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Gregory Postel, M.D., named interim president, University of Louisville

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Gregory Postel, M.D.

Gregory Postel, M.D. (R-NEU ’93), assumed the interim presidency of the University of Louisville in January 2017. He already was serving as interim executive vice president for Health Affairs since December 2015.

Dr. Postel has been with the University of Louisville School of Medicine since 1994, where he began as an assistant professor of radiology and head of the neuroradiology section. He served as acting chair of radiology from 1997-1999 and was named chair in 1999. In 2011, he became founding chair of the Board for University of Louisville Physicians (ULP) and served as interim CEO from 2013-2014. He was named CEO in 2014. He was appointed vice dean of Clinical Affairs for the University of Louisville School of Medicine in 2014. He has been active in payment reform initiatives and medical practice reform projects.

Dr. Postel has played a key role in the formation and governance of numerous Health Sciences Center entities including Passport Health Plan and Kentuckiana Medical Reciprocal Risk Retention Group. He was the principal investigator on an institutional grant to establish imaging research facilities at U of L. He is an active member of a number of academic societies including the American College of Radiology and Radiological Society of North America; was a board examiner for the American Board of Radiology; and is a graduate of the Academy of Radiology Leadership and Management.


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