Tampa General Hospital Welcomes Four New Members to Hospital’s Board of Directors

Published: Nov 10, 2020
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The new members include active medical directors and professionals with long histories in various health focused fields.

TAMPA, FL (Nov. 10, 2020) – Tampa General Hospital, one of the largest academic medical centers in the country, announced the addition of four new members to its board of directors.

The following new board members were welcomed this month:

  • Marylou Bailey is a retired business consultant and executive who worked to transform healthcare companies during her 27-year tenure with Accenture, a global professional services company, and who served as their Global Industry Managing Director, Health & Life Sciences.
  • Jeff Bak is the president of ELAP Services, LLC, a full-service healthcare solution provider for self-funded employers. He brings more than 25 years of experience in the insurance, reinsurance, and healthcare services industries to the board.
  • Dr. Krishna Nallamshetty is the Chief of Staff and co-medical director of the Imaging service line at Tampa General Hospital. He currently serves as the president of Radiology Associates of Florida, the largest diagnostic and interventional radiology practice in the state of Florida and among the largest in the nation. He is also an Associate Chief Medical Officer and Executive Vice President of Radiology Partners, the largest radiology practice in the U.S with over 2,500 physicians. Dr. Nallamshetty is an associate professor of radiology and cardiology at the USF Health Morsani College of Medicine and is the director of advanced cardiac imaging and its fellowship training program.  
  • Dr. Bruce Zwiebel is an interventional radiologist and co-medical director of the Imaging service line at Tampa General Hospital. An American College of Radiology Fellow and Society of Interventional Radiology Fellow, he serves as a professor in the USF Department of Radiology, vice chair of Clinical Affairs in the USF Department of Radiology, and Director of Interventional Radiology at TGH. Dr. Zwiebel is the President of Tower Radiology Centers and a member of Radiology Associates of Florida. 

"The TGH board of directors is proud to welcome Marylou, Jeff, Krishna and Bruce," said Phil Dingle, Chairman of the Board. "Their expertise and diverse backgrounds will add great perspective to our board and will help us govern and collaborate with the CEO and executive team." 

Bailey, Bak, Nallamshetty and Zwiebel join 12 other members of the TGH board of directors, all of whom bring experience from a variety of industries and backgrounds.

John Couris, president and CEO of Tampa General Hospital, said “We look forward to leveraging the collective experience and knowledge of Marylou, Jeff, Krishna and Bruce as we continue to expand our mission of bringing innovative, accessible and quality patient care to the Tampa Bay community and beyond.”

 

ABOUT TAMPA GENERAL HOSPITAL

Tampa General Hospital, a 1006-bed non-profit academic medical center, is one of the largest hospitals in America and delivers world-class care as the region’s only center for Level l trauma and comprehensive burn care. Tampa General Hospital is the highest-ranked hospital in the market in U.S. News & World Report’s 2020-21 Best Hospitals, and one of the top 4 hospitals in Florida, with five specialties ranking among the best programs in the United States. It is one of the nation’s busiest adult solid organ transplant centers and is the primary teaching hospital for the USF Health Morsani College of Medicine. With five medical helicopters, Tampa General Hospital transports critically injured or ill patients from 23 surrounding counties to receive the advanced care they need. Tampa General houses a nationally accredited comprehensive stroke center and its 32-bed Neuroscience Intensive Care Unit is the largest on the West Coast of FloridaIt also is home to the Jennifer Leigh Muma 82-bed Level IV neonatal intensive care unit, and a nationally accredited rehabilitation center. Tampa General Hospital’s footprint includes 17 Tampa General Medical Group Primary Care offices, TGH Family Care Center Kennedy, TGH Brandon Healthplex, TGH Virtual Health and 19 outpatient Radiology Centers. Tampa Bay residents also receive world-class care from the TGH Urgent Care powered by Fast Track network of clinics, and they can even receive home visits in select areas through TGH Urgent Care at Home, powered by Fast Track.  As one of the largest hospitals in the country, Tampa General Hospital is first in Florida to partner with GE Healthcare and open a clinical command center that uses artificial intelligence and predictive analytics to improve and better coordinate patient care at a lower cost.  For more information, go to www.tgh.org.