St. John Providence Names Physicians to Leadership Positions

Dr. Dubay has accepted the role as new chief quality officer for SJPHS. She is a board certified general surgeon who specializes in breast cancer and breast health. Dr. Dubay began her medical training at Wayne State University and completed her surgical residency at Providence Hospital in Southfield. During her years at Providence, Dr. Dubay has held several leadership positions including medical director, Surgery Co-Management, LLC; chairperson, General Surgery; and medical director, Department of Surgery, Providence Park Hospital. She was also involved in many quality initiatives including obtaining accreditation for the system’s breast health program.

In her new role, Dr. Dubay will support and lead system efforts to improve quality of patient care by leveraging our system and all of its expertise, talent and best practices. Dr. Dubay will help oversee the work around our quality metrics including: patient satisfaction, core measures, falls, pressure ulcers, performance improvement and many other initiatives.

Mohamad Fakih, M.D., will take on responsibilities with Ascension Health as the national Physician Advisor to the work around hospital acquired infections. Dr. Fakih will also support Dr. Dubay and SJPHS in quality initiatives around infections and infection prevention. Dr. Fakih is the epidemiologist and medical director of Infection Prevention and Control at St. John Hospital and Medical Center and co-chairs the Infection Prevention and Control Steering Committee for Ascension Health. His expertise includes methods to prevent hospital-acquired infections, particularly device-related infections. His work on preventing catheter-associated urinary tract infections has been adopted statewide by the Michigan Hospital Association and nationally by the American Hospital Association.

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