People on the Move – December 4, 2017

By Matt Skoufalos

EMD Serono of Rockland, Massachusetts has promoted Zhen Su, global head of medical affairs, oncology, to chief medical officer for North America. Su’s career has included stops at the faculties of Duke University and the University of Florida and leadership roles in general management, clinical development and medical affairs at Sanofi and GlaxoSmithKline.

Zhen Su

Inflexxion Inc. of Waltham, Massachusetts has named Jody Green its chief scientific officer. Green holds a Ph.D. in applied statistics and research methods from the University of Northern Colorado, and previously served as director of research administration at Denver Health/Rocky Mountain & Poison Drug Center. She has held academic appointments at Vanderbilt University Medical Center School of Nursing and the University of Colorado and Denver Health Sciences Center School of Public Health, and has authored/co-authored nearly 50 peer-reviewed manuscripts.

Jody Green

The Pharmacy Technician Certification Board (PTCB) of Washington, D.C. has named William Schimmel its executive director and CEO, succeeding Everett B. McAllister. Schimmel has been the PTCB associate executive director for the past seven years; prior to joining the organization, he was vice president of development and evaluation for the American Board for Certification of Teacher Excellence, and spent five years as a manager in the telecommunications, media, and entertainment sector at Accenture. Schimmel is an ISO/IEC 17024 Assessor of Accreditation Services for the American National Standards Institute.

William Schimmel

Radiological Service Training Institute (RSTI) of New Braunfels, Texas has named Bernie Dixon its director of services. Dixon joined RSTI from Crothall Healthcare, where he spent three years in various positions, most recently as national director of diagnostic imaging. Trained as a BMET in the U.S. Air Force, Dixon began his career as a field engineer with Digital X-Ray Specialists and later spent 16 years as a CT, nuclear medicine and PET team leader with GE Healthcare.

Oxford Instruments Healthcare of Ann Arbor, Michigan, has added Ken Smith as senior vice president of sales and marketing. Smith has 30 years in health care sales and service experience, including 11 years in leadership positions at GE Healthcare; most recently, he was executive vice president of sales, service and marketing at BC Technical.

Fractyl Laboratories of Lexington, Massachusetts has added former U.S. Senator William W. Bradley and John Amatruda to its board of directors.

Bradley previously worked as a chief outside advisor to McKinsey & Company's nonprofit practice, and was a senior advisor and vice chairman of the international council of JP Morgan & Co. An Olympic gold medalist and former pro basketball player, Bradley has also worked as an essayist for CBS evening news and holds a master’s degree from Oxford University where he was a Rhodes Scholar. Amatruda is a board-certified internist and endocrinologist, and has led drug discovery at Bayer and Merck. He holds several patents and has authored more than 100 peer-reviewed studies.

Ardent Health Services of Nashville, Tennessee has named Frank J. "FJ" Campbell its chief medical officer (CMO). Campbell was most recently vice president of clinical services for Community Health Systems, and has been chief medical officer of CareSpot Express Healthcare, an urgent care and occupational outpatient services organization, and 657-bed TriStar Centennial Medical Center in Nashville, Tennessee. A board-certified emergency medicine physician, Campbell holds a medical degree from Jefferson Medical College and a Temple University MBA. He replaces outgoing CMO Steven Landgarten.

Onrad Inc. of Riverside, California has added David Engert as president and CEO. Engert was president and CEO of Nighthawk Radiology Holdings Inc., has been president and CEO of Quality Care Solutions Inc. (QCSI), and has held senior leadership positions in sales and executive management at McKesson, HBOC, Sybase, Xerox and Boeing. Engert holds a bachelor’s degree in Industrial Engineering from Louisiana State University.

Clarify Health Solutions of San Francisco, California has added Mark Froimson as a strategic advisor and consulting chief clinical officer. Froimson is president of the American Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons and a principal at Riverside Health Advisors.

Carrum Health of San Francisco, California has added Sally Welborn, former senior vice president of global benefits for Wal-Mart Stores Inc., to its advisory board. Welborn retired from her post in July 2017; she had previously spent 11 years as senior vice president of corporate benefits for Wells Fargo & Co.

Aethlon Medical Inc. of San Diego, California has named Charles J. “Chuck” Fisher Jr. chairman of its board of directors. A physician scientist with a 30-year career in academia and industry, Fisher has been head of the section of critical care medicine at the Cleveland Clinic Foundation, chief medical officer and executive vice president of Cardiome Pharma Corp. He is currently executive chairman of CytoPherx Inc. Fisher is also a multi-tour combat veteran and has been a member of the Defense Science Research Council.

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