A Community Collaboration Between IU Health and St. Vincent

Board of Directors

Michael R. Niemeier, MD RHI Board Chair - IU Health

Chief Medical Officer of IU Health Methodist Hospital since 2009.  Prior to taking this role Dr. Niemeier provided many years of pulmonary and critical care services for Methodist Hospital and the Indianapolis community. Dr. Niemeier was a founding member of the medical group Respiratory & Critical Consultants, and served as its President until the consolidation into Indiana University Health Physicians. He has previously served on the IU Health West Hospital Board of Managers and was Chairman for the Board Committee on Quality and Safety for IU Health West. Dr. Niemeier currently serves on the Boards of the Methodist Research Institute, Indiana University Health Physicians, Methodist Health Foundation, and the Quality and Patient Care Committee for the IU Health Board of Directors.   In addition to his Chief Medical Officer role, Dr. Niemeier serves as the Medical Director of Adult Critical Care Services and Respiratory Care for Methodist Hospital.


Jonathan Curtright, COO RHI Board Member - IU Health

Jonathan Curtright, Chief Operating Officer (COO), Indiana University Health  Methodist Hospital and IU Health University Hospital.

Curtright comes to IU Health from UK Healthcare in Lexington, KY, where he served as chief operating officer for ambulatory care, significantly building the system’s outpatient activity. Prior to that, he spent 12 years in a variety of roles at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, MN, where he oversaw a number of hospital departments and clinical service lines during his tenure.

Curtright holds a bachelor’s degree in economics and finance and a Master of Healthcare Administration from University of Missouri-Columbia.

Dawn R. Davidson, CPA RHI Board Member - St. Vincent

Dawn R. Davidson is the Interim Chief Financial Officer, System Executive Finance and Corporate Controller at St. Vincent.  Her overall responsibility for financial reporting, budgeting, capital, and accounting for all 22 hospitals in Central Indiana and Evansville, all physician groups, and related entities in the health system with over $2.5B in net revenue.   Ms. Davidson manages purchase accounting and operational integration of all significant transactions; leads transformational change in aligning finance functions across St. Vincent Health and Ascension Health.

In addition, Davidson is the finance lead for business and systems transformation to Oracle Platform for accounting, payroll, supply chain, accounts payable, and human resource functions; responsible for accounting policies and procedures and systems of internal control; collaboration with other functional areas including revenue cycle, supply chain, managed care strategy, reimbursement, information systems, human resources, and completes the Tax compliance and 990 reporting.

Ms. Davidson completes joint venture analysis and serves on several joint venture boards and finance committees. She has implemented numerous cost reduction initiatives and benchmarking tools; responsible for external audit and coordinating internal audit reviews, and serves on St. Vincent Health Finance and Audit committees and serves as liaison with Ascension Health

Davidson holds a Bachelor of Science degree in accounting from Indiana University, and is a member of the Indiana CPA Society, APCPA, HFMA

Michael Mullins, MHA RHI Board Member - St. Vincent

Mike Mullins serves as system vice president, ministry operating executive, supporting St.Vincent hospital presidents by ensuring direct alignment and engagement with systemic strategic priorities of growth, experience, quality and performance.

Prior to coming to St.Vincent, Mullins served as regional vice president of Quorum Health Resources where he provided leadership and operations support for 12 hospitals and strategic business arrangements in Colorado.

Over the past 20 years while working with Quorum Health Resources and associated health systems, Mullins held numerous positions before being named regional vice president. In the role of vice president of operations, Mullins was responsible for supporting and providing strategic counsel to the organization’s hospital chief executive officers. This included assisting with the development of strategic business plans; actively participating and supporting the physician recruitment process for the hospitals; conducting operational due diligence on potential hospital acquisitions; and serving as the principal liaison between the hospital and corporate departments.

Additionally, Mullins served in numerous chief executive officer positions for Community Health Systems, Triad Hospitals and Quorum Health Resources. He led Gateway Health System in Clarksville, Tennessee; Kosciusko Community Hospital in Warsaw, Indiana; and Unimed Medical Center – St. Joseph’s Hospital in Minot, North Dakota; and Nevada Regional Medical Center in Nevada, Missouri.

Mike holds a master’s degree in Health Care Administration from Trinity University, San Antonio, Texas, and a bachelor’s degree in Political Science from University of Texas at El Paso. He is also a Fellow in the American College of Health Care Executives.

In addition to his professional accomplishments, Mullins is a captain in the Medical Service Corps, United States Naval Reserves, having served in Operation Enduring Freedom and Iraqi Freedom. He currently is the commanding officer of a large Commissioned Reserve Medical Unit for the Navy.

He and his wife, Melissa, have two children, Nicholas and Austin.

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