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Pediatric Physician To Lead Boys Town National Research Hospital

Boys Town National Research Hospital has a new leader but the focus of the hospital remains – provide great patient care to families. On November 1, Edward Kolb, MD, MBA, will assume leadership responsibilities as Executive Vice President of Health Care at Boys Town and Director and Chief Medical Officer of Boys Town National Research Hospital and Medical Clinics.

Dr. Kolb is board certified in Pediatrics and board certified in Anesthesiology with a subspecialty certification in Pediatric Anesthesiology. In addition to his leadership position, Dr. Kolb will continue to serve with the first title he earned many years ago – physician.

“It’s all about the patients,” said Dr. Kolb. “It’s important to me to stay involved with the day-to-day practice of medicine because everything we do at Boys Town Hospital is about providing the best patient care.”

Dr. Kolb has been a key member of Boys Town Hospital's executive leadership team since 2006, when he first joined the hospital as Medical Director of Boys Town National Research Hospital – West. Dr. Kolb vows to continue the hospital’s commitment of pursuing innovative patient care and translating research to change the way America cares for children and families.

I want to continue and expand on what we have done really well for the past 40 years, and that is to deliver hope and healing to the families we serve,” said Dr. Kolb. “We have a great team here at Boys Town National Research Hospital and I’m proud to be a part of it.”

Dr. Kolb earned his Master of Business Administration degree from the University of Massachusetts Amherst. He is a member of the American Association for Physician Leadership and a Fellow of the American Academy of Pediatrics, having served on the executive board for the Nebraska Chapter of AAP from 2008-2010.