Highland Springs' Dr. Mary Norman Promoted to Vice President and Regional Medical Director

DALLAS, TX--Erickson Living, manager and developer of Highland Springs retirement community, announced the promotion of Dr. Mary Norman to Vice President and Regional Medical Director. Dr. Norman has served at Highland Springs for nearly five years where she earned a promotion to regional medical director a year ago. Her current responsibilities include leadership for the medical group at Erickson Living communities in Colorado (Wind Crest), Kansas (Tall Grass Creek) and Texas (her home campus of Highland Springs as well as Eagle's Trace in Houston).   At Highland Springs, she will also have a leadership role in the new extended-care neighborhood, currently under construction, that will be comprised of ninety-six (96) units providing assisted living, memory care, short-term rehabilitation and long-term nursing care services to residents. "Mary has led a number of successful initiatives including development of our annual wellness visit and providing medical care and medical direction to our priority list members," stated Dr. Matt Narrett, Chief Medical Officer.  "A terrific partner, she brings passion and infectious enthusiasm along with clinical and business acumen to our health services operations." A resident of Plano, Dr. Norman is a 1989 graduate of Southern Methodist University with degrees in economics and finance.  Following a brief career in corporate lending with NCNB (now Bank of America), she began her vocation in medicine.   She graduated from University of California, San Francisco with an MD in 1997 and completed her internship and residency in internal medicine and a fellowship in geriatric medicine there as well.  In 2002, Dr. Norman returned to Dallas to practice geriatric medicine. About Highland Springs: Highland Springs, managed and developed by Erickson Living, is a retirement community that provides worry-free living for America's seniors-the country's fastest growing population segment.  Erickson Living's financial value and predictable monthly service fees provide residents across the country financial peace of mind.  Comprehensive health and wellness services, integrated into our continuum of care, lead to demonstrated resident benefits.  A robust complement of resident programs and facilities promote an engaged, fulfilling lifestyle that is reflected in resident satisfaction levels that exceed the industry average.  For more information, please visit www.ericksonliving.com.