Christina Johnson, MD, MBA
President & CEO
Christina Johnson, MD, MBA, Chief Executive Officer, at Longmont United Hospital has both clinical and operational leadership experience. Prior to joining Longmont United Hospital, Dr. Johnson served as the Chief Operating Officer at Lutheran Medical Center in Wheat Ridge, Colorado. During her tenure, Dr. Johnson led business development of multiple clinical service lines, implementation of clinical excellence programs and multiple physician recruitments. Prior to this position, Dr. Johnson served in several leadership positions at Lutheran Medical Center including Chief Medical Officer and Medical Director of the Emergency Department. Additionally, Dr. Johnson has over 15 years’ experience practicing as a board-certified Emergency Medicine Physician.
Johnson earned her BA in Biology from Reed College and completed her Doctor of Medicine from Columbia University. She completed residency in Internal Medicine at University of California, San Francisco and did a second residency in Emergency Medicine at Denver Health. She most recently earned her Masters of Business Administration from the University of Denver and is a Fellow of the American College of Emergency Physicians.
Chief Financial Officer
Daniel J. Frank serves as the Chief Financial Officer at Longmont United Hospital and has more than 25 years of financial experience in the health care industry. Mr. Frank provides financial leadership oversight of hospital operations, financial performance and stewardship.
Prior to joining Longmont United Hospital in 2004, Mr. Frank served as the Director of Accounting and Reimbursement for Exempla Healthcare in Wheat Ridge, Colorado.
He earned his undergraduate degree in Business with a specialization in Accounting from the University of Colorado in Boulder. He also has a Master of Healthcare Administration degree from the University of Colorado in Denver.
Mr. Frank has served on the Finance and Audit Committee of the St. Vrain Valley School District in Longmont, Colorado, and is a current Board member of TRU Community Care in Lafayette, Colorado, and the Longmont Area Chamber of Commerce.
Chief Nursing Officer & Chief Operating Officer
Craig Luzinski, Chief Nursing Officer and Chief Operating Officer, at Longmont United Hospital has over 35 years of healthcare experience. Prior to joining Longmont United Hospital, Dr. Luzinski served as the Vice President of Performance Optimization for Cheyenne Regional Medical Center in Cheyenne, Wyoming. While there, Dr. Luzinski led the assessment, design, re-design, development, and implementation of numerous programs and processes, enhancing the organization-wide infrastructure in support of Cheyenne Regional Medical Center’s goal of becoming a High Reliability Organization (HRO). Positions Dr. Luzinski has previously held include Chief Operating Officer/Vice President of Marketing and Strategic Planning at Creative Health Care Management; Director of the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Magnet Recognition Program; and Chief Nursing Officer at Poudre Valley Hospital, located in Fort Collins Colorado.
Dr. Luzinski earned his Bachelor of Science in Nursing from the University of Minnesota School of Nursing. He spent the early years of his nursing career serving as a neonatal intensive care and pediatric nurse. Dr. Luzinski received his Masters of Nursing Administration with honors from Regis University in Denver, Colorado and earned a Doctorate of Strategic Leadership at Regent University in Virginia Beach, Virginia.
Dr. Luzinski is a Fellow of the American College of Healthcare Executives and a member of the American College of Healthcare Executives, American Organization of Nurse Executives and Colorado Organization of Nurse Leaders. He certified as a Black Belt in Lean and Six Sigma.