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Dreyer Welcomes Concussion Expert to Sports Medicine

Aurora, Ill – Marc P. Hilgers, MD, PhD, FAAFP, has joined the orthopaedics team at Advocate Dreyer Medical Clinic as a sports medicine physician and the Associate Director of Sports Medicine.  His special interests include concussions, sports medicine, performance enhancement, injury prevention, and rehabilitation.

The American Journal of Sports Medicine recently reported that the rate of concussions in U.S. high school athletes more than doubled between 2005 and 2012.  Advocate Dreyer is thrilled to bring an expert to the Fox Valley area to serve local athletes and ensure safe return to sports.

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Dreyer Medical Clinic Announces New Chief Operating Officer

Tuesday, 12 April 2011 11:49

Dreyer Medical Clinic is pleased to announce Laurie A. Fiorica, M.S., as the new Chief Operating Officer.  Previously, Ms. Fiorica was the Vice President of Organizational Improvement at Dreyer.

Prior to joining Dreyer, Ms. Fiorica was a Sensei with Simpler Consulting for three years, applying Lean and six sigma in healthcare, military, and commercial industries.  Her previous experience includes 15 years with Eastman Kodak Company serving in a variety of technical, manufacturing, and leadership roles.

Ms. Fiorica earned a Bachelor of Science degree from the State University of New York College at Geneseo in 1991, and a Master of Science degree from the University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry in Rochester, New York in 1999.  She also earned Six Sigma Blackbelt Practitioner Certification at Eastman Kodak Company in New York in 1999.

As Chief Operating Officer, Ms. Fiorica will be responsible for patient care delivery across the enterprise, including primary care, specialty care, front office support functions, laboratory, radiology, and therapy.