J.M. "Mickey" Trimm, PhD has been named Executive Director of Kolbe Clinic. He will lead the clinic's plan to expand its services from its current five locations in Alabama and Florida to a large footprint that will cover the south and midwest over the next five years.
Kolbe Clinic provides a variety of treatment and recovery services for patients suffering from substance use disorder. It is one of Alabama's premier providers of medication assisted treatments using suboxone and other medications coupled with counseling to address opioid, drug and alcohol problems. The clinic is also one of the few in Alabama that accepts all major insurance products.
Trimm recently retired from the University of Alabama at Birmingham School of Health Professions where he served as Associate Professor and Director of the Center for Healthcare Management and Leadership.
He has served the Alabama healthcare industry for over forty years, working initially with the Baptist Health System before starting TwoMark Healthcare Associates. TwoMark continues to help many communities plan and develop clinics and hospitals.
In 2006 Trimm joined the staff of the UAB Department of Health Services Administration where he taught strategy, information technology, and operations management. He was also coordinator for the undergraduate Healthcare Management internship program and placed student in many of the healthcare facilities in the Birmingham area. In 2013 he took over the continuing education activities of the department, focusing on expanding the UAB Annual Symposium for Healthcare Executives, held in Destin each summer.
Trimm is a board member of the Alabama State Health Coordinating Council. He also serves on the boards of the Alabama Healthcare Executive Forum, the Alabama Rural Health Association, the Alabama Performance Excellence Program, the Alabama Area Health Education Centers, and the Friends of the Birmingham Library.