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New Senior Physician Executive at Northern Light Acadia Hospital

_DSC0058-high-res.jpgNorthern Light Acadia Hospital has a new senior physician  executive at the hospital, and to many, he is already a familiar face.

John Campbell, MD is assuming this role after the departure of Anthony Ng, MD, in September. Dr. Campbell has been with Northern Light Acadia Hospital for more than two years serving in the dual roles as medical director for the hospital’s community-based programs as well as chief medical informatics officer (CMIO). He has successfully and effectively led many initiatives for the organization in both roles.

Scott Oxley, president, Northern Light Acadia Hospital, shares, “The interview and selection process for this position was comprehensive and included a number of stakeholders. Without exception, Dr. Campbell received strong support as Northern Light Acadia’s next senior physician executive. We are very pleased to have Dr. Campbell’s talent right here within our organization.”

Prior to coming to Acadia, Dr. Campbell held several physician leadership roles at the Henry Ford Health System, Maine Medical Center, Maine Behavioral Healthcare, and as a member of the United States Air Force. He earned his bachelor’s degree from Brown University and graduated from the University of Vermont College of Medicine. He is certified in psychiatry by the American Board of Psychiatry and in behavioral neurology by the United Council for Neurologic Subspecialties. In addition, Dr. Campbell currently serves as the immediate past president of the American Neuropsychiatric Association.

Dr. Campbell says, “I am delighted to be able to continue my work at Northern Light Acadia Hospital in this new role as senior physician executive. We have strong and innovative teams, and we are very eager to deliver on the triple aim of reducing the burden of mental illness in our communities, exceeding the expectations of those seeking our care, and lowering the cost of receiving high quality behavioral healthcare. Northern Light Acadia Hospital is committed to making healthcare work for all – our patients, their families, our teammates, and each person we serve.”

If you work at Northern Light Acadia Hospital or you find yourself stopping by, be sure to congratulate Dr. Campbell on his new role.