St. Joseph Names Chief Nursing Officer
Greg Simpson has been named Chief Nursing Officer of St. Joseph Medical
Center. Simpson returns to St. Joseph, where he served as the director
of the Heart Institute from 1998 to 2007. He went on to serve as a nursing
leader for regional HCA hospitals and, most recently, as an assistant
professor at the University of Central Missouri.
Simpson earned a Bachelor of Science in Nursing from the University of
Central Missouri and a Master Degree in Health Care Administration from
Bellevue University in Bellevue, Neb.
“It’s great to be returning to St. Joseph, which I consider
my professional home,” says Simpson. “It’s even better
because this is such an exciting time of change and growth for St. Joseph.
I am honored to be able to have a part of it.”
“Greg has a diverse background of experience that will serve him
well in this vital leadership role,” says Bob Erickson, Chief Executive
Officer, St. Joseph Medical Center. “Greg’s servant-leadership
style will empower people and bring out their best.