Vidant NC East dude

North Carolina Eastern Alliance Corporation (NCEast Alliance) elected Michael R. Waldrum, MD, to replace Todd Hickey as a representative of Vidant Health Systems.

“I am honored to serve on the NCEast Alliance Board and to help promote the economic health of eastern NC which builds on Vidant’s tradition of partnerships to improve the health and well-being of eastern North Carolina.“ said Waldrum.

Vidant Health is a charter member investor of NCEast Alliance and has been a regional champion in health care and STEM education.

“I am thrilled to have Dr. Walden serve on our board,” said John D. Chaffee, president and CEO of NCEast Alliance. “His combination of credentials as a physician/hospital administrator with a background in promoting technology transfer, STEM education, and regional economies will add a new dimension to our leadership team..”

Vidant Health named Waldrum CEO in 2015. His previously served as   president and CEO of University of Arizona Health Network and CEO for University of Alabama Hospital at Birmingham.