July/August 2002

Smith named chief executive officer at Carrington and Mercy in North Dakota

Johnson Smith has been named chief executive officer for Carrington Health Center, Carrington, N.D., and Mercy Hospital, Valley City, N.D. He has more than 30 years of experience in health care administration and previously served as chief executive officer for St. Anthony’s Hospital Association in Morrilton, Ark., which is part of St. Vincent Health System, Little Rock, Ark. Smith holds a master’s degree in public health and hospital administration from Tulane University, New Orleans, La., and a bachelor’s degree from Utah State University.