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Dr. James “Jay” Robinson, III has been named chief executive officer at Methodist South Hospital.
“Jay’s leadership style is a great fit with our culture and his career accomplishments are impressive,” said Michael Ugwueke, SVP of Methodist North and South Hospitals. “Selecting him as CEO at South is exactly the right approach.”
Prior to joining Methodist South, he was the CEO at the Memphis Veterans Administration Medical Center. He joined the Veterans Administration system in 1992 as a clinical psychologist and has moved through the VA leadership ranks in Virginia, North Carolina and Georgia before coming to Memphis.
Robinson earned a bachelor’s degree in psychology from the University of Georgia and a doctorate in psychology from the Virginia Consortium for Professional Psychology, which is associated with The College of William and Mary, Eastern Virginia Medical School, Old Dominion University and Norfolk State University.