Author: John Howser
Jun. 11, 2021—Following a national search, Eben Rosenthal, MD, the John and Ann Doerr Medical Director and Associate Director of Clinical Care with Stanford Cancer Center, will join Vanderbilt University Medical Center Oct. 11 as chair of the Department of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery (OHNS).
May. 6, 2021—André Churchwell, MD, the Levi Watkins Jr. MD Professor, professor of Medicine, Biomedical Engineering and Radiology and Radiologic Sciences, senior associate dean for Diversity Affairs and Vanderbilt University Medical Center’s Chief Diversity Officer, will step down from his administrative roles as Chief Diversity Officer and senior associate dean for Diversity Affairs for Vanderbilt University School of Medicine (VUSM) on June 30.
Apr. 22, 2021—Julian “Jay” Hinesley III, MHA, President of Vanderbilt Wilson County Hospital (VWCH), is leaving his role with Vanderbilt University Medical Center to join the Medical University of South Carolina (MUSC) as Chief Executive Officer for MUSC Health’s Florence Division in Florence, South Carolina, where he will lead three hospitals located in Florence and adjacent communities. He will depart VWCH and VUMC on April 30.
Apr. 15, 2021—Shubhada Jagasia, MD, MMHC, professor of Medicine and chief of staff for Vanderbilt University Adult Hospital and Clinics, has accepted a new position as President and Chief Executive Officer for Ascension Saint Thomas Midtown and West Hospitals. She will be leaving Vanderbilt University Medical Center this month.
Apr. 15, 2021—Walter Clair, MD, MPH, who earned his bachelor’s degree, medical degree and Master of Public Health from Harvard University, is one three 2021 recipients of Harvard University’s highest honor, the Harvard Medal.
Mar. 9, 2021—Kevin Johnson, MD, MS, Cornelius Vanderbilt Professor and chair of the Department of Biomedical Informatics (DBMI), professor of Pediatrics and Informatician-in-Chief at Vanderbilt University Medical Center, will depart the organization on Nov. 1, to join the faculty of the University of Pennsylvania and Perelman School of Medicine. He will continue to serve as chair of DBMI as a national search is conducted to identify his successor.
Feb. 25, 2021—After a several-year hiatus, the Vanderbilt University School of Medicine Faculty Advisory Council has been re-established to represent the School’s 3,000-plus faculty.
Feb. 18, 2021—Amy Schoeny, PhD, System Vice President, Total Rewards and Human Resources Administration with Advocate Aurora Health, has been named Vanderbilt University Medical Center’s Chief Human Resources Officer. She will join the organization April 26.
Feb. 11, 2021—Jonathon Yeatman, MBA, will join Vanderbilt University Medical Center on Feb. 15 as Senior Vice President for Business Development.
VUMC acquires Tennova’s Shelbyville and Tullahoma hospitals from CHS and is now partnered with Tennova Healthcare-Clarksville Hospital
Jan. 1, 2021—Leaders of Vanderbilt University Medical Center announced today the acquisition of Tennova Healthcare-Shelbyville and Tennova Healthcare-Harton hospitals and their related businesses, including physician clinic operations and outpatient services, from subsidiaries of Community Health Systems Inc. (CHS).
Dec. 8, 2020—After an extensive national search Alice Coogan, MD, interim chair of the Department and professor of Pathology, Microbiology and Immunology (PM&I), has been named as the department’s next chair, effective immediately. Coogan will be the seventh chair of the department and the first female chair.
Nov. 12, 2020—Mary Pawlikowski, MA, MEd, Chief Operating Officer of Vanderbilt Behavioral Health, has been named interim president of the Vanderbilt Psychiatric Hospital (VPH), succeeding Jameson Norton, MBA, in the role he has held since 2016.