Her predecessor, Reg Lavoie, served as the hospital's CEO for 17 years. “Her commitment to care is an asset for the hospital and our community,” Lavoie said in a written statement.
Ryan's educational background is in nursing and hospital administration. She spent many years of her career as a board-certified family nurse practitioner, specializing in emergency medicine. “Her diverse background and understanding of medicine and business makes her the ideal candidate for our hospital,” said Steve Elliott, Cottage Hospital board chairman, in a written statement.
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