Oregon Health and Science University has announced Tuesday that they've appointed Mitch Wasden, Ed.D., as the chief executive officer (CEO) of OHSU Healthcare and executive vice president of OHSU. Wasden will be starting in the new position on March 1, 2017.
Wasden has a doctor of education degree from George Washington University in Washington, D.C., a master’s degree in health services administration from the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor and a bachelor’s degree from Brigham Young University in Provo, Utah.
Wasden currently works at University of Missouri Health Care, where he is the CEO.
Wasden joined MU Health Care as chief operating officer (COO) in June 2012 and was the CEO in Jan. 2013. He previously served as CEO for Ochsner Medical Center in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, COO and vice president of Tympany Medical Inc. in Stafford, Texas and vice president of clinical services for Ochsner Health System in New Orleans.