Bowling Green, Kentucky — David M. Smith, MD, PhD, has been appointed chief medical officer (CMO) of TriStar Greenview Regional Hospital. In this role, he will serve as the quality and clinical strategist responsible for the overall direction and coordination of the hospital’s medical staff.

“I’m very excited to welcome Dr. Smith to our TriStar Greenview leadership team,” said Mike Sherrod, TriStar Greenview Regional Hospital Chief Executive Officer.  “Dr. Smith’s clinical and leadership experience will be a tremendous benefit for our patients as we continue to focus on quality initiatives and the addition of new services.”

Dr. Smith will be responsible for implementing quality initiatives, consistent clinical performance and practice standards with the goal of obtaining optimum clinical performance and high-quality clinical outcomes.  Having a lifelong passion for evidenced based practice guidelines, Dr. Smith will partner with the hospital’s medical staff to reduce practice variation and to prioritize quality improvement opportunities through data analysis and the implementation of best practices.

Dr. Smith has more than 32 years of experience in the medical field. He received his medical degree from the University of Kentucky in Lexington, KY, followed by his residency from University of Florida, in Gainesville, FL. In additional to a medical degree, he also has his Doctorate degree of Pharmacy from the University of Kentucky.  

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