Daniel Body appointed to Vice President of SSM Behavioral Health Services for SSM Health Care-St. Louis  

ST. LOUIS – Daniel Body has been appointed to the position of Vice President, SSM Behavioral Health Services, for SSM Health Care – St. Louis. Body will be responsible for managing all SSM Health Care – St. Louis inpatient and outpatient behavioral health programs and will collaborate on strategic growth initiatives relative to Behavioral Health and Senior Services.

Body comes to SSM Health Care – St. Louis with a wealth of healthcare experience. He most recently served as a healthcare attorney for the Healthcare Practice Group at Greensfelder, Hemker & Gale, PC, where he counseled healthcare clients on contracts, business management, planning, regulatory and compliance issues.

Before working as an attorney, Body served as a chief executive or director for several different behavioral health facilities and institutions across the country. In these roles, his responsibilities included operations management, employee training, and new program implementation.

“We are excited to welcome Dan to the SSM family,” says Pat Komoroski, president, SSM DePaul Health Center and network service line executive for SSM Behavioral Health Services. “His vast experience and expertise in the field of behavioral health will further enhance our services.” 

Body also is an active member of several civic, state and healthcare organizations and has been published and honored in several healthcare publications.

Please contact Rachel Peine at Rachel_C_Peine@ssmhc.com for a high resolution image of Dan Body.

About SSM Health Care – St. Louis
Our mission statement – “Through our exceptional health care services, we reveal the healing presence of God.” – is embodied by the employees, physicians and volunteers throughout SSM Health Care – St. Louis. Winners of the 2010 Missouri Quality Award, 2010 St. Louis Business Journal’s Best Places to Work award, and Modern Healthcare magazine’s 2010 Best Places to Work in Healthcare Award, SSM Health Care – St. Louis provides comprehensive health care services, and specializes in heart, cancer, neurosciences, pediatrics, orthopedics, maternity, weight-loss, sleep, imaging, behavioral health, and fetal surgery. Our locations include Cardinal Glennon Children’s Medical Center, DePaul Health Center, St. Clare Health Center, St. Joseph Health Center, St. Joseph Health Center – Wentzville, St. Joseph Hospital West, St. Mary’s Health Center, St. Joseph Medical Park and the offices of the SSM Medical Groups. Go to www.ssmhealth.com for more information.

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