UHS’ Mark Fleming, Ph.D., Named the 2024 Officer of the Year by the National Guard Behavioral Health Working Group

Mark FlemmingKing of Prussia, PA (March 18, 2024) — Army National Guard Behavioral Health Lieutenant Colonel (LTC) Mark C. Fleming, Ph.D., of the 35th Military Police (MP) Brigade of the Missouri Army National Guard was recently awarded the 2024 Behavioral Health Officer of the Year Award from the Army National Guard Behavioral Health Working Group. Mark also serves as Divisional Vice President at Universal Health Services.

The Officer of the Year Award is bestowed for Excellence in Leadership and Service to the State (Missouri) and National Army National Guard Behavioral Health Mission. This award is given annually to a Behavioral Health Officer currently serving in the United States Army National Guard.

“As a twice recipient of the Army National Guard Behavioral Health Working Group Innovation Award, I am humbled by the continued recognition of my work from the national organization,” said Fleming. “No award of this caliber is earned by one person. I am surrounded in my military life by dedicated colleagues and supportive leaders. This is one of my proudest moments and greatest accomplishments and I know that it would not have been possible without the continued support of my colleagues and leaders at Universal Health Services. Their continued dedication to those currently serving, veterans, and, specifically to me, is unparalleled. I look forward with great anticipation to continuing to serve my fellow soldiers locally, regionally and nationally
with the hope that my work translates into lives saved and families kept whole.”

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About Universal Health Services

One of the nation’s largest and most respected providers of hospital and healthcare services, Universal Health Services, Inc. has built an impressive record of achievement and performance. Growing steadily since our inception into an esteemed Fortune 500 corporation, our annual revenues during 2023 were approximately $14.3 billion. In 2024, UHS was again recognized as one of the World’s Most Admired Companies by Fortune; in 2023, ranked #311 on the Fortune 500; and ranked #434 among U.S. companies on Forbes Global 2000 World’s Largest Public Companies.

Our operating philosophy is as effective today as it was upon the Company’s founding in 1979, enabling us to provide compassionate care to our patients and their loved ones. Our strategy includes building or acquiring high quality hospitals in rapidly growing markets, investing in the people and equipment needed to allow each facility to thrive, and becoming the leading healthcare provider in each community we serve.

Headquartered in King of Prussia, PA, UHS has approximately 96,700 employees and through its subsidiaries operates 27 inpatient acute care hospitals, 333 inpatient behavioral health facilities, 40+ outpatient facilities and ambulatory care access points, an insurance offering, a physician network and various related services located in 39 U.S. States, Washington, D.C., Puerto Rico and the United Kingdom. It acts as the advisor to Universal Health Realty Income Trust, a real estate investment trust (NYSE:UHT).


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