Lori Salmon, RN, BSN, Named Women’s Services Director At Parkridge East Hospital

Tuesday, December 5, 2017
Lori Salmon
Lori Salmon

Lori Salmon, RN, BSN, has been appointed Women’s Services director at Parkridge East Hospital. Ms. Salmon has worked at Parkridge East for 11 years, most recently serving as clinical coordinator of the hospital’s Labor and Delivery department.

 

“Lori has a great vision for nursing growth and enhancement for our Women’s Services department,” said Lynn Whelan, DNP, RN, assistant chief nursing officer at Parkridge East Hospital. “She is committed to ensuring safe, high-quality and evidence-based patient care.

 

Ms. Salmon earned her bachelor’s degree in nursing from Western Governors University and RN certification from Georgia Northwestern Technical College. She recently was selected to participate in TriStar Division of HCA’s Emerging Leader Program.

 

“Parkridge East has been an important part of my life, both professionally and personally – all four of my children were born here,” Ms. Salmon said. “I’ve developed my career at Parkridge East, and I’m excited about the future of Women’s Services at the hospital.”

 

As director of Women’s Services, Ms. Salmon will oversee both Labor and Delivery and Mother/Baby units. She will work closely with Kelly Hersey, MD, director of the level III Neonatal Intensive Care Unit at Parkridge East, which provides care for babies born at less than 28 weeks gestation or with severe or complex medical conditions.

 


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