Dr. Wendy Ringo, Genesee Community Health Center executive director

Genesee Health System (GHS) has named Dr. Wendy Ringo as the new executive director of Genesee Community Health Center. She will also serve as the GHS’ vice president of medical operations. Dr. Ringo, formerly the chief operating officer for a large healthcare system with 10 clinics in Chicago, has spent her profession career orchestrating educational outreach plans to promote awareness of communicable diseases targeting high-risk populations and recommending management protocols for successful implementation of program designs.

“Dr. Ringo comes to us with a wealth of experience in managing primary healthcare facilities and promoting a host of professional initiatives that include community awareness and health education,” said GHS CEO Danis Russell. “We look forward to having Dr. Ringo guide the Health Center in its growth and outreach, and helping GHS meet our whole health goal for all those who seek services through GHS and the Health Center.”

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Jason MacDonald, MMR vice president of operations

Mobile Medical Response (MMR) has named Jason MacDonald the vice president of operations to provide oversight and direction for the clinical and ambulance operational aspects of the organization. MacDonald has been with MMR since 1996 and has served the organization in a variety of roles, including staff paramedic, paramedic supervisor, operations manager and operations director. He is also an Instructor/Coordinator and previously taught EMT-Basic programs prior to taking on leadership responsibilities.

“Jason has demonstrated a deep commitment to developing as a leader, growing MMR and will focus on creating an inviting work environment,” said CEO Mark Thompson. “Jason's combination of management and leadership experience coupled with his master's and doctoral level education is rare in emergency medical services. His preparation clearly distinguishes him among EMS leaders. I look forward to working with Jason and our leadership team in making MMR the employer of choice for EMS professionals in Michigan.”

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