Dobbs Named UK HealthCare's New Associate Chief Medical Officer
LEXINGTON, Ky. (Feb. 10, 2014) -- Dr. Michael Dobbs has been named UK HealthCare's new associate chief medical officer.
Dobbs will initially focus his effort on the important areas of risk management, medical staff affairs and accreditation. He will also continue to serve in his faculty position as interim chair for the University of Kentucky Department of Neurology, medical directorship for the Kentucky Neuroscience Institute ambulatory care clinic, and directorship for the UK HealthCare – Norton Healthcare statewide stroke network.
Dobbs received his medical degree and postgraduate training from the UK College of Medicine. In 2013, he finished his Master of Science in Health Care Management from Harvard University’s School of Public Health. As stroke director, 2009-13, Dr. Dobbs led the stroke team and UK HealthCare to its inaugural comprehensive stroke certification and the American Heart Association Gold Plus Award for quality in years 2011, 2012, and 2013.