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MVH Names New Chief of Staff and Chief of Staff Elect

DAYTON, OH (June 28, 2012) - Miami Valley Hospital is pleased to announce the appointment of James Murphy, MD,  as its new chief of staff and Marc Belcastro, DO chief of staff elect effective. The appointments were mde earlier this month.

Dr. Murphy took over as head of the medical staff on June 1 succeeding Christopher Croom, MD. He brings more than 30 years of years of expertise to this position. Dr. Murphy received his medical degree from The Ohio State University and completed his internal mediicne residecy at Miami Valley Hospital and a fellowship in pulmonary medicne from Tulane University.

Dr. Murphy joined the Miami Valley Hospital medical staff in 1982 following his internship and has held numerous medical staff leadership positions.

He is board certified in three medical specialties including internal and pulmonary medicine and critical care and is licensed to practice medicine in both Ohio and Florida.

Dr. Murphy maintains a private medical practice in Dayton specializing in pulmonary and critical care.

Dr. Marc Belcastro’s term as chief of staff elect also began on June 1. He specializes in neotology and is medical director of the Miami Valley Hospital netnatal intensive care unit. Dr. Belcastro received and his medical degree from Ohio University College of Osteopathic Medicine and completed a neonatal fellowship at Doctor’s Hostital in Columbus and Miami Valley Hospital. He is board certified in pediatrics and neonatology. Dr. Belcastro joined the Miami Valley Hospital medical staff in 1986.