Today, Detroit Medical Center (DMC) COO Rod Huebbers announced that Lynn Torossian has been named the new president of Harper University Hospital and Hutzel Women’s Hospital effective July 1, 2013. Currently Torossian is president of DMC Huron Valley-Sinai Hospital (HVSH). She brings an array of experience in fiscal management, operations and service excellence to the Harper/Hutzel position and will work closely with the medical staff and the entire hospital team.
“Lynn has done an outstanding job at HVSH and we are excited about bringing her great leadership, enthusiasm and ability to build a winning team to the Harper/Hutzel position,” said COO Huebbers. He added, “I would also like to take this opportunity to thank Dr. Pat Wilkerson Uddyback for her tremendous support and leadership during the search for the new president.”
Torossian came to the DMC in 2006, initially serving as chief operations officer (COO) and vice president of operations for Huron Valley-Sinai Hospital. In this role she was responsible for recent campus expansion projects, forging strong relationships with the medical staff and taking a visible role in the community. In May 2008, Torossian was named President of Huron Valley-Sinai Hospital.
Torossian is a graduate of Eastern Michigan University with a degree in business administration; board certified in healthcare management, she is also a certified public accountant and is enrolled in the MBA Program at Walsh College of Business. Torossian is active in the Michigan Healthcare Executive Group and Associates and the American College of Healthcare Executives. She is also a member of the Huron Valley Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors.
The DMC will conduct a national executive search to fill Torossian’s position at Huron Valley-Sinai.