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AMH Names New Officers to Its Board of Trustees

ARLINGTON, Texas – Arlington Memorial Hospital (AMH) announces a new chairman, vice chairman and member to its board of trustees.

Wendell Nedderman, Ph.D., was recently named chairman of the board. He succeeds Judge Tom Vandergriff who retired from the board after almost 50 years of service. Nedderman joined the AMH board of trustees in 1966. Prior to being named chairman of the board, he held the office of vice chairman. Nedderman was the founding dean of the University of Texas at Arlington's (UTA) school of engineering. He is currently president emeritus and professor of civil engineering at UTA.

Bohn Allen, M.D., succeeds Nedderman as vice chairman. Allen joined the board of trustees in 1996. Prior to being named vice chairman, Allen served the board of trustees as director. He is also a member of the Texas Health Resources board of trustees. Allen is a retired surgeon who was on the AMH medical staff for 32 years. Allen served as president of the Texas Medical Association from 2004 to 2005.

Reverend Michael Glaspie is a new addition and the first African-American to the AMH board of trustees. Glaspie has served as president, vice president and secretary of the Arlington Independent School District board of trustees. He is currently the minister of Christian education and missions at Mount Olive Baptist Church. Glaspie also serves as the executive director of Metro Charter Academy.

About Arlington Memorial Hospital
Arlington Memorial Hospital is an acute-care, full-service medical center serving Arlington and the surrounding communities. Services include: comprehensive cardiac care, women's and children's services, an advanced imaging center, extensive rehabilitation services, emergency services, health maintenance and disease prevention classes, support groups and community service programs. For more information about Arlington Memorial Hospital, visit

About Texas Health Resources
Texas Health Resources is one of the largest faith-based, nonprofit health care delivery systems in the United States. The 13-hospital system is the largest in North Texas in terms of patients served and includes Arlington Memorial Hospital, Harris Methodist Hospitals and Presbyterian Healthcare System. For more information about Texas Health Resources, visit

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