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Adventist HealthCare Shady Grove Medical Center Leadership

The executive leadership and Governing Board of Adventist HealthCare Shady Grove Medical Center.

Executive Leadership

John Sackett, President

John Sackett, PresidentJohn Sackett joined Adventist HealthCare Shady Grove Medical Center in April 2013 with a successful record of working with the community, physicians and hospital staff to create a world-class patient experience. Prior to joining the Adventist HealthCare leadership team, John served 24 years as President and Chief Executive Officer of Avista Adventist Hospital, a comprehensive medical center in Louisville, Colo. John received a Bachelor of Arts in Business Administration from Walla Walla College in 1980, and his master's degree in Health Administration from Loma Linda University in 1982. He is a Fellow of the American College of Healthcare Executives.


Daniel Cochran, Vice President Chief Financial Officer and Chief Operating Officer

Daniel Cochran, Vice President and Chief Financial OfficerDaniel Cochran joined Adventist HealthCare Shady Grove Medical Center in April 2011. Dan has more than 25 years of experience in healthcare financial management, operational leadership and strategic planning. During his career, Dan has helped hospitals and healthcare organizations improve operational and financial results and develop new business lines. Prior to becoming part of the Shady Grove team, Dan served as Vice President of Finance for the Reading Hospital and Medical Center in Pennsylvania, where he developed and implemented financial improvement plans and oversaw day-to-day fiscal affairs. Dan received his Bachelor of Science degree in Professional Accountancy from The Pennsylvania State University and his Master of Business Administration degree from Troy State University. Additionally, Dan has earned the distinction as a Fellow in the Healthcare Financial Management Association.


Patsy McNeil, Chief Medical Officer

Patsy McNeil, Chief Medical OfficerDr. Patsy McNeil began her service to Shady Grove as an Emergency Department physician with our partners from U.S. Acute Care Services (USACS), formerly MEP. She served as Chief of Patient Experience for MEP and Director of Patient Experience for USACS East and Mountain division, creating programs that shaped and improved patient-centered caregiving. Earlier in her career, Patsy worked for six years as an emergency physician at Medstar Washington Hospital Center in Washington, D.C. She earned her medical degree at Vanderbilt University School of Medicine and completed her residency in emergency medicine at the University of Cincinnati. She is active in a number of professional organizations, including the American College of Emergency Physicians, the Beryl Institute’s Patient Experience Global Community, the American Academy of Communication in Healthcare and the Association of Physician Leaders.


Joan Vincent, Vice President of Patient Care Services and Chief Nursing Officer

Joan Vincent, Vice President of Patient Care Services and Chief Nursing OfficerJoan Vincent joined Shady Grove Medical Center in December 2014 after serving in the same role for 13 years at Sibley Memorial Hospital in Washington. Prior to that, Joan worked at Sibley as a critical care educator, director of education and training and clinical coordinator. Throughout her career, Joan has worked in a variety of nursing positions, including teaching at the Washington Hospital Center School of Nursing, as well as clinical nursing positions in medical/ surgical, critical care and professional education. Joan earned her bachelor’s degree in Nursing from West Virginia University School of Nursing. In addition, she holds a master’s degree in Cardiovascular Nursing from Catholic University and master’s degree in Leadership from Marymount University. Joan also achieved Advanced Certification as a Nurse Executive and graduated from the Johns Hopkins inaugural class, “Transforming Health Systems for Accountable Care.”


Mary Greenberg, Vice President of Service Lines & Business Development

Mary Greenberg, Vice President of Service Lines & Business DevelopmentMary Greenberg joined Shady Grove in early 2015 as Executive Director of Service Lines and Interim Director for Cardiovascular Services, focusing on cardiac and cancer care. In late 2015, Mary moved to the role of Adventist HealthCare‘s Executive Director of Service Lines where she helped managed the acquisition of Shady Grove Radiology, now known as Adventist HealthCare Imaging.

Mary holds a Master of Science in Nursing from The Johns Hopkins University School of Nursing, as well as a Bachelor of Science in Nursing from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee.


Dr. Marissa Leslie, Medical Director for Behavioral Health Services

Dr. Marissa Leslie, Medical Director for Behavioral Health ServicesDr. Marissa Leslie specializes in treating depression and Post-traumatic stress disorder in children and adolescents. Dr. Leslie holds a bachelor’s degree in biology from Oakwood University and a medical degree from Loma Linda University. She completed her residency in psychiatry at the Loma Linda University Medical Center and completed a fellowship in child and adolescent psychiatry at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia/University of Pennsylvania. Dr. Leslie is certified by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology in general psychiatry and child and adolescent psychiatry.


Larry Luce, Vice President of Ancillary Services

Larry Luce, Vice President of Ancillary ServicesLarry Luce is responsible for leading the administrative operations of Shady Grove’s ancillary services, including our laboratory, inpatient imaging, volunteer services, telecommunications and inpatient rehabilitation.

Larry joined Adventist HealthCare in 2016. Prior to joining Adventist HealthCare, he held executive leadership roles at Marietta Living Centre and at Adventist health organizations in Georgia, Texas and Hawaii.

Larry holds a master’s degree in health administration from the University of Colorado and a bachelor’s degree in business administration from Walla Walla College. He is also a fellow of the American College of Healthcare Executives.


David Smith, Vice President of Operations

David Smith, Vice President of OperationsDavid Smith joined Adventist HealthCare in October 2014. Dave is an experienced healthcare executive with a strong record of business development and hospital operations. Before joining Adventist HealthCare, David was chief operating officer at Avista Adventist Hospital in Louisville, Colo. His responsibilities and areas of leadership have included physician recruiting and contracting, human resources, facilities and construction management, nutrition services, patient access, supply chain management and volunteers. Dave holds a Bachelor of Science in business administration and management, and a master’s degree in organizational management and administration. Dave is board-certified in healthcare management and is a Fellow of the American College of Healthcare Executives.


Marcel Wright, Vice President of Behavioral Health Service Lines and Business Development

Marcel Wright, Vice President of Behavioral Health Service Lines and Business DevelopmentSince joining Adventist HealthCare in 2002, Marcel Wright has held several positions of increasing responsibility, including Human Resources Director and Senior Director of Operations for Behavioral Health & Wellnesses’ Rockville campus, as well as Executive Director for The Lourie Center for Children’s Social & Emotional Wellness.

Marcel holds a master's degree in business administration from the Robert H. Smith School of Business at the University of Maryland and a bachelor's degree in administration from Columbia Union College (now Washington Adventist University).

Governing Board

Officers

Chair
Terry Forde
President & CEO
Adventist HealthCare
Secretary
John Sackett
President
Adventist HealthCare Shady Grove Medical Center
(Ex-Officio)/Vice Chair
Robert T. Vandeman
Executive Secretary
Columbia Conference of Seventh-day Adventists

Members

Michael Aquilino
Managing Director
Wells Fargo Multifamily Capital
Elder William K. Miller
President, Potomac Conference
Seventh-day Adventist Church
   
James Benson
Retired Executive Vice President for Technical and Regulatory Affairs
AdvaMed
Carolyn O'Conor, MD
Physician
Spectrum Family Medicine
   
Andrew S. Bridge
Senior Vice President of Business Banking
EagleBank
Cesar Palacios, MD
Executive Director
Proyecto Salud Clinic
   
Dan Cochran
Vice President/Chief Financial Officer/Chief Operating Officer
Adventist HealthCare Shady Grove Medical Center
Virginia Quinn
Community Member
   
Brian Edwards
Chief of Staff
Montgomery County Public Schools
Charles Sandeful
Community Member
   
Susan Glover
Senior Vice President/Chief Quality & Integrity Officer
Adventist HealthCare
Reginald Seeto, MD
Vice President, Head of Partnering & Strategy
MedImmune
   
Joseph Haggerty, MD
Physician
Associates in Oncology/Hematology, PC
David Shapiro, Esq.
Attorney/Principal
Paley Rothman
   
Stephen Lakner, MD
Physician
Capital Women’s Care
Dave Smith
Vice President of Operations
Adventist HealthCare Shady Grove Medical Center
   
James G. Lee
Executive Vice President & Chief Financial Officer
Adventist HealthCare
Steven Tuck, MD
Physician
Shady Grove Orthopaedic Associates
   
Larry Luteran
Senior Vice President of Group Sales and Industry Relations
Hilton Worldwide
Joan Vincent
Vice President of Patient Care Services & CNO
Adventist HealthCare Shady Grove Medical Center
   
Nancy Markus, MD
Physician
General Surgery
Erik Wangsness
President
Washington Adventist Hospital
   
Wayne Meyer, MD
Physician
Internal Medicine
Rebecca F. Wiseman, PhD, RN
Associate Professor and Assistant Dean
University of Maryland School of Nursing at Universities of Shady Grove