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5 leadership changes that you should know about

November 25, 2014
by Julia Brown
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These individuals were recently appointed by their organizations into positions of leadership.

Ken Gregoire, chairman of the Board of Directors of the National Association of Addiction Treatment Providers (NAATP), announced that a search committee has been formed to begin the process of identifying qualified candidates to fill the position of president and CEO of NAATP. Michael Walsh will leave the post at the end of the year.

Physicians for Responsible Opioid Prescribing has appointed Jane C. Ballantyne, MD, an anesthesiologist and pain expert, as its president.

Oceans Healthcare has named healthcare executive Stuart Archer as CEO. Archer has experience in the management of multi-state and multi-site healthcare operations, and will assume the role in November, succeeding current CEO and co-founder, Jason Reed. Reed will remain on the board of directors.

Ridgeview Institute has appointed Frank Sartor as CEO. Starting out as a clinical assistant, Sartor’s career with Ridgeview has spanned 36 years. Serving as a member of the senior management team for the past nine years, Sartor was most recently responsible for risk management, regulatory compliance, legal and quality improvement activities prior to his appointment this fall.

Sheppard Pratt Health System has announced that Thomas Franklin, MD, has been appointed medical director of the Retreat at Sheppard Pratt, a private-pay residential psychiatric unit. Dr. Franklin previously served as medical director of Ruxton House, the Retreat’s transitional living program.



I'm glad to hear Mr. Archer has been named CEO of Oceans Healthcare. Behavioral Health Service Centers like Oceans rely on acute business acumen and relevant healthcare experience in order to meet defined goals. Mr. Archer certainly possesses those credentials.

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