September 06, 2012
Chad Christianson joins WHMC as Chief Operating Officer
West Houston Medical Center’s (WHMC) Chief Executive Officer, Todd Caliva, announced that Chad Christianson has been named the facility’s Chief Operating Officer. Christianson was previously the Associate Chief Operating Officer at WHMC and has held a variety of healthcare leadership positions since 2005.
"I am looking forward to continuing my work at West Houston Medical Center,” Christianson said. “The team of administrators, physicians, employees and volunteers is exceptional."
"Chad Christianson brings broad experience in healthcare operations to West Houston Medical Center" said Caliva. "While at WHMC as Associate Chief Operating Officer, Chad was responsible for the Food and Nutrition Services, Environmental Services, Respiratory Therapy, OP Wound Care and Health One- West Campus. Chad also led the oversight, planning and construction phases of our $5.5 million freestanding emergency department in Katy, and we look forward to his continued contributions."
Christianson received a Bachelor of Arts in Business Administration from the University of Florida, and both a Master of Business Administration and a Master of Healthcare Administration from the University of Alabama at Birmingham.
Christianson is a member of the American College of Healthcare Executives (ACHE), Southeast Texas Chapter ACHE, Healthcare Financial Management Association, and Ft. Bend County and Katy Chambers of Commerce.