Leaders in Health Care 2014
Seattle Business magazine honored 25 of Washington state’s health care innovators, CEOs, hospitals and other organizations at the sixth Leaders in Health Care Awards dinner February 24, 2014. Sponsored by Group Health Cooperative and Salal Credit Union, the event attracted an audience of more than 200 to the Washington State Convention Center. Click the links below for the full story and event photos.
2014 Leaders in Health Care Finalists
Winners: Johnese Spisso
Chief Health System Officer, UW Medicine; Vice President Medical Affairs, University of Washington
President and CEO, Northwest Kidney Centers
Silver Award: Claire Trescott, M.D.
Medical Director of Primary Care, Group Health Cooperative
Winner: J. Randall Curtis, M.D.
Director, UW Palliative Care Center of Excellence
Silver Awards: Sean Adelman, M.D.
Orthopedic Surgeon, Group Health Cooperative
Elizabeth Loggers, M.D., Ph.D.
Assistant Member, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research
Center; Clinical Assistant Professor, UW School of Medicine
Winner: William Catterall, M.D.
Professor and Chair, Department of Pharmacology, UW School of Medicine
Silver Award: Gregory Belenky, M.D.
Director, WSU Sleep and Performance Research Center
Silver Award: Novo Nordisk
Winner: Paul Yager, Ph.D.
Professor, UW Department of Bioengineering
Silver Awards: Brian Glaister
President and CEO, Cadence Biomedical
SVP Philips Healthcare, CEO Ultrasound Division
Winner: Beti Thompson, Ph.D.
Center for Community Health Promotion, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center
Silver Awards: Julie Gralow, M.D.
Director, Breast Medical Oncology, Seattle Cancer Care
Alliance; Clinical Research Division Member, Fred
Hutchinson Cancer Research Cente
Senior Vice President, Health Management Services, Kibble & Prentice, a USI Company
Winner: Swedish Community Benefits Program
Swedish Medical Center
Silver Awards: WWAMI Program
Silence Whooping Cough
Group Health Foundation
Winner: Faculty & Staff Wellness Program
Western Washington University
Silver Award: Live Well
Miller Nash LLP
Winner: Grand Challenges in Global Health
Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation
Silver Awards: Department of Global Health
University of Washington
Frederick Appelbaum, M.D.
Executive VP and Deputy Director, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center; Executive Director and President, Seattle Cancer Care Alliance