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Seattle Children's Names Dr. Jeff Sperring New CEO

Seattle Children's Names Dr. Jeff Sperring New CEO

Source: YAHOO!

Today, Seattle Children's announced that after an extensive nation-wide search, the Board of Trustees named Dr. Jeff Sperring the new chief executive officer, effective early May. Sperring, who currently serves as president and CEO of Riley Hospital for Children at Indiana University Health, will continue to implement Seattle Children's 2012-2016 Strategic Plan, with the goal of carrying out the hospital's mission to prevent, treat and eliminate pediatric disease.

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Consistently ranked as one of the best children’s hospitals in the country by U.S. News & World Report, Seattle Children’s serves as the pediatric and adolescent academic medical referral center for the largest landmass of any children’s hospital in the country (Washington, Alaska, Montana and Idaho). For more than 100 years, Seattle Children’s has been delivering superior patient care while advancing new treatments through pediatric research. Seattle Children’s serves as the primary teaching, clinical and research site for the Department of Pediatrics at the University of Washington School of Medicine. The hospital works in partnership with Seattle Children’s Research Institute and Seattle Children’s Hospital Foundation. For more information, visit www.seattlechildrens.org or follow us on Twitter or Facebook.