10/10/2006

UHA Names Executive Vice President

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. – David R. Brisell has been named executive vice president of University Health Associates. The appointment was made by Jeff Neely, M.D., president and CEO of UHA.

Brisell will assume new responsibilities for the oversight of UHA’s relationships with WVU Hospitals and other affiliated organizations, government and non-governmental agencies and interactions with the Schools of Medicine and Dentistry.

“During my tenure as president and before that as a faculty and board member, I have depended on David in matters relating to the business operations of UHA, our strategies for growth and for improved support of the educational mission,” Dr. Neely said. “We are pleased to have him in this new role, where he will work with other members of the management team to develop new business opportunities. He will also retain his post as chief legal officer.”

Brisell, who graduated from the University of California and Case Western Reserve School of Law, has been affiliated with WVU’s health care enterprises since 1987. He has served as general counsel and vice president of WVUH and the West Virginia United Health System.

After several years away from campus in private business, Brisell joined UHA as general counsel and vice president in 2001.

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For more information:
Steve Bovino, HSC News Service, (304) 293-7087
bovinost@wvuh.com
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