Kristen Brown, MD, Named President of Mercy Health Physician Partners

January 22, 2019 3:03 pm

“Dr. Brown’s strategic vision is the perfect fit for leading Mercy Health Physician Partners (MHPP),” said Mary Boyd, chief integration officer, Mercy Health and Saint Joseph Mercy Health System. “Her focus on patient experience and quality health care are assets to this organization, and we are thrilled to have her serve in this role.”

Dr. Brown earned her medical degree at Michigan State University’s College of Human Medicine and her Masters of Medical Management at Heinz College Carnegie Mellon University in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

She began her career with Mercy Health in 2001 as a resident in Family Medicine at Mercy Health Saint Mary’s. She went on to become a practicing physician of Family Medicine at MHPP Westshore Family Medicine in Muskegon for 13 years. Dr. Brown moved into a leadership role for Affinia Health Network in 2013 as associate medical director of Quality; and at Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan in 2014 as associate medical director of Healthcare Value, National Solutions. She returned to MHPP in 2015 where she has served as vice president, Medical Group and Physician Services.

Originally from Muskegon, Dr. Brown is a vital member of the West Michigan community, serving in professional affiliations, including Muskegon County Medical Society, Michigan State Medical Society, American Association for Physician Leadership, American Medical Association and Alpha Omega Alpha National Honor Society. She currently serves as a board member for Muskegon Community Health Project and Affinia Health Network.




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