Mr. Mark Murdock was appointed the Medical Center Director at the Cincinnati, Ohio, VA Medical Center on October 28, 2018. Prior to coming to the Cincinnati VA Medical Center, Mr. Murdock served as the Medical Center Director at the Chillicothe, Ohio, VA Medical Center from September 4, 2017 to October 28, 2018. Mr. Murdock also served prior leadership terms as the Acting Director for the Chillicothe VA Medical Center, as the Associate Director of the Dayton VA Medical Center and was appointed the Assistant Director of the Dayton VA Medical Center on September 26, 2010.
His VA career has included assignments as Health System Specialist, Surgical Service at the Dayton VAMC; and as the Program Manager, VISN 10/11 Tele-Nurse Triage Program, Dayton, OH. Before coming to the VA, following retirement from active duty, he worked for private sector companies and government contractors in the healthcare industry.
Mr. Murdock retired as a Medical Service Corp (MSC) Officer from the United States Air Force in 1999. During his Air Force career, Mr. Murdock was assigned to Wright-Patterson AFB, Dayton OH, Charleston AFB, SC, Misawa AB, Japan, and Aviano AB, Italy.
Mr. Murdock is board certified in healthcare administration by the American College of Healthcare Executives (ACHE) in which he holds membership as a Fellow (FACHE), and is a member of the Greater Ohio Healthcare Leaders Forum (GOHLF). Mr. Murdock is also a graduate of the 2012 VHA Healthcare Leadership Institute (HCLI).
Mr. Murdock is a native of Sackets Harbor, New York. Mr. Murdock is a graduate of Park University with a B.S. in Healthcare Management and holds a Master's Degree in Health Service Administration from Xavier University, Ohio. Mr. Murdock and his wife, Stephanie, have four daughters.