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James Ross, interim president and CEO, West Tennessee Healthcare, honored by WestStar Leadership Program


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MARTIN, Tenn., June 22, 2016 – WESTSTAR HONORS WEST TENNESSEE HEALTHCARE INTERIM PRESIDENT AND CEO – James Ross (left), of Jackson, interim president and CEO, West Tennessee Healthcare, received the 2016 Jimmy Daniel Make-A-Difference WestStar Leadership Alumni Award during the program’s graduation event June 21 at the DoubleTree Hotel in Jackson. The award is named for the late Jimmy Daniel, 1990 WestStar graduate, founding trustee member and a field representative during Gov. Don Sundquist’s administration. Selection criteria include a WestStar graduate who has had a positive impact in the recipient’s city or county during the past five years and a strong record of leadership in West Tennessee. Ross is a member of the 2004 WestStar class. Pictured with Ross are Peggy Daniel, of Selmer, wife of Jimmy Daniel, and Charley Deal, of Martin, associate vice chancellor for alumni relations and WestStar executive director.


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