President and CEO, Wellmont Medical Associates
Executive vice president of legal and corporate affairs, Wellmont Health
John Howard, an accomplished healthcare executive who holds doctorate and
law degrees, is president and CEO of Wellmont Medical Associates and executive
vice president of legal and corporate affairs for Wellmont Health System. He
joined Wellmont's executive leadership team in 2011. Howard worked for St.
John's Mercy Health Care in St. Louis
from 2001-11. He had served as executive vice president and chief development
officer and senior vice president, general counsel and assistant secretary. He was
also director of corporate compliance and privacy officer.
Howard received a
bachelor of arts degree in liberal studies from Concordia
in Austin, Texas;
a master's degree in English and philosophy from the University
of Texas at Austin;
a doctorate degree in English from St. Louis
University; and a law degree from St. Louis University.