Medical School Leaders Honored as Healthcare Heroes
April 18, 2022
Five leaders from the University of Minnesota Medical School and University of Minnesota Physicians (M Physicians) have been named as “Healthcare Heroes” by the Minneapolis/St. Paul Business Journal.
The award, which launched in 2021, honors both clinical and administrative healthcare professionals in the Twin Cities for their tireless work and commitment to improving Minnesotans’ health and wellbeing.
Medical School and M Physicians honorees span four of the award’s nine categories:
Healthcare Staff Member (non-clinical): Oren Avery, MHA, Senior Clinic Manager
Physician – Health-system-based: Greg Beilman, MD, Professor of Surgery and Associate Dean for Clinical Administration, University of Minnesota Medical School; Senior Vice President of Acute Care Operations
Healthcare Practitioner - Nonphysician: Danilo Lovinaria, DNP, MBA, APRN, CRNA, FNAP, FAANA, Nurse Anesthetist
Innovator: Paul Orchard, MD, Pediatric Blood and Marrow Transplant Physician
Physician – Health-system-based: Demetri Yannopoulos, MD, Cardiologist