HBA St. Louis Advisory Board

The HBA St. Louis chapter advisory board is comprised of a multidisciplinary group of local corporate sponsors and thought leaders, which represent diverse sectors of the healthcare industry. The purpose of the advisory board is to provide strategic input to the HBA St. Louis chapter leadership on the overall direction of the chapter as well as providing support on key initiatives. Advisory board meetings are held twice a year (May and September) in addition to one social/networking event.    

The 2014 HBA St. Louis chapter advisory board consists of the following members:  

Karen Barrow, senior director, implementation and field operations, Ascension Health  

Julie Eckstein, managing director, health and government services, Guidon Performance Solutions  

Elaine Haynes, vice president and general manager, commercial imaging, Mallinckrodt  

Joan Magruder, president, St. Louis Children’s Hospital  

Rik Nemanick, PhD, principal, The Leadership Effect  

JoAnne Levy, JD, MBA, vice president of operations, ROI (Mercy)  

Susan Stith, vice president, diversity, Express Scripts/Medco  

Deborah Zimmerman, MD, chief medical officer, Essence Healthcare/Lumeris

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