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Cincinnati VA Medical Center

 

Leadership Team

Mark Murdock, MHA, FACHE, Director, Cincinnati VAMC

Mark Murdock | 513-861-3100

MHA, FACHE, Director, Cincinnati VAMC

Mr. Mark Murdock was appointed the Medical Center Director at the Cincinnati, Ohio, VA Medical Center on October 28, 2018. Prior to coming to the Cincinnati VA Medical Center, Mr. Murdock served as the Medical Center Director at the Chillicothe, Ohio, VA Medical Center from September 4, 2017 to October 28, 2018. Mr. Murdock also served prior leadership terms as the Acting Director for the Chillicothe VA Medical Center, as the Associate Director of the Dayton VA Medical Center and was appointed the Assistant Director of the Dayton VA Medical Center on September 26, 2010. His VA career has included assignments as Health System Specialist, Surgical Service at the Dayton VAMC; and as the Program Manager, VISN 10/11 Tele-Nurse Triage Program, Dayton, OH. Before coming to the VA, following retirement from active duty, he worked for private sector companies and government contractors in the healthcare industry. Mr. Murdock retired as a Medical Service Corp (MSC) Officer from the United States Air Force in 1999. During his Air Force career, Mr. Murdock was assigned to Wright-Patterson AFB, Dayton OH, Charleston AFB, SC, Misawa AB, Japan, and Aviano AB, Italy. Mr. Murdock is board certified in healthcare administration by the American College of Healthcare Executives (ACHE) in which he holds membership as a Fellow (FACHE), and is a member of the Greater Ohio Healthcare Leaders Forum (GOHLF). Mr. Murdock is also a graduate of the 2012 VHA Healthcare Leadership Institute (HCLI). Mr. Murdock is a native of Sackets Harbor, New York. Mr. Murdock is a graduate of Park University with a B.S. in Healthcare Management and holds a Master's Degree in Health Service Administration from Xavier University, Ohio. Mr. Murdock and his wife, Stephanie, have four daughters.


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Charles "Dave" Collins | 513-475-6301

Acting Associate Director

Mr. Collins previously served in the VA as an Administrator of the North Carolina Health Care Center, where he is directly responsible for leading operations and growth of VA facilities in Charlotte, which serves Veterans from an area encompassing 10 counties. Mr. Collins is a retired USAF Command Chief Master Sergeant, having served at clinic, hospital, aeromedical evacuation, wing and major command levels during his 29-year military career. Mr. Collins earned Master’s Degrees in Health Administration and Human Resource Management from Webster University. He received a Bachelor’s Degree in Human Resources Management from Wilmington College. Mr. Collins deployed to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia in 1990 in support of Operations Desert Shield and Desert Storm. He is a recipient of the Meritorious Service Medal with 8 oak leaf clusters and the Air Force Commendation with 1 oak leaf cluster.


Dr. Elizabeth Brill, Chief of Staff

Dr. Elizabeth Brill | 513-475-6302

Chief of Staff

Dr Brill is an Army Veteran who spent 12 years on active duty as a physician in a number of leadership roles across assignments, including Texas, South Korea, and Germany. Before coming to the Cincinnati VA, Dr Brill served as the COO of Riverside Methodist Hospital in Columbus, OH. Prior to that, Dr. Brill held a leadership role in Surgical Services Administration at Northwestern Memorial Hospital in Chicago, IL. Dr Brill completed her undergraduate studies at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and earned her medical degree from The Pritzker School of Medicine at The University of Chicago. She was a recipient of ROTC and HPSP Army scholarships. She is board certified in Obstetrics and Gynecology. After completing her military service, she earned an MBA from the University of Chicago Booth School of Business and worked in health care consulting with The Boston Consulting Group before returning to hospital administration. Dr. Brill is a Fellow of the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists and a member of the American College of Healthcare Executives. She is a recipient of the Army Commendation Medal.


Ms. Jane Johnson, Associate Director for Patient Care Services

Ms. Jane Johnson | 513-475-6320

Associate Director for Patient Care Services

Ms. Jane Johnson, MSN, RN, VHA-CM was appointed as Associate Director for Patient Care Services in January 2019 at the Cincinnati VA Medical Center. Prior to her appointment, Ms. Johnson served as the Senior Nurse Advisor for the Veterans Integrated Service Network (VISN 10) since 2016. Ms. Johnson has nearly 30 years of experience in Nursing and Quality Management Leadership roles. Previous positions include: Deputy Network Director and Deputy Quality Management Officer for VISN 10 and an accreditation specialist for the Cincinnati VA Medical Center. Ms. Johnson also held several Quality Management leadership positions in industry before joining the Veterans Health Administration in 2007. Ms. Johnson is an Air Force Veteran. She attained an Associate Degree in Nursing and a Bachelor of Science in Nursing from Northern Kentucky University in 1984, and a Master of Science in Nursing in Gerontological Mental Health from the University of Cincinnati in 1986.