Health Care Personnel Update for September 2008
Howard Hughes Medical Institute
Robert Tijan has been named president of the Howard Hughes Medical Institute in Maryland, the New York Times reports.
Tijan currently serves as a professor of biochemistry and molecular biology at UC-Berkeley.
Tijan will assume the position on April 1, 2009 (Chang, New York Times, 9/30).
UC-Davis Medical Center
The UC Board of Regents has approved Vincent Johnson as chief operating officer of UC-Davis Medical Center, the Sacramento Bee reports.
Johnson's annual salary will be $450,000, and he is due to begin his position at UC-Davis Medical Center on Oct. 27.
Johnson most recently served as vice president of administration at Shands Jacksonville Medical Center in Jacksonville, Fla. (Lofing, Sacramento Bee, 9/22).This is part of the California Healthline Daily Edition, a summary of health policy coverage from major news organizations. Sign up for an email subscription.