Mary Anne McMurren has been named chief administrative officer at Sacred Heart Medical Center, University District. She formerly was administrator at the center and vice president of post-acute services.
Shannon Surber, former vice president of operations for Sacred Heart Medical Center at RiverBend, has been named chief operating officer for PeaceHealth Sacred Heart Medical Center, River Bend and University District.
John Schmidt, a licensed landscape architect, has been hired as a project manager at Schirmer Satre Group, a Eugene consulting firm specializing in land use planning, landscape architecture and environmental resources. He has 23 years experience in professional landscape architecture. He will focus on business development, client relationships and project management while leading the in-house team through design, 2-D and 3-D visualization and construction document processes.
Patrick McCrary has joined the Schirmer Satre Group as a landscape designer. He earned a bachelor of landscape architecture from the University of Oregon. His focus will be design development and construct document production, and he will assist with 2-D and 3-D visualization.
Florencia Kantt, a pediatric nurse practitioner, and Jessica Criser, a family nurse practitioner, have joined Community Health Centers of Lane County. Kantt will see patients at Charnelton Community Clinic in Eugene. Criser will see patients at Brookside Clinic in Eugene. They each earned a graduate degree in nursing at Vanderbilt University in Nashville, Tenn.
Two physicians have joined PeaceHealth Cottage Grove Community Medical Center. Julie Ann Galinato, MD, earned a medical degree at the University of Santo Thomas Hospital in Manilla, The Philippines, and completed a residency at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center in Pennsylvania. Ehsan Hazrat, MD, earned a medical degree at St. Matthew's University School of Medicine in the Grand Cayman Islands. He completed a residency in family medicine at Mount Sinai Hospital in Chicago.
Rio McWilliams, PA-C, has joined PeaceHealth Medical Group as a physician assistant. He formerly worked in vascular surgery at McKenzie-Willamette Medical Center in Springfield. He completed a bachelor of clinical health science and physician assistant studies at Medex Northwest at the University of Washington School of Medicine in Seattle.
Kiran Narreddy, MD, has joined PeaceHealth Medical Group Hospital Medicine team as a hospitalist. He formerly was a hospitalist in internal medicine at UnityPoint Health in Fort Dodge, Iowa. He earned a medical degree at Kurnool Medical College in India and completed a residency at the University of Illinois College of Medicine at Urbana-Champaign.
Dr. Shane Samy of Eugene was recently named one of nine 2015 Honored Fellows by the American Academy of Implant Dentistry. The credential is presented to implant dental health professionals who distinguish themselves through professional, clinical and academic endeavors.
Brian Meiering, an environmental specialist at Schirmer Satre Group, has earned professional wetland scientist certification from the Society of Wetland Scientists, an international professional organization devoted to fostering sound wetland science and management. He helps clients with wetland delineations, biological assessments and government compliances.
Open for business
The CPA firm of Zirkle, Long & Quimby, LLC, has opened in Eugene at 777 High St., Suite 210. Jay Zirkle, Carl Long, Faith Quimby, Julie Parker and Jim McQuiston offer experience in estate and trust taxes, new business organization and support, tax and financial statement preparation and planning for individuals and businesses. The phone number is 541-345-9000.
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