For Immediate Release: March 26, 2012
Contact: Denise Simpson
Phone: (404) 616-6855
Grady Health System is pleased to announce that Larry Callahan has joined the executive team as the new Senior Vice President/Chief Human Resources Officer. Callahan began work on March 1, 2012.
Callahan brings more than 30 years of human resources leadership experience to Grady. He has served as System Chief Human Resources Officer for the University Health System of Eastern Carolina; Vice President and Chief Human Resources Officer at the University of Chicago Medical Center and Vice President of Human Resources at Norton Healthcare in Louisville, Kentucky.
Callahan received his Bachelors of Arts degree from West Virginia State University and his Masters of Arts from Marshall University in Huntington, West Virginia.
About Grady Health System
Grady Health System is one of the largest public health systems in the United States. Grady consists of the 953-bed Grady Memorial Hospital, neighborhood health centers, Crestview Health & Rehabilitation Center and Children's Healthcare of Atlanta at Hughes Spalding, which is operated as a Children's affiliate.
With its nationally acclaimed Emergency Care Center and Burn Unit, Grady Health System has the only level I trauma center in the region. The state's only Poison Center is housed at Grady, as well.
The Diabetes Detection & Control Center, Georgia Cancer Center for Excellence, Comprehensive Sickle Cell Center, Primary Stroke Center and Avon Foundation Comprehensive Breast Center are also notable components of the health system. Moreover, Grady's Infectious Disease Program was named one of the top three HIV/AIDS outpatient clinics in the country.
Other exceptional medical services include Grady's Regional Perinatal Center and its Neonatal Intensive Care Unit, the Primary Care Center, a dedicated 60 Plus service line for older adults, Teen Services, the Rape Crisis Center and a 24-hour Advice Nurse Line.
Grady Memorial Hospital has been ranked 10th in Atlanta in U.S. News & World Report's first-ever Best Hospitals metro area rankings, available online at www.usnews.com/hospitals.