New President at Suny Downstate – LICH

After 13 years, Dr. John LaRosa recently left his leadership role as president of our neighborhood hospital and will be replaced by a new full time president, Dr. John Williams, who begins a two-year term August 20th.

Dr. Williams is senior vice president at Verras Health Care International, a for-profit consulting firm he joined in May….. SUNY Board of Trustees Chairman Carl McCall, in a statement, called Dr. Williams “precisely the person we have been looking for to lead Downstate through its financial restructuring while maintaining its impeccable service to the Brooklyn community and all of New York state.

For more info, see Barbara Benson’s article in Crain’s here.