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February 9, 2013

Business People: Feb. 10

Callahan joins physician network

ANDERSON — Dr. James D. Callahan, M.D., is a board-certified neurosurgeon who is now part of the Community Physician Network, Neurosurgical Care staff. Callahan has 17 years of experience including two years on active duty as a neurosurgeon in the U.S. Air Force. He has special interest in cranial cases, complex spine, minimally invasive spine procedures and spine trauma.

He is a graduate of the Indiana University School of Medicine and completed his residency in neurosurgery at IU Medical Center. Prior to joining Community Physician Network in January, he was Chief of Neurosurgery at Methodist Hospital.

He is married, has three sons and is a native of West Lafayette.

His office is at 1210B Medical Arts Blvd., Suite 217. For more information, call 298-4470.

IU Health promotes new program director

MUNCIE — Indiana University Health Ball Memorial Cancer Center has promoted Rod Stevens to the position of program director. Stevens’ previously worked in the Cancer Center as manager of the IU Health Ball Memorial Oncology Physicians practice.

As program director, Stevens will oversee day-to-day operations of the Cancer Center at IU Health Ball Memorial and in New Castle, as well as the oncology outreach location in Jay County.

Before joining the IU Health Ball Memorial Hospital, Stevens served four years as chief operations officer for the cardiac, cancer/hematology and pulmonary service lines for Medical Consultants. He also spent three years as a cardiac critical care nurse and two years as an emergency room technician.

McHerron added to pediatric group

ANDERSON — Community Physician Network has recently added Dr. Tony McHerron to its pediatric group. McHerron received his bachelor of science degree in human physiology at Michigan State University in 2004. He then attended Mayo Clinic College of Medicine, where he earned his doctor of medicine in 2009. He completed his pediatric residency at Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center, and during his residency he served as International Elective at Kamazu Central Hospital in Lilongwe, Malawi, where he aided pediatric patients.

His office is at 1210 Medical Arts Blvd., Suite 206. For more information, call 298-4520.

Chamber honors General Truck

MUNCIE — The Muncie-Delaware County Chamber of Commerce held its annual meeting and awards dinner recently with more than 300 business and community leaders in attendance.

It presented the Spirit of Small Business Award to General Truck Sales Inc. General Truck is locally owned and operated and has been doing business in Muncie and Delaware County since 1958. Steve Bassett is the current owner. He’s been recognized within his industry and has held leadership positions in community organizations such as Muncie Rotary Club, Junior Achievement and Muncie Jaycees.

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