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He assumes the role from Mike Maiberger, who has been temporarily serving as hospital president.
Maiberger had been serving in a dual role and will retain his role as executive vice president and chief operating officer of Premier Health.
“Mike brings strong and comprehensive experience in many facets of health care, and combines that with a passion for our patients, physicians and employees,” Maiberger stated. “This promotion reflects and recognizes Mike’s contributions and successes as a member of Premier Health’s executive team.”
Uhl has served as Atrium’s president since January 2017. He joined Premier Health in January 2014 as system vice president of operations innovation before advancing to the chief operating officer position at Atrium.
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Uhl earned a master’s degree in health care administration from the University of Phoenix, a master’s in nursing administration from Xavier University, and a bachelor’s degree in nursing from the University of Cincinnati.
Dr. Keith Bricking will succeed Uhl as president of Atrium Medical Center on Jan. 1. He is the first physician to lead a Premier Health hospital in the system’s 23-year history, according to the health network.