Chief Clinical Officer
Laine Young-Walker, M.D., Chief Medical Officer
(573)751-2794 Ronette Schulte, Administrative Assistant
The Chief Clinical Officer serves as the department’s senior clinical leader by providing advice and counsel to the department director regarding a broad range of clinical, clinical policy, programmatic and strategic issues. The chief clinical officer provides leadership and mentoring to the department’s clinical staff and establishes and promotes professional, clinical and ethical values and standards to which all clinical staff are expected to adhere. The chief clinical officer also promotes quality of care and is responsible for establishing and maintaining the department’s standards of care on both clinical and programmatic levels.