Robert Van Hook has been named interim CEO for the Washington-based Association for Professionals in Infection Control and Epidemiology. He started Oct. 18 and won't be considered as a candidate for a permanent position, according to a news release. Van Hook replaces Kathy Warye, 51, who announced in August that she would step down from the CEO position that she has held since 2004. Van Hook, 66, has served as an interim executive for a diverse list of associations, including healthcare-related organizations such as the Washington Center for Psychoanalysts, Center for American Nurses, Association for Healthcare Philanthropy, American Nurses Credentialing Center, Society of Vascular Technology and Society of Interventional Radiology, according to the website for Transition Management Consulting, which Van Hook co-founded in 2000. ... Glen Stream was chosen to be the new president-elect of the 94,700-member American Academy of Family Physicians. Stream, 54, is the chief medical information officer at the Rockwood Clinic, a multispecialty practice in Spokane, Wash., where he has worked since 1991. Other new AAFP officers include Roland Goertz, 55, assuming the role of president, and immediate past president Lori Heim, also 55, taking over as board chair.
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