Michael Busk MD, MPH ’93 will serve as system executive of the WellCare Institute at St. Vincent Health, a new program aimed at helping companies control health care costs. As former director of the Indiana University Executive Health, Corporate Wellness and Prevention Program, Dr. Busk has extensive experience in the development and delivery of health education and prevention programs for numerous corporate clients and professional organizations across the state of Indiana.
Dr. Busk was the medical and research director for the National Institute for Fitness and Sport and its cardiopulmonary rehab program; associate professor of Clinical Medicine at Indiana University School of Medicine in the Division of Pulmonary, Allergy, Critical Care, and Occupational Medicine; and the Catherine and Lowe Berger and Pauline L. Ford Investigator in Pulmonary Medicine. He also served as principal investigator and director of the American Lung Association – Asthma Clinical Research Center at Indiana University. In November, he received the American Lung Association in Indiana’s Legacy award for his work and research in lung disease.