Kathleen Sanford, DBA, RN

Chief Nursing Officer

Kathy’s accountabilities include nursing practice, patient care services, care coordination, advanced practice clinicians, nurse education, and nursing research. She had been with CHI since 2006 and served as CHI’s SVP/CNO. Prior to her current role, she served as Chief Nurse of the Washington Army National Guard. She received a bachelor’s degree in nursing from the University of Maryland, an MA in HR management from Pepperdine University, an MBA from Pacific Lutheran University, and a doctor of business administration from Nova Southeastern University.