Diversity and Inclusion Council

We are committed to fair and equitable treatment of all people regardless of race, ethnicity, gender identity, age, sexual orientation or other identifiers. Ardent’s Diversity and Inclusion Council ensures we integrate practices that support and accelerate diversity and inclusion and that our overall business strategy fully aligns with these principles.

Members of our Diversity and Inclusion Council include representatives from each of our divisions, as well as our corporate office:

Derrick Jones, Co-Chair
Ardent Diversity and Inclusion Council

CEO, Lovelace UNM Rehabilitation Hospital
New Mexico Division

Dell Oliver, Co-Chair
Ardent Diversity and Inclusion Council

CNO, Hackensack Meridian Mountainside Medical Center
Americas Division

Michael Cruz, Division COO

BSA Health System
Amarillo Division

Evelyn Joseph, Pharmacy Director

UT Health Henderson
UT Health East Texas Division

Stacie Malone, VP

Internal Audit
Ardent Corporate

Jessica Stidham, Manager Talent & Organizational Development

Organizational Development
Ardent Corporate

Xavier Villarreal, CEO

Hillcrest Medical Center
Oklahoma Division

Ardent Health Services

Ardent Health Services invests in quality health care. In people, technology, facilities and communities, Ardent makes considerable investments – producing high quality care and extraordinary results.

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