Roland Cruickshank, who has more than 20 years of experience in healthcare administration, has been selected new president of Methodist University Hospital (MUH).
Previously he served as president of Vintage Hospital Northwest Houston, part of the CHI St. Luke's Health System. Prior to that role Cruickshank served for five years as vice president of operations at Houston Methodist Hospital, Texas Medical Center, a 1,119-bed academic medical center considered one of the top hospitals in Texas. Additionally, he had operational oversight for pharmacy and laboratory of eight hospitals in the Houston Methodist system.
He earned a Masters of Health Administration from the Medical University of South Carolina, a Masters of Public Affairs from the University of South Carolina and a Bachelor of Arts from the College of Charleston.
Cruickshank, who is joining Methodist as the organization marks its Centennial year, plans to begin his role at MUH late this month.