Heinrichs-Graham rising star in neuroimaging
Elizabeth Heinrichs-Graham, of Marshalltown, a Ph.D. student in psychology at University of Nebraska-Omaha. She is a full-time student in the Center for Magnetoencephalography, which is a human neuroimaging laboratory; and just commenced work on her dissertation a groundbreaking study on the brain mechanics that underlie Parkinson's disease.
She currently has 15 peer-reviewed articles that have been published in the last two years and three more under review. Heinrichs-Graham also has co-authored a number of poster presentations at national conferences and a manuscript that was published in the No. 1 journal for acoustics and audiology, JASA. She received her undergraduate training at Creighton University, double-majoring in psychology and chemistry and completed her master's degree at UNO in psychology.
McFarland Clinic announces new chief executive officer
AMES - McFarland Clinic PC Board of Directors recently named Andrew Perry, Chief Executive Officer of McFarland Clinic PC. Perry will begin his position with the physician-owned clinic Nov. 3.
Perry joins McFarland Clinic with nearly 20 years of service in the health care management field. His most recent appointment was Chief Executive Officer for The Corvallis Clinic PC based in Corvallis, Ore., for the past nine years. As one of the largest physician-owned multi-specialty medical groups in Oregon, Perry was responsible for strategic leadership as well as financial, operational and clinical performance for the company's 100+ care providers, 500 staff, seven facilities, retail and ancillary services. Under his guidance and direction, the organization has received significant recognition from state and national entities.
In 2008, Perry served as a governor appointee on the Oregon Health Information Infrastructure Advisory Committee. He further has been involved in community leadership by serving as Chairman of the board of directors of the Corvallis Chamber of Commerce, and Vice-Chairman of the Corvallis Corporate Roundtable. Currently, he serves on the Program Planning Steering Committee for the Group Practice Improvement Network.
Perry earned a master of business administration and master of science in health administration from the University of Colorado in 1996. He received a bachelor of arts degree in biology and chemistry from the University of Kansas in 1991. He is a certified medical practice executive through the American College of Medical Practice Executives.
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