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Administration / Leadership

Executive Leadership Team

Ann Abad, MBA, President
Yoany Finetti, RN, MSN, Vice President, Patient Care Services, Chief Nursing Officer and Chief Operating Officer
Brad Beldner, MBA, Director, Finance and Support Services
Stacy Arney, Director, Human Resources interim support
Greg Branham, MD, Chief Medical Officer

Senior Leadership Team

Norma Fishbein, RN, MSN, Director, Surgical Services
Laura Stollard, RN, MSN, Director, Patient Safety, Clinical Excellence and Risk Management
Diane Spence, RN, MBA, Director, Patient Care Services
Angela Mayer, MA, Director, Clinical Services
Jason Barczewski, Pharm.D., Director, Pharmacy and Laboratory

2022-2024 Medical Executive Committee

Rick Tao, MD, chief of staff
Adam Littich, MD, chief of staff elect 
Radhika Smith, MD, secretary/treasurer
Matthew Mutch, MD, chief of surgical services
John Ellena, MD, chief of medicine services
Greg Branham, MD, chief medical officer and chair of credentialing
J. Chris Eagon, MD, chair of quality and safety
Jason Gillihan, MD, director of anesthesiology
Rick Tao, MD, director of emergency medicine
Adam Littich, MD, director of hospitalists
Suzanne Thibodeaux, MD, director of laboratory
Vamsi Narra, MD, director of radiology

Past Chief

C.B. Boswell, MD

Members at Large

Jacob Buchowski, MD
John Clohisy, MD
Judith Gurley, MD
Elizabeth Huebner, MD
Evan Roller, MD
Radhika Smith, MD

Board of Directors

Ann Abad
David Aplington
Nick Barto
C.B. Boswell, MD
Robert Cannon
Stacy Olinger
Rick Tao, MD
Robert Saltman, MD
Paul Scheel, MD

Department Contacts

Admitting/Patient Access: Dolores Fumagalli
Barnes Jewish West County Surgery Center: Carrie Egizi, RN
Clinical Operations: Carolyn Evans, RN
Clinical Quality: Open position
Communications: Andrea Degenhart
Emergency Care: Jessica Davis, RN
Employee Activities: ‚ÄčKevin Sprecher, RN, MSN
Environmental Health and Safety, Emergency Preparedness: Erica Timmer
Environmental Services: Mirsada Dzindic
Facilities: Clayton Nowicki
Food and Nutrition: Seth Schoem
Finance: Annie Mueller
Health Information Management: Rita Simpson
Human Resources: Open Position
Infection Prevention: Cassandra Sherman
Information Systems: Steven Farmer
Intensive Care Unit: Jessica Davis, RN
Laboratory: Lauren Carroll
Laser Safety Officer: Jessica Cloud
Materials Management: Open Position
Marketing: Libby Martin
Medical Staff Office, Physician Services interim support: Suzzi Harper, RN
Nutritional Counseling (outpatient): Julie Gettemeier, RN
Occupational Health: Elizabeth Kessel, RN, BSN
Orthopedic, Spine: Angela Mayer
Pain Management Center: Amy Kuntz, RN, BSN
Patient Accounts: Allison Myers
Patient Care (medical and surgical): Susan Freet, RN
Patient Experience: Heather Lazarides, MHA
Patient Safety, Risk Management: Lisa Cook, RN, MSA
Perioperative Patient Care (surgery): Melody Ellis, RN
Preoperative Assessment and Planning: Tammy Murphy
Professional Practice: Julie Gettemeier, RN
Pharmacy: Alyssa Thompson & Mark Menkus
Physician Outreach: Tracy Willcut
Program Manager (bundled payments, service line growth): Carolyn Tichenor, RT, MHA
Program Manager (endoscopy, postanesthesia care unit): Teresa Ehlert, RN, BSN
Program Manager (rehabilitation): Matt Green, MPT, MBA
Program Manager (clinical quality, communications, food and nutrition, patient experience, sleep lab): Mike Vitale, MBA
Radiology: Amina Hodzic & Steve Wirth
Radiation Oncology: Erin Wittland
Radiation Safety Officer: Max Amurao
Rehabilitation (outpatient): Keith Sanders, PT, MBA
Rehabilitation (inpatient): Heather Lazarides, MHA
Respiratory Care: Palmer Wade
Security: Mark Strout & Dave Sedlacek
Sleep Lab: Chastity Johnson
Sterile Processing: Emeric Martin
Siteman Cancer Center: Joyce Divanbeigi, RN
Volunteer Services, Mailroom: Kevin Sprecher, RN, MSN,


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