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Hospital Presidents


Reginald J. Eadie, M.D. is president of Harper-Hutzel Hospital. Dr. Eadie joined the DMC in April 2008 as Vice President of Medical Affairs (VPMA) at DMC Harper University Hospital and DMC Hutzel Women’s Hospital. In July 2010, Eadie was appointed as President of Detroit Receiving Hospital. His position prior to joining Harper-Hutzel was Emergency Department Chief and Associate Chief of Staff of Integrated Clinical Services at the John D. Dingell VA Medical Center in Detroit. A native Detroiter, Dr. Eadie is a graduate of Wayne State University (WSU) School of Medicine and completed his Emergency Medicine Residency at WSU/Detroit Receiving Hospital in 1998. He is a diplomat of the American board of Emergency Medicine and a member of the American College of Health Care Executives. He has also received his MBA from the Michigan State University Executive program.
   
  Larry M. Gold became president of DMC Children’s Hospital of Michigan January 1, 2014. Gold has 23 years of experience in leading children’s hospitals and pediatric specialty care. He previously was president of British Columbia (BC) Children's Hospital and Sunny Hill Health Centre, in Vancouver, BC, Canada. Gold is a former consultant on international pediatric acute care delivery models and was a key advisor on building of the world's largest pediatric cancer hospital, a 200-bed facility in Cairo, Egypt. Gold is a former president and CEO of Connecticut Children's Medical Center and Newington Children's Hospital in Hartford, and a former administrator of the Children's Hospital of Illinois at OSF Healthcare in Peoria, Illinois. He holds a Masters of Health System Management from Carnegie-Mellon University and a Masters of Social Work from the University of Pittsburgh. He has been active in the community and was chairman of the Board of Directors of the Canadian Association of Pediatric Health Centers, chairman of the Board of Directors of the Connecticut Hospital Association, and board member and chair of the Advocacy Committee of the Children's Hospital Association.
   
 
Karen Fordham is president of DMC Huron Valley-Sinai Hospital. She is an accomplished executive leader with more than 15 years of leadership in healthcare operations. She has been with DMC since 2007 in several administrative positions. In her most recent position as COO of DMC Huron Valley-Sinai Hospital, she had direct oversight over service line development, strategic planning and growth, physician recruitment, outpatient imaging centers and indirect oversight of the radiology leadership team across the entire DMC system. Most recently Fordham was listed in the 2014 Class of Crain's Detroit Business Top 40 under 40 in Southeast, Michigan. This award recognizes young achievers based on factors such as financial impact and community leadership.
  
   

Iris Taylor, Ph.D., R.N. in January 2012, Taylor returned as president of DMC Detroit Receiving Hospital, a position she left in 2010 to serve as DMC's Chief Business Officer. With more than 30 years of experience in the healthcare industry, Dr. Taylor has learned the business of the DMC by rising through the ranks in clinical and administrative positions. She began in 1975 at Detroit Receiving Hospital and University Health Center as Head Staff Nurse, then from Assistant Director to Director and later Vice-President of DRH/UHC Nursing Services. From 1999 to 2004, Dr. Taylor's role was expanded to DMC Chief Nursing Officer/Senior Vice President, Patient Care. She was president of Harper University/Hutzel Women's Hospitals, from 2002 to 2004.  Her first tenure as president of Detroit Receiving Hospital/University Health Center was 2004-2010. In this role, Dr. Taylor managed the hospital with the state's busiest emergency department and expanded the hospital's service lines beyond emergency care to geriatrics, urology, neurosurgery, palliative care and other specialties. Dr. Taylor earned her bachelor's and master's degrees in nursing, as well as her doctorate of philosophy from Wayne State University and is an adjunct professor at WSU College of Nursing and School of Nursing.

   
William H. Restum, PhD was named president of Rehabilitation Institute of Michigan in July 2008. Dr. Restum comes to RIM with over 35 years of experience in the field of rehabilitation and post acute. Dr. Restum previously served as RIM’s Director for Strategic Initiatives. His former positions include Vice-President, Clinical Programs, Sinai Hospital; Vice-President Clinical & Ambulatory Services, Northwest Region, Detroit Medical Center; President and CEO, Great Lakes Rehab Hospital in Southfield; Chief Executive Officer, Health Care Partners, Inc., and Assistant Clinical Professor; WSU SOM; Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation. Dr. Restum has a doctorate in Speech-Language Pathology from Wayne State University, and obtained his bachelor’s and master’s degrees from Western Michigan University. 
   
Theodore L. Schreiber, M.D., F.A.C.C., was named president of DMC Cardiovascular Institute in 2009. Prior to this, he was Vice President of DMC Cardiovascular Development. He is Specialist-in-Chief of Cardiovascular Medicine at DMC, Director of Cardio Team One, a 24/7/365 cardiac care initiative he designed and implemented in 2008, Division Chief of Clinical Cardiology and Director of the interventional cardiology fellowship program at DMC Harper University Hospital. Schreiber earned his M.D. from Cornell University Medical College, and holds fellowships in Cardiology, Coronary Care, Interventional Cardiology and Peripheral Intervention. One of the first U.S. doctors to offer minimally invasive treatment option for stroke prevention in carotid artery disease patients, he has performed over 20,000 coronary interventions. He is board certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine in cardiovascular disease and interventional cardiology. 
 
   

Paula R. Autry, FACHE, was named president of DMC Sinai-Grace Hospital, effective June 30, 2014. With nearly 20 years of experience in executive level health care management, she has developed and led operational improvements in non-profit, academic and faith-based healthcare organizations. Autry previously was Chief of Staff/VP of Strategic Planning for Morehouse School of Medicine in Atlanta, GA. There she managed all operations and planning, including the strategic agenda for the School of Medicine, and key performance and financial indicators. From 2007 to 2012, Autry was president of Mount Carmel East Hospital in Columbus OH, a 399-bed hospital with 2,000-plus employees, more than 500 medical personnel and more than $1 billion in revenues.  Previously, she was Executive Vice President/Administrator at Bon Secours Richmond Community Hospital in Virginia, and senior vice president at Erlanger Health System in Chattanooga, TN. Before that, she supervised 500 full-time employees and a $20 million operating budget at the University of South Alabama Medical Center in Mobile.  Autry earned her Bachelor of Science in pre-med from the University of Notre Dame, and an MBA and MHA from Tulane University.

 


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