New Associate Director of Professional Services
As the complex issues in healthcare delivery continue to increase, the need to assure high-quality patient care and operational efficiency requires the role the Office of Professional Services be expanded. This has led to the appointment of Dr. Louise Miner as Associate Director of Professional Services; she is working closely with the Office’s Director, Dr. Joseph Portnoy.
Dr. Miner joined the JGH as an obstetrician/gynecologist in 1989 and has served since 1995 as Director of Obstetrical Ultrasound in the Division of Obstetrics. In addition, she was Acting Chief of the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology from 1997 to 2002, has been Associate Chief of the department since 2012, and is an Assistant Professor at McGill. In her clinical practice, Dr. Miner takes a particular interest in obstetrical ultrasound, maternal-fetal medicine, and measuring the quality of care as it relates to obstetrics.
Infectious Diseases has new Associate Chief
Dr. Gerasimos Zaharatos has been appointed Associate Chief of Infectious Diseases and Microbiology, as well as Section Head of Serology in the microbiology laboratory. Dr. Zaharatos, who joined the JGH in 2006, received his medical degree from McGill University and took post-doctoral training in HIV research at the Aaron Diamond AIDS Research Center in New York.