October 6, 2010

Dr. John Cummings has been named medical director of neurosurgery for Community Health Network. Cummings, a neurosurgeon at Community for more than 20 years, did his training at the Indiana University School of Medicine.

The IU Medical Group added two internists. Dr. Rebecca Lindberg earned her medical degree at Baylor College of Medicine in Houston and completed her residency at the IU School of Medicine. Dr. Laura Nelson did her medical training and residency at the IU medical school.

Forethought Financial Group Inc. named Ronald Ziegler chief actuary. He will oversee product development, financial reporting, and risk management at the Indianapolis-based life insurance company. Prior to joining Forethought, Ziegler spent 22 years at Transamerica/AEGON Insurance Group.

Dr. Jeffrey Kellams was installed as the 137th president of the Indianapolis Medical Society on Tuesday. He is a professor of clinical psychiatry at the IU School of Medicine, chief of psychiatric services at Wishard Health Services and medical director of the Midtown Mental Health Center in Indianapolis.

Dr. Tracy Price has joined Central Indiana Cancer Centers, providing radiation oncology services at its Fishers, Greenfield and Greenwood locations. Price did her medical training at the IU School of Medicine.

Dr. Eriko Onishi has joined St. Vincent Hospice to lead its effort to set up electronic medical records for physicians. Dr. Onishi, a native of Japan, is an internist specializing in terminal cancer. She previously served as a hospice medical director in Columbus, Ind.