen Health system has named Dr. Scott Rathgaber CEO.
Chicago-based Valence Health, a major provider of clinical-integration, population-health and value-based care services, has tapped R. Andrew Eckert as its next CEO.
The University of Vermont Medical Center in Burlington has appointed Mary Kate Fitzpatrick as its next chief nursing officer.
Todd Ebert has been named CEO of Healthcare Supply Chain Association.