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New chief nursing officer joins Wheatland hospital


WHEATLAND, WY (Oct. 15, 2013) – A leader with more than 20 years of experience in a variety of nursing roles has joined Platte County Memorial Hospital as chief nursing officer.

Lisa Drew comes to Wheatland from Catholic Health Initiatives. She worked there for 20 years with roles that included chief clinical officer, director of quality resources, risk management and patient safety, clinical education coordinator, outreach services manager, trauma nurse coordinator and charge and staff nurse roles.

She earned her master’s degree in nursing administration from Indiana State University and bachelor’s degree in nursing and a bachelor’s degree in interdisciplinary studies from Adams State College in Alamosa, CO. Drew received her associate’s degree in nursing from Anne Arundel Community College in Arnold, Md.

She is a member of the American Organization of Nurse Executives and has taught several nursing certification classes.

Drew said she chose to come to Wheatland for the opportunity to work in a Banner Health hospital and to live in a small, rural community. This also puts her closer to her family in Colorado.

In her spare time, Drew enjoys travelling, golf and spending time with family, friends and her four dogs.

Platte County Memorial Hospital has provided medical excellence to the residents of Platte County since 1955. The hospital offers Emergency care, inpatient services, cardiopulmonary care, inpatient and ambulatory surgery, laboratory, medical imaging and women’s care. For more information, visit

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