Integris names Johnsen presidentOKLAHOMA CITY - Tom Johnsen has
been named president at Integris Baptist Medical Center in Oklahoma
City, effective Jan. 2.
Johnsen has a more than 25-year career in health care starting as
a nurse in a cardiac intensive care unit, then a director of an air
medical program. He was later the director of emergency services at
an emergency and trauma center.
In 2000, he was chief operating officer of a health care system
in Missouri. He was recruited by Mercy to serve as president and CEO
of another Missouri hospital in 2003. Johnsen was transferred to
Mercy Hospital and Clinics Hot Springs, Ark., in 2006 and named
president and CEO in 2007.
Johnsen received his bachelor of science degree in nursing from
Southwest Missouri State University in Springfield. He earned a
master of science in health services administration from Southwest
Baptist University in Bolivar, Mo., and completed his master of
business administration at Webster University in St. Louis.
Johnsen succeeds Chris Hammes who was promoted in July to
executive vice president and chief operating officer of Integris
Health's network of hospital operations.
George to receive hematology awardOKLAHOMA CITY -American
Society of Hematology has selected James N. George of the University
of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center as recipient of its Wallace H.
Coulter Award for Lifetime Achievement in Hematology.
George was selected for the award for his 50-year career
combining clinical research investigation, teaching, mentorship and
patient care, society officials said.
George holds the George Lynn Cross Research Professorship in the
departments of Medicine and Biostatistics & Epidemiology at the OU
Health Sciences Center. George served as American Society of
Hematology president in 2005.
The 2012 Wallace H. Coulter Award for Lifetime Achievement in
Hematology will be presented to George on Sunday in Atlanta, during
the American Society of Hematology's 54th annual meeting.
Timmons joins Daily Living CentersBETHANY - Pam Timmons has
joined Daily Living Centers as vice president of development.
Her office will be at the Bethany location. Daily Living Centers
has four locations providing adult day health care.
Three join staff of OU Children's PhysiciansOKLAHOMA CITY - Jewel
Montgomery, Cristina Rhodes and Jordan Stabinski have joined OU
Rhodes, an anesthesiologist, has also been named an assistant
professor with the University of Oklahoma College of Medicine.
Rhodes completed a fellowship in pediatric anesthesiology at the
University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston, Corpus Christi. She
completed a residency in anesthesiology and pain management and an
internship at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at
Dallas. Rhodes earned her doctorate of osteopathy at Virginia
College of Osteopathic Medicine, Blacksburg, Va.
Before going to medical school, Rhodes worked for NASA in Houston
as a biomedical flight controller for the Space Shuttle and
International Space Station programs. She trained crew members for
medical procedures adapted to zero gravity and co-wrote medical
checklists for both programs. She also helped design software for in-
flight physical examinations conducted weekly aboard the shuttle and
Montgomery, a pediatric anesthesiologist, completed a pediatric
anesthesiology fellowship and a residency at University of Illinois
Medical Center, Chicago. …