Sparrow Board of Directors Adds two Outstanding new Members

Published: May 18, 2023

LANSING, MI – The Sparrow Health System Board of Directors has added two outstanding new board members who are leaders in their fields at Michigan Medicine.

Dr. Hae Mi Choe has received numerous honors for her innovations in the field of Pharmacy and has been a pioneer in advancing the role of pharmacists in ambulatory care settings and within Patient Centered Medical Homes and Accountable Care Organizations, among others. She serves as the primary leader of these pharmacy services at U-M, which have become a model nationally.

Dr. Choe is Associate Chief Clinical Officer for Quality & Care Innovations and serves as Associate Dean and Clinical Professor at the University of Michigan College of Pharmacy.

Hae Mi Choe, PharmD

Dr. Hae Mi Choe

Kimberly Ross, Michigan Medicine

Kimberly Ross

Kimberly Ross joined Michigan Medicine in 2017 as Chief Government Relations Officer. She was previously a lobbyist and policy advisor for Dykema Gossett, PLLC, representing a variety of clients before state agencies and the governor’s office in multiple policy areas, including healthcare and Medicare/Medicaid. She also served as Director of Government Relations and Public Affairs at Pfizer, focusing on Michigan and Wisconsin.

Ross has broad experience developing relationships that are key to building successful alliances, partnerships, and coalitions across the state. 

The pair joined the Sparrow Health System Board as part of the partnership agreement recently approved by Sparrow and U-M Health. SHS board Chair John Pirich, and members Jeff Benson and Nancy McKeague are taking seats on the U-M Health Corporation Board overseeing the expanded system.

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Sparrow is Mid-Michigan’s premier health care organization that includes hospitals in Lansing, Charlotte, St. Johns, Ionia and Carson City as well as Physicians Health Plan, Sparrow Care Network, Sparrow Medical Group, the Michigan Athletic Club, and AL!VE. Sparrow is affiliated with Michigan Medicine through the Sparrow Children’s Center and with Michigan State University’s three human health colleges. Through these partnerships and the dedication of our 10,000 Caregivers, Sparrow pursues a vision to be nationally recognized as a leader in quality and Patient experience. For more information, visit