The Joint Commission’s board of commissioners appointed David Nahrwold, M.D., to be its chairman in 2007. A member of the JCAHO board since 2003, Nahrwold is emeritus professor of surgery at Northwestern University ’s Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago. The following officers were also selected: dentist and former American Dental Association President David Whiston, vice chairman; cardiologist and former American Medical Association board of trustees Chairman J. James Rohack, M.D., treasurer; internist and former American College of Physicians board of regents Chairwoman Mary Herald, M.D., secretary; JCAHO board public member and assistant to the AFL-CIO President for Government Affairs Gerald Shea, executive committee member-at-large; former JCAHO board chairman, president and CEO of BJC HealthCare, St. Louis, Fred Brown, executive committee member-at-large.
Nahrwold, David, M.D.
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