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 Monroe Hospital

Phillip Lowe, Chief Executive Officer
Phil Lowe took over as CEO at Monroe Hospital in February 2015.  He has a master's degree in Hospital Administration from the University of Colorado - Denver.  Mr. Lowe has 30 years of experience in Hospital Administration, including hospital construction, community outreach and physician recruiting.  He enjoys playing the piano, singing with a Barber Shop Quartet and spending time with his family.

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Brenda Cook, Chief Nursing Officer
Brenda Cook, RN, BSN, MHA, PhD, joined the Monroe Hospital family in September of 2013 after moving to Bloomington from Indianapolis with her husband.  Brenda has resided in IN for 50 years and brings over 35 years of healthcare experience including 20 years of nursing administrative experience.  In addition to working in the hospital environment, Brenda has also been involved in nursing research and various leadership publications.

Ashley Everett, Director of Clinical Ancillary Services
Ashley joined the Monroe Team in June of 2012 as the Cardiopulmonary Manager.   She most recently directed the Cardiology Department, Interventional Radiology & Catheterization Lab, and the Respiratory Department. Ashley has a Bachelors Degree in Healthcare Administration and is currently pursuing her MBA/HCA through Ashford University.  She has 23 years of experience in the areas of cardiovascular management, patient navigational planning, multi-specialty diagnostic services, therapeutic care and wellness programming.   As Director, Ashley will oversee the following services; Pharmacy, Diagnostic Imaging, Physical Therapy, Cardiopulmonary, and Respiratory.  In addition, Ashley is the Director of Marketing and Public Relations.

Kim Adams, Director of Clinical Services
Kim Adams graduated from IU Southeast in 1996 with a Bachelor of Science in Nursing.  She began her nursing experience as a bedside nurse in a Medical/Surgical unit at Harrison County Hospital.  She then transitioned to the Emergency Department at Johnson Memorial Hospital.  She is a member of the ENA and is active in the participation of Hospital Incident Command (HICS) training.  Kim joined Monroe Hospital in September 2006 as a staff nurse in the Emergency Department.  In October, 2010 she became the co-Charge Nurse for the Emergency Department and became more active  on committees and QI review.  In October of 2011, she transitioned to Manager of the ED as well as Patient Flow Coordinator.  In May, 2013 she transitioned into the role of Director of Clinical Services.  Kim now oversees Medical/Surgical and ICU/PCU in addition to the Emergency Department, and is an active participant in staff education at Monroe Hospital.

Shelly Figg, Manager of the Physician Network
Shelly Figg has been with Monroe Hospital since October 1, 2007.

Debra Sehr, Director of Perioperative Services
Debra Sehr, RN, CNOR, CRNFA, joined Monroe Hospital family in October 2012.