Appointed to Economic Development Board(Hagerstown - January 16, 2002) James P. Hamill, President and Chief Executive Officer of the Washington County Health System, Inc., has been appointed to the Board of Directors of the Hagerstown-Washington County Economic Development Commission (EDC).Mr. Hamill will complete the unexpired term, ending June 30, 2002, of Board Member Donald M. Bowman, who resigned his position effective January 1, 2002.
"We are excited to have someone with Mr. Hamill's
business acumen serve on our commission.
...Mr. Hamill joined the Washington County Health System, Inc. organization in 2000.His
current areas of responsibilities include the Washington County Health System, Inc, the Washington County Hospital Association, Antietam Health Services, Inc., and the Washington County Hospital Endowment Fund
.He most recently served as Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer of the Lewin Group, a subsidiary of Quintiles Transnational.Prior to that time, Mr. Hamill served as Group Vice President of Accelerated Clinical Research, a division of Quintiles.From 1988 to 1997, he was President and CEO of Holy Cross Health in Silver Springs, Maryland.Mr. Hamill moved to the Chicago area in 1985 to serve as Chief Executive Officer of Columbus-Cuneo-Cabrini Medical Center, a post he held until 1987.From 1973 to 1985, he served as Vice President for Administrative and Patient Care Services of Mercy Hospital and President of Misericordia Health System in Davenport, Iowa.Mr. Hamill received his bachelor's degree in political science from Georgetown University in Washington D.C.He also holds a Master of Healthcare Administration from Georgia State University.He is a member of The Greater Hagerstown Committee, Inc., the Rotary Club of Hagerstown, Maryland and Covenant Health Systems, Inc.
Board of Directors.