September 8, 2010

Dr. Elliot Androphy has been named chairman of the department of dermatology at the Indiana University School of Medicine. Androphy joins IU from the University of Massachusetts Medical School, where he was vice chairman for research.

Dr. Mark H. Belfer has joined St. Vincent Physician Network as chief medical officer. Prior to joining St. Vincent, Belfer was president and chief medical officer for Akron General Partners Physicians Group in Ohio.

Indianapolis-based SynCare LLC, a disease-management company serving Medicaid plans, named Ryan D. Chizum vice president of compliance and quality.

Five physicians joined Indianapolis-based Northwest Radiology Network: Dr. Michael S. Conley, medical director for Saint John’s Health System in Anderson; Dr. Joseph George, director of medical imaging at St. Vincent Heart Center of Indiana; Dr. Eric Retrum, Dr. Kurt Returm and Dr. Sara Shull.