Leadership Health Care announces its board of directors for 2011-12, led by Chair Melissa Waddey, senior director, Hospital Strategic Planning, LifePoint Hospitals. Mark Wainner, vice president, Operations, AmSurg, will serve as vice chair.
Other appointments include John Davis, senior associate, Council Ventures; Bobby Fritts, Nashville account manager, Pfizer; Will Howorth, director of Development, Physician Services, HCA; Ted Lomicka, assistant treasurer, Community Health Systems; Kelly Miller, senior consultant, Kraft Healthcare Consulting; and Michele Peden, vice president, Corporate Communications, IASIS Healthcare. Drew Mason, Vanderbilt Owen School of Management Health Care MBA candidate, joins the group in a one-year student board seat.
Two board members were re-elected to three-year seats: Kearstin Patterson, director, Corporate Communications, BioMimetic Therapeutics and Carrie Teaford, vice president, Finance, Baptist Hospital. All board appointments were effective on July 1.