Security Health Plan: Names Dr. Renee Smith associate chief medical officer

MARSHFIELD – Security Health Plan of Wisconsin, Inc. has named Renee Smith, M.D., associate chief medical officer. In this role, she will provide strategic and operational support to Chief Medical Officer Dr. Mary Davis.

“I am thrilled to join Security Health Plan and contribute to its mission of advancing health care,” Dr. Smith said. “Returning to Wisconsin feels like coming home, and I look forward to collaborating with colleagues to improve patient care and outcomes in our communities.”

Dr. Smith earned her medical degree from the Medical College of Wisconsin and completed her family medicine residency with Waukesha Family Medicine Residency. She obtained her Master of Business Administration from University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh. She continues to practice medicine part-time, in addition to performing her administrative duties.

“Renee has proven leadership skills and a fresh perspective, which will strengthen the Health Plan,” Dr. Davis said. “She will undoubtedly enrich our organization and further enhance our ability to deliver exceptional health coverage. I look forward to working closely with her to create meaningful impact.”

Most recently, Dr. Smith served as system chief medical officer with Blanchard Valley Health System in Ohio. There, she was instrumental in advancing the development of the service lines, leading a significant revision to the medical staff bylaws and creating an ambulatory strategy in partnership with the chief operating officer of Ambulatory Services. Prior to her role in Ohio, Dr. Smith worked with Aspirus Health in Wausau for 15 years, most recently as executive director of the Aspirus Network.