February 2011

Presidents/CEOs


Leslie Hirsch, president and chief executive officer, Saint Clare's Health System, Denville, NJ, appointed secretary of the New Jersey Hospital Association.

Ben Koppelman, president and chief executive officer, St. Joseph's Area Health Services, Park Rapids, MN, named a "rising star" among health care leaders under age 40 by Becker's Hospital Review.

Jennifer Nolan to president and chief executive officer, Our Lady of Peace, Louisville, KY, from chief executive officer within Universal Health Services, Little Rock, AR.

Carl Vaagenes, president and chief executive officer, Unity Family Healthcare, Little Falls, MN, will resign effective April 1 to accept the chief executive officer position at Douglas County Hospital, Alexandria, MN.