Erlanger East And North Announce New Leadership

Friday, January 8, 2021

Erlanger East and North Hospitals announce three new leaders have taken the reins: Vice President and CEO of Erlanger East and North Hospitals Martha Weeks, Erlanger East and North Hospitals Chief Medical Officer Dr. Monica Jones and Erlanger East and North Hospitals Chief Nursing Officer Dr. William Crowe.
 
Ms. Weeks has worked with Erlanger for 45 years in various positions. She started as a floor nurse then proceeded to management and leadership positions. Ms. Weeks has been a staff nurse, assistant nurse manager, nurse manager, metabolic and diabetes program coordinator, director of patient care and associate CNO at Erlanger.
She recently served as the CNO for Erlanger East and North Hospitals before stepping into the CEO position. Ms. Weeks earned her nursing degree from Erlanger in 1975. She then went on to earn a bachelor’s in psychology and nursing at the University of Tennessee, Chattanooga. She earned her masters of health administration from the University of St. Francis in 2013. 
 
Dr. Jones joined Erlanger after working as an anesthesiologist with Anesthesiology Consultants Exchange for 29 years. Dr. Jones received her undergrad at Indiana University Southeast in New Albany, In. before attending medical school at Indiana University School of Medicine. She competed her residency for anesthesiology at the University of Alabama Birmingham. She also completed a residency in obstetrical anesthesia at Baylor College of Medicine in Houston, Tx. In 2011, Dr. Jones earned her physician executive master in business administration from the University of Tennessee. 
 
Dr. Crowe has over 39 years of experience in healthcare, over 32 years of experience as a nurse and a decade of experience as a nurse practitioner. His variety of experience covers many different care settings including flight nursing, the Emergency Department, critical care, administration, quality, research, education and advanced practice. Dr. Crowe earned his nursing degree from Georgia State University. He then completed his masters in nursing at Southern Adventist University and became an acute care nurse practitioner. He earned his post masters certificate for family nurse practitioner at Southern Adventist as well before continuing to the University of South Alabama where he completed his doctorate of nursing practice.

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