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The Chicago Dental Society has welcomed Heather M. Nash as the seventh executive to lead CDS and the first woman to hold the position. Nash will lead the 14-member CDS staff and oversee management of the annual CDS Midwinter Meeting, one of the largest dental meetings in the country. She will report to the 15-member....

The National Student Nurses’ Association, Inc., (NSNA) has named Deputy Executive Director Kenya D. Williams to succeed Diane J. Mancino, EdD, RN, CAE, FAAN, as Executive Director, effective August 1, 2023. Williams will manage and direct all operations, programs, activities, and affairs of NSNA, reporting directly to the Board of Directors. She also will serve....

The American Association for Respiratory Care (AARC), Irving, TX, has named LaVerne Davis, MSA, as its Chief Financial Officer, effective April 11. With 50,000 members, the AARC is the only professional society for respiratory therapists in hospitals and home care companies, and for others interested in quality respiratory care. The national search for AARC’s CFO was....

By Jill Christie, President, Tuft & Associates, Inc. It’s a new era for mental health awareness in the workplace. Post-pandemic, there is even greater focus on how workplace culture contributes to supporting employees in maintaining good mental health. Candidates at all levels are not afraid to talk about the importance of work/life balance, respecting family....

Virginia Spitzer, MA, joined the American Medical Association Foundation (AMAF), Chicago, as its new Executive Director, starting July 3. With a staff of 10, Spitzer will manage AMAF’s day-to-day operations and provide strategic leadership to advance the Foundation’s mission and vision. The AMAF has been a leader in healthcare philanthropy since 1950, offering programs that....

Mark Theis is the new Chief Executive Officer for The Aesthetic Society (American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery) and The Aesthetic Surgery Education and Research Foundation (ASERF), Garden Grove, CA. As CEO, Theis will oversee all organizational areas and foster industry partnerships to strengthen the organization’s leadership role in aesthetic plastic surgery. Theis succeeds long-time....