Michelle Y. Blakely, PhD

Flossmoor, Illinois

Chief Operating Officer, Norwegian American Hospital

Experience at:
Dept. of Veterans Affairs - Jesse Brown VA Medical Center, National Vaccine Program Office, Department of Health and Human Services

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    Feb 2017 – Present

    Chief Operating Officer

    Norwegian American Hospital
    D

    Jun 2002 – Feb 2017

    CHIEF OPERATING OFFICER / Assoc. Medical Center Director

    Dept. of Veterans Affairs - Jesse Brown VA Medical Center
    N

    Oct 2014 – Oct 2015

    Interim Advisor and Acting Chief Operations and Management

    National Vaccine Program Office

    Jun 2015 – Oct 2015

    Interim Senior Advisor/ Office of Assistant Secretary

    Department of Health and Human Services
    O

    2015 – 2015

    Sr. Advisor - Office of Assistant Secretary for Health

    Oash/hhs
    D

    2015 – 2015

    Interim Chief Executive Officer

    Department of Veterans Affairs - Edward Hines Jr. Hospital
    C

    Apr 2014 – Oct 2014

    Interim Chief Executive Officer

    Capt James Lovell Federal Health Care Center
    L

    2014 – 2014

    Captain James A. Lovell Federal Health Care Center

    Lovell FHCC
    D

    Jun 2001 – Jul 2002

    Chief Operations Officer / Associate Director for Operations

    Department of Veteran Affairs, Tennessee Valley Healthcare System
    D

    Apr 1996 – Jun 2001

    DIRECTOR OF OPERATIONS (Deputy, Network Director)

    Department of Veterans Affairs
    U

    Jan 1996 – Jan 2001

    Deputy Network Director (Director of Operations)

    Upper Midwest Health Care Network
    D

    Jul 2000 – Nov 2000

    Interim Chief Operations Officer

    Department of Veterans Affairs Black Hills Health Care System
    Where I've Studied

    Federal Executive Leadership Institute

    Health Care Leadership Development Course

    Harvard School of Business

    2015

    PhD, Organizational Leadership

    The Chicago School of Professional Psychology

    1987

    Masters, Health Sciences Administration

    University of Michigan

    1985

    BS, Psychology

    University of Illinois

    Specialties

    Environmental Health & Safety

    General Manager/Location Manager

    Operations Management

    Plant & Facilities Management

    Procurement

    Process Management

    Quality Management

    Supply Chain & Logistics

    Administrative & Office

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    Norwegian American Hospital

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