Banner – University Medicine gets CEO
Dr. Chad Whelan has been named chief executive officer of Banner – University Medicine in Tucson.
In his role, Whelan will oversee Banner – University Medical Center Tucson, Banner – University Medical Center South, dozens of clinics, the Banner – University Medical Group physician practice plan in Tucson, and more than 6,000 Banner Health employees in southern Arizona.
He previously was president of Loyola University Medical Center in Maywood, Ill., where he was responsible for the 550-bed hospital and 25 ambulatory clinic sites with 700 physicians and 4,500 employees.
Embry-Riddle Vice Chancellor Named
Rhonda Capron has been appointed to vice chancellor of academic affairs at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University’s Prescott campus.
Working with the campus deans, Capron will manage and coordinate the university’s strategic academic portfolio on behalf of the chancellor. She will work closely with the vice chancellors for academics at Embry-Riddle’s Worldwide and Daytona Beach campuses to coordinate the policies, procedures and initiatives across the university.
Capron most recently was dean of the School of Business and Technology at Capella University. Previously, she held positions at William Jessup University in Sacramento, Calif. Capron also has an extensive background in the business sector and the government, including serving as vice president of support services at Oracle.