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Newsmaker: Dr. Bruce A. MacLeod

| Thursday, July 19, 2012, 12:01 a.m.
Newsmaker: West Penn Allegheny Health System's Dr. Bruce A. MacLeod, 51, the new Vice Chair of Emergency Medicine at West Penn Hospital, Bloomfield.

Dr. Bruce A. MacLeod

Noteworthy: West Penn Allegheny Health System has named MacLeod the vice chair of Emergency Medicine at West Penn Hospital, Bloomfield.

Age: 51.

Family: wife Jan, 51; children, Meghan, 25; Emily, 22; Ian, 20; and Cameron, 17.

Education: Bachelor of Science degree in pre-medicine from the University of Dayton in 1982 and a medical degree from the University of Cincinnati School of Medicine in 1987. He completed his residency in emergency medicine at the University of Pittsburgh in 1990. Residence: Mt. Lebanon.

Background: The former chair of emergency medicine at UPMC Mercy, Uptown, MacLeod remains the clinical associate professor of emergency medicine at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine and an adjunct clinical associate professor at Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine. He's a fellow of the American College of Emergency Physicians and vice president of the Pennsylvania Medical Society.

Quote: “West Penn Hospital has always been known in the community for treating patients with compassion and excellence. It is an exciting time to be here, and I am proud to join this organization and eager to share in its revitalization.”

—Carl Prine

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