Leaders turn vision into reality.

Being a true partner to the patients we serve means making the right decisions for today and for the future. It requires leaders with innovative thinking and courage. At ECU Health, we have assembled a strong, skilled leadership team that can navigate the changes in the health care industry while continuing to improve care. With great leaders, a motivated, empowered and supported environment is created and great advances in care are made.

Senior Leadership

Dr. Michael Waldrum

Michael Waldrum,
MD, MSc, MBA

Chief Executive Officer, ECU Health

Dr. Niti Armistead is the Chief Medical Officer and Chief Quality & Patient Safety Officer at ECU Health

Niti S. Armistead, MD, FACP

Chief Medical Officer and Chief Quality & Patient Safety Officer, ECU Health

Dr. Christina Bowen

Christina Bowen, M.D., ABOIM, DipACLM

Chief Well-being Officer, ECU Health

Jay Briley, MHA, FACHE

President, ECU Health Community Hospitals

Daniel Drake, PhD, RN

President, Vidant Medical Group and Ambulatory Services

Mark F. Dunn, CPC, MSL

Chief Diversity, Inclusion and Talent Management Officer, ECU Health

Brian Floyd, RN, MBA

President, ECU Health Medical Center and Chief Operating Officer, ECU Health Hospitals

Donette Herring, RN

Chief Information Officer, ECU Health

Todd Hickey, FACHE

Chief Clinical Network Development Officer, ECU Health

David S. Hughes, CPA, CGMA

Chief Financial Officer, ECU Health

Julie Kennedy Oehlert, DNP, RN

Chief Experience Officer, ECU Health

Scott Senatore

President, Vidant Foundation

Charlene J. Wilson, Ed.D(c), MPA, CCP

Chief Human Resources Officer, ECU Health

Hospital Presidents

Judy Bruno, MBA, BSN, RN, NE-BC, FACHE

President, ECU Health Roanoke-Chowan Hospital

Jeff Dial, MPH, MS, FACHE

President, ECU Health Duplin Hospital

Jason Harrell, RN, MSN, ANP, CPHQ

President, ECU Health North Hospital

Brian J. Harvill, CPA, MBA

President, ECU Health Bertie Hospital and ECU Health Chowan Hospital

Patrick M. Heins, DNP, MBA, RN

President, ECU Health Edgecombe Hospital

Debra Hernandez, MHA, RN, FACHE, CENP

President, ECU Health Beaufort Hospital, a campus of ECU Health Medical Center

Ronnie Sloan, FACHE

President, The Outer Banks Hospital

Governing Board

The governing board of ECU Health sets policies that guide the operation and direction of the health care system and its subsidiaries. The governing board serves on behalf of the community, providing ideas for new programs and supporting existing ones.

Members are charged with bringing the community’s voice to the health care system and, in turn, sharing the organization’s story in the community. Board members serve voluntarily and without pay.

To view the 2022 Calendar of Meetings for Governing Boards, please click here.

ECU Health Board of Directors

Marcus S. Albernaz, MD

Shirley A. Carraway, Ed.D

James W. “Jim” Chesnutt

Carlester T. Crumpler, Jr.

Ernest L. “Ernie” Evans

Jimmy F. Garris

Robert J. “Bob” Greczyn, Jr.

W. Phillip “Phil” Hodges

J. Bryant Kittrell, III

C. Bynum Satterwhite

Anand “Andy” Tewari, MD

ECU Health Medical Center Board of Trustees

Marcus S. Albernaz, MD

Angela A. Allen

Richard “Rich” Balot

Kristin S. Braswell, Ed.D

Anthony C. “Tony” Cannon

Shirley A. Carraway, Ed.D

Carlester T. Crumpler, Jr.

Roger L. “Vern” Davenport

Deborah W. Davis

Phillip R. “Phil” Dixon, Sr.

Michael C. “Mike” Fitzpatrick

Christopher E. Jenkins

Mary “Polly” Johnson, RN, MSN, FAAN

J. Bryant Kittrell, III

William C. Monk, Jr.

Philip G. Rogers, Ed.D

Diane N. Taylor

Anand “Andy” Tewari, MD

Donald A. Thompson, Jr.

Michael R. Waldrum, MD

ECU Health Community Hospitals

Marcus S. Albernaz, MD

Ernest L. “Ernie” Evans

Jimmy F. Garris

Mary “Polly” Johnson, RN, MSN, FAAN

Robert “Bob” Patterson, III

Diane N. Taylor

Michael R. Waldrum, MD

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