14 women are moving into healthcare leadership

The following leadership changes made by women have been reported or shared with Becker’s since January 28:

  1. Amalia Stanton has been named chief marketing officer and senior vice president and chief strategic communications officer at Houston-based Memorial Hermann Health System.
  2. Susan Lara Willars has become senior vice president and chief human resources officer at Valleywise Health, based in Phoenix.
  3. Melissa Alvillar, MSN, RN, has been tapped to fill the position of chief nursing officer at Comanche County Memorial Hospital, based in Lawton, Okla.
  4. Tiesa Hughes-Dillard, DNP, RN has been named permanent chief nursing officer for the University of Illinois Chicago Hospital and Health Sciences System.
  5. Lori Dove has been named chief operating officer and senior vice president of UNC Health Southeastern, based in Lumberton, North Carolina.
  6. Patricia Vassell, DNP, will serve as vice president of nursing services and chief nursing officer at Guthrie Robert Packer Hospital in Sayre, Pennsylvania.
  7. Debra Raupers, MSN, has been named the company’s first chief nursing officer at Guthrie Robert Packer Hospital in Sayre, Pennsylvania.
  8. Brittany Lavis has been named CEO of Dallas-based Tenet Healthcare’s Detroit Medical Center Group and Detroit Marketplace.
  9. Michelle Gaskill-Hames, BSN, has been named chief operating officer and head of strategy, growth and experience for the Southern California and Hawaii markets of Kaiser Permanente, based in Oakland, California.
  10. Mary Ellen Sumrall, MSN, has been named chief nursing officer for Baptist Memorial Health Care, based in Memphis, Tennessee.
  11. Kerry Herbine has been named chief operating officer of Lewis County Health System, based in Lowville, New York.
  12. Susan Griffin, MSN, RN, has been named chief nursing officer for St. David’s HealthCare in Austin, Texas, and for the Central and West Texas division of HCA Healthcare.
  13. Courtney Owens, BSN, RN, has been named chief nursing officer of Texas County Memorial Hospital, based in Houston, Mo.
  14. Janelle Raborn has been named CEO of Lovelace Health System, based in Albuquerque, New Mexico. Ms. Raborn, COO of the system, will also assume the title of Market Leader of the Lovelace Health System.