, MSN Heads Patient Care ServicesUT Bowld Hospital recently appointed Roberta Mills
, M.S.N., Administrator, Patient Care Services.She
succeeds Sallie Powell, R.N., who served as Acting Administrator since the departure of Mary Oelman last year.
comes to UT Bowld from the Visiting Nurse Association, where she served as President for the past seven years.
No stranger to UT, Ms. Mills
was Associate Director of Nursing Service for UT, City of Memphis Hospitals from 1977-1980.She
later served as Director of Nursing Administrative Services at Baptist Memorial Hospital.Her
experience also includes nursing supervisory positions at Memphis' Methodist Hospital and St. Mary's Hospital in St. Louis.A graduate of Sacred Heart Dominican College in Houston, she
Master of Science in nursing at St. Louis University.
In 1992, Ms. Mills
became the first female Brigadier General in the history of the National Guard and was awarded the Governor's Outstanding Tennessean Award.She
went on to become the National Guard's first female Major General two years later.Ms. Mills
is a member of the American Nurses Association, the Association of Air National Guard Nurses, and the ANA Council of Nursing Service Administrators.
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Ms. VanHoozer has worked closely with Hospital administration, including Rob Nolly, Roberta Mills
, and Sallie Powell, concerning the direction of the new responsibilities.