May 2006

Lofton, Woods Among Top 25 Minority Executives in Health Care


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Gene Woods

Kevin Lofton, president and chief executive officer of Catholic Health Initiatives, and Gene Woods, president and chief executive officer of Saint Joseph HealthCare, Lexington, Ky., have been named to Modern Healthcare magazine’s first-ever listing of the Top 25 Minority Executives in Health Care. Lofton and Woods were selected from more than 100 nominations. Criteria for selection included showing the ability to effect change in the health care industry; demonstrating willingness to share expertise with others in the field; and serving as a role model or mentor to other minority health care executives. The list appeared in the April 10, 2006, issue of Modern Healthcare.