Dr. Eduardo Colon named Chief of Psychiatry

Colon, Eduardo_20101027_011Dr. Eduardo Colón has been named the new Chief of the HCMC/Hennepin Health System Department of Psychiatry.

Dr. Colón has served as Vice-Chief of the department since 1998. He started at HCMC as in intern in 1979 and completed his residency and fellowship at the University of Minnesota, where he is a Professor in the Department of Psychiatry. He has been an active administrative leader, teacher, researcher, and clinician throughout his career. He also has the respect of the psychiatric community locally and across the state.

​The mission of the Department of Psychiatry is to provide a full spectrum of services for those with major behavioral and emotional difficulties, especially the serious and persistently mentally ill population in the metro and beyond.

 

Dr. Rick Odland named Chief of Otolaryngology

Dr. Rick Odland
Dr. Rick Odland

Rick Odland, MD, PhD, FACS, was selected as the new Chief of Hennepin County Medical Center’s (HCMC) Department of Otolaryngology. He replaces Dr. Robert Maisel, who is stepping down from this role.

Dr. Odland is an active clinician, teacher and researcher. He has been on the medical staff at HCMC since 1995, has served as medical director of the Ear, Nose and Throat Clinic since 1997, and has been the assistant chief of the Department of Otolaryngology since 2013.  Dr. Odland has served on the Board of Governors of the Minnesota Academy of Otolaryngology since 2009 and has been on that organization’s board of directors since 2005.