Omar Lists Improving Access As Top Priority For Northwest

Posted: September 4, 2014 at 1:30 a.m.

STAFF PHOTO J.T. Wampler Sharif Omar, new CEO of Northwest Health System, works Tuesday in his Springdale office.

SPRINGDALE -- Improving access to medical care is at the top of the list for Northwest Health System's new leader.

At A Glance

Omar’s Resume

• Northwest Health System: CEO since Aug. 18.

• Pottstown Memorial Medical Center, Pottstown, Pa.: CEO March 2011-August; chief operating officer, November 2009-March 2011.

• Medical Partners International, Destrehan, La.: senior vice president, December 2008-November 2009.

• Southwest Medical Center, Lafayette, La.: chief operating officer, June 2006-December 2008.

• Tulane University Hospital & Clinic, New Orleans: associate vice president, January 2006-June 2006; operations manager, October 2001-January 2005.

Source: Staff Report

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