Renee Frazier, MHSA, FACHE
- Renee S. Frazier is an experienced leader in the health care management arena with expertise in hospital operations, managed care, volunteer and community service, health promotion, strategic planning, and organizational excellence. She is known for her advocacy towards greater transparency of health care quality indicators and patient experience report cards. She is also a strong leader in the Memphis Shelby County Community addressing issues of Health Policy, Environmental Barriers, Health Equity and Community Engagement which will lead our Region to Better Health.
Prior to joining HMCT in January 2009, Frazier served as the regional senior vice president and executive officer of VHA Pennsylvania, the Pittsburgh division of VHA Inc., a national hospital alliance of more than 2,200 health care organizations across the U.S. She has also served as a vice president of BlueCross BlueShield of Maryland, chief operating officer for Liberty Medical Center and Lutheran Health Care Corporation in Baltimore, Md., and a strategic consultant for Community Health Centers in Maryland.
Frazier has written a number of health care-related articles and conducted workshops on a variety of health, leadership and lifestyle topics. She holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in business and sociology from the University of Maryland and a master's degree in health services administration from George Washington University.
- Last Updated: 19 Sep 2011
Captain Douglas A. McGowen, MS
- Captain Douglas A. McGowen is a native of Meadville, Pennsylvania, Captain McGowen was commissioned and graduated from the Virginia Military Institute with a degree in Civil Engineering in May 1985. He was designated a Naval Flight Officer in April 1987. After initial F-14 training, he reported to the Sundowners of Fighter Squadron 111 in NAS Miramar, California where he completed two six-month Western Pacific/Indian Ocean deployments and a two month PACEX deployment to the western Pacific onboard the USS Carl Vinson (CVN-70), as well as a six-month assignment to Commander, Joint Task Force Middle East, embarked in USS LaSalle (AGF-3) during Operations Desert Shield/Desert Storm. While a Sundowner, CAPT McGowen also graduated from the Power Projection Course at the Navy Fighter Weapons School (TOPGUN).
Captain McGowen was then assigned to Air Test and Evaluation Squadron FOUR (VX-4) as an Operational Test Director for the F-14A and F-14B Upgrade programs. In February 1994, he reported to the Checkmates of Fighter Squadron 211, NAS Miramar, where he served as the Maintenance and Operations Officer, and graduated from the MAWTS-1 Weapons and Tactics Instructor course, and deployed onboard USS Nimitz (CVN-68) in support of Operation SOUTHERN WATCH over Iraq and presence operations near the straights of Taiwan. In November 1996, he reported to the Naval War College where he graduated with a Masters Degree in National Security and Strategic Studies in November 1997. He was then assigned to joint duty at the United States Space Command, Colorado Springs Colorado, where he served as the Offensive Counter Space liaison to USCINCPAC until May 2000.
Captain McGowen then reported to Naval Air Station Lemoore, California as the Operations Officer for Carrier Air Wing NINE where he completed an accelerated work-up cycle and deployed onboard the USS John C. Stennis (CVN-74), and conducted strike operations over Afghanistan in support of Operation ENDURING FREEDOM. Following a transition to the FA-18F SuperHornet, Captain McGowen reported to the VFA-102 Diamondbacks in Lemoore, CA as the Executive Officer, and assumed command on 1 July 2004. During his tour with the Diamondbacks, he conducted a homeport change of the squadron to Atsugi Japan, and completed four western pacific deployments. Captain McGowen was then assigned to the Bureau of Naval Personnel in Millington TN as the Head, Aviation Assignments Officer, where he served until June 2007. Captain McGowen reported to the staff of Commander, Navy Recruiting Command in July 2007 serving first as the National Officer Programs Officer, and then as the Operations Officer.
His awards include the Defense Meritorious Service Medal (two awards), the Meritorious Service Medal (three awards), Strike-Flight Air Medal, the Navy Commendation Medal (four awards), and the Navy Achievement Medal, and numerous other unit and campaign awards.
- Last Updated: 20 Sep 2011