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McDonnell Joins DUHS as Chief Nurse Executive

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Terry McDonnell, DNP, ACNP-BC

Terry McDonnell,DNP, ACNP-BC,has been named chief nurse executive for Duke University Health System. She will work closely with chief nursing officers and other system leaders to increase a sense of purpose among frontline clinical teams and ensure patients receive world-class care.

McDonnell has a doctorate in nursing and is an Acute Care-Certified Nurse Practitioner who specializes in treating patients with gastrointestinal cancers. Most recently, she served as the vice president of clinical operations and chief nursing officer of the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Center in Seattle, Wash., where she was responsible for the oversight of clinical and professional staff to ensure they delivered patient-centric care. CONTINUE READING