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HCA Florida Northwest Hospital Welcomes New Board Members

March 29, 2022 – HCA Florida Northwest Hospital today announced the appointments of Alan MacGill, DPM, FACFAS and Nora Powell, PhD to its Board of Directors.

Dr. MacGill is a board-certified podiatric surgeon specializing in foot surgery as well as reconstructive rearfoot and ankle surgery. In addition to his new role as a member of the hospital’s board of trustees, he is director of the podiatric medicine and surgery residency program at HCA Florida Northwest Hospital and serves on the board of trustees of the American College of Foot and Ankle. Surgeons, an organization with over 8,000 board-certified foot and ankle surgeon members.

“I am honored to be appointed to Northwest’s Board of Directors and am thrilled to continue to advocate for the best interests of our patients, our colleagues and our community in this additional capacity,” said Dr. MacGill. “We recently adopted a new name as we came together with more than 450 healthcare facilities under the HCA Florida Healthcare brand, and the facility continues to grow and improve to meet the needs of those we care about. chance to serve. I look forward to having a helping hand leading this team through this exciting time.

Dr. Nora Powell is Dean of Health Sciences at Broward College North Campus and oversees 14 related health science programs including dental assisting, dental hygiene, radiography, physical therapy, respiratory care and diagnostic medical ultrasound. She oversees Broward College’s on-campus dental and vision care clinics, which provide low-cost healthcare opportunities to the community and educational experiences for students.

“It is a privilege to be appointed to the Northwest Board of Directors,” said Dr. Powell. “Collaboration between education and health care is essential for the future of the health professions, and I look forward to serving.”

“We are thrilled to welcome these two dynamic individuals who are experts in their respective fields and who will bring unique and important perspectives to the table as new members of our hospital’s Board of Trustees,” said Kenneth Jones, CEO of HCA Florida Northwest Hospital. “Dr. MacGill has established himself at Northwest not only as a physician who puts the best for the patient above all else, but also as a leader invested in training and building the workforce. medical work through our growing graduate medical education program.

“Dr. Powell brings new and welcome ideas to our Board of Trustees as someone intimately involved in educating and engaging future healthcare workers through his work at Broward College,” Jones said. His work demonstrates his alignment with our mission: above all, we are committed to caring for and improving human life; as well as our community impact focused on increasing opportunity and access to careers in the field of health. health.

About HCA Florida Northwest Hospital

HCA Florida Northwest Hospital, an award-winning 289-bed acute care hospital, has served communities in northern Broward County and southern Florida for more than 30 years. As the only designated “Hospital of the Future” in South Florida, HCA Florida Northwest Hospital provides award-winning care using the latest cutting-edge advances in medical technology, with an emphasis on excellence in patient safety and care experience. A Joint Commission-accredited primary stroke hospital and center, HCA Florida Northwest Hospital is known for its cardiac and vascular care; women’s services – including maternity care – and the only Level III NICU in northern Broward County; 24/7 emergency medicine; Bariatric Center of Excellence; robot-assisted minimally invasive surgery; orthopedic, spinal and neurological care, and more. Northwest Medical Center trains the next generation of physicians as a teaching hospital with a growing graduate medical education (GME) program with specialty programs in internal medicine, podiatry, general surgery, anesthesia, pathology, pathology emergency, transition year, neurology and OB/GYN.

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