Presidents, CEOsRichard Bock, M.D., has been named president at Adventist Health/Southern California Medical Foundation, Glendale, Calif. He had been associate regional vice president at FHP Hospital, Fountain Valley, Calif.Edith Cohen, M.D., has been elected president for Bon Secors DePaul Medical Group, Virginia Beach, Va. In 1995, she joined the DePaul Medical Group as a primary care practitioner at Diamond Springs Family Practice, Virginia Beach.Jerry R. Mitchell, M.D., has been named chief executive officer and president, and a member of the board of directors for Clintrials Research, Nashville, Tenn. He had been a member of the board of directors of ILEX Oncology.Stephen Yarborough, M.D., has been named president of the St. Francis Health System Medical Staff, Greenville, S.C. He had been first vice president.
Chief medical officers, VPsStuart B. Baker, M.D., has been named executive vice president of clinical affairs at VHA, Irving, Texas. He had been vice president and chief medical officer at Sentara Health System, Norfolk, Va.David Baumgartner, M.D., has been named vice president of medical affairs at Saint Mary's Health Services, Grand Rapids, Mich. He had been director of Saint Mary's Internal Medicine Residency program.Malcolm Fraser, M.D., has been named senior vice president of medical affairs for Long Term Care Physicians Corporation, Nashville, Tenn. He had been president of the Florida Medical Directors Association, and was recently appointed chairman of the board of directors for that organization.Timothy Jack, M.D., has been named associate chief medical officer for Merit Behavioral Care Corp., Park Ridge, N.J. He had been associate corporate medical director for CMG Health, Owings Mills, Md.Joyce A. Kakkis, M.D., has been named chief medical officer for MaterniCare, Laguna Hills, Calif. She had been founder and president of Womankind, Newport Beach, Calif.Herbert Y. Kessel, M.D., has been named chief medical officer at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, N.Y. He had been chief of radiology there.Christopher G. Koeppl, M.D., has been named to the board of directors of Ministry Health Care, Milwaukee. He had been regional vice president.Paul F. Patti has been named vice president of clinical services for Integra, a managed behavioral healthcare company, King of Prussia, Pa. He had been at the Regional Care Center of MCC Behavioral Care, Parsitpany, N.J.Hal Ray, M.D., has been named chief medical officer for Catholic Health Initiatives, Denver. He had been at the Pace Group, Dallas, where he was involved in HMO development, physician compensation and the structuring of physician groups.Richard F. Shonk, M.D., has been named vice president of medical affairs at Grant/Riverside Methodist Hospital, Columbus, Ohio. He had been chairman/director of family practice at Riverside Methodist.Charles C. Wilhelm, M.D., has been named chief medical officer at CCN, a national healthcare managment company, San Diego. He had been senior medical officer for Principle Health Care, Rockville, Md.John F. Williams, M.D., has been named vice president for health affairs and executive dean at George Washington University, Washington D.C. He had been interim vice president for medical affairs.Blake W. Williamson, M.D., has been named senior vice president of physician network development for Asante Health System, Medford, Ore. He had been executive director of Southern Oregon Health Trust at Asante.
Medical directorsJoseph Bianchine, M.D., has been named medical director at Schwarz Pharma, Mequon, Wis. He had been responsible for drug development at Pharmacia and Upjohn Pharmaceuticals, Kalamazoo, Mich.Anthony Clark, M.D., has been named medical director of Cook County Westside Health Center, Chicago. He had been an associate attendant in general medicine.Victor S. Dorodny, M.D., has been named director of health affairs for Aviant Information, Simi Valley, Calif. He had been president of Health Pro Worldwide, Pasadena, Calif.Madhu Malhotra, M.D., has been named medical director of Oak Forest Hospital, Oak Forest, Ill. She had been associate medical director.James Morgan, M.D., has been named medical director of the home care and hospice program for the Loyola University Health System, Chicago. He had been assistant professor of medicine in the Loyola University Chicago Stritch School of Medicine, Chicago.
Department headsMalcolm Bremer, M.D., has been named chief of staff of Northeast Medical Center Hospital, Humble, Texas. A cardiovascular surgeon, this is his second term as chief of staff.