Sidra Medical appoints William F. Owen Jr. as CEO

Thursday, July 26, 2012 04:18 PM

American healthcare leader Dr. William F. Owen, Jr., M.D., FACP, has been appointed CEO of Sidra Medical and Research Center, a Qatar-based medical, research and education institution that focuses on the health and well-being of women and children, effective August 5, 2012.

Owen's most recent executive role was president of the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey (UMDNJ), America's largest, publicly funded academic health system. As a seasoned academic health system leader, he has substantive experience building and managing international health and educational services in several of America's elite universities.

Owen will be responsible for the strategic direction of all clinical and operational services of the Sidra Medical and Research Center and lead Sidra to deliver the highest standard of patient care. Reporting directly to the Sidra’s board of governors, his first responsibility will be planning, commissioning and launching the state-of-the-art Sidra facility in line with its vision and targets. Owen will also be responsible for further recruitment and leadership of the executive team at Sidra.

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