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A Message from the President

Dr. Danita Johnson Hughes President and CEO


Thank you for your interest in Edgewater Health. We are proud of our tradition of caring for the people of our community by providing exceptional behavioral and physical healthcare. Edgewater Health is fortunate to have a strong senior management team, a generous and visionary board, and a group of ambassadors who never hesitate to give their time and talent to Edgewater Health. We gratefully acknowledge these individuals who are as passionate about making a difference as we are.

Dr. Danita Johnson-Woods
President and CEO | Edgewater Health


Senior Management


Mohammad Butt, M.D.
Chief Medical Officer



Jerrica Butler, M.A., L.M.H.C.
Chief Clinical Officer



Darryl Herbert
Chief Financial Officer



Michael LaBroi, MBA
Chief Information Officer



A. Nalls, MSN-ED, RN-BC
Chief Nursing Officer





Arlene Pearson, MBA
Chief Human Resources Officer




Corporate Board Members



Dr. Danita Johnson-Woods
President & CEO
Edgewater Health



Dr. Sharron Johnson-Shirley
Lake Ridge Schools



Attorney Jerome Ezell
Vice Chair
IUN Adjunct Professor



Randy Boarden
Konica Minolta



Tracy Williams
Hinton & Williams Funeral Home




Dr. Regina Biddings-Muro
Vice Chancellor, Purdue University Northwest



Larry Brewer
Owner, South Shore Dance Alliance



Bernard Carter
Lake County Prosecutor, Lake County Prosecutors Office



Attorney Lonnie M. Randolph
Democratic Member of the Indiana Senate



Shirley P. Thomas
Retired Educator



Brad Vosberg
VP Retail Banking Group Manager, People’s Bank


Ambassadors for Edgewater


Calvin Bellamy
Attorney, Krieg DeVault



Dr. Thomas Coley
President, Ivy Tech Community College



Lourdes M. Dennison
Broker Associate/Realtor, McColly Real Estate &
Executive Director, Asian American Medical Association



Roosevelt Haywood, III
President & CEO, Haywood and Fleming Associates



Karen Lauerman
President and CEO
Lake County IN Economic Alliance (LCEA)



Doris Leaf
STASH Construction



Dr. Dan Lowery
Former President, Calumet College of St. Joseph



Maurice G. Mabon
Investors Trust



Andrea Pearman
Creative Commander, Diversified Marketing Strategies



Chris White
Publisher, The Northwest Indiana Times