Vermont Business Magazine The University of Vermont Health Network (UVMHN) and Central Vermont Medical Center (CVMC) announced today additions to their respective leadership teams. UVMHN announces five new Board of Trustees appointments, whose four-year terms became effective Jan. 1, 2017. They replace five members of the 17-member board whose terms ended at the close of 2016.
Timothy Davis is a past managing director of Fresh Tracks Capital, a Vermont-based venture capital firm investing in early stage companies and private equity transactions in Vermont. He now serves as an advisor to the fund. Prior to his current position, Davis spent 35 years as president/CEO of technology-based manufacturing companies including startups, turnarounds and restructures. Industries include microelectronics, fiber optics and advanced materials. Davis continues as a member of the University of Vermont Medical Center Board of Trustees. He also serves on the Network Finance Committee and as chair of the Investment Committee.
Virginia L. Hood, MBBS, MPH, MACP, FRACP, FRCP Edin, is a professor of Medicine at the Larner College of Medicine at the University of Vermont and a nephrologist at the University of Vermont Medical Center. She is president emerita of the American College of Physicians (ACP), a past chair of the ACP Ethics, Professionalism and Human Rights committee and the International Council and served on their Board of Regents and Advisory Council for Patient Partnerships in Health Care. Dr. Hood also serves on the University of Vermont Medical Center Board of Trustees.
William Owens is a partner at Stafford, Owens, Piller, Murnane, Kelleher & Trombley, PLLC, in Plattsburgh, NY following five years of service as the US House of Representative for New York’s 21st District. He served on the Agriculture Committee, Armed Services Committee, Homeland Security Committee, Small Business Committee, and the House Appropriations Committee including the Subcommittee on Defense and the Subcommittee on Homeland Security. He is also a senior advisor to Dentons, a multinational law firm, in its Washington, D.C., and Albany, NY offices as a member of the Public Policy Group. Owens also serves as a Delivery System Reform Incentive Payment Program panel member for the New York State Department of Health. Prior to serving in the U.S. House, Owens was in private practice in Plattsburgh for thirty years.
Robert Laskowski, M.D.
Robert Laskowski, M.D., is principal of Laskowski Advisors, a consultancy focused on assisting health care organizations innovate through understanding value as seen by patients and their families. Additionally, he is a professor of Clinical Medicine, Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia, and an adjunct professor of Health Sciences, University of Delaware. Recently retired as CEO of Christiana Care Health System, Wilmington, DE, he helped that organization achieve national recognition as a top health care system. Dr. Laskowski has also served as chair of the Board of Directors of the Association of American Medical Colleges.
Robert Perkins is a retired executive with the New York State Electric and Gas Corporation (NYSEG) who has been a member of the UVM Health Network – Adirondack Region Board of Trustees, the organization that is the parent organization overseeing Champlain Valley Physicians Hospital (CVPH) in Plattsburgh, NY, Elizabethtown Community Hospital (ECH), Elizabethtown, NY, and Alice Hyde Medical Center in Malone, NY. Perkins also serves on the ECH Board of Trustees. He is returning to the UVM Health Network Board and will be a member of its Governance Committee.
At The University of Vermont Health Network – Central Vermont Medical Center (CVMC),
two trustees were appointed to three-year terms on its 15-member board. They are:
Mary Moulton, MPA, is executive director of Washington County Mental Health Services. She previously served as commissioner of the Department of Mental Health for the State of Vermont. Her primary directive was to work with teams in all designated agencies to implement Act 79, also known as Vermont’s mental health reform act. As part of that reform, Moulton was instrumental in developing law enforcement and crisis team training, and remains actively involved in the continuing development of Team Two mental health response training today. She has also served as coordinator of Vermont’s Behavioral Health Disaster Response Team, training 500 responders and creating a system for behavioral health response in the event of disaster. She received her master’s degree in public administration from Norwich University in 2011. She was appointed Dec. 7, 2016.
Paulette Thabault, DNP, APRN, JD, FAANP, is professor and director for the School of Nursing at Norwich University. As an adult nurse practitioner, she also practices at the GoodHEALTH/Community Health Center of Burlington, focusing on the treatment of obesity and related chronic diseases. She has lectured in healthcare leadership and policy at the University of Vermont and Northeastern University, and has consulted on patient-centered and clinical excellence practice innovations. She served as commissioner and deputy commissioner in Gov. Jim Douglas’ administration and is past vice president for the Vermont Nurse Practitioner Association.
She serves on the Vermont Board of Nursing, Advanced Practice Registered Nurse subcommittee, and is board president of Lund, an organization dedicated to helping families thrive with programs aimed at breaking the cycles of poverty, violence and addiction. She volunteers internationally, leading nursing and nurse practitioner students in delivering care to impoverished Nicaraguan villages. She was appointed Feb. 1, 2017.
About the University of Vermont Health Network
The University of Vermont Health Network is a five-hospital system serving the residents of Vermont and northern New York with a shared mission: working together, we improve people’s lives. The partners are:
- The University of Vermont Medical Center;
- The University of Vermont Health Network – Alice Hyde Medical Center;
- The University of Vermont Health Network – Central Vermont Medical Center;
- The University of Vermont Health Network – Champlain Valley Physicians Hospital;
- The University of Vermont Health Network – Elizabethtown Community Hospital.
Source: University of Vermont Health Network 2.16.2017