O'Mara appointed clinical affairs associate VC
Dr. James Keeton, vice chancellor for health affairs, has announced the appointment of Dr. Charles S. O'Mara as associate vice chancellor for clinical affairs effective May 1.
Since August 2013, O'Mara has served as a special advisor to Keeton, after a long and distinguished career as a vascular surgeon and leader in the private medical community in Jackson.
In his new role, O'Mara will report to Keeton and will closely coordinate with UMMC's clinical leaders in charting the strategic direction of the clinical enterprise. An important focus will be continuing to implement and strengthen systems devoted to patient safety and clinical quality.