Cathy Easter Appointed Methodist International President and CEO
It gives me great pleasure to announce that Cathy Easter has been appointed President and Chief Executive Officer of Methodist International.
Cathy has been a member of the executive team of Methodist International since 2007, and will continue to provide strategic oversight to Methodist's community development function.
As part of the Methodist International team, Cathy accomplished a great deal, leading several key international consulting and management projects, including the implementation of an affiliation with Mexico's premier health care provider, the American British Cowdray Medical Center where Methodist was instrumental in helping them become the first Joint Commission Accredited Medical Center in Mexico City.
In addition, she
was instrumental in opening of The Dubai Mall Medical Center
, a collaborative effort with Emaar Healthcare Group
in the United Arab Emirates.
This partnership has also since opened two further outpatient neighborhood clinics in Dubai.
accomplishments over the past few years in establishing Methodist
as a major health care provider in the Middle East are to be applauded.
new role, Cathy
will provide oversight of international patient services and work to expand the Methodist brand by providing high quality patient services in select international markets such as Latin America and the Middle East through further business development and consulting services.
Prior to joining Methodist International, Cathy served as a vice president for The Methodist Hospital, responsible for orthopedic, ophthalmology, otolaryngology service lines, as well as wellness and the charity care and community benefits program.
In the years prior, she held various leadership positions, beginning her career at Methodist as an administrative fellow in 1991.
Cathy holds a Masters in Public and Community Health and a Bachelor's in Computer Science Education/Health, both from Baylor University.
She is active in numerous community organizations and currently serves on the Board of Directors for Harris County Healthcare Alliance.
Please join me in congratulating Cathy