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MULLICA HILL, NJ (August 21, 2014) – Michelle Marshall, M.B.A., F.A.C.H.E., assistant vice president of oncology and women’s health service lines at Inspira Health Network has been selected to serve on the Advisory Board of Spirit of Women, a national network of leading hospitals dedicated to improving women's lives with innovative health and community programs. Marshall’s appointment was announced to the Spirit of Women network of hospitals at their National Executive Meeting last month in Miami, Florida. Her term runs through June, 2016.
Marshall joins an elite group of healthcare leaders from hospitals across the country, all of whom were selected based on the scope of their responsibilities both at work and in their communities, and also, for their ability to represent the voice and needs of today’s healthcare consumer.
“We are honored that Michelle has agreed to share her time and talents with our board, “said Tanya Abreu, President & Chief Vision Officer, Spirit of Women. “It is through the collective commitment of people including Michelle and the healthcare organizations that are part of Spirit of Women that we are able to help improve the health and well-being of their communities.”
The Spirit of Women Advisory Board is responsible for furthering the mission of Spirit of Women by helping to develop meaningful, memorable and actionable programming and education for communities across the U.S. Members convene annually and are involved in remote planning meetings throughout the year.
Marshall is responsible for overall strategic planning, growth, and development of oncology, women’s and children’s service lines at Inspira Health Network, collectively worth nearly $70 million. Inspira is a 600+ bed hospital system composed of three acute care hospitals and more than 60 ambulatory locations throughout southern New Jersey.
The Spirit of Women Advisory Board is composed of representatives from the following hospitals and health systems:
- Crouse Hospital, Syracuse, New York
- Forrest General Hospital, Hattiesburg, Mississippi
- Inspira Health Network, Vineland, New Jersey
- Mary Washington Healthcare, Fredericksburg, Virginia
- Pocono Health System, East Stroudsburg, Pennsylvania
- Saint Agnes Medical Center, Fresno, California
- St. Cloud Hospital, St. Cloud, Minnesota
- St. Luke’s Hospital, Chesterfield, Missouri
- St. Mary’s Medical Center, Huntington, West Virginia
- Swedish Medical Center, Englewood, Colorado
- The Medical Center of Plano, Plano, Texas
- The Women’s Hospital, Newburgh, Indiana
- WellStar Health System, Marietta, Georgia
About Spirit of Women
Spirit of Women is a national network of leading hospitals dedicated to improving women's lives with innovative health and community programs. Spirit of Women hospitals touch the lives of millions of women each year through the presentation of educational events, consumer membership programs, annual conferences, marketing communications and grassroots efforts to improve the health and well-being of women everywhere. Spirit of Women enables participating hospitals to focus on community needs while providing the strength of national support.
About Inspira Health Network
Inspira Health Network is a charitable nonprofit health care organization formed in November 2012 by the merger of South Jersey Healthcare and Underwood-Memorial Hospital. The network, which traces its roots to 1899, now comprises three hospitals, four multi-specialty health centers and a total of more than 60 locations. These include outpatient imaging and rehabilitation centers; urgent care; numerous specialty centers, including sleep medicine, cardiac testing and wound care; home care and hospice; and more than two dozen primary and specialty physician practices in Cumberland, Gloucester and Salem counties.
Together with its medical staff of more than 1,100 physicians and other care providers, as well as more than 5,500 employees, Inspira Health Network provides evidence-based care to help each patient achieve the best possible outcome. Clinical and support staffs are focused on providing quality care in a safe environment. For more information about Inspira Health Network, call 1-800-INSPIRA.