May/June 2008

Ivy Accepts International Fellowship


Charles “Charlie” Ivy, executive director of St. Joseph Community Health, Albuquerque, N.M., was selected as a Senior Yale Clinton Foundation Fellow in International Health Care Management, based in Ethiopia. Ivy will live and work in Ethiopia to support the efforts to the Ethiopian Ministry of Health, Yale University and the William J. Clinton Foundation to address pressing health care needs and develop a national system to improve local capability in hospital management throughout the African country. Caryn Relkin, administrative director of St. Joseph Community Health, will serve as interim president while the St. Joseph Board and Catholic Health Initiatives select a new president.