LifeCenter Northwest hires new Vice President and General Counsel, Anna Baxstrom Rawlings
A Washington state native and graduate of Harvard Law School, Rawlings brings over a decade of health law experience to the organization, including work at Ropes & Gray LLP, Boston Children’s Hospital, and Davis Wright Tremaine LLP.
In this newly established role, Rawlings will provide counsel to LifeCenter Northwest and its board of directors, as well as oversight of the organization’s Quality and Regulatory Affairs and Human Resources Departments. This executive guidance will help ensure appropriate consideration of legal matters and risk reduction related to the organization’s mission and goals.
“Anna’s substantial legal experience, and her knowledge of health law, brings enormous value to LifeCenter Northwest and our mission to save and improve lives. Her expertise in the areas of governance, corporate compliance, and regulatory affairs will strengthen our organization and ensure we continue to succeed in the face of the inevitable and increasing turbulence and challenges in the health care world in the years ahead,” said Kevin O’Connor, President and CEO of LifeCenter Northwest. “I am confident that Anna will substantially strengthen our organization and help us all continue to improve our ability to carry out our mission.”