St. Peter’s Welcomes New Chief Medical Officer

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St. Peter’s Welcomes New Chief Medical Officer

Date: 09/14/17

Shelly Harkins, MD has joined the SPH team as the Chief Medical Officer (CMO). Dr. Harkins is an experienced physician executive with more than 15 years of healthcare experience in hospitals, medical groups, and health systems.

Most recently, Dr. Harkins served as Medical Director at the Center for Hospice in South Bend, Indiana. Dr. Harkins will continue to grow SPH’s focus on patient safety, quality and accountability. Previously in her career, she served as System CMO at Beacon Health System in South Bend, Indiana, and as CMO at Beacon Health System in Belleville, Ill. Dr. Harkins began her healthcare career as an Active Duty US Air Force Attending Physician.

Dr. Harkins holds a Doctor of Medicine from East Carolina University and completed her internship and residency in Family Medicine with Pitt County Memorial Hospital in Greenville, N.C. She earned a Master of Healthcare Administration from Saint Louis University in St. Louis, Mo. and holds a Bachelor’s degree in Zoology from North Carolina State University in Raleigh, N.C. Dr. Harkins is certified by the American Board of Family Medicine, Hospice and Palliative Care.

 

 

 

  

 

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