Presidents, CEOsMichael Brouthers was named president and chief executive officer of Hospitalists, Laguna Hills, Calif. He had been executive director of Humana's Daytona Beach (Fla.) Health Plan.Wayne Meech, D.O., was named president of the Michigan Osteopathic Association, Okemos. He serves on the board of trustees at Mount Clemens (Mich.) General Hospital.
Chief medical officers, VPsDaniel Stuckey, M.D., was named senior vice president and corporate medical director of Memorial/Sisters of Charity, Houston. He had been medical director of NYLCare Health Plans, Irving, Texas.Patricia Gifford, M.D., was named chief medical officer of ARV Assisted Living, Costa Mesa, Calif. She had been medical director of Monarch Healthcare, Mission Viejo, Calif.Edward Heller Jr., M.D., was named vice president of Wang Healthcare Information Systems, Billerica, Mass. He had been president and chief executive officer of Computer-based Patient Record Institute, Bethesda, Md.Paul Hintze, M.D., was named chief medical officer of Unity Health, St. Louis. He had been president of Unity Physician Hospital Organization, St. Louis.M. Joseph Leinonen, M.D., was named chief medical officer of First Choice Health, Seattle. He had been general manager and medical director of Equicor's Washington state operations.Coleman Mosley, M.D., was named chief medical officer of Renaissance Health Care, Westminster, Colo. He had been medical director of San Diego Dialysis Services.David Nace, M.D., was named senior vice president and chief clinical officer of United Behavioral Health, San Francisco. He had been senior vice president and chief medical officer of Magellan Behavioral Health, Atlanta.
Medical directorsSusan Melvin, M.D., was named director of the family medicine residency program at Long Beach (Calif.) Memorial Medical Center. She had been in private practice in Reno, Nev.Luis Pires, M.D., was named medical director of electrophysiology and arrhythmia services at Mount Clemens (Mich.) General Hospital. He will remain in private practice at Eastside Cardiology in Detroit and has been a staff physician at Mount Clemens General since 1997.Bernard Kulper, M.D., was named medical director of the Heart of Hope Hospice Program at Raritan Bay Medical Center, Perth Amboy, N.J. He has been on the hospital's staff since 1987.Charles Resnick, M.D., was named chief of staff at Orthopaedic Hospital, Los Angeles. He has a private practice in Pasadena, Calif., and is an assistant clinical professor at the University of Southern California, Los Angeles.Peter Scardino, M.D., was named chief of the urology service and head of the prostate cancer program at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, New York. He had been chairman of the Scott Department of Urology and distinguished service professor at Baylor College of Medicine, Dallas.Jean Steichen, M.D., was named director of pediatrics at the family birthing center of Jewish Hospital, Kenwood, Ohio. He will continue to supervise the special care nursery, where he has been director since 1997.