Dr. John M. Terhes, FACS

Dr. John M. Terhes joined the St. Charles Health System Board of Directors in 2019. As a general surgeon in Eugene, Ore., Terhes brings expertise and passion around patient safety efforts to his board position. He also serves as a committee member for the Northwest Patient Safety and Quality Partnership through the Washington State Hospital Association/Oregon Association of Hospitals and Health Systems and is a board member for the Oregon Research and Education Foundation.

Reason for service: “To further the transformation of St. Charles Health System by actualizing the goals of zero patient harm, improving accessibility and reducing the total cost of care.”