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EDC Board Member Named COO for Michigan Hospital

August 2019

Heath Roberts

Former area leader Heath Roberts has taken a top post with Children’s Hospital of Michigan.

Roberts has accepted the position of chief operating officer, joining Children’s Hospital of Michigan from Children’s Mercy Hospital in Kansas City.

He began the new role effective July 22.

Prior to joining Children’s Mercy, Kansas City in 2008, Roberts served as a leab and clinical informatics manager at Truman Medical Centers in Kansas City. Previously, he served four years active duty in the United States Army’s 101st Airborne Division at Fort Campbell, Kentucky, as a health-care specialist (medic).

Roberts earned a bachelor’s degree in business administration from Park University in Parkville and a master’s degree in business administration from Avila University in Kansas City. He was a board member for the Clay County Economic Development Council and the Clay County Developmental Disabilities Resource Board. Roberts was awarded the Next Generation Leader Award by the Kansas City Business Journal in 2015.

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