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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Media Contacts:
Josiah Whitman
Whitman Partners, Inc.
503-866-9497
josiah@whitmanpartnersinc.com

Whitman Partners Places Director of Perioperative Services
at Ukiah Valley Medical Center

PORTLAND, Ore. – January 4, 2012 – Whitman Partners, Inc. announced today that it placed Kathy Mahaffey at Ukiah Valley Medical Center as the Director of Perioperative Services. The position will be based in Ukiah, California. Ms. Mahaffey's most recent work experience was at Aurora Grafton Medical Center in Grafton, WI, where she was involved in the start up of a new facility's surgical services department. The search was conducted by Jim Carver, Executive Recruiter at Whitman Partners and assisted by Shaun Moore, Partner and Executive Recruiter.

About Ukiah Valley Medical Center
Ukiah Valley Medical Center (UVMC) is a 78-bed acute-care, not-for-profit hospital in Ukiah, California serving 113,000 people in Mendocino and Lake Counties. UVMC is on the leading edge of healthcare technology allowing for world-class healthcare in rural Northern California. The patients, physicians and staff love living there, which is reflected in their deep commitment to the community.

About Whitman Partners, Inc.
With over 24 years of healthcare recruitment experience, Whitman Partners has been recognized as a top placement resource for Hospitals and Surgery Centers of all sizes throughout the United States. At any given time, Whitman Partners is actively working on 250+ Directorship Vacancies in Surgical Services; and has 4400 Director Candidates organized by Experience, Education and Career Plans. The firm can be reached at 503-445-1044 or on the web at www.whitmanpartnersinc.com

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