Health Care Administration - Executive
The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center - Columbus, OH

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Executive Director for our NEW Brain and Spine Center at OSUWMC!

The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center

Brain and Spine Center is seeking an Executive Director to function as the administrative lead for the Brain and Spine Hospital and also as COO of the Neuroscience Research Institute. The successful candidate will be expected to lead collaborative programs that expand and integrate the strategic priorities of the medical center.

Ohio State’s Wexner Medical Center is one of the nation’s largest public and growing academic medical

centers. The medical center is listed in the “America’s Best Hospitals” rankings by US News & World Report, with eleven medical specialties recognized for excellence.

Qualified candidates should hold a Master’s Degree in Business Administration, Health Care Administration or related field, or have equivalent education and experience. Ten or more years in Hospital Administration within a Brain and Spine Hospital and Neuroscience Institute in an academic medical center is preferred.

Interested applicants should send CVs as well as descriptions of their accomplishments, current areas of focus and goals to Kam Carlberg at The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center.

The Brain and Spine Center at Ohio State’s Wexner Medical Center is dedicated to improving the lives of those with neurological disorders. The Center, comprised of OSU’s Brain and Spine Hospital and Neuroscience Research Institute, provides clinical services and advanced research targeted to the prevention, diagnosis, treatment and cure of neurological diseases.

The interdisciplinary Brain and Spine Center team consists of world renowned researchers, scientists and clinicians in Neuroscience, Neurology, Neurosurgery, Psychiatry and Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation.

Our clinical programs include neuro-oncology/skull base, spine/spine trauma, stroke/cerebrovascular, neuromuscular/multiple sclerosis, neurodegenerative disorders/dementia, movement disorders, epilepsy, spinal cord injury and psychiatric disorders. The translational research program crosses all disease states within our Neuroscience Program.

Program Highlights
  • One of the largest neuromuscular clinical and research programs in the country.
  • Over 160 expert clinicians, researchers and faculty who rank among the top 100 specialists nationwide for the treatment of neuropathy and neuromuscular diseases.
Treated over 80,000 patients in 2012 and performed over 2400 surgical procedures
Program Highlights

  • U.S.News & World Report ranked Ohio State as the top inpatient rehabilitation program in Ohio for continued excellence in restoring function and quality of life to patients with movement disorders, brain and spinal cord injuries, and those recovering from stroke.
  • Ohio State is home to the only vascular neurosurgeons in central Ohio, dual trained in both minimally invasive and conventional procedures.
  • Ohio State’s Comprehensive Spine Center brings together experts in neurological and orthopaedic surgery, pain management and rehabilitation to provide patients with personalized, proven surgical and non-surgical treatments.
  • Ohio State’s Neurovascular Stroke Center has been certified as a Comprehensive Stroke Center by The Joint Commission, recognizing our long-term documented success in delivering high-quality, rapid stroke care. Our Telestroke Collaborative includes 20 regional hospitals.
  • Memory disorder experts at Ohio State’s Neurodegenerative Disorders Program developed a simple screening test for Alzheimer’s disease that primary care physicians can use to make diagnoses earlier and deliver treatments sooner.
Research Highlights
  • National leader in the research and application of deep brain stimulation. Ohio State recently implanted the first brain pacemaker in the United States to treat Alzheimer’s as part of an Investigator-sponsored, FDA approved program.
  • Our physician researchers are exploring the effectiveness of neuromodulation in treating conditions like obesity, traumatic brain injury, headache and chronic pain.
  • One of only five centers nationwide NIH-awarded in both the Neurological Emergencies Treatment Trials Network (NETT) and NeuroNEXT: Network for Excellence in Neuroscience Clinical Trials.
  • Integrated, Collaborative Research and Development
    • Center for Brain and Spinal Cord Research: Phillip G. Popovich, PhD and Dana M. McTigue, PhD
    • Stroke Research Laboratories: A. Courtney DeVries, PhD & Min Zhou, MD, PhD
    • Ohio Regional Traumatic Brain Injury Model System: John D. Corrigan, PhD
Brain and Spine Center Leadership Ali Rezai, MD: Director, Brain and Spine Center

John Campo, MD: Chair, Department of Psychiatry

Russell Lonser, MD: Chair, Department of Neurosurgery

W. Jerry Mysiw, MD: Chair, Department of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation

Randy Nelson, PhD: Chair, Department of Neuroscience

Michael Racke, MD: Chair, Department of Neurology