Educational Advisory Board - Hospital O.R. & Surgical Executives


Board Chair
Stephen Lovern, DNP, RN, NEA BC
Vice President-Department of Surgery
Carilion Clinic
Roanoke, VA

Previous Board Chair

Gerard Durney
2010 - 2018 Board Chair


Vice Chair
Valerie Brown, MSN, RN, CNOR, NEA-BC
Associate Director of Nursing
SCA Health-Surgicare of Central Jersey • Flemington, NJ

Patricia McMeen, BSN, RN, CNOR, CSSM
Director, Surgical Services
Erlanger Health System • Chattanooga, TN

Trevor Bennett, MBA, MSN, RN, CNOR
AVP, Acute Care Operations, Exec Director
Providence Swedish • Seattle, WA

Faisal Rahman, PhD
Vice President
DXTX Pain & Spine • Dyer, IN

Rolla Sweis, Pharm.D., M.A.
Regional VP of Hospital Operations
Advocate Christ Medical Center • Chicago, IL

Deron Mabe,
Associate Vice President, Perioperative Services
Atrium Health Wake Forest Baptist • Winston-Salem, NC

Lou Bottoms, MHA, BSN, BSN RN, CNOR
Director Patient Care Periop and Procedural
Emory University Hospital of Emory Healthcare • Atlanta, GA

Executive Director Clinical Quality Value Analysis
WellStar Health System • Marietta, GA

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