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John Peter, MD, FAAP, has been named the new executive director/chief medical officer of SSM Cardinal Glennon.

Dr. Peter has held a number of leadership roles within SSM Cardinal Glennon, including director of Operations in the Emergency Department and medical director of the Access Center. He is currently president of the Campus Medical Executive Committee at Cardinal Glennon.

Dr. Peter will continue to serve part-time as a faculty member in the Emergency Department, in addition to his chief medical officer duties.

A professor in the Pediatrics department at Saint Louis University School of Medicine, Dr. Peter also did his pediatric training at SLU.

SSM Cardinal Glennon is grateful for the longtime leadership of former chief medical officer Dr. Mary Sue Heaney, who was recently appointed as division director of General Academic Pediatrics within the SLU Department of Pediatrics at SSM Cardinal Glennon.

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