June 13, 2011

Dr. Cherri D. Hobgood has been named professor and chair of the Indiana University School of Medicine's Department of Emergency Medicine. She will assume her new duties July 11, pending approval by the IU board of trustees. Most recently, Hobgood served as an associate professor and vice chairwoman of the Department of Emergency Medicine at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. She succeeds Dr. Rolly McGrath, who has served as the emergency medicine chairman since 1999.

Indianapolis-based TriMedx, which helps hospitals and health care facilities keep their medical equipment running as it ages, in part by helping to train the hospital’s own staff to do maintenance and repair, named two new directors of sales. Al D’Andrea, based in Chicago, previously worked at MedGyn Products, Medical Outsourcing Services, McKesson and Baxter Healthcare. Glenn Phillips, based in Philadelphia, previously worked at NightHawk Radiology Services, Siemens, Elekta Oncology Systems and Philips. TriMedX is a subsidiary of St. Louis-based Ascension Health, the parent organization of Indianapolis-based St. Vincent Health.