Loren B. Hamel, MD
President, Spectrum Health Lakeland &
Chief Strategy Officer, Spectrum Health
Natalie Baggio, RN, BSN
Sr. 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
President, Spectrum Health Lakeland Foundation
Lowell Hamel, MD
Sr. Vice President & Chief Operating Officer, SH Lakeland
& Chief Clinical Officer
Thomas Huyck, JD
Vice President, Deputy General Counsel
Vice President, Finance and CFO
Robin Sarkar, PhD
Vice President, Information Systems
& Chief Information Officer
Sr. Vice President – Team Member Experience and Talent Development Spectrum Health
Human Resources Executive Business Partner Spectrum Health Lakeland
Vice President, Health Equity
Vice President Quality, Patient Safety and Physician Practices
Debra Johnson, RN, BSN
Assistant Vice President of Love & Respect
& Chief Experience Officer
Chief Compliance & Integrity Officer
Structural Racism, meaning biases that have been built into the institution's people rely on, is a pervasive issue in the US.
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.
Spectrum Health Lakeland President Loren B. Hamel, MD, and Acting Health Officer at the Berrien County Health Department, Courtney Davis, share the latest COVID-19 updates in Berrien County.
Community members are invited to attend a free speaker event, “Political Determinants of Health Inequities.” on Wednesday, November 17 with keynote speaker, Daniel Dawes, JD.
Spectrum Health Lakeland, in partnership with the Berrien County Sheriff’s Department, is providing community members with the opportunity to dispose of unused and unwanted prescription drugs during a Drug Take Back Day event on Saturday, October 23.
Effective Saturday, September 25, the outpatient laboratories at Spectrum Health Lakeland Niles and Watervliet hospitals and the Center for Outpatient Services will revise their operating hours.
For minor conditions and illnesses, health officials encourage patients to contact their primary care provider (after hours answering service is available at most locations) or visit a local walk-in clinic.
A new level of molecular testing is now available at Spectrum Health Lakeland through a $350,000 investment in the cobas® 6800 System which allows for real-time PCR testing.
Spectrum Health Lakeland has revised its visitor guidelines effective Wednesday, September 8. Revised guidelines allow for two visitors from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. for the duration of a patient’s stay.
Beaumont Health and Spectrum Health have signed a formal integration agreement, the next step in the process to create a new health system that is For Michigan, By Michigan™.
The Berrien County Health Department and Spectrum Health Lakeland are urging parents of adolescents 12 years and older to have them receive the COVID-19 vaccine.
Lynn Todman, PhD, has accepted the role of vice president, health equity, Spectrum Health System.
With a focus on the health and safety of its team members and the community, along with thorough review of the scientific evidence, Spectrum Health has announced that it will require the COVID-19 vaccine.
Spectrum Health has been named one of the 2021 Best Companies for Multicultural Women by Seramount.
Beaumont Health and Spectrum Health, two of the most respected health systems in Michigan, announced today they have signed a Letter of Intent (LOI) to explore creating a new health system.
Spectrum Health Lakeland will begin offering COVID-19 vaccines at four new locations throughout Southwest Michigan including the Center for Outpatient Services in St. Joseph and the health system’s three walk-in clinics.
Spectrum Health has received reports from patients and Priority Health members that they are receiving calls from individuals pretending to be from Spectrum Health or Priority Health.
Community Grand Rounds, a program of Spectrum Health Lakeland, has teamed up with music artists and community health advocates in Benton Harbor to deliver messages they hope inspire communities across West Michigan and beyond.