Detroit - Visiting Physicians Association® (VPA®, www.visitingphysicians.com) announced the promotion of Deana Wooten to regional director.
In her new role, Wooten will oversee the operations of the VPA offices in southeastern Michigan (Ann Arbor, Flint, Marysville, Saginaw, Southfield, Taylor and Utica) and Virginia (Williamsburg).
also will assist in new market development.
Wooten has served VPA in a variety of capacities since 2001.
She began her career as a medical assistant and intake coordinator.
later transitioned into roles as an assistant manager, and then practice manager at the Flint office.
In Aug. 2009, she was named area manager over the Flint and Southfield offices.
Wooten received her Bachelor of Science in Healthcare Management from Baker College in Flint and a Business Administration (BSBA) Bachelor's Degree from Oakland University in Rochester, Mich. Wooten also holds a Medical Assistant Certification from Carnegie in Michigan.