FAYETTEVILLE, N.C. - Sandhills Healthcare Executive's Forum, a fully chartered chapter of the American College of Healthcare Executives (ACHE), has elected Joseph A. Dunston, FACHE, President. Formed in 1989, SHEF serves ACHE member's in 13 counties in southeastern North Carolina offering member's educational opportunities, leadership development, professional networking, community involvement and other valuable membership services.

Mr. Dunston has served as Chief Operating Officer for Valley Radiology since February, 2011. Mr. Dunston received BS and MA degrees from the University of Alabama and later obtained a Masters in Health Administration (MHA) degree from Tulane University in 1994. He has been an active member in ACHE since 1994 and holds the College's highest certification as a Fellow.