John Howard

President, Wellmont Medical Associates, and General Counsel, Wellmont


John Howard, an accomplished healthcare executive who holds doctorate and law degrees, is president and CEO of Wellmont Medical Associates and executive vice president, legal and corporate affairs, and interim chief compliance officer for Wellmont Health System. He joined Wellmont's executive leadership team on April 1, 2011. Mr. Howard worked for St. John's Mercy Health Care in St. Louis from 2001-11. Most recently, he had served as executive vice president and chief development officer. He was previously senior vice president, general counsel and assistant secretary. He also served as director of corporate compliance and privacy officer. Mr. Howard received a bachelor of arts degree in liberal studies from Concordia Lutheran College in Austin, Texas; a master's degree in English and philosophy from the University of Texas at Austin; a doctorate degree in English from St. Louis University; and a law degree from St. Louis University.

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Recent Releases

Dec 23, 2013 10:10:00 AM

Wellmont to hold blood drives at area organizations

Wellmont Health System’s Marsh Regional Blood Center will conduct public blood drives at the following locations in the coming ...
Dec 23, 2013 6:59:00 AM

People who quit smoking will achieve improved health but require desire to stop to succeed

ROGERSVILLE – As the calendar flips to a new year, many people in the region will seek to transform their lives with new habits ...
Dec 18, 2013 11:08:00 AM

Five young Wellmont professionals selected as 40 Under Forty recipients by Business Journal

KINGSPORT – Five dynamic young professionals with Wellmont Health System have been recognized for their contributions to ...