Elizabeth N. Pitman Elected to Board of Directors

Birmingham, ALFebruary 15, 2018:  Medical Properties Trust, Inc. (NYSE: MPW) has announced the election of Elizabeth N. Pitman, JD, CHPC, to its Board of Directors. Pitman is an attorney with Waller Lansden Dortch & Davis, LLP, a leading provider of legal services to the healthcare industry.

“Beth is an accomplished healthcare attorney and we are delighted to have her join our board,” said Edward K. Aldag, Jr., MPT’s Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer. “We are confident that she will add great value to our Board of Directors and that our company will benefit from her insights and experience in the healthcare industry.”

Ms. Pitman provides counsel to publicly traded and privately owned hospitals and healthcare systems, surgery centers, physician groups, and healthcare information technology companies on a variety of matters, including healthcare privacy, data and cyber security compliance, Medicare reimbursement, Stark and anti-kickback compliance, as well as technology licensing. Prior to joining Waller Lansden Dortch & Davis, she served as general counsel at SuccessEHS, Inc., a provider of electronic health records and revenue cycle management solutions. 

Ms. Pitman earned a BS in Accounting from the University of Alabama and her JD from the University of Alabama School of Law. She also is Certified in Healthcare Privacy Compliance (CHPC).