Ostrom named new chief of staff; hospital board elects new officers

Dr. Katie Ostrom was recently elected by the South Peninsula Hospital Medical Staff as the 2018 Chief of Staff. Dr. Ostrom offers obstetrics and gynecological services at the hospital and practices at Homer Medical Center and Ninilchik Community Health Clinic.

South Peninsula Hospital Inc. Board of Directors elected new officers for the year at its Jan. 24 board meeting year as follows: David Groesbeck, President; Tom Clark, Vice President; Lane Chesley, Treasurer and Bernadette Wilson, Secretary. In December the board named Holly Torres, Chief Financial Officer, the interim hospital administrator while the search for a new Chief Executive Officer continues.

The hospital’s operating board of directors meets on the fourth Wednesday of every month at 7 p.m. in the South Peninsula Hospital conference room. The meetings are open to the public. More information and a complete board roster can be found at www.sphosp.org.