Executive Committee

st__josephs_community_hospital__using_health_it_to_field_test_patient_safety_design_0John Reiling, MHA, MBA, PHD President, CEO 
John Reiling is the President of Safe By Design, an organization that is focused on advancing safer health care. He is also the President of the Riverpointe Association; Chair of the Visiting Board of the Dean of the School of Nursing, a board member of the School of Nursing Foundation and previous chair and faculty of the MHA Program of the School of Public Health. Reiling is also a participant in the Triple Aim Endowment Fund that is currently developing the first triple aim case for the Clarion National Contest.

provider-mediumThomas P. Flynn, MD Chair
Dr. Thomas Flynn is a medical oncologist/hematologist in private practice as a partner with Minnesota Oncology and served as the group’s President from 2001 to 2013. Currently Dr. Flynn serves as Chair of the National Policy Board of The US Oncology Network. He graduated from the University of Minnesota Medical School and completed a residency in Internal Medicine at Washington University/Barnes Hospital in St. Louis, followed by a fellowship in Hematology/Oncology at the University of Minnesota. Dr. Flynn’s clinical interests focus on hematologic malignancies and autologous stem cell transplantation.

ump_content_284542Kathryn Dusenbery, MD Vice Chair
Dr. Kathryn Dusenbery has been Department Head at the University of Minnesota since 1999 and holds the Seymour H. Levitt Chair in Radiation Oncology. She is the Clinical Director of the Pediatric Radiation Oncology Center at the University of Minnesota Amplatz Childrens Hospital and is a Co-Director of the UMMC GammaKnife Center. She specializes in women’s and children’s cancers and is board certified in both radiation oncology and medical oncology.

hurley_randy_mdRandy Hurley, MD Secretary
Dr. Randy Hurley graduated from the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine & Public Health in 1987 and completed his Fellowship in Hematology and Oncology at the University of Minnesota in 1995. Dr. Hurley is now a clinical professor at the University of Minnesota and his special interests include solid tumor oncology, benign and malignant hematology/coagulation disorders as well as tropical and wilderness medicine. Dr. Hurley has been providing medical care in Tanzania since 2002.

med_61256Michael T. Nelson, MD Treasurer
Dr. Michael T. Nelson has served on local, state, national and international committees and radiology reviews for teaching, research and development of Breast Radiology. He has been a Professor of Radiology at the University of Minnesota since 2002. In the last 25 years Dr. Nelson has sub-specialized in breast imaging and breast cancer research. He is a co-founder of the Jane Brattain Breast Center at Park Nicollet Medical Center. Dr. Nelson continues to teach, performs research, and train Tanzanian Radiology Residents at Kilimanjaro Christian Medical Center (KCMC) in Moshi, Tanzania.