Centra Announces New Chief Medical Officer

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Centra Announces New Chief Medical Officer

Monday, January 8, 2018

Centra has named Chris Thomson, M.D., as their new Senior Vice President and Chief Medical Officer. Dr. Thomson currently serves as the Vice President of Medical Affairs. Dr. Thomson will succeed Dr. Daniel Carey who was recently appointed the Secretary of Health and Human Resources for the state of Virginia. Dr. Thomson will resume his Chief Medical Officer duties immediately.

“Without question, Dr. Thomson’s personal commitment to patients, his leadership experience and his passion for excellence will be a tremendous addition and resource for Centra,” said E.W. Tibbs, Centra President and CEO. Not only does he bring a wealth of knowledge to clinical practice but he is also deeply invested in continued collaboration and relationships with our medical community.”

Dr. Thomson has been with Centra for 11 years, and has been a provider in our community for the last 18 years as an emergency physician. Dr. Thomson attention to quality and safety will conitue to lead Centra forward in their continued improvement efforts.