GSU Alum Appointed Chief Nurse Executive Position at Local Hospital

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Dr. Jacquelyn Whitten, a graduate of both the master’s and doctoral nursing programs at GSU, was recently appointed Chief Nurse Executive for Advocate Trinity Hospital in Chicago, which is

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Dr. J. Whitten

part of Advocate Health Care ─ one of the largest health care systems in metropolitan Chicago and in the United States.

Dr. Whitten also holds a certificate in project management from the Harvard School of Public Health Project and recently completed a Nursing Executive leadership course at the Wharton School of Business at the University of Pennsylvania. She will assume her new position as chief nurse executive for Advocate Trinity, which serves more than 90,000 patients each year and provides a full range of services from obstetrics and emergency care to medical, surgical, cardiology, diabetes and cancer care.

GSU Nursing Department Chair Dr. Nancy MacMullen said that “Dr. Whitten is a wonderful example of the type of nurse we graduate from our DNP program. She’s extremely dedicated and clinically expert, as well as a fine team leader. We’re all extremely proud of her recent accomplishment.”

In an email note to GSU Nursing professors Dr. MacMullen, Dr. Pat Martin and Dr. Catherine Tymkow, Whitten wrote: “I would like to take this opportunity to sincerely thank you all for your mentorship and guidance from a wonderful university. It gives me great pleasure to represent our University! This could not have been done without all of you. Thank you all and please pass it on to the other professors.”


Posted by Lindsay Gladstone at 01/13/2014 04:29:46 PM