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Mon Health Medical Center appoints new Chief Operating Officer

Posted Date: 12/8/2017

Dorothy (Dottie) Oakes, RN, MSN, has joined Mon Health Medical Center as the Chief Operating Officer, effective Nov. 27. She succeeds Sarah Woodrum, who took a faculty position at WVU School of Public Health.

Oakes is co-founder and chief nursing officer of ChangePartner, an organization that combines adaptive mobile technology with behavior science to improve the patient experience and quality of care.

Prior to her role at ChangePartner, she served as vice president and chief nursing officer at WVU Hospitals for 13 years. During that time, she led the organization through three successful Magnet designations. 

Oakes received her bachelor’s in nursing at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, and her master’s from Duke University. She also completed the Wharton Fellows Program in Management for Nurse Executives.

About Mon Health Medical Center
Mon Health Medical Center is a 189-bed general, acute care hospital in Morgantown, WV. It is the flagship member of Mon Health, an integrated network of physician clinics, outpatient centers and hospitals that work together to make healthcare more accessible and affordable to residents of north central West Virginia, southwestern Pennsylvania and western Maryland. In addition to Mon Health Medical Center, Mon Health includes Mon Health Preston Memorial Hospital, a 25-bed critical access hospital in Kingwood, WV; Stonewall Jackson Memorial Hospital, a 70-bed hospital in Weston, WV; Mon Health EMS; Mon Health Equipment & Supplies; and Mon Health The Village at Heritage Point. For more information, visit monhealth.com.
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