Leadership and Executive Staff

Emory Healthcare leadership teams direct us in our mission to:

  • Provide unparalleled care to our patients
  • Improve the future of health care
  • Serve our community

Our leaders’ integrity and compassion are reflected throughout our organization.

Board of Directors

Our board of directors is made up of community leaders who are experts in health care and business. They provide valuable guidance that shapes the future of Emory Healthcare, ensuring outstanding care now and for many years to come.

J. David Allen, DDS
Dr. David Allen & Associates, Consultants to the Healthcare Industry

Christopher Augostini
Executive VP for Business & Administration, Emory University

Ellen A. Bailey
Senior Principal, Midtown Consulting

Catherine M. Bonk, MD, MPH, FACOG
Atlanta Gynecology and Obstetrics

Donald Boykin

William A. Brosius

Vice President and Chief Financial Officer
University of Maryland Medical System Capital Region Health

Charles "Rick" Finley, MD, FACS 
Surgical Associates of Atlanta

Russell French
Retired Partner, Noro-Moseley Partners

Charles B. Ginden
Retired Executive Vice President, SunTrust Bank

Joseph Gladden
Retired, Executive Vice President and General Counsel, The Coca-Cola Company

John Glover
Retired Vice Chairman, Post Properties, Inc.

Ira R. Horowitz, MD, SM
Director, The Emory Clinic
Physician Group President/Co-Chief of Clinical Operations, Emory Healthcare
John D. Thompson Professor, Department of Gynecology and Obstetrics 

Theodore Johnson II, MD, MPH
Professor and Chief, Division of General Medicine and Geriatrics

Gregory B. Levett, Sr.
Founder and CEO, Gregory B. Levett and Sons Funeral Homes and Crematory

Jonathan S. Lewin, MD, FACR
Executive Vice President for Health Affairs, Emory University
Executive Director, Woodruff Health Sciences Center
President, CEO, and Chairman of the Board, Emory Healthcare

Thomas P. McGahan, MD
Chief Medical Officer - Emory Saint Joseph's Hospital
Assistant Professor of Medicine, Division of Digestive Diseases
Emory University School of Medicine

Anne Marie McKenzie-Brown, MD
Director, Division of Pain Medicine
Department of Anesthesiology

George D. Overend
Owner and President, Overend and Company, Inc

Nancy S. Paris, MS, FACHE
President and CEO, Georgia Center for Oncology Research and Education

J. Neal Purcell
Retired Partner, KPMG LLP

Suresh S. Ramalingam, MD
Professor, Chief of Thoracic Oncology and Director, Medical Oncology

Vikas Sukhatme, MD
Dean, Emory School of Medicine and Chief Academic Officier, Emory Healthcare

Sam A. Williams
Retired President, Metro Atlanta Chamber of Commerce

Wendy L. Wright, MD, FCCM, FNCS
Chief of Neurology and Medical Director of the Neuroscience Critical Care Unit, Emory University Hospital Midtown

Executive Staff

Anne Adams, JD
Chief Compliance and Chief Privacy Officer

Mary Beth Allen
Chief Human Resources Officer

Lynda Barrett, MBA
Associate Vice President for Strategic Planning, Woodruff Health Sciences Center
Vice President for Strategic Planning, Emory Healthcare

Jeff Baxter, JD
Chief Health Counsel

William A. Bornstein, MD, Ph.D.
Chief Medical Officer, Chief Quality Officer, Patient Safety Officer

Donald I. Brunn
Senior Vice President for Network Development

Heather Dexter
Chief Executive Officer, Emory Saint Joseph's Hospital

James Forstner
Chief Executive Officer, Emory Decatur Hospital, Emory Hillandale Hospital, and Emory Long Term Acute Care

Bryce Gartland, MD
Hospital Group President, Emory University Hospital, Emory University Orthopaedics & Spine Hospital, and Emory University Hospital at Wesley Woods

Maureen Haldeman
Chief Operating Officer, Emory Clinic and Emory Specialty Associates

Heather Hamby
Executive Associate Dean
Chief Business Officer, Emory University School of Medicine and Emory Physician Group Practice
Associate VP for Health Center Integration, Woodruff Health Sciences Center

S. Patrick Hammond
Chief Executive Officer, Emory Healthcare Network
Chief Market Services Officer, Emory Healthcare
Co-Chief Innovations and Population Health Officer*

James T. Hatcher, CPA
Chief Financial Officer, Emory Healthcare

Ira R. Horowitz, MD, SM
Director, The Emory Clinic
Physician Group President/Co-Chief of Clinical Operations, Emory Healthcare
John D. Thompson Professor, Department of Gynecology and Obstetrics 

Shulamith Klein
Chief Risk Officer

Jonathan S. Lewin, MD, FACR
Executive Vice President for Health Affairs
Executive Director, Woodruff Health Sciences Center
President, CEO, and Chairman of the Board, Emory Healthcare

Marilyn Margolis
Chief Executive Officer, Emory Johns Creek Hospital

Dan Owens
Vice President of Operations, Emory University Hospital Midtown
Chief Executive Officer, Emory University Hospital Midtown

Sharon H. Pappas, Ph.D., RN, NEA-BC, FAAN
Chief Nursing Executive

Dane Peterson
Chief Operating Officer and Co-Chief Clinical Operations;
Chief Administrative Officer, Emory Healthcare*

Sheila Sanders
Chief Information Officer

Vikas Sukhatme, MD
Dean, Emory School of Medicine
Chief Academic Officer, Emory Healthcare

Gary L. Teal
Chief of Staff

*Dual reporting role