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Mark F. Newman, MD Named the New Leader of UK HealthCare

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We're happy to announce Kentucky native Dr. Mark F. Newman as our new executive vice president for health affairs (EVPHA). 

Dr. Newman is an Owensboro native with a distinguished career in medicine. He joined UK HealthCare in October, 2017. As the new EVPHA, Dr. Newman succeeds Dr. Michael Karpf, who led UK HealthCare for nearly 15 years. Find out more about Dr. Newman.

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