Martha Weld named to Memorial Hospital East Board of Directors

Martha Kahlert Weld, PhD

SHILOH – Martha Kahlert Weld, PhD of Belleville has been named to the Memorial Hospital East Board of Directors.

Weld is assistant superintendent of O’Fallon High School District 203.  She is a member of the Illinois State Board of Education Advisory Council and is a past member of the Illinois State Board of Education Consolidated Committee of Practitioners.

Kurt Schroeder of Shiloh has been elected to serve as chair of the Memorial Hospital East board of Directors succeeding Doug Distler of O’Fallon who served as board chair for the past two years.  Dr. Valerie Thaxton of Shiloh is first vice chair; Chris Eckert of Belleville serves as second vice chair and Greg Cundiff of O’Fallon is third vice chair.

Memorial Hospital East is a 94-all private bed MAGNET designated hospital located in Shiloh, Illinois.  Memorial Hospital East offers a 24/7 emergency department, medical, surgical and diagnostic services including cardiac catheterization, imaging and laboratory.  The Family Care Birthing Center features 16 spacious LDRP suites, two dedicated c-section rooms and neonatology coverage. 

Memorial Regional Health Services (MRHS) is a non-profit organization which is part of BJC HealthCare.  It is the parent organization of Memorial Hospital Belleville, Memorial Hospital East, Memorial Care Center.