first_imgDr. Dan Adams CITY COUNCILMAN DR. HERBERT DAN ADAMS, MD  SELECTED  “OUTSTANDING COMMUNITY SERVICE AWARD” WINNER FOR 2015 BY CCO.The City-County Observer is excited to announce that CITY COUNCILMAN DR. HERBERT DAN ADAMS MD, FACS, ACPE and MBA has been selected an “OUTSTANDING COMMUNITY SERVICE AWARD” WINNER FOR 2015.  Since May, of 2011 Dr. Adams along with Dr. Steven Becker, MD,  the Director and Associate Dean of Indiana School Medicine-Evansville have been quietly working on attracting the IU Medical School to locate to Evansville.  Because of the due diligence of Dr. Becker and Dr. Adams trying to convince our local and State elected officials to support the IU Medical School is now a reality.  Tomorrow we shall profile Dr. Steven Becker, MD  who also has also been selected an “OUTSTANDING COMMUNITY SERVICE AWARD” WINNER FOR 2015 for his work on bringing the IU Medical School to Evansville.This years awards luncheon will be held at Tropicana-Evansville Walnut rooms A and B. The registration begin at 11:30 am, the event officially starts at 12 noon on October 26, 2015. Reservations for this event may be obtain by calling Mollie Drake Schreiber at 812-760-4233 or e-email her at [email protected] Deadline for registration is October 15, 2014. Last years event was a sellout.So far the “Outstanding Community Services Award” winners for 2015 are: Vanderburgh County Commissioner Joe Kifer, well respected local Attorney Joe Harrison, Jr,  Indiana State Auditor Suzanne Crouch and former Vanderburgh County Sheriff and 8th District Congressmen Brad Ellsworth.SUMMARY OF COMMUNITY INVOLVEMENT OF DR. DAN ADAMS, MDEvansville Airport Board, Port Authority.  Evansville City Council member, doing hiring evaluations, contract studies and creating value for the city residents.  Executive level surgeon with high-level experience in health care services.  Seasoned Leader of medical teams with technical expertise in practice management, clinical operations design, implementation, and expansion.  Record of Bipartisan Board Work.  Extensive mentoring experience.  Medical malpractice reviews; Cardiac Surgery Serviceline enhancement @ Good Samaritan Hospital, Vincennes IN; Quality Assurance; & executive coaching of physicians, graduate students, college attendees, and high school members; Substitute high school teacher EVSC; Lecturer @ Signature School, University of Evansville, USI School of Nursing, IU Medical School – Evansville.   Evansville City Council: January 2008 – December 2015.  Evansville City Council Vice-President 2011, 2013 & 2014.  Evansville City Council President 2015CIVIC AND PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCESCity Councilman At-Large Evansville, IN  2008-2015Shining Light Medical Business Consultants Evansville, IN.  President-Owner 2002 to presentOhio Valley Heart Care Evansville, IN .  President & Chief of Cardiovascular-Thoracic Surgical Section 1996 – 1999Cardiovascular Surgery Inc. Evansville, IN.  President, Adult CVT  Surgeon       1982 – 1995Western Montana Clinic Missoula, MT.  Adult CVT Surgeon 1975 – 1982EDUCATIONExecutive MBA, Health Care Management, The Olin School of Business, St. Louis, MO 2002Senior Registrar, Brompton Hospital, London England, 1/75 – 7/75Cardiovascular-Thoracic Surgical Fellowship, Baylor University Medical Center, Dallas, TX, 7/74 – 12/74Cardiovascular Surgical Fellowship, Texas Heart Institute, Houston, TX, 7/73 – 6/74Active Military Service 6/71 – 6/73Cardiovascular-Thoracic Surgical Chief Residency, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, 7/70 – 6/71Senior and Chief Surgical Residency, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, 7/68 – 6/70Junior Surgical Residency, The Children’s Hospital/ Peter Bent Brigham Hospital, Boston, MA, 7/66 – 6/68Straight Surgical Internship, Peter Bent Brigham Hospital, Boston, MA, 7/65 – 6/66M.D., Harvard Medical School, 1965 B.A., American Studies – Pre Med, Yale University, 1961Phillips Academy, Andover, MA, 1957MILITARY SERVICECommander, USNR, 7/73 – 7/79Naval Reserve Unit, Missoula, MT 9/75 – 7/79Marine Reserve Battalion Surgeon, 1st BR 23MAR4th MARDIVFMF USMCR, Houston, TX 8/-73 – 6/74, Created Pilot Teaching Program with BenTaub Hospital Emergency Room For OJT of USN CorpsmenStaff Thoracic Surgeon, Pensacola Naval Hospital, Pensacola, FL, 8/72 – 6/73,Team partner in creating pilot PROMIS SystemShip’s Surgeon, USS John F. Kennedy, CVA 67, Atlantic/Mediterranean Cruise, 7/71 – 8/72, Awarded Navy Achievement Medal for Professional Excellence.BOARD CERTIFICATIONAmerican Board of Surgery, 10/71American Board of Thoracic Surgery, 10/74MEDICAL AFFILIATIONSAmerican College of Physician Executives, DiplomatAmerican College of Surgeons, FellowThe Society of Thoracic SurgeonsThe Denton A. Cooley Cardiovascular SocietyIndiana Medical AssociationVanderburgh County Medical SocietyCIVIC AFFILIATIONSOne of five individuals on the original YMCA Board that first brought soccer to Missoula, MT in 1975For the enjoyment of over 1000+ children & their families within 4 yearsMember of Evansville Regional Airport Board 2004-2005Evansville Northside Kiwanis Club, Board & Foundation Member 2004-2008Mentor Indiana –2004ISMA 2005 Physician Community Service Award NomineeEvansville Port Authority Board 2005Boys & Girls Club Devotee & Soccer CoachVolunteer Clinical Associate Professor of Surgery,Indiana University Medical School–Evansville Community Advisory Committee 2010- PresentArea Health Education Committee Forming Committee 2007- presentPOLITICAL  ACTIVITIESEvansville City Councilor At-Large 2008-2012City Council Vice-President 2011, 2013, 2014City Council President 2015City Council Liaisons – Area Plan Committee, Animal Control, Computer Services, Evansville Redevelopment Commission, Fire Department, Evansville Endowment Fund.Please take time and vote in today’s “Readers Poll”. 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