to lead hospital
Edward Howell began his working life as a high school biology
teacher and coach, but a desire for a job in which no two days
are alike led him into hospital administration. Now, after 25
years of service at academic medical centers in Minnesota, Georgia
and Iowa, Howell has signed on as the U.Va. Health
Systems first vice president and chief executive officer.
He will begin the job Feb. 25, 2002.
will assume management responsibility for the operation of U.Va.s
hospital and clinics, in addition to all financial and information
technology functions. a
Howell currently teaches a masters level class in health
administration at University of Iowa, where he has been director
and CEO of its hospital and clinics for the past seven years.
His goal is to begin teaching at U.Va. by January 2003.