Reid joins Mount Mercy University Board of Trustees

Mount Mercy University is pleased to announce the appointment of Vincent Reid, MD, FACS, to its board of trustees. Reid is medical director at Hall-Perrine Cancer Center in Cedar Rapids.

“As we continue to develop and grow the new Martin-Herold College of Nursing & Health, Dr. Reid’s excellent leadership and commitment to the health and well-being of individuals in the Eastern Iowa Corridor make him a key addition to our board,” said University President Laurie Hamen.

A native of Jamaica, Reid earned a bachelor of science degree from The City College of New York in biochemistry. He completed his medical degree at the University of Cincinnati College of Medicine and his internship and residency at Maimonides Medical Center, Brooklyn, New York.

After his fellowship in head and neck surgical oncology from the Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center in New York, he became an attending surgeon in the Division of Surgical Oncology at South Nassau Communities Hospital in Oceanside, New York, before joining Hall-Perrine in 2012.

Reid’s other leadership roles at Mercy Medical Center include chair of the Department of Surgery, Medical Director Council, and Physician Leadership Council. He is also a part of the Board of Trustees Quality and Patient Safety Committee, Blood Management Committee, Medication Management Committee, and Medical Staff Bylaws, Rules, and Regulations Committee.

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