Virginia Opipare has been named hospitals administrator at the University of Texas Medical Branch Hospitals, Galveston. She had been vice president of operations at Allegheny General Hospital, Pittsburgh.
Deborah Pape has been named chief executive officer at Ashley Memorial Hospital, Crossett, Ark. She had been division director at Franklin-Williamson Human Services, Marion, Ill.
Chris Edmond has been named chief executive officer at Good Hope Hospital, Erwin, N.C. He had been interim CEO.
Ed Belcher has been named chief executive officer at Walton Medical Center, Monroe, Ga. He had been interim CEO at Community Health Center, Coldwater, Mich.
John J. Ferry Jr., M.D., has been named president and chief executive officer at Southampton (N.Y.) Hospital. He had been senior vice president for medical affairs and medical education at New York Downtown Hospital.
Lawrence A. Maas has been named administrator at Sutter Davis (Calif.) Hospital and vice president at Sutter Health, Sacramento, Calif. He had been administrator at Sutter General Hospital, Sacramento.
Dick Shelton has been named administrator at Fairbury (Ill.) Hospital. He had been interim administrator at the hospital.