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WVU Hospitals Names New President and CEO


A University of Pittsburgh Medical Center administrator has been named president and CEO of West Virginia University Hospitals.

Dr. Albert L. Wright Jr.’s appointment is effective Aug. 1. He will replace Bruce McClymonds, who is retiring at the end of May.
 West Virginia United Health System president and CEO Dr. Christopher C. Colenda announced Wright’s appointment Tuesday.

Wright currently is vice president for operations at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center Presbyterian Shadyside.
West Virginia United Health System includes hospitals in Morgantown, Parkersburg, Bridgeport, and the Eastern Panhandle.