June 23, 2014

Herb Buchanan will join Indiana University Health as president of its Methodist and University hospitals on July 7. He will replace Jim Terwilliger, who was asked to leave that position in January. Since 2012, Buchanan has been CEO of Howard University Hospital in Washington, D.C. Before that, he served as chief operating officer for the University of Maryland Medical Center in Baltimore. Buchanan earned his MBA from Northwestern University’s Kellogg Graduate School of Management, as well as graduate and undergraduate degrees in mechanical engineering from the University of Michigan and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, respectively.

Pearl Pathways, an Indianapolis-based life sciences consulting firm, has hired Heidi Hancock Strunk as a regulatory compliance adviser. Strunk previously led the regulatory and quality team at Hologic Corp.'s Indiana facility, and before that held leadership positions at Roche Diagnostics Corp. and Suros Surgical Systems. Strunk holds a bachelor’s degree from Purdue University.