Henry Ford Cancer Institute Appoints Vice President, Executive Director


Published:

Spencer C. Hoover

Photo Courtesy: Henry Ford Health System

Detroit-based Henry Ford Health System has recently appointed U.S. Army veteran Spencer C. Hoover to vice president and executive director of the health system’s Henry Ford Cancer Institute and cancer care services.

Previously, Hoover served as vice president of planning and business development for the health system. Since joining Henry Ford, he has played an integral role in the development and operational design of the institute’s precision medicine program. This effort, in collaboration with a multidisciplinary team of Henry Ford specialists, resulted in the institute joining Vice President Joe Biden’s Cancer Moonshot Initiative last summer. Hoover and Dr. Steven N. Kalkanis, the medical director at Henry Ford Cancer Institute, are also planning to develop an infrastructure that supports the development of strategic and tactical plans established by the health system’s executive leadership team.

During four years of service as an infantry soldier in the Army’s 82nd Airborne Division, Hoover was awarded six medals, four special qualification badges, and three combat patches. He served combat missions in Iraq and Afghanistan.

Hoover received a bachelor’s degree in business management from Troy University’s Sorrell College of Business, and his Master of Business Administration degree from Pennsylvania State University’s Smeal College of Business. Hoover also holds a Master of Finance degree from Pennsylvania State University. 

Edit Module
Edit Module Edit Module
Edit ModuleShow Tags

Related Articles

Simon Group Holdings Appoints Two Leadership Positions

Birmingham-based Simon Group Holdings (SGH) today announced the appointment of two company leaders: Chris Mattina, the company’s former CFO, is promoted to executive vice president, and Maura Hynes, former director of reporting for Rock Ventures and Rockbridge Growth Equity, will fill take over as CFO and chief of staff.

Richard Owens Appointed to the Michigan Travel Commision

Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder today announced the appointment of Richard (Barry) Owens to the Michigan Travel Commission.

MICHauto and the Detroit Regional Chamber Add Katelyn Davis as Director

MICHauto, a statewide initiative of the Detroit Regional Chamber, today announced the appointment of Katelyn Davis as director.

Children’s Hospital of Michigan Appoints Monique Butler as Chief Operating Officer

Detroit-based Children’s Hospital of Michigan today appointed Dr. Monique Butler as the new chief operating officer.

Detroit Zoological Society Appoints Jeffrey Evans as Chief Financial Officer

The Detroit Zoological Society (DZS) in Royal Oak today announced the appointment of Jeffrey Evans as chief financial officer (CFO). Evans will manage all accounting, budgeting, financial reporting, and investing functions in addition to the information technology division.
Edit ModuleShow Tags

Most Popular

  1. Detroit to Convert Conrail Railroad Property into Greenway
    The City of Detroit and Conrail have reached an agreement in principle for the sale of Conrail...
  2. Nino Salvaggio to Open Bloomfield Township Store
    Nino Salvaggio International Marketplace and the Bloomfield Plaza Shopping Center today announced...
  3. Miguel Cabrera to Auction Diesel Brothers Truck at Comerica Park
    Detroit Tigers’ Miguel Cabrera will host the ninth annual Keeping Kids in the Game event on...
  4. Olga Stella Wins 2017 Balthazar Korab Award
    The American Institute of Architects (AIA) Michigan today announced Olga Stella will be awarded...
  5. 2017 Champions of the New Economy
    For the eighth straight year, DBusiness selected five regional executives who are driving growth...
  6. Van Elslander Capital Will Build Headquarters in Birmingham
    Art Van Elslander, chairman and founder for Van Elslander Capital, today announced the investment...