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  1. Maryland county names Dr. Kisha Davis as chief health officer nominee

    After a yearlong search, Montgomery County, Md., has nominated Kisha Davis, MD, to be its chief health officer, Fox affiliate WTTG reported Oct. 26.
  2. Dr. Nathalie Franchimont named chief medical officer at Nimbus Therapeutics

    Nimbus Therapeutics, a clinical-stage company specializing in developing breakthrough medicine, has named Dr. Nathalie Franchimont, PhD, as chief medical officer.
  3. 'I don't know how much longer I can continue to be a doctor': Physicians fight pay cuts as operating costs soar 

    Physician owners are struggling to meet margins as they face skyrocketing operating costs and consistent pay cuts. 

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  1. Dr. Edward Kim named chief medical officer of mental health pharmaceutical company

    Mental health pharmaceutical and digital health solutions provider Orexo has appointed Edward Kim, MD, as its new chief medical officer. 
  2. Dr. John Leonard joins 3T board of directors

    Immunotherapy company 3T Biosciences has named John Leonard, MD, to its board of directors. 
  3. Medical Group Management Association adds 2 health leaders to board

    Englewood, Colo.-based Medical Group Management Association has added two members to its board of directors for 2022-23. 
  4. Key considerations when opening an independent practice

    The American Medical Association laid out seven key tips for starting a private practice in an Oct. 24 blog post: 

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  1. Former J&J, Novartis lead joins biopharmaceutical company

    Biopharmaceutical company PaxMedica has appointed Stefan Schwabe, MD, as its chief medical officer. 
  2. Dr. Cate Collings counsels Biden-Harris administration

    Cate Collings, MD, was called to provide the Biden-Harris administration with data on ending hunger and reducing diet-related diseases by 2030 during the annual White House Conference on Hunger, Nutrition and Health. 
  3. PCP salaries by state

    Wyoming is the highest paying state for primary care physicians, according to the most recent data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics. 
  4. Iowa physician sanctioned for 'harmful' practices for the 3rd time in 16 years

    The Iowa Board of Medicine has charged family medicine physician Dorothy Cline-Campbell, DO, with professional incompetency, the third time she's been sanctioned in 16 years, the Iowa Capital Dispatch reported Oct. 20. 

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  1. Henry Ford Allegiance hires Dr. Tim Peterson as chief medical officer

    Detroit-based Henry Ford Health appointed Tim Peterson, MD, as the new chief medical officer of its Jackson, Mich.-based medical group, NBC affiliate WILX reported Oct. 10.
  2. NFL appoints Dr. Sidney Hinds as first chief health equity officer

    The National Football League Players Association has appointed Sidney Hinds, MD, as its first chief health equity officer.
  3. Dr. Mahesh Inder Veer Singh named EVP of UpHealth international division

    Dr. Mahesh Inder Veer Singh was named executive vice president of digital health company UpHealth's international division.
  4. UpHealth adds Dr. Mahesh Inder Veer Singh to leadership

    Digital health company UpHealth has named Dr. Mahesh Inder Veer Singh executive vice president.
  5. Physicians' top priorities

    Eight physicians joined Becker's to discuss their top priorities through the end of the year. 
  6. Ochre Bio appoints 10 physicians, researchers following $30M funding round

    Liver disease therapeutics company Ochre Bio has assembled a 10-member scientific strategy board following the close of a $30 million series A funding round. 
  7. Female physician compensation rose 8.9% this year

    Female physician compensation rose 8.9 percent in the last year, reaching an average of $282,000 a year, according to Oct. 19 data from Medscape.
  8. Theseus Pharmaceuticals names Dr. Steven Stein to board

    Theseus Pharmaceuticals, a biopharmaceutical company focused on developing drugs for cancer patients, has appointed Steven Stein, MD, to its board of directors. 
  9. Physicians' secrets to success

    Six physicians joined Becker's to discuss their secrets to success. 

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