People on the Move – June 25, 2018

By Matt Skoufalos

The Pennsylvania Patient Safety Authority of Harrisburg, Pennsylvania named Stanton Smullens to chair its board, replacing Rachel Levine, and Kathleen Law and Denelle Weller, replacing Radheshyam Agrawal and Jan Boswinkel. Smullens has been a board member since the authority's inception.

Unichem Pharmaceuticals of Hasbrouck Heights, New Jersey has added Scott Delaney as president CEO. Delaney has worked for Eli Lilly and Company, Johnson and Johnson, HEB Grocery Company, Teva Pharmaceuticals, URL Pharma, Cadista Pharmaceuticals, and Edenbridge Pharmaceuticals. He was most recently was president of Heritage Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

Scott Delaney

Providence St. Joseph Health of Renton, Washington, has named board-certified urologic surgeon Charles W. Sorenson to its board of directors. Sorenson is president and CEO Emeritus of Intermountain Healthcare and founding director of Intermountain Healthcare Leadership Institute.

Charles W. Sorenson

LeadingAge California of Reseds, California has named Molly Forrest, CEO-President of the Los Angeles Jewish Home, chair-elect of its board of directors.

Molly Forrest

NICO Corporation of Indianapolis, Indiana has named Thomas M. Tefft, former senior vice president and president of the Medtronic neuromodulation business, to its board of directors. Tefft also serves on the boards for three other private med tech companies and American Family Insurance, and spent 10 years at Price Waterhouse in Minneapolis.

Thomas M. Tefft

The Doheny and UCLA Stein Eye Institutes of Los Angeles, California have added Steven Barnes as a professor in the UCLA Department of Ophthalmology. Barnes was most recently professor of physiology and biophysics and ophthalmology and visual sciences at Dalhousie University in Halifax, Nova Scotia. He has also been a researcher for the department of neurobiology at UCLA's David Geffen School of Medicine since 2007.

Johnson & Johnson of New Brunswick, New Jersey has made a number of appointments within the upper levels of its management structure. Joaquin Duato, executive vice president and worldwide chairman of pharmaceuticals, and Paul Stoffels, executive vice president and chief scientific officer have been named vice chairman of the executive committee. Ashley McEvoy, company group chairman, consumer medical devices, has been appointed executive vice president and worldwide chairman of medical devices. Jennifer Taubert, its Americas pharmaceuticals group chairman has been appointed executive vice president worldwide chairman of pharmaceuticals. Kathy Wengel, worldwide vice president of supply chain, has been appointed executive vice president chief global supply chain officer. Michael Sneed, worldwide vice president of global corporate affairs and chief communication officer, will become executive vice president of global corporate affairs and chief communication officer. Sandra E. Peterson, group worldwide chairman for Johnson & Johnson will retire October 1.

Berkshire Sterile Manufacturing of Lee, Massachusetts added Jeremy Griffin as vice president of engineering. Griffin joined the company in January of 2018 as vice president of engineering from ProPharma Group, where he was a project manager. He holds an MBA from Limestone College.

FAIR Health, Inc. of New York, New York, has added directors Chiquita Brooks-LaSure and Lawrence Casalino to its board of directors.

The Atlanta, Georgia-based Alimera Sciences, Inc. added Surefire Medical President and CEO Mary T. Szela to its board of directors. Szela has been CEO of Novelion Therapeutics and of Melinta Therapeutics, and also worked at Abbott Laboratories.

The Dallas, Texas-based Steward Health Care System LLC named Ruben Jose King-Shaw Jr. its chief strategy officer. King-Shaw Jr. was COO and deputy administrator of CMS under George W. Bush, and served on Barack Obama's program advisory and oversight committee for Medicare's DME competitive bidding program. He has been executive director of Jackson Memorial Hospital and COO of the neighborhood health partnership in Florida, and serves on the boards of Cotiviti Holdings Inc. and Intelligent Retinal Imaging Systems.

Maxor National Pharmacy Services of Amarillo, Texas named David G. Wheeler, CPA its CFO. Wheeler has been CFO and board member of MedImpact Healthcare Systems, and a member of WellDyneRx's board of directors.

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