James W. Strickland, M.D., has been named president at the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, Rosemont, Ill. He is founder of the Indiana Hand Center, Indianapolis, and chairman of hand surgery at St. Vincent Hospitals and Health Services, Indianapolis.
Daniel P. Schmidt has been named president of DMC Centers and vice president of ambulatory services at Detroit Medical Center. He had been executive administrator at Ochsner Clinic, New Orleans.
Timothy J. Crowley has been named chief executive officer at Grant Hospital, Chicago. He had been chief operating officer.
Candace D. Carver has been named administrator at Downriver Center for Oncology, Brownstown, Mich. She had been administrative director of pediatric imaging at Children's Hospital of Michigan, Detroit.
Sheila Hunt has been named regional administrator for the Florida region at Quality Healthcare, St. Simons Island, Ga. She had been regional administrator at United Psychiatric Group, Washington.
Robert B. Conroy Jr. has been named chief operating officer and vice president at Bon Secours-St. Joseph Hospital, Port Charlotte, Fla. He had been COO at Cabarrus Memorial Hospital, Concord, N.C.
Robert J. Lundin II has been named chief operating officer and executive vice president at Trinity Health Enterprises, Moline, Ill. He will remain corporate vice president of marketing and public relations at Trinity Medical Center, Moline.
Douglas P. Gleeson has been named associate executive director of finance at Cape Coral (Fla.) Hospital. He had been chief financial officer at Biloxi (Miss.) Regional Medical Center.
W. Gary Redmon has been named chief financial officer at Quality Healthcare, St. Simons Island, Ga. He had been CFO/controller at River Oaks Psychiatric Hospital, New Orleans.
VPs, associates, assistants
William G. Baker Jr., M.D., has been named vice president of medical services at Piedmont Hospital, Atlanta. He had been a consultant at Hunter Group, St. Petersburg, Fla.
Nancy Rothenberg has been named vice president at Physical Therapy Provider Network, Woodland Hills, Calif. She had been administrator.
Irv Schauer has been named senior vice president of operations at PCS Health Systems, Scottsdale, Ariz. He had been a consultant at EMEA, Paris.
Michael B. Robbins has been named vice president of financial policy at the West Virginia Hospital Association, South Charleston. He had been vice president and chief financial officer at Saint Francis Hospital, Charleston, W.Va.
Douglas Adams has been named senior vice president at Syosset (N.Y.) Community Hospital. He had been vice president.
Karen L. Hackett has been named executive vice president at the American College of Healthcare Executives, Chicago. She had been vice president at the Metropolitan Chicago Healthcare Council.
Kerry Ann Kruckel has been named development director at New York Methodist Hospital, Brooklyn. She had been account executive at Ghiorse and Sorrenti, Woodcliff Lake, N.J.
Scott A. Kelly has been named director of strategic and business planning at Saint Agnes Medical Center, Fresno, Calif. He had been director of corporate planning at St. Paul Medical Center, Dallas.
Karl J. Schroeder has been named medical director at Helen Hayes Hospital, West Haverstraw, N.Y. He had been interim medical director.
Cathi Hildebrand has been named director of claims at ChoiceCare, Cincinnati. She had been manager of quality and operational development.
Jim Harkness has been named director of mission development at Bon Secours Health System, Marriottsville, Md. He had been in charge of the continuous quality improvement program.
Michael Engel, M.D., has been named medical director at Pembroke (Mass.) Hospital. He had been associate medical director.
Athena Snell has been named director of patient accounting at River Oaks Hospital, Jackson, Miss. She had been business office manager at Clay County Medical Center, West Point, Miss.
Linda Pickering has been named director of quality improvement at Quality Healthcare, St. Simons Island, Ga. She had been director of quality improvement at Charter Hospital of Savannah (Ga.).