Johns Hopkins names National Capital region president

Carolyn Carpenter was called president of the National Capital area for Baltimore-based Johns Hopkins Health System, efficient Aug. 24, according to a memo to staff.

Prior to joining Sentara, Ms. Carpenter operated at Durham, N.C.-based Duke Health, leading the Duke Cancer Institute as an associate vice president of the health system and associate dean of the school of medication. She later became COO of Duke University Hospital in Durham.

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Ms. Carpenter has more than 25 years of healthcare administration experience, most recently as the business vice president for Norfolk, Va.-based Sentara Healthcare. She is also president of Sentara Norfolk General Hospital and executive leader for Sentaras cancer network, cardiovascular service line and pharmacy services.


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As president, she will manage the advancement of access indicate health care in the area, that includes areas anchored by Sibley Memorial Hospital in Washington, D.C., and Suburban Hospital in Bethesda, Md., according to the memo from Kevin Sowers, MSN, RN, president of the Johns Hopkins Health System and executive vice president of Johns Hopkins Medicine. She also will take part in long-range strategic planning activities.

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