ON THE MOVE ...
Dr. Lois Margaret Nora, interim president and dean of the Commonwealth Medical College, Scranton, Pa., was named president and CEO of the Chicago-based American Board of Medical Specialties, effective June 29. Nora, 56, will succeed who has been Lloyd Morgan, the organization’s interim leader since Dr. Kevin Weiss accepted a senior VP post at the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education in February. Nora, a board-certified neurologist, joined Commonwealth Medical College in May 2011 after serving as president, dean of medicine and professor at Northeast Ohio Medical University, Rootstown.
George Washington University Hospital, Washington, hired to be Barry Wolfman CEO and managing director. Wolfman was previously CEO of Providence St. Joseph Medical Center, Burbank, Calif., which is part of Providence Health & Services. He also is an alumnus of George Washington, from which he earned a master’s degree in health services administration. GWUH is owned and operated by a subsidiary of investorowned Universal Health Services, King of Prussia, Pa. The hospital’s former CEO, Trent Crable,
resigned Sept. 30, 2011, and is now executive VP and COO at Brooklyn Hospital Center, New York. … Steward Health Care System tapped Andrew Davis
to be the president of Carney Hospital in Boston. Boston-based Steward said left Carney
Bill Walczak Hospital this month after serving as president for about a year. Davis most recently served as CEO of Davis Regional Medical Center in Statesville, N.C. A spokeswoman for Davis Regional said Davis left the organization in January and it has since named
Vince Cherry CEO. Davis’ appointment at Carney Hospital is effective May 7. Steward also recently named
Kimberly Bassett president of Morton Hospital, Taunton, Mass. Bassett has worked for Health Management Associates for 22 years, most recently serving as CEO of St. Cloud (Fla.) Regional Medical Center, where is serving as interim
Lindell Orr CEO. In her new role, Bassett replaces Maureen Bryant,
who was named president and CEO of Provena Mercy Medical Center in Aurora, Ill., in January. Steward did not provide ages for its new executives. … Wellstar Health System, Marietta, Ga., named
Kem Mullins senior VP and president of Wellstar Cobb Hospital, Austell, Ga., effective April 23. Mullins replaced
Randy Cook, who is now VP of Wellstar’s Behavioral Health and Medicine service lines.