Robert (Bob) E. Wilson, Esq. has been named CEO of the DeKalb Regional Health System following the resignation of John A. Shelton. Wilson will assume the new role immediately.
Wilson, who was recently awarded the prestigious Georgia Hospital Heroes Award by the Georgia Hospital Association, is a local attorney who has been a longtime supporter of the Health System, serving on the Health System’s Board of Directors as Vice Chairman and is also the Chairman of its Quality Committee.
He chaired the DeKalb Medical Foundation Board for 14 years. The DeKalb Medical Foundation has raised millions of dollars for health programs and hospital improvements, including the recent update of the Comprehensive Breast Center and the expansion of the Cancer Center’s Radiation Therapy program.