Madigan appointed UNC Hospitals' Chief Nursing Officer

I am extremely pleased to announce that Cathy Madigan has accepted the position of UNC Hospitals' Chief Nursing Officer (CNO) and Senior Vice President position effective Feb. 1, 2016.

Madigan appointed UNC Hospitals' Chief Nursing Officer click to enlarge Dr. Cathy Madigan, UNC Hospitals' Chief Nursing Officer beginning Feb. 1, 2016

Dr. Madigan first joined UNC Hospitals in 2003 as Director of Cardiac Services. Since June 2013, Dr. Madigan has served as UNC Hospitals’ Vice President of Nursing and Associate Chief Nursing Officer. From 2008 – 2013, she was the Associate Vice President and Associate Chief Nursing Officer. She is also an Adjunct Assistant Professor at the UNC School of Nursing.

Dr. Madigan received her BSN from Vanderbilt University, her Master’s degree in Nursing from the University of Colorado Health Sciences System, and her doctorate from UNC School of Nursing.

Prior to coming to UNC Hospitals, she was the Director of the Cardiac Center at The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia from 1996-2003, and the Director of the Children’s Cardiac Program at the Denver Children’s Hospital/University of Colorado Health Sciences System from 1991 - 1996.

Please join me in congratulating Dr. Mary Tonges on her retirement and in supporting Cathy as she transitions into her new role as UNC Hospitals’ CNO!

- Brian P. Goldstein, MD, MBA
  UNC Hospitals Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer

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