In late June, Methodist Health System hired Jan Arrant as the Director of Community and Public Relations for Methodist Richardson Medical Center. Arrant worked as a producer at WFAA for 12 years. Arrant was the executive producer for Texas Cable News. She also oversaw election night coverage and served as field producer.
Calvert Collins will be joining the team on July 27 as PR Manager for Methodist Health System. Collins has been a nightside reporter at Fox-4 since 2012, and she previously worked as a reporter in Las Vegas and Omaha. Collins will oversee public relations efforts for the four main Methodist campuses in Dallas, Richardson, Mansfield, and Charlton.
USMD Hospital at Arlington has named a new chief nursing officer. Laurie Lewis will begin immediately and will take over from CEO Marcia Crim, who was also overseeing all nursing operations. Lewis comes with more than 22 years of clinical experience, including a decade in roles dedicated to nursing leadership. She comes from Dallas’ Acuity Healthcare, where she worked as vice president of clinical and quality services. She managed the clinical operations of eight hospitals, managing nursing, pharmacy, rehab, respiratory, quality, and education. She’s also worked at UT Southwestern’s Zale Lipshy University Hospital, St. Paul University Hospital, and at Kindred… Full Story
The Baylor University Louise Herrington School of Nursing (LHSON) welcomes Monica L. Mullins as the new Director of Student Services who began June 1, 2015. In her new role at LHSON she will provide leadership and administration for the Student Services Department. Ms. Mullins is responsible for a professional team that provides student services including admissions, financial aid, career placement, alumni relations, campus ministry, student activities, and general student life. She will also develop and implement academic and learning assistance programs for the LHSON Barnabas Success Center. She will develop, implement and manage administrative support for student relations activities such… Full Story
Jarvis Archibald has been promoted to assistant vice president, physician and provider relations for the HCA North Texas Division. In his new role, Archibald will lead a team supporting eleven major service lines from trauma to cardiology in all HCA North Texas hospitals. Archibald has more than 15-years in the health care industry, ranging from sales specialist for Fortune 500 health care companies to hospital market development and physician relations. For the past five years, he has served as director of physician and provider relations at The Medical Center of McKinney. He holds a Bachelor of Arts from Concordia University… Full Story
Health Wildcatters, a mentorship-driven healthcare seed accelerator, announced today that Fiona Schlachter will join the team as vice president of programming. Schlachter has been a leader within the Dallas-Ft. Worth startup community, co- founding House of Genius Dallas and helping organize the inaugural Dallas Startup Week. She also recently launched the Oak Cliff Open Coffee Club to bring together local entrepreneurs, developers and investors in an informal setting. “I could not be more excited to join Health Wildcatters,” Schlachter said. “I have watched them grow over the last two years and am honored to be part of the next phase.”… Full Story
Chuck Paschke’s appointment as Senior Director of Organizational Health demonstrates Galderma’s commitment to cultivating an environment that supports professional growth and healthy work-life balance for its employees. Paschke will lead the company’s efforts to set new standards for organizational efficiency as a member of the Galderma’s U.S. Leadership Team. A healthy organization means employees are engaged, have high morale, and there is shared clarity on the business goals and growth opportunities. Chuck has already begun engaging with employees. His overall ambition is to focus on ensuring that the basic elements of Organizational Health are aligned and optimized. Those elements are: Listening,… Full Story
Kelly Huang, Ph.D. will join Galderma as Vice President and General Manager of the company’s Aesthetic and Corrective Business Unit in the United States. Dr. Huang will oversee Galderma’s Aesthetic and Corrective business, which includes a broad portfolio of treatments. Galderma is a global leader in Aesthetic medicine with two decades of expertise and 20 million Restylane® treatments received by patients. In May 2014, Galderma acquired the rights to distribute its products Restylane, Perlane®, Sculptra® and Dysport® in the U.S. and Canada, as well. The recently launched Restylane® Silk is the first and only FDA approved filler for lip enhancement… Full Story
Vicki Wanjura is a member at Weaver and Weaver, PLLC. She is a knowledgeable healthcare attorney with experience representing hospitals, health care providers, and nonprofit organizations. Vicki spent over 10 years as in-house counsel for the world’s leading pediatric orthopedic hospital and additionally served as the hospital’s HIPAA privacy officer. Vicki has extensive experience advising on healthcare operations, governance, administration and compliance. She represents hospitals, physician practices, and other healthcare providers regarding licensing, accreditation, HIPAA, HITECH, and other state and federal compliance laws. Vicki has also represented physician practices certified by the Texas Medical Board as nonprofit healthcare organizations. In… Full Story
Carol Gregory has been named the chief nursing officer of HCA North Texas. She has served as Senior Vice President and Chief Nursing Officer at Medical City Dallas Hospital since 2010, and has become a respected leader and change agent. Carol holds both a master’s degree in nursing from Wayne State University and a master’s degree in business administration from the University of Denver. Her hobbies include running, soccer and riding horses. She is married to Dr. Michael Piel, a family practice physician.