Executive Appointments

Dr. Michele Saysana has been named executive director and chief quality and safety officer for Indiana University Health in Indianapolis. She will focus on improving patient outcomes and patient experience, and eliminating waste in health care delivery. Saysana is a hospitalist with Riley Hospital for Children at IU Health.

Dr. Christopher Callahan has been named chief research and development officer of Eskenazi Health in Indianapolis. He will oversee the activities of the Sandra Eskenazi Center for Brain Care Innovation. Over the past three decades, Callahan has spent time developing, studying, and advancing new models of care designed to improve the health of older adults.

Matthew Burden has been named president/CEO of Porter-Starke Services in Valparaiso. Burden, who has a doctorate in developmental psychology, previously served as executive director/CEO of Swanson Center. He also serves as a board member for the Indiana Council of Community Mental Health Centers. Prior to taking his previous position, Burden was an assistant professor of research in the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Neurosciences at Wayne State University School of Medicine in Detroit.

Lorenzo Suter has been named CEO of Dupont Hospital in Fort Wayne. Most recently, he served as COO of Baptist Medical Center in San Antonio. He has held executive positions with health care organizations in Illinois, Alabama, Tennessee, and Kentucky.

Dr. David Kiley has been named president of Community Health Network’s South Region. Kiley is an OB/GYN who has worked for Community since 1992. He has served in a variety of leadership positions for the system, including vice president of clinical performance for the North Region and specialty care physician executive for Community Physician Network..

Mark Puckett has been named CEO of Brentwood Springs in Newburgh. Previously, he served as a program executive at Horizon Health in Saginaw, Michigan. Prior to that, he served as director of acute and therapy services at Bloomington Meadows Hospital.

Gary Fammartino has been named president of St. Vincent Central North Region, overseeing St. Vincent Carmel and St. Vincent Fishers. He worked for 17 years at St. Elizabeth Hospital in Youngstown, Ohio, and has since spent over a decade as part of the St. Vincent community.