Gregory Postel, M.D.
Interim President, University of Louisville
Gregory C. Postel, M.D. assumed the interim presidency of the University of Louisville in January 2017.
Dr. Postel already was serving as Interim Executive Vice President for Health Affairs, a position to which he was appointed in December 2015. The EVPHA provides leadership for the university’s Health Sciences Center, which includes the Schools of Dentistry, Medicine, Nursing, and Public Health and Information Sciences, as well as 16 centers and institutes. The EVPHA serves as a key member of the UofL President’s leadership team and has principal responsibility for external affairs, including hospital relations and other affiliated entities.
Dr. Postel has been with the University of Louisville School of Medicine since 1994, where he began as an Assistant Professor of Radiology and the Head of the Neuroradiology section. He served as Acting Chairman of Radiology from 1997-1999 and was named permanent Chairman in April 1999.
In July 2011, Dr. Postel became the founding Chairman of the Board for University of Louisville Physicians (ULP) and then served as the Interim Chief Executive Officer from 2013-2014. In August 2014, he was named permanent CEO of ULP.
Dr. Postel was appointed as the Vice Dean of Clinical Affairs for the University of Louisville School of Medicine in September 2014. He has been active in payment reform initiatives and medical practice reform projects.
Dr. Postel has played a key role in the formation and governance of numerous Health Sciences Center entities including Passport Health Plan and the Kentuckiana Medical Reciprocal Risk Retention Group. He was the Principal Investigator on an institutional grant to establish imaging research facilities at UofL. He is an active member of a number of academic societies including the American College of Radiology, Radiological Society of North America, et al., was a board examiner for the American Board of Radiology and is a graduate of the Academy of Radiology Leadership and Management.