Dennis Pullin, president and CEO of Virtua Health in Marlton, N.J., will serve as 2019 chair of the AHA's Section for Metropolitan Hospitals. New council members for 2019 include: L. Dwayne Blaylock, CEO of Merit Health River Oaks in Flowood, Miss.; Verdi DiSesa, M.D., president and CEO of Temple University Hospital in Philadelphia; Michael Elliott, acting CEO for Centra Health Inc. in Lynchburg, Va.; Leon Haley Jr., M.D., CEO of UF Health – Jacksonville (Fla.); A.J. Harper, president of the Healthcare Council of Western Pennsylvania in Warrendale; Russell Johnson, president and CEO of Lawrence (Kan.) Memorial Hospital; Todd Sklamberg, president of Sunrise Hospital and Medical Center in Law Vegas; and Eileen Whalen, president and chief operating officer for UVM Medical Center in Burlington, Vt. The Section for Metropolitan Hospitals represents the AHA's metropolitan/urban, suburban, public and teaching hospital members by participating in the AHA's advocacy, policy and resource development, with a particular focus on strategic opportunities. For more on the constituency section and its leadership, including a complete list of the Section for Metropolitan Hospitals members, visit www.aha.org.
The Aspen Institute recently chose AHA Senior Vice President and Chief Medical Officer Jay Bhatt, D.O., to participate in its Health Innovators Fellowship.
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