Karey Witty, 51, is CEO at Corizon Health, a Brentwood, Tenn.-based correctional facility health provider, replacing Dr. Woodrow Myers Jr., effective Nov. 2.
Kelly Johnson has been named chief nursing officer and VP for patient-care services at Stanford Children's Health and Lucile Packard Children's Hospital Stanford, Palo Alto, Calif.
Juan Quintana is the new president of the American Association of Nurse Anesthetists. Quintana, 52, has been a certified registered nurse anesthetist for 15 years, most recently in Winnsboro, Texas. He began his new role this month and will serve a one-year term, replacing Sharon Pearce.
Jodi Daniel is stepping down as Director of the Office of Policy in the Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology at HHS where she has served for 10 years. Daniel's last day at ONC is Oct. 9. Her deputy for the past year, Elise Anthony, will become the acting director.
Dr. Robert Califf, 63, is nominated by President Barack Obama to be the next commissioner of the Food and Drug Administration. He would replace Dr. Margaret Hamburg, who stepped down early this year.
Melissa Waddey has been promoted to senior VP of operations strategy and integration at Brentwood, Tenn.-based LifePoint Health.
Dennis Murphy, 51, is president at Indiana University Health.
Terry Carroll has left his position as chief innovation officer at Dartmouth-Hitchcock in Lebanon, N.H., to “pursue other interests,” a spokesman said.
Patty Maysent has been named interim CEO of UC San Diego Health. She replaces Paul Viviano, who led the system for the past three years and is now the new president and CEO of Children's Hospital Los Angeles.
David Bernd, 66, is retiring as CEO of Norfolk, Va.-based Sentara Healthcare, effective March 3, 2016.
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.
Elizabeth Dunne has been named president and CEO of Vancouver, Wash.-based PeaceHealth.