Mercy Medical Center Sioux City
Mercy Names McCarthy Director of Mercy Heart Center
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Mercy EVP/COO Mari Kaptain-Dahlen has announced the appointment of Mike McCarthy as the Director for the Mercy Heart Center. McCarthy brings a wealth of leadership and clinical experience to the director position.

A major in the United States Air Force, Mike currently serves as the Deputy Director of the Critical Care Air Transport, Advanced Course for the Sustainment of Trauma and Readiness Skills at the University of Cincinnati Hospital. In his role he has responsibility for the training and clinical oversight of all USAF Critical Care Air Transport and Tactical Critical Care evacuation teams. Throughout his military career he has held numerous leadership positions in surgical intensive care units and critical care air transport.

McCarthy has been deployed to Iraq, Afghanistan and Pakistan, providing critical care and trauma transport support. He has received numerous clinical awards including the 2012 Beacon Award for Critical Care Excellence. A native of Sioux City, Mike received his Bachelor of Science in Nursing from Morningside College and is enrolled in the Master’s of Political Science Program at Air University.

For more Information, contact:
Jim Wharton, VP of Marketing and Business Development
(712) 279-2732
Dianne Krier, Mercy Marketing and Communications Coordinator (712) 279-5682