Stormont Vail Health announced that Christopher Wilson He is joining the firm to practice as a behavioral health physician at Stormont Vail Hospital, 1500 SW 10th Ave., Topeka. Wilson was born and raised in Overland Park, Missouri. After receiving his undergraduate degree from Drury University in Springfield, Missouri, he completed his medical studies at Des Moines University College of Osteopathic Medicine on a military scholarship. After completing medical school, Wilson moved to Hawaii on active duty with the US Army and completed his psychiatry residency. After Hawaii, he was stationed at Fort Riley in Manhattan, where he recently completed his time with the military. Wilson says psychiatry is a unique field because instead of basing treatment entirely on lab tests and imaging, a patient can understand what is going on by talking to them. “From the time I started medical school, my ultimate goal was to help those who were suffering,” he said. What drives me is to relieve that mental illness, but I can do that. ” When not working, Wilson enjoys spending time with his two children and friends.
Garrett T. LoveMontezuma is one of four members elected for four-year terms. Kansas Board of Directors Blue Cross and Blue Shield At its annual meeting May 11 in Topeka. Leonard R. Hernandez, El Dorado; Rick C. Jackson, Topeka; and James A. Klausman, Topeka, re-elected to his third four-year term. Love is a farmer and owns Love Land & Cattle, LLC. Hernandez recently retired as president and CEO of Susan B. Allen Memorial Hospital. Jackson is the Chief Lending Officer and Executive Vice President at Capital Federal Savings. Klausman is president and CEO of Midwest Health. One longtime board member retired in conjunction with the annual meeting: Kenneth W. Winter, CEO of Lariat Feeders LLC, who joined the board in 2007. In addition to the election of board members, Rick C. Jackson, Topeka, was elected. Chairman of the Board of Directors for one year and Megan L. Jones, Topeka, was elected vice chairman for a one-year term. Jackson, Capitol Federal Savings’ executive vice president and chief lending officer, joined the BCBSKS board in 2015. Jones, owner and president of Jones Consulting Group, has served on the board since 2016. Other board members are Matthew D. All, Topeka; Rick D. Baden, Pittsburgh; Carolyn R. Banning, Dodge City; Gregory V. Binns, Hutchinson; Dr. James H. Gilbaugh, Wichita; Amanda D. Huelskamp, Andover; Jenna K. Leeson, Wichita; Jeff D. Mullen, Wichita; Jeffrey R. Thompson, Salina; and Angela N. Wilson, Lawrence.
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