Wayne Imbrescia - Executive Director of Ambulatory Services and Moran Eye Center
After over 26 years of professional experience with the John A. Moran Eye Center, Wayne accepted a new position as Executive Director of Ambulatory Services as of February 2013. Wayne currently holds the Executive Director positions for both Ambulatory Services and John A. Moran Eye Center for the University of Utah Hospital and Clinics.
With Wayne’s extensive expertise in ophthalmology, Wayne has held several technical and administrative professional roles at Moran since 1986 and has served as Moran’s Executive Director since 2005. The Moran Eye Center is currently the largest eye care and vision research center in the Intermountain West. The center is dedicated to serving the visually impaired through patient care, research, education, and community outreach. With its eleven satellite locations, the center hosts more than 100,000 patient visits and 5,000 surgical procedures each year.
Wayne provides senior administrative leadership in the areas of strategic business development, operational improvement, financial performance, clinical operations, and quality of care. In his new role with ambulatory services, Wayne oversees ten community clinics, serving more than 170,000 patients each year, and works directly with ambulatory directors and managers in setting strategic and operational direction. Ambulatory services are often the entryway into the hospital’s system of care.
Outside the University, Wayne currently serves as President for the University Administrators of Ophthalmology. Prior to joining the University in 1986, Wayne directed the Medical Imaging Services at the King Khalid Eye Specialist Hospital in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. Wayne received his Bachelors' in Mass Communication and his Masters' in Public Health and Health Services Administration from the University of Utah.