Stony Brook College President Maurie McInnis introduced at the moment that Harold L. “Hal” Paz, MD, MS, has been named government vice chairman for well being sciences at Stony Brook College, efficient October 4, 2021.
Paz, at the moment government vice chairman and chancellor for well being affairs at The Ohio State College and chief government officer of the Ohio State Wexner Medical Heart, will report back to President McInnis and is a member of her senior management group. As EVP for well being sciences, he’ll work in partnership with educational, hospital and scientific management and with group companions to make sure the continued improvement of a premier educational medical middle and well being system.
As government vice chairman and chancellor for well being affairs at The Ohio State College, the place he’s a professor of medication and public well being sciences, Paz is accountable for seven well being science schools together with greater than 20 analysis institutes and an NCI-designated complete most cancers middle. He additionally serves as CEO of the Ohio State Wexner Medical Heart, a well being system that features seven hospitals, 16 community hospitals, greater than 100 outpatient websites, a multispecialty apply, an accountable care group and a well being plan.
“Hal has a imaginative and prescient of development for Stony Brook Drugs that integrates our scientific, academic, analysis and repair missions,” mentioned McInnis. “In a time of nice transformation within the well being care and social environments, his distinct expertise will improve our place as a world-class chief in analysis and innovation.”
At present serving on the Nationwide Academy of Drugs’s Management Consortium and the board of administrators of Analysis!America, Paz brings practically 25 years of management in well being care and educational drugs to Stony Brook College. Previous to becoming a member of Ohio State, he was the chief vice chairman and chief medical officer for CVS Well being/Aetna the place he supplied scientific management for the corporate’s home and world companies. He was additionally a professor adjunct of inner drugs at Yale College College of Drugs. Previous to his expertise within the non-public sector, Paz served as senior vice chairman for well being affairs, dean of the school of medication at Pennsylvania State College, and CEO of the Penn State Hershey Medical Heart and Well being System.
“It’s my privilege to affix Stony Brook College throughout a time of strategic development and large alternative,” mentioned Paz. “Along with companions throughout the college and group, I consider we are able to set new requirements for excellence in care, analysis, schooling and innovation.”
Dr. Paz obtained his bachelor’s diploma from the College of Rochester, a grasp of science in life science engineering from Tufts College and his medical diploma from the College of Rochester College of Drugs and Dentistry. He accomplished his residency at Northwestern College, the place he served as chief medical resident. Dr. Paz was a Eudowood Fellow in pulmonary and important care drugs at Johns Hopkins Medical College. As well as, he was a postdoctoral fellow in environmental well being science at Johns Hopkins College of Hygiene and Public Well being.
Paz succeeds Dr. Kenneth Kaushansky, who retired from his place as Senior Vice President of the Well being Sciences in June 2021.