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Lake Regional Announces 1 New Director, 3 New Managers

Thursday, June 18, 2020
Stacie Ling Stacie Ling
Dawn McGuire, CPPM Dawn McGuire, CPPM
Paul Newman, MT Paul Newman, MT
Chase Walker, MHA. HIM Chase Walker, MHA. HIM

Lake Regional Health System is pleased to announce the start of one director and three managers.

Stacie Ling has been named director of Learning and Development. This team develops and coordinates the training and education of team members throughout the health system. Ling joined Lake Regional in 2005 as a certified pharmacy technician. Promoted to manager of Lake Regional’s retail pharmacies, she helped expand services and locations, and most recently, she served as manager of Regulatory Compliance and Performance Improvement. In 2019, Ling earned Lean Six Sigma Black Belt certification, which is training from a globally recognized organization on leading project teams and managing process improvements. Ling lives in Lake Ozark.

Dawn McGuire, CPPM, has been named manager of Lake Regional Obstetrics and Gynecology. This clinic cares for women in all stages of life and has three OB-GYNs and one women’s health nurse practitioner. As manager, McGuire oversees the clinic’s day-to-day operations, ensuring patients receive exceptional care and service. McGuire began her career with Lake Regional in 2011 at Lake Regional Clinic – Osage Beach. She has since worked for Lake Regional podiatry, rheumatology and orthopedic clinics. Her years of working in clinics has instilled in McGuire a sense of compassion for patients and respect for the providers who care for them. McGuire lives in Camdenton.

Paul Newman, MT, has joined Lake Regional as manager of Laboratory Services. In this role, Newman supervises the work of nearly 40 employees who perform 405,000 tests annually for the hospital and clinics. A former Master Sergeant of the United States Army, Newman has 19 years of experience in laboratory management, including overseas. He spent the last four years at General Leonard Wood Army Community Hospital in Fort Leonard Wood, where he supervised civilian and military staff, managed the lab budget and ensured adherence to standards and requirements of multiple quality organizations, as well as federal and state laws. Newman lives in Waynesville.

Chase Walker, MHA, HIM, has joined Lake Regional as manager of two Lake Regional specialty clinics. Lake Regional Urology cares for adult male and female patients, and Lake Regional ENT & Audiology cares for both adult and pediatric patients. As manager of both clinics, Walker oversees their day-to-day operations, ensuring patients receive exceptional care and service. Walker’s education includes a bachelor’s degree in Human Resources and a Master of Health Administration from the University of Missouri, where he also earned certifications in Health Informatics and Lean Six Sigma. A former intern for Lake Regional, Walker has previously worked in human resources, sales and management in health care settings. Walker lives in Osage Beach.

Lake Regional Health System provides comprehensive health care services to residents and visitors throughout the mid-Missouri region. The hospital is a Level II Stroke Center, Level II STEMI (heart attack) Center and Level III Trauma Center. Lake Regional also provides a wide range of specialty care, including cancer care, heart care and orthopedics. Plus, Lake Regional operates primary care clinics, Express Care clinics, rehab therapy clinics, programs for home health and hospice, and retail pharmacies. To learn more, visit