Dean Borsos appointed new director of Mountain Home VA Medical Center

January 12, 2017 Knoxville, Tennessee

During the Knoxville Regional Mental Health Council on Thursday, January 12, 2017, Dr. Heidi Vermette announced that Dean B. Borsos began his position as director for the Mountain Home VA Medical Center on January 9, 2017.

According to a U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs news release on November 28, 2016 by WJHL,  Dean B. Borsos has been appointed the medical center’s new director and will oversee delivery of health care to more than 170,000 veterans living in a 41-county area of Tennessee, Virginia and Kentucky.

“We are excited to bring Mr. Borsos on board as the new director of the Mountain Home VA Medical Center,” Jim A. Hayes, Veteran Integrated Service Network 9 interim director, said. “His sound leadership qualities and proven experience will be valuable assets for the facility, the employees and volunteers, and most importantly, for the veterans we are honored to serve.”

According to the release, Borsos has 20 years of experience in managing health care systems and business operations with 10 years at the Department of Defense and Air Force. He also served as vice commander for the Air Force Medical Support Agency.  Borsos has a master of science degree in health services administration from Ohio University.

Mr. Borsos will be meeting with the Council on February 9, 2017.  All of us at the Council are honored to have Mr. Borsos as the new Director and look forward to a bright and successful partnership.  The Council would like to thank interim Directors Mr. Dan Snyder and Dr. David Hecht for their outstanding services and support they have provided since January 2016.

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