Sam Odle, a former longtime executive of Methodist Hospital and Indiana University Health, is joining the Indianapolis-based lobbying firm Bose Public Affairs Group LLC. As a senior policy adviser, Odle will work mostly with clients in the health care and life sciences industries. Odle, 63, most recently served as chief operating officer at IU Health and CEO of Methodist and University hospitals before retiring in July. Replacing Odle as the head of Methodist and University hospitals will be Jim Terwilliger. He joined IU Health in June 2011 as vice president for cancer services after serving as executive vice president for the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center Cancer Centers in Pittsburgh.
Dr. Esther Adade, a family physician, has joined Community Physician Network in Greenwood. She received a bachelor of science degree in biochemistry from the University of California and completed her medical degree at the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health.
Dr. Neal Ipema, an OB/GYN physician, has joined Community Physician Network on the south side of Indianapolis. He received his medical degree at Loyola Stritch School of Medicine in Chicago.
Dr. Kalen Miskel, an internist, has joined Community Physician Network in Carmel. She did her medical training at the University of Maryland School of Medicine in Baltimore.
Dr. Jennifer Walker, a pediatrician, has joined Community Physician Network on the east side of Indianapolis. She has a bachelor of science degree from the University of Notre Dame, a master of science in physiology and biophysics from Georgetown University, and a medical degree from George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences in Washington, D.C.
Trista Stormer, a nurse practitioner for OB/GYN patients, has joined Community Physician Network on the south side of Indianapolis. She holds a bachelor’s degree in nursing from Purdue University and a master’s degree in nursing from the University of Indianapolis.