Ignite Magazine | Spring 2021

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CLASS NOTES

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1997

2003 Timothy Ko, M.D., has joined the Pain Management Center staff of St. Vincent Charity Medical Center and its partner, Pain Management Group. Dr. Ko will practice at the Center’s offices in Independence, Ohio.

2008

Donald Malone, M.D., currently the president of Lutheran Hospital, was named the president of Ohio Hospitals and Family Health Centers. In his new role, he will oversee Cleveland Clinic’s main campus, as well as all Ohio regional hospitals, family health centers and ambulatory sites. A practicing psychiatrist, Dr. Malone joined Cleveland Clinic in 1989.

Brandon Weeks, M.D., has been appointed as medical director of Hillside Rehabilitation Hospital in Warren, Ohio. Dr. Weeks has served as a physical medicine and rehabilitation physician at Hillside since 2017. Costas Kefalas, M.D., has been named president and chair of the board of directors of the GI quality Improvement Consortium, Inc., which is the largest gastroenterology quality data registry in the U.S.

1998

1992 Anju Mader, M.D., was appointment chief integration officer at Stark County (Ohio) Mental Health & Addiction Recovery.

1995 Michelle Gill, M.D., has been serving on the Hopi Reservation in Northeast Arizona throughout the COVID-19 pandemic. Shruti Singal, M.D., was named vice president of Medical Management at First Choice Health, focusing on premier medical care and innovation and strategy.

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2009 Vikram Krishnasamy, M.D., won the Samuel J. Heyman Service to American Medal in the Emerging Leaders category. The Service to America awards, known as the Sammies, honor federal government workers who have made significant contributions to the health, safety and prosperity of our country. Dr. Krishnasamy is a medical officer at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.