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Hospital announces leadership changes

Carroll Hospital Center announced a series of promotions affecting the leadership structure within the hospital. Leslie Simmons, registered nurse, president of Carroll Hospital Center, announced the changes on Aug. 22. The changes are designed to help the organization move forward to meet the growing health needs of the community and beyond.

Following is a list of the leadership role changes:


Bob Edmondson

will continue in his position as chief strategy officer, but will now work closely with the hospital's chief executive officer John Sernulka and the hospital's board of directors on corporate strategies and the growth of the Physician-Hospital Organization.


Dr. David Louder

, vice president of physician partnerships, has added physician recruitment to his responsibilities, in addition to overseeing the operation and management of Carroll Health Group, the hospital's multispecialty practice group, and the hospital's PHO.

Ellen Finnerty Myers

has expanded her role to become vice president of business development and chief development officer. In this position she will work with the teams in business development, physician liaisons and wellness, in addition to her previous responsibilities overseeing the Carroll Hospital Center Foundation, Auxiliary, volunteers, marketing and public relations.