Cheryl Herbert is the senior vice president of regional operations. In this role, she guides the operations, strategic development and integration for OhioHealth’s regional hospitals. She also provides system-wide leadership for a number of clinical support service areas to improve overall efficiencies and costs.
Previously, Ms. Herbert served as senior vice president of Shared Services. She also served as president of OhioHealth Dublin Methodist Hospital, where she led planning and construction efforts for the new Dublin-based hospital in 2004.
Ms. Herbert began her career in 1978 as a registered nurse at St. Ann's Hospital and has worked in healthcare management for 30 years. Ms. Herbert joined OhioHealth in 1998 when MedCenter Hospital in Marion merged with Marion General Hospital. At that time, she was president of MedCenter and played a key role in bringing that facility into the OhioHealth family. She then became vice president of Marion General Hospital and then served as president and chief executive officer of Morrow County Hospital in Mt. Gilead, a managed hospital in the OhioHealth system.
A graduate of Capital University in Columbus where she received a bachelor's degree in Nursing, Ms. Herbert also has a master's degree in Business Administration from Ashland University in Ashland, Ohio. She is a member in the American College of Healthcare Executives and serves on several boards in the community. As a participant in the Center for Health Design's Pebble Project, she is a strong advocate for evidence-based design and the cultural elements necessary to support patient and family-centered care.