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MU Health Care CMO Search Committee Appointed
September 29, 2003
University of Missouri System President Elson S. Floyd has appointed a search committee for a new chief medical officer for the MU Health Care System. William M. Crist, M.D., MU School of Medicine dean, and David Coats, MU Health Care executive director will co-chair the committee. The committee anticipates a selection by Spring. The committee is comprised of the following people: W. Kirt Nichols, M.D., chief of staff, University Hospital; Steven Dresner, M.D., chief of staff, Columbia Regional Hospital; Ronald E. Williams, M.D. medical director, Missouri Rehabilitation Center; Steve Eubanks, M.D., chair, department of surgery, School of Medicine; Kevin Dellsperger, M.D.; chair, Department of Internal Medicine; Jason Calhoun, M.D., chair, Department of Orthopedic Surgery, School of Medicine; David Coats, executive director, MU Health Care, co-chair; William M. Crist, M.D., dean, School of Medicine, co-chair; Cynthia M. Grueber, director, University Hospitals & Clinics; James C. Poehling, J.D., hospital director, Columbia Regional Hospital; Donald Silver, M.D.; chairman, University Physicians.