MEADVILLE MEDICAL CENTER'S CHIEF MEDICAL OFFICER TO SERVE AS PENNSYLVANIA'S PHYSICIAN GENERAL
Meadville Medical Center
Meadville, PA - Governor Tom Wolf today announced that he has nominated
Dr. Denise Johnson to serve as Pennsylvania's physician general.
Dr. Johnson has served as Meadville Medical Center's (MMC) Chief Medical
Officer since 2008 and spent 13 years in private practice as a board certified
Obstetrician and Gynecologist prior to joining MMC's administrative
team. She is a Fellow of the American College of Healthcare Executives
and serves on the Governor's Commission for Women.
"I cannot think of a more fitting person to be the next Physician
General of Pennsylvania. Dr. Johnson is not only a highly qualified physician,
she is devoted to serving our community and now the entire Commonwealth.
She will be truly missed at every level of our organization, however I
cannot wait to see what she accomplishes in Harrisburg, " stated
Philip Pandolph, Chief Executive Officer, MMC.
A search committee comprised of MMC administrative staff, board members
and medical staff leaders will field candidates and select MMC's next
Chief Medical Officer over the weeks ahead.
"I am incredibly honored to be afforded the opportunity to contribute
to the health and wellbeing of the Commonwealth. Meadville Medical Center
has been my home for the past 25 years, I will certainly miss this role,"
commented Dr. Johnson.
Dr. Johnson will continue as MMC's Chief Medical Officer until March
26th when she will transition to her new role on March 28th.