Thomas M. Blok, MD appointed Director of Research Services at Bronson
February 28, 2011
Thomas M. Blok, M.D. was recently appointed director of research services for the Bronson health system.
Blok is board certified in Internal Medicine. He received his medical degree from the University of Michigan and his bachelor’s degree from Kalamazoo College. He completed his residency in internal medicine at Southwest Michigan Area Health Education Center in Kalamazoo, Michigan.
Blok, who has substantial professional experience in clinical research and medicine, will oversee clinical research at all Bronson subsidiaries. This includes providing medical guidance related to clinical trials to facilitate quality medical research, regulatory oversight and successful clinical trial completion. He brings to the role an advanced understanding of regulations and guidelines concerning clinical research design and conduct. Dr. Blok’s office is located in the Bronson Upjohn Building adjacent to the Bronson Methodist Hospital campus. He can be reached at (269) 341-8931.
Bronson Healthcare Group is a locally governed, non-profit healthcare system serving southwest Michigan. In 2005, Bronson Methodist Hospital received the Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award, the nation's highest presidential honor for quality and organizational performance excellence. In 2009, the hospital received the AHA McKesson Quest for Quality Prize awarded annually to only one U.S. hospital, and joined the top five percent of hospitals in the nation to be designated a Magnet Hospital for Nursing Excellence. Bronson’s quality is also rated in the top 5% in the nation as a HealthGrades Distinguished Hospital for Clinical Excellence.