Alene Lewis, MSN, MHA, BSN, RN, has taken the nursing lead at Southern
Regional as the Chief Nursing Officer. She steps into this position with
more than 35 years of hospital operations and nursing management experience
in both large and medium-sized medical facilities.
“With her level of experience and commitment to high quality care,
Alene will be an exceptional guiding force for our clinical staff,’
states Charlotte W. Dupré, President and Chief Executive Officer
of Southern Regional Medical Center. “Southern Regional is happy
to add a strong leader to our team who is focused on delivering patient-centered
care derived from evidence-based practices.”
Alene has held previous CNO positions at Raleigh General Hospital in Beckley,
WV; Southern Hills Hospital in Las Vegas, NV; Albuquerque Regional Medical
Center in Albuquerque, NM and Eastern New Mexico Medical Center in Roswell,
NM. Originally from Georgia, she began her nursing career at Egleston
Children’s Hospital in Atlanta where she was as a Neonatal Intensive
Care Unit Staff Nurse and Manager.
Alene holds two master’s degrees – Nursing Informatics (American
Sentinel University) and Health Administration (Georgia State University).
She holds a BS in Nursing (Nevada State College) and a BA in Business
Administration (University of Georgia). Alene received a diploma in Nursing
from Piedmont Hospital School of Nursing.