Corewell Health South Leadership

Learn more about the Corewell Health System Leadership Team


Senior Leadership Team

Dr. Hamel

Loren B. Hamel, MD
President, Corewell Health South
Strategic Advisor, Corewell Health

Vice Presidents


Natalie Baggio

Natalie Baggio, RN, BSN
Senior Vice President, Clinical Operations
Chief Nursing Executive

Froggatt John WEB

John Froggatt, MD
Vice President, Medical Affairs

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Melinda Gruber, PhD
Vice President, Medical Group and Continued Care

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Lowell Hamel, MD
Senior Vice President, Chief Operating Officer
Chief Clinical Officer

Thomas Huyck, JD

Thomas Huyck, JD
Vice President, Deputy General Counsel 

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Chris Kuhlmann
Vice President, Compliance and Privacy Officer

Heather Lallo

Heather Lallo
Vice President, Finance

Stephanie McNeil, MBA - 150x200

Stephanie McNeil, MBA
Vice President, Human Resource Business Partner
Physician and Advance Practice Provider Recruitment

Rob Nolan, DO - LTS

Rob Nolan, DO
Vice President, Quality, Safety and Experience


Soroya Pierre-VanArtsen
Vice President, Philanthropy
President, Corewell Health Foundation Southwest Michigan

Lynn Todman

Lynn Todman, PhD
Vice President, Health Equity and Community Partnerships


Assistant Vice Presidents 


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Debra Johnson, RN, BSN
Assistant Vice President of Love & Respect
Chief Experience Officer


Continue Watching

Matters of the Heart short film

Watch what happens when a local Black-owned business and cardiologist come together to discuss heart health in our new short film, Matters of the Heart.

Health, Housing and Healing: A Community Grand Rounds Event

The large gap in homeownership rates between Black and white Americans is caused by years of policies and laws that have resulted in housing inequities. Keynote speaker, Natalie Moore, will unpack that history and how it relates to our health.

Community Grand Rounds - Battling Structural Racism

Structural Racism, meaning biases that have been built into the institution's people rely on, is a pervasive issue in the US.

Community Food Network: A Leg Up on Life

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Weathering and Health Inequity: Letting the Epigenome Out of the Bottle Without Losing Sight of the Structural Origins of Population Health

Dr. Geronimus discussed weathering and the ways that structurally rooted biological and psychosocial processes shape health inequities in our society.

Interview with Bechara Choucair, MD: Advancing Health? It's About the Mind, Body, and Community

Dr. Choucair shares how his organization is working to improve conditions for health and equity

Interview with David Williams, MPH, PhD: Structural Competency and Institutional Discrimination

Dr. David Williams discusses institutional discrimination, individual discrimination, and structural competency.

Interview with David Williams, MPH, PhD: Recognizing and Preventing Implicit Bias

Dr. David Williams discusses his research on ways to recognize and prevent implicit bias.

Interview with David Williams, MPH, PhD: Discrimination and Health Disparities

Dr. David Williams discusses his research on health inequities caused by racial discrimination.

Interview with David Williams, MPH, PhD: Social Influences on Health

Dr. David Williams discusses his research on the distinctive social exposures linked to racial status.

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