MetroHealth Appoints Cheryl Forino Wahl, as SVP, Chief Ethics and Compliance Officer
The MetroHealth System has appointed Cheryl Forino Wahl as its first senior vice president and chief ethics and compliance officer, effective July 10. She will report to Akram Boutros, MD, FACHE, president and CEO.
In this newly created position, Cheryl will lead MetroHealth’s comprehensive ethics and compliance program, ensuring a workplace that complies with all legal and regulatory standards in order to protect our patients, visitors and employees. She will validate that MetroHealth’s policies and practices reflect a culture committed to ethical conduct and make certain employees recognize that compliance is more than following the law, but doing the right thing.
“Cheryl has more than 20 years’ experience in health care and is recognized as a Top Ethics and Compliance Officer by Ethisphere Institute. MetroHealth’s Board of Trustees and management are committed to the highest standards of ethical business conduct, and we welcome Cheryl to help lead our efforts,” said Dr. Boutros.
Before joining MetroHealth, she was the chief compliance officer for EnvisionRx Options, a subsidiary of Rite Aid Corporation, and the chief compliance officer for University Hospitals. Additionally, she served as associate general counsel for Jewish Hospital Healthcare Services.
She received a bachelor of arts degree with honors from Colgate University, and a master’s degree in Medical Ethics and law degree from the University of Pittsburgh. She is a member of the Leadership Cleveland Class of 2012 and serves on the board of directors of Gilmour Academy and Saint Martin de Porres High School.