Three new members have been appointed to the Northwest Health – Porter board of directors.
New members include: Audra Peterson, Dr. Tarek Braik, and Dr. Omar Barakat.
“These leaders bring a valued perspective to the hospital’s board of trustees,” said Ashley Dickinson, CEO for Northwest health. “Their unique professional experience and areas of interest will be instrumental in guiding the hospital’s mission and vision.”
Peterson, Chesterton, is executive director of Career and Technical Education for Porter County Education Services where she manages the career and technical programming for all of the Porter County High Schools and Hobart High School.
Barakat is a vascular and interventional radiologist with Radiologic Associates of Northwest Indiana. He is a member of the medical staff at Northwest Health – Porter. He resides in Hinsdale, Illinois.
Braik is an oncologist/hematologist with Northwest Medical Group and is a member of the medical staff at Northwest Health – Porter. Braik resides in Valparaiso.