Q&A: Dr. Loren Hamel

Dr. Loren Hamel, the new CEO at Lakeland Regional Medical Center in St. Joseph, was born at the hospital 54 years ago. And so was his twin brother. Don Campbell / H-P staff

Loren Hamel, 54, is the new president and CEO of Lakeland HealthCare. He and his wife, Ann, live in Berrien Springs and have seven grown children living in six states.

Hamel, a longtime physician, has an identical twin, Lowell, who is chief medical officer at Lakeland.