Barry Hamp named executive director of Tunnell Cancer Center

November 6, 2017

Beebe Healthcare recently announced that Barry Hamp, BS, MBA, has been named executive director of Beebe Healthcare's Oncology Service Line at Tunnell Cancer Center. He previously served as interim executive director.

Hamp has extensive senior-level administrative and management expertise in clinical and nonclinical operations. He also has experience with physician relations and integration, design and development of hospital construction, and existing space redesign. Hamp previously served as interim director of Oncology Services at Northern Arizona Healthcare. As the senior vice president at Cancer Treatment Centers of America, Hamp assisted in facility design and operational planning for a new hospital; managed physician recruitment and relations, budget development and compliance; and implemented and oversaw the patient satisfaction program. Hamp earned his master of business administration degree from Bloomsburg University and his bachelor of science degree from San Diego State University.

Hamp has gained the respect of the staff and patients as a thoughtful, compassionate, and forward-thinking leader with an authentic dedication to those he serves.

"Barry has done a fantastic job in the interim position and will bring his years of experience in oncology as well as service-line management to the role," said Rick Schaffner, Beebe Healthcare executive vice president and COO. "We are thrilled he has accepted this role."

"I am thrilled for this opportunity to lead and work alongside such a wonderful, highly skilled, compassionate team here at Tunnell Cancer Center. The patients and their families are of our highest focus and concern, ensuring the best customer service and treatment possible that we can provide. In addition, it is an exciting time to be at Beebe, and specifically Tunnell, as we look to expand our facilities to the south coastal region of our county to make our services more accessible," said Hamp.