People on the Move – February 11, 2019


By Matt Skoufalos

Robert Burroughs

The Association for the Advancement of Medical Instrumentation (AAMI) of Arlington, Virginia has named Robert Burroughs its SVP of Education. Burroughs is the founder of learning services company Trainingwerx, a former VP at Xerox subsidiary Learnsomething, a principal and co-founder of Genesys Solutions, and director of client services for the eLearning company Quisic.


Mettler-Toledo International Inc. of Columbus, Ohio nominated Marco Gadola to its board of directors. The vote will take place in May at its annual shareholder meeting.


The Washington, D.C.-based National Resident Matching Program (NRMP) will lose president and CEO Mona M. Signer to retirement in December. Signer joined NRMP in 2002 as director, was named executive director in 2005, and has been president and CEO since 2015.


Raymond F. Kerins, Jr.

Raymond F. Kerins, Jr., SVP of Corporate Affairs at Bayer of Whippany, New Jersey, is the new chairman of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce’s Global Innovation Policy Center (GIPC). Kerins was formerly vice-chairman of GIPC, and has been with Bayer since 2013. Kerins also held senior public affairs posts at Pfizer and Merck.


AbleTo Inc. of New York, New York has named Maria Ferrera its SVP of data and analytics. Most recently, Ferrera was VP of analytic consulting and data science at Blue Health Intelligence (BHI).


The Boston, Massachusetts-based AcuityLink has added Anup Vidyarthy as chief technology officer (CTO). Vidyarthy was most recently SVP and Chief Information Officer (CIO) at Beacon Health Options.


BioSymetrics of New York, New York has named Calum MacRae its Senior Advisor. MacRae is Vice Chair for Scientific Innovation at the Department of Medicine at Brigham and Women’s Hospital and Associate Professor of Medicine at Harvard Medical School.


Mythili Koneru

Market Therapeutics of Houston, Texas named Mythili Koneru SVP of Clinical Development. Koneru joins Marker Therapeutics from Eli Lilly and Company, where most recently was AVP of Immuno-Oncology.


KEPRO of Nashville, Tennessee named Melissa Leigh its General Counsel and Chief Compliance Officer. Leigh joined KEPRO from Intermedix, where she held various leadership positions.


Apixio Inc. of San Mateo, California promoted VP of Sales Lou Steinberg to SVP of Payer Market Sales and Western Region VP of Sales Mark Hellewell to VP of Provider Market Sales.


MedAptus of Boston, Massachusetts has added Susan Katz Sliski as Chief Nursing Officer (CNO). Sliski has four decades of nursing experience in ICU, telemetry, home care, and occupational health at Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH), Brigham and Woman’s Hospital, Mount Auburn Hospital, and Partners Community Health Care Inc. (PCHI).


Brown & Toland of Oakland, California will see Chairman Neal Birnbaum retire February 28 after 10 years as chair and nearly two decades with the company. He will be replaced by Fabiola Cobarrubias, a physician who has practiced within the network for 23 years. Birnbaum is an original member of Brown & Toland’s physician network, chief of rheumatology at California Pacific Medical Center (CPMC), and a clinical professor of medicine at the University of California, San Francisco.


VentureMed Group Inc. of Toledo, Ohio has named J. Robert Paulson, Jr. its president, CEO, and a member of its board of directors. Outgoing CEO Gary Smith will continue to serve as a member of the leadership team. Paulson joins the company from NxThera, where he was president, CEO, and board director from 2009 until the company’s acquisition by Boston Scientific in 2018.


VectorCare of Sausalito, California named Albert Prast, CTO/CIO of Aerocare Holdings Inc., to its Board of Directors. Prast was previously SVP at UnitedHealth Group, CTO of the Optum Cloud, CIO/CTO of Connextions Inc., and CIO of Rotech Medical Corporation.


Datavant of San Francisco, California has named Steven Swank Chief Revenue Officer and Nick Colburn CFO. Most recently, Swank was Chief Revenue Officer at RPX Corporation.


Paul F. Kantor

Children’s Hospital Los Angeles (CHLA) has named Paul F. Kantor chief of the Division of Cardiology, co-director of CHLA Heart Institute, and professor in the Department of Pediatrics at the Keck School of Medicine of USC. Kantor has been the head of pediatric cardiology at McMaster University in Ontario, Canada; founder and lead physician of the Cardiomyopathy and Heart Function Program at the Hospital for Sick Children in Toronto; and director of pediatric cardiology at the Stollery Children’s Hospital in Edmonton, Alberta.



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