Based in Louisville
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (Feb. 3, 2017) — Dr. Christian Furman and Douglas A. Winkelhake have been appointed to the board of directors of Passport Health Plan.
Furman has been a professor in the University of Louisville’s Department of Family and Geriatric Medicine since July 2013. She has served as medical director for the university’s Institute for Sustainable Health and Optimal Aging since 2016, as well as administrative director for the university’s Geriatric Evaluation & Treatment (GET) Program since 2010.
She also holds the Margaret Dorward Smock Endowed Chair in Geriatric Medicine. She received a Bachelor of Arts in English Literature from the University of Miami and her Medical Degree from the University of Louisville.
Winkelhake is president of the Hospital Division for Norton Healthcare. Since joining Norton Healthcare in 1997, he served in numerous roles, most recently as president of Norton Brownsboro Hospital and interim executive director of Norton Neuroscience Institute. He is a native of Palatine, Ill., near Chicago.
He earned a Bachelor of Arts in political science and history from the University of Iowa, and a Master of Public Administration degree from the University of Kentucky.
Passport Health Plan is a provider-sponsored, non-profit, community-based health plan administering Medicaid benefits to over 300,000 Kentuckians.