June 10, 2013

Riley Hospital for Children at Indiana University Health has chosen Russell Williams as its next chief operating officer, replacing Brett Lee, who left suddenly two years ago. Williams will join Riley on July 15 after serving most recently as vice president of operations at Fairview Southdale Hospital in Minnesota. He previously oversaw construction of a children’s hospital for Fairview Health Services, which includes the University of Minnesota academic medical center. Williams earned a bachelor’s degree from Brigham Young University and a master's of healthcare administration from the University of Minnesota.

Dr. John Chappo, a hospitalist who cares for patients staying overnight in hospitals, has joined Danville-based Hendricks Regional Health. He holds a bachelor’s in biochemistry from Indiana University and an osteopathic medicine degree from the Kansas City University School of Medicine and Biosciences.