|Regent At-Large: Sullivan|
Christopher Sullivan, MD, MPH, FACPM
Dr. Sullivan is the Chief Medical Officer of Centerpoint Medical Center, a 221-bed community-based tertiary care hospital in Independence, Missouri, part of the HCA Midwest Health System. His professional interests include patient safety, healthcare quality improvement, and the efficient delivery of evidence-based clinical care.
Prior to joining Centerpoint Medical Center, Dr. Sullivan was the Associate Chief Medical Officer and Vice President of Medical Affairs at Excela Health, a diversified three-hospital health sy
stem in Western Pennsylvania. From 1995 – 2007, Dr. Sullivan served as a Medical Corps officer in the United States Navy, during which time he was a Preventive Medicine Officer and Epidemiologist with Navy Environmental & Preventive Medicine Unit 2, a Squadron Medical Officer with Marine Wing Support Squadron 273, a General Medical Officer with Naval Hospital Charleston, and the Associate Brig Medical Officer of the Naval Consolidated Brig in Charleston, South Carolina.
Dr. Sullivan has served ACPM as the Chair of the Young Physicians Section, the Chair of the Membership Committee, a member of the Environmental Health Committee, a member of the Clinical Preventive Medicine Track Planning Committee for PM2010, and the Co-Chair of the Public Health Practice Track Planning Committee for PM2011. In addition to his service on the ACPM Board, Dr. Sullivan is a Board Member of the Advisory Board of Health for the City of Independence, Missouri.
Dr. Sullivan completed his undergraduate studies in neuroscience and economics at Amherst College, and earned his MD from the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine in Philadelphia. He is a graduate of the General Preventive Medicine Residency Program of the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, where he also earned his MPH. Dr. Sullivan is a diplomate of the American Board of Preventive Medicine (Public Health and General Preventive Medicine).