Loren B. Hamel, MD
President, Spectrum Health Lakeland &
Chief Strategy Officer, Spectrum Health
Natalie Baggio, RN, BSN
Vice President Patient Care Services
Vice President Business Strategy & Hospitality Services
& President Lakeland Hospital, Watervliet
John Froggatt, MD
Vice President, Medical Affairs
Melinda Gruber, PhD
Vice President, Continued Care Services
President, Caring Circle
Lowell Hamel, MD
Sr. Vice President & Chief Operating Officer, SH Lakeland
& Chief Clinical Officer
Vice President, Finance
Kenneth O'Neill, MD
Vice President, Clinical Integration
Mary Ann Pater, JD, RN
Vice President, Legal Counsel & Risk Management
Robin Sarkar, PhD
Vice President, Information Systems
& Chief Information Officer
Vice President Philanthropy
& President Lakeland Foundations
Sr. Vice President Human Resources
& SHL Corporate Services
Vice President, Health Equity
Vice President Organizational Excellence & Quality, CQO
Vice President, Physician Practices
Debra Johnson, RN, BSN
Assistant Vice President of Love & Respect
& Chief Experience Officer
Chief Compliance & Integrity Officer
After assistance from a Lakeland nurse, Nancey received intervention for a life-threatening condition in the nick of time.
Dr. Geronimus discussed weathering and the ways that structurally rooted biological and psychosocial processes shape health inequities in our society.
Dr. Choucair shares how his organization is working to improve conditions for health and equity
Dr. David Williams discusses institutional discrimination, individual discrimination, and structural competency.
Dr. David Williams discusses his research on ways to recognize and prevent implicit bias.
Dr. David Williams discusses his research on health inequities caused by racial discrimination.
Dr. David Williams discusses his research on the distinctive social exposures linked to racial status.
Dr. Patricia Rush discusses the impact of psychological trauma on the brain and on chronic disease and health inequities.
While the COVID-19 pandemic has challenged us all in new ways, we want you to know we are here for you.
The Board of Directors of Spectrum Health Lakeland approved an expanded strategy to address racial and ethnic health equity in Southwest Michigan.
In honor of frontline health care workers during the COVID-19 pandemic, 1st Source Bank has donated $30,000 to the Spectrum Health Lakeland Foundation.
Spectrum Health is offering free screening for the novel coronavirus COVID-19.
The volunteer corps of the 2020 KitchenAid Senior PGA Championship has donated more than $15,000 to the Spectrum Health Lakeland COVID-19 Response Fund .
Officials from the Berrien County Health Department and Spectrum Health Lakeland are noting accelerating trends of increased COVID-19 activity over the past several weeks.
Lakeland Medical Center in St. Joseph received an “A” grade and Lakeland Hospital Niles received a "B" grade in the spring 2020 Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grade.
Hiro, a two-year-old male German shepherd from Slovakia, joins handler, Chris Aungst, a retired police officer with the Berrien County Sheriff’s Department.
Beginning December 2, all community members age 12 and older who are visiting a loved one in the inpatient units at Lakeland Medical Center.
Six of Michigan’s leading health systems have come together to form a clinically integrated network designed to deliver high-quality, cost-effective healthcare and improve the health of residents across the state.
Spectrum Health Lakeland was recognized as an Adopter of the Healthcare Financial Management Association’s PATIENT FINANCIAL COMMUNICATIONS BEST PRACTICES®.
In response to the outpouring of community inquiries and offers of support, Spectrum Health Lakeland has established a donation drop-off donation site.
The late Lynn Gray, MD, MPH, FAAFP, a family physician in Berrien Springs, was recognized posthumously with the 2020 Michigan Family Physician of the Year Award.
The following statement is made on behalf of the Michigan Health & Hospital Association.
Cardiologist, Dennis Disch, MD, answers several of the most commonly asked questions about COVID-19.