Movers and Shakers

Movers and Shakers September 2023

Dr. Mgbokikwe

Nkemdilim Mgbojikwe, MD, has joined Fox Chase Cancer Center, Philadelphia, as associate chief medical officer; she will also serve as an associate professor and hospitalist in the department of medicine.

Prior to joining Fox Chase Cancer Center, Dr. Mgbojikwe was clinical director of the division of hospital medicine, medical director for four med-surg inpatient units, and medical co-director of the medicine progressive care unit at Johns Hopkins Hospital, director for acute virtual care strategy at Johns Hopkins Health System, and assistant professor of medicine at Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore.

She has served as a subject matter expert across several leadership teams at Johns Hopkins with a focus on acute care, health system operations, care delivery strategy, and innovation such as hospital at home. In addition, she, in partnership with others, helped lead the inpatient response to the COVID-19 pandemic, including the development of curricula and training programs for COVID-19 and non-COVID-19 care for the non-hospitalist to help facilitate other specialists engage in inpatient general medicine care at the height of the pandemic. She is also the recipient of numerous awards, including the SHM Maryland Chapter’s Physician of the Year Award.

Dr. Mgbojikwe earned her medical degree from Howard University College of Medicine, Washington, D.C., and completed her residency in internal medicine at Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston. She is also a member of The Hospitalist’s editorial board.

Dr. Joseph

Priya Joseph, MD, has been named as specialty medical director for Carolinas Hospitalist Group at Carolinas Medical Center, Atrium Health, Charlotte, N.C.

Dr. Joseph earned her medical degree from Christian Medical College, Ludhiana, India, and completed her residency at Guthrie Robert Packer Hospital, Sayre, Pa.

Dr. Gallagher

David Gallagher, MD, SFHM has been named as chief medical officer of Duke University Hospital, Durham, N.C. As chief medical officer, Dr. Gallagher will work with Duke University Hospital’s senior leadership team to oversee all hospital operations, manage medical staff, and ensure the delivery of effective patient care. He has been a hospitalist and member of SHM for 21 years. He is also an associate professor of medicine within the division of general internal medicine at Duke University.

Dr. Gallagher earned his medical degree from George Washington University, Washington, D.C., and completed his residency at the University of California San Francisco, Mt. Zion Hospital.

Dr. O’Glasser

Dr. O’Glasser

Avital O’Glasser, MD, FACP, SFHM, has been promoted to full professor of medicine in the division of hospital medicine, department of medicine, and department of anesthesiology and perioperative medicine at Oregon Health & Science University (OHSU), Portland, Ore. She is also the medical director of OHSU’s preoperative medicine clinic.

Dr. O’Glasser earned her medical degree from Jefferson Medical College, Philadelphia, and completed her residency in internal medicine at OHSU, Portland, Ore.

Dr. Moreland

Chris Moreland, MD, MPH, SFHM, has been named interim division chief of hospital medicine at the University of Texas Austin Dell Medical School. He is a professor of internal medicine and associate residency program director. He practices as a hospitalist at Dell Seton Medical Center and Seton Medical Center Austin.

Dr. Moreland earned his medical degree from the University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (now McGovern Medical School) and completed his residency and general internal medicine fellowship at the University of California, Davis Medical Center.

Dr. Hadley

Andrea Hadley, MD, FAAP was promoted to division chief for acute care medicine at Corewell Health’s Helen DeVos Children’s Hospital in Grand Rapids, Mich. She’s served as an internal medicine and pediatric hospitalist for eight years and is section chief of pediatric hospital medicine.

Dr. Hadley was also recently named a 2023 Crain’s Detroit Business Healthcare Hero due to her outstanding and innovative performance as a clinician and her commitment to compassion and collaboration. Crain’s recognizes Health Care Heroes—leaders in the field who have gone above and beyond to improve care, make a difference, and save lives.

When her institution was dealing with the triple threat of COVID-19, the flu, and RSV last fall, her team helped increase the ability to care for patients inside and outside the hospital by using a virtual hospitalist program to help 13 affiliated regional hospitals without pediatric staff members to serve children they’d normally send to Helen DeVos Children’s Hospital.

She earned her medical degree and completed her internal medicine and pediatrics combined residency at the University of Michigan Medical School in Ann Arbor, Mich. She’s also a member of The Hospitalist’s editorial board

Dr. Park

Timothy Park, DO has joined Finger Lakes Health as a hospitalist at Geneva General Hospital, Geneva, N.Y.

Dr. Park earned his medical degree from the New York Institute of Technology College of Osteopathic Medicine, Old Westbury, N.Y. He completed his residency in internal medicine at Nassau University Medical Center, East Meadow, N.Y.

Dr. Nagaraj

Raj Nagaraj, MD, MBBS, MPH, a hospitalist and clinical associate professor of hospital medicine at Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston-Salem, N.C., has been named as assistant specialty medical director, Atrium Health Wake Forest Baptist, Winston-Salem, N.C.

Dr. Nagaraj earned his medical degree from JSS Medical College, Mysore, Karnataka, India, and completed his residency in internal medicine at the University of Buffalo, Buffalo, N.Y.

Dr. Gulati

Mangla S. Gulati, MD, FACP, SFHM, has joined MedStar Washington Hospital Center, Medstar Health, a the chief quality and safety officer. In her role, Dr. Gulati leads the hospital’s quality and safety programs and practices for this 912-bed level 1 trauma center and the largest hospital in Washington, D.C. She also oversees regulatory compliance, patient relations, infection prevention policies and procedures; and serves as a champion for clinical excellence initiatives, performance improvement, and outcomes.

Most recently, she served as associate chief medical officer, chief quality officer, and vice president of patient safety and clinical effectiveness at the University of Maryland Medical Center in Baltimore, where she also held academic appointments including faculty associate in the department of organizational systems and adult health, and associate professor of medicine, at the University of Maryland Schools of Medicine and Nursing.

Dr. Gulati earned her medical degree from Dayanand Medical School in India and completed her residency in internal medicine at MedStar Union Memorial Hospital, Baltimore. She is also a graduate of the Chief Quality Officer Professional and Patient Safety Executive Development Programs at the Institute for Healthcare Improvement and of the Health Information Technology Clinical Track program at George Washington University in Washington, D.C.



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