Camillus Health names new CEO

Camillus Health on Wednesday announced the appointment of Francis Afram-Gyening as chief executive officer. Afram-Gyening will oversee one the Miami agency, which delivers healthcare to people experiencing homelessness and which is a sister organization to Camillus House.

Afram-Gyening was previously president and CEO of Care Alliance Health Center, a Federally Qualified Health Center in Cleveland Ohio. Under his leadership, the organization more than doubled its annual operating budget to $10 million while successfully completing a $12 million capital improvement campaign. He was also was director of operations at Memorial Healthcare System, Primary Care Centers in Hollywood, and was vice president of corporate affairs for the Economic Opportunity Family Health Center in Miami.

“Francis Afram-Gyening is an excellent choice to lead Camillus Health,” said John Dubois, board chairman, in a statement. “He brings a wealth of experience having previously run a Federally Qualified Health Center, and because he previously served as a member of our board, he is well-positioned to hit the ground running.”

Afram-Gyening has an MBA from Cleveland State University and a master’s in public health from Columbia University’s Mailman School of Public Health. He is board-certified and a Fellow of American College of Healthcare Executives (FACHE).