Community owned. Community governed.
Johnston Medical Center is operated by Johnston Memorial Hospital Authority DBA Johnston Health, a North Carolina hospital authority, which is a special type of corporation created by Johnston County under the North Carolina Hospital Authorities Act. The chairman of the County Board of Commissioners appoints the members of the governing board of the Authority, called a Board of Commissioners, from nominees submitted by the Board of Commissioners of the Authority.
Johnston Health Board of Commissioners
Ralph L. Stewart, Jr., Chair
Alan B. (“Chip”) Hewett, Vice Chair
Bobby T. Parker, Treasurer
Tony Braswell, Secretary
Craig S. Carter, M.D., Chief of Staff
S. Robert Bylciw, M.D.
Jeffrey P. Carver
James H. Jenkins, Jr.
John H. Scovil
Johnston Health Medical Executive Committee
Craig Carter, M.D., President
Regina Ryan, M.D., Vice President
Marie-Luise Zaldivar, M.D., Secretary/Treasurer
Kira Vurlicer, M.D., MEC at Large
Russell Anderson, M.D., Chief of Medicine
Efrain Perez-Rivera, M.D., Chief of Surgery
Jeff Jones, M.D., Chief of Hospital Services
Jesse Pittard, M.D., Immediate Past President
Administrative Support, Chuck Elliott, CEO, Ruth Marler, COO, Jackie Ring, COO