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McLeod Health Board of Trustees Announces New Representation

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(5/09/12) - The McLeod Health Board of Trustees continues its commitment to providing outstanding leadership, stewardship and oversight of fiscal health. Recently, Dr. William Boulware, Dr. Willie E. Boyd, Sr., and Dr. Dale Lusk began their service on the McLeod Health Board of Trustees.

The McLeod Health Board is a governing team of professional leaders and physicians who represent the primary counties McLeod serves.

Dr. William Boulware is a native of Anderson, South Carolina. Valedictorian of the Belton-Honea Path High School Class of 1974, he completed his undergraduate education at Clemson University, graduating Magna Cum Laude in 1977. Dr. Boulware received his medical degree from the Medical University of South Carolina (MUSC) in Charleston in 1980. He also completed his internship and residency in 1983 at MUSC, where he stayed on as Chief Resident for an additional year of training and service.

Since the completion of his medical training, Dr. Boulware has been in the private practice of Internal Medicine, first in Dillon, South Carolina, until 1989 and then in Florence where he currently resides and practices.

Dr. Boulware has served in many leadership roles, including Trustee of the South Carolina Medical Association, President of the Florence County Medical Society, and President of the South Carolina Society of Internal Medicine.

He has served as Governor of the South Carolina Chapter of the American College of Physicians and chaired the chapter's Health and Public Policy Committee. He is also a recipient of the Laureate Award from the American College of Physicians.

Dr. Boulware has also been involved with the McLeod Clinical Effectiveness Program, and currently serves as the Chairman of the Stroke Clinical Effectiveness initiative. He has also served as the Chair of Medicine of the McLeod Medical Executive Committee, Chair of the McLeod Quality and Outcomes and Credentialing Committees, and Chief of Staff at both Saint Eugene Hospital in Dillon and McLeod Regional Medical Center.

An active member of Hoffmeyer Road Baptist Church, he is married to Jane Quattlebaum Boulware. They are the parents of four sons.

Dr. Boulware cares for patients at Internal Medicine Specialists of Florence.

A native of Newberry, South Carolina, Dr. Willie E. Boyd, Sr., has a BA degree in Social Science, a Master's degree in Education, and a Ph.D in Counseling. He has been the Assistant Superintendent for Administration for the Darlington County School District since 1994. For the past 44 years, Dr. Boyd has served the school district in several roles including teacher, assistant principal, principal, and district coordinator.

Dr. Boyd is very active in his church and community including serving as a member of the Darlington County Free Medical Clinic, Board of Trustees for the First Church of God, Lee Street, in Darlington, Board of Trustees for Florence-Darlington Technical College, and McLeod Darlington Advisory Board.. In addition, Dr. Boyd is a mentor for at risk children.

Dr. Boyd is married to Patricia White Boyd of Darlington. They have four children and three grandchildren.

Dr. C. Dale Lusk is a native of Greenville, South Carolina. He attended The Citadel in Charleston, where he completed his undergraduate education and received a bachelor of science degree in Biology. At the Citadel, he was the recipient of Gold Stars and a distinguished Air Force Graduate. Dr. Lusk received his medical degree from the Medical University of South Carolina (MUSC) also in Charleston, graduating in 1985.

He completed his OB/GYN internship and residency at the USAF Medical Center Keesler Air Force Base in Biloxi, Mississippi, serving as Chief Resident from 1988 to 1989.

Dr. Lusk remained in the Air Force until 1993, when he began caring for patients at Advanced Women's Care in Florence.

Currently, Dr. Lusk is the Chief of Staff of McLeod Regional Medical Center. He is involved in the Quality Operations and Credentials committees for McLeod Regional Medical Center (MRMC), as well as being Chair of the Medical Executive Committee and a member of the MRMC Community Board.

He is a member of the South Carolina Medical Association, Florence County Medical Society, and the South Carolina OB/GYN Society. He is also a Fellow of the American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology, a Diplomate of the American Board of OB/GYN, and a member of the American Association of Pro Life OB/GYNs, Christian Medical and Dental Association, and American Association of Gynecologic Laparoscopists.

Additionally, Dr. Lusk served as a member of the South Carolina Medical Association Maternal, Infant and Child Committee for 16 years, and the Pee Dee Regional Perinatal Board for seven years.

While in practice, Dr. Lusk has taken on many roles in his community. Since 1993, he has served as an elder and a deacon in his church, Hoffmeyer Road Baptist Church. Currently, Dr. Lusk is an organizer and founding board member of First Reliance Bank in Florence. He serves as a Trustee at Charleston Southern University (CSU), and he is also a member of the CSU Board of Visitors. Dr. Lusk also participates in the Pee Dee Area Citadel Club.

Dr. Lusk and his wife Frances (Fran) have two daughters.



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