Colleen Walters Named Vice President & Chief Mission Integration Officer for MHN
AOR is pleased to announce Colleen M. Walters, MAHCM, has been named Vice President and Chief Mission Integration Officer for the Mercy Health Network (MHN), effective Oct. 24, 2016. Colleen has served as the Vice President Regional Mission Integration for the Trinity Health Iowa Region since 2013. Prior to that assignment she held the role of Chief Operating Officer at Medical Professional Resources in Springfield, Ohio. She brings to MHN 30 years of health care experience ranging from Dietary Aide to Director of Physician Relations / Recruitment.
Within Trinity Health, Colleen was selected by Mission Senior Leadership as a member of the Trinity Health task force for the development of standards for Mission Integration leaders. She is a member of Trinity Health’s Ethics Leaders Group.
Colleen has a Masters of Arts in Healthcare Mission from Aquinas Institute of Theology in Saint Louis. She co-chaired an Iowa Catholic Conference subcommittee on end of life care in healthcare and co-authored with Dr. Janine Idziak recommendations to the Iowa Catholic Bishops on compassionate care initiative.
She is the mother of two adult daughters, Emily (27) who works for NASA in Huntsville, Alabama and Vanessa (21) who is finishing her undergrad degree in Medicinal Chemistry in Ohio. She has been married to her husband Steve for 31 years. She enjoys spending time with family and friends.
Please join us in congratulating Colleen on her continued success in health ministry leadership!