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March 8, 2016 at 8:59 pm

History Alum Gets Columbus CEO Lifetime Achievement Award

Columbus CEO named Ohio University alum D. Brent Mulgrew as the Lifetime Achievement awardee in its Healthcare Achievement Awards 2016 section.

D. Brent Mulgrew

D. Brent Mulgrew

Mulgrew, who earned a master’s in History from the College of Arts & Sciences at Ohio University, earned a JD from the Moritz College of Law at Ohio State.

He has been Executive Director of the Ohio State Medical Association since 1992, having begun his career there in 1974.

As executive director and co-CEO, Mulgrew oversees the largest physician association in the state, with membership including 20,000 physicians, practice managers, medical students and residents. The American Medical Association recognizes the OSMA as one of the most impactful state organizations in the country.

“If I can reduce the hurdles, barriers or imposition of unnecessary restrictions on physicians and the entire healthcare system, then I will have made a difference,” says Mulgrew.

During his career, Mulgrew and OSMA staff have successfully lobbied to reform Ohio’s medical malpractice rules and statutes. When he was hired by OSMA, the state was in the beginning of a professional liability crisis.

Read more in the Columbus CEO story: “Lifetime Achievement: D. Brent Mulgrew.”

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