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By Journal Staff


St. Joseph’s Health has named JOSEPH W. SPINALE, D.O. chief medical officer (CMO). He brings a wealth of experience in business and medicine to the role of CMO. Spinale comes to St. Joseph’s from Kent Hospital in Warwick, Rhode Island, where he was senior VP for medical affairs and chief medical officer. He was employed at Kent Hospital for nearly a decade also serving as director of medical education and chief of cardiology. Spinale earned his doctor of osteopathic medicine from Ohio University in Athens, Ohio and his MBA from the University of Massachusetts Amherst. He has served as an examiner for the Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award through the National Institute of Standards and Technology since 2014. Additionally, Spinale is a fellow of the following organizations: American College of Cardiology, American College of Physicians, American Society of Nuclear Cardiology, American College of Healthcare Executives, and the American Association for Physician Leadership.