Hospitalist movers and shakers – May 2019


Christina L. Andrew, DO, a medical director on the hospitalist team at McLeod Regional Medical Center in Florence, S.C., and Zeshan Anwar, MD, medical director of Evangelical Community Hospital’s hospitalist group in Lewisburg, Pa., recently were named Senior Fellows in Hospital Medicine (SFHM) by the Society of Hospital Medicine. SFHMs are dedicated to promoting excellence, innovation and improving the quality of patient care.

Dr. Andrew has been with McLeod since 2008. The board-certified internist received her medical degree from Des Moines (Iowa) University Osteopathic Medical Center and did her residency at the Cleveland Clinic. To earn SFHM status, physicians must have worked as a hospitalist for at least 5 years and be a member of SHM for 5 years, as well.

Dr. Anwar has been in his current position since 2015. He coordinates staff resources and inpatient care for the facility where he has worked since 2013. He has his medical degree from King Edward Medical University, Lahore, Pakistan, and did his residency at Bronx-Lebanon Hospital Center in New York.

Tiffany Egbe, MD, has been named to the board of directors of Refuge International, an organization that builds relationships in Guatemala that allow for medical services to be provided to an underserved population.

Dr. Tiffany Egbe, a hospitalist in internal medicine at Christus Good Shepherd (Longview and Marshall, Texas

Dr. Tiffany Egbe

Dr. Egbe is a hospitalist in internal medicine at Christus Good Shepherd in Longview and Marshall, Tex. She also serves as program director of internal medicine residency for the University of Texas Health Science Center in Tyler, Tex.

Dr. Egbe earned her medical degree from the University of Alabama at Birmingham.

Il Jun Chon, MD, has been named vice president of medical affairs with WellSpan Ephrata (Pa.) Community Hospital. Dr. Chon, a hospitalist, had previously been the medical director of WellSpan Ephrata’s hospitalist services and president of the facility’s medical staff.

Dr. Chon earned his medical degree from the Medical College of Pennsylvania (now Drexel College of Medicine) and completed his residency at Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, both in Philadelphia.

Megan Hamreus, DO, recently was named chief of staff at Scripps Mercy Hospital in San Diego, Calif. Dr. Hamreus will oversee 1,000 doctors at two facilities.

Dr. Megan Hamreus, chief of staff at Scripps Mercy Hospital (San Diego and Chula Vista, Calif.).

Dr. Megan Hamreus

Dr. Hamreus has been with Scripps Mercy for 10 years, serving as a hospitalist and a faculty member of the family medicine residence training program of Family Health Centers of San Diego.

Chief of staff is a 2-year, elected term. Among her duties, Dr. Hamreus will be Scripps Mercy’s liaison to the facilities’ administrative staff and Scripps Health’s board of trustees.

Jade Brice Roshell, MD, recently was named chief medical officer at Shelby Baptist Medical Center in Alabaster, Ala. Dr. Brice Roshell was promoted from director of the center’s hospitalist program.

Dr. Jade Brice Roshell, chief medical officer at Shelby Baptist Medical Center, Alabaster, Ala.

Dr. Jade Brice Roshell

In addition to her new position, Dr. Brice Roshell was named as one of 68 honorees on Becker’s 2019 list of African-American Leaders in Health.

Dr. Brice Roshell has been with Shelby Baptist since 2015. Previously, she was an internist at centers in Louisiana, Georgia, and Nebraska. Her medical degree is from Howard University in Washington, and she completed her residency at Tulane University in New Orleans.

Anju Manral, MD, recently was appointed as medical director for the University of New Mexico Student Health and Counseling Center in Albuquerque. The internist has experience as a hospitalist focused on palliative care and most recently has worked at UNM’s Family Health Clinic, providing care to patients of all ages and conditions.

Dr. Manral also serves as an assistant professor in the UNM General Internal Medicine Department and mentors UNM medical students in the health science learning community.

The Hiawatha (Kan.) Community Hospital unveiled its new hospitalist program on Feb. 12.

The program will be led by Dustin Williams, DNP. Dr. Williams will provide hospitalist and emergency medical services to patients every Tuesday through Friday, while an on-call specialist will serve as hospitalist on Saturday, Sunday, and Monday.

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