Regional President Margaret Dimond Receives MSU Alumni Award

Published: September 29, 2023

LANSING, MI – Margaret Dimond, the newly named regional president of University of Michigan Health, has been honored with a distinguished alumni award from Michigan State University’s College of Social Science.

Dimond, whose regional duties include overseeing both Sparrow and University of Michigan Health-West in Grand Rapids, was recognized for her proven track record of success and achieving the highest level of professional accomplishment.

Dimond has strong connections to MSU, having obtained her doctorate in Philosophy there and going on to serve as assistant dean for the MSU College of Human Medicine and Physician Practice Plan. She was also part of the founding team of the MSU Women’s Leadership Institute.

Dimond joined E.W. Sparrow Hospital as president in May and became regional leader on Sept. 1. She has an extensive background in healthcare executive leadership positions, is well-respected throughout the country, and has distinguished herself as an advocate for female leaders.

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(Credit: Jackie Belden Hawthorne, MSU College of Social Science)

Margaret Dimond, regional president of University of Michigan Health, received the Distinguished Alumni Award from the Michigan State University College of Social Science at a recent ceremony.


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