Emanuel Medical Center Names Preston Clark Chief Strategy Officer

Feb 1, 2022

Turlock, Calif. – Feb. 1, 2022 – Emanuel Medical Center has appointed Preston Clark as its new Chief Strategy Officer, effective Feb. 1, 2022.

Preston ClarkAs Chief Strategy Officer, Preston will focus on the growth and development of Emanuel Medical Center’s network of services to ensure the hospital is meeting the needs of the community and providing convenient access to high-quality care close to home.

“Preston will be a wonderful addition to our executive team here at Emanuel. He brings with him excellent experience in healthcare strategy,” said Murali N. Naidu, M.D., CEO of Emanuel Medical Center. “Preston is dedicated to enhancing and expanding the services we provide for the residents of Turlock and surrounding communities.”

Preston joins Emanuel from our sister hospital in Manteca, Doctors Hospital of Manteca, where he has served as Chief Strategy Officer since 2019. He was instrumental in identifying gaps in care for South San Joaquin County and developing service lines in collaboration with physician, nursing and administrative leaders.

Preston has been with Tenet Healthcare since 2015. Prior to his role in Manteca, he served as the Director of Strategy at The Hospitals of Providence Memorial Campus in El Paso, Texas. Before his strategy role, he served as Director of Regional Outreach and Administrative Resident for The Hospitals of Providence.

Preston earned his Bachelor of Science degree in Recreation Management and Youth Leadership with a Minor in Business Management from Brigham Young University in Provo, Utah. He earned his Master of Science degree in Healthcare Administration from Trinity University in San Antonio, Texas. Preston is also a member of the American College of Healthcare Executives.

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