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Dr. Brown new Chief of Staff at CMH

Marysville, KS – Community Memorial Healthcare (CMH) is pleased to announce the appointment of Randall Brown, MD, ABFP, as Chief of Staff, effective January 1, 2013. His term will run through December 31, 2014. Dr. Brown is replacing Dr. John Ryan, who served as Chief of Staff during 2011-2012.

Chief of staff assists in coordinating the activities and concerns of the hospital administration, nursing, and patient care services with those of the medical staff; reports the needs and policies of the medical staff to the board of directors and the chief executive officer (CEO); presides and oversees medical staff meetings; and serves as a spokesper son for the medical staff in professional and public relations.

Dr. Brown is a family practitioner with Community Physicians Clinic in Marysville, and is board certified by the American Board of Family Practice. He has been engaged in family practice in the Marysville community since 1984.

Dr. Brown has supervised medical students from the University of Kansas School of Medicine for over 20 years. Brown has been most generous in allowing medical students to participate in the rural rotation program to experience care giving in a rural setting. Community Memorial Healthcare is most fortunate to have this cooperative spirit that exists between Dr. Brown and his medical students.

About Kevin Rippe

Kevin Rippe was born in Marysville and moved to Smith Center at the age of 1, then graduated from Smith Center High School in 1995. He graduated from Cloud County Community College in 1997, and joined the staff of KKAN/KQMA radio in Phillipsburg a year later. Since June of 2011 Kevin has been with us here at Your Country KNDY. You can hear Kevin on daily news reports, as well as calling area high school football and basketball. Kevin lives in Marysville with his wife Melissa, and 4 children Brennen, Jacob, Bailee, and Joshua.