Armstrong-Savola takes leadership position at St. Luke's

Statesman staffMay 14, 2013 

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Kristin Armstrong-Savola has joined St. Luke’s as the executive director of Community Health for St. Luke’s Ortho/Neuro and Sports Medicine program.

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Kristin Armstrong-Savola, Boise's two-time Olympic gold medal-winning cyclist, has joined St. Luke's Health System as the executive director of Community Health for the Ortho/Neuro and Sports Medicine program, the company announced Tuesday.

Armstrong-Savola will be responsible for the development of community partnerships and strategies for St. Luke’s Sports Medicine program in collaboration with St. Luke’s leadership, physicians and community relations teams, the company said.

“It is with great excitement that we welcome Kristin and Heather to the St. Luke’s team,” said Dr. David C. Pate, St. Luke’s president and CEO. “Kristin’s commitment to community health has been evident to everyone who has followed her amazing cycling career and her engagement with the community.”

Armstrong-Savola has acted as a consultant to St. Luke's since 2011.

St. Luke's also announced a new director of the St. Luke’s Women’s Fitness Celebration. Heather Hill will provide leadership and direct all activities of the event.

Hill's event management experience includes the Tour of Utah men’s professional cycling race, the Special Olympics World Winter Games, and various sports marketing initiatives for Toyota Motor Sales, U.S.A., in the area of endurance sports, including triathlon, running and cycling.

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