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Kathy Van Meter

Chief Nursing Officer

Kathy Van Meter was appointed as Chief Nursing Officer of Emanuel Medical Center in February 2021. Kathy is responsible for all nursing and designated patient care functions within Emanuel. She oversees and coordinates the nursing units and their daily operations.

Kathy previously served as Associate Administrator at Emanuel. She has been a registered nurse for more than 20 years. Prior to her roles at Emanuel, Kathy served in various Clinical Informatics roles in California and Arizona. But her true passion has always been nursing. She was also employed at Legacy Health System in Portland for more than eight years, where the majority of her time was spent serving in the emergency department.

Kathy earned Associate Degrees in Nursing and Liberal Arts from Chaffey Community College, a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Information Systems from DeVry University and Master of Science in Health Informatics from the University of Illinois at Chicago. She is a member of the Association of California Nurse Leaders and the California Association for Healthcare Quality.