Updated March 30 at 2:30pm
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W&I names new chief nursing officer


PROVIDENCE – Angelleen Peters-Lewis has been appointed senior vice president for Patient Care Services and chief nursing officer at Women & Infants Hospital, hospital officers announced Feb. 28.

Peters-Lewis was most recently the associate chief nurse of Women and Newborn’s Nursing and Clinical Services at Brigham and Women’s Hospital in Boston, where she was responsible for leadership, strategic planning, operations and clinical nursing for all obstetric and gynecologic service lines.

She also served previously as a nurse director of the Endoscopy Program at Massachusetts General Hospital, where she began her career as a staff nurse

“Peters-Lewis comes to us with an incredible track record of significant achievement in academic medicine, a deep commitment to the health care needs of the underserved, and a passion for professional nursing leadership and practice,” said Constance A. Howes, president and chief executive office of Women & Infants.

A graduate of Simmons College, Peters-Lewis earned a masters degree from Northeastern University and her PhD. in nursing from Boston College. She also completed post-doctoral education at the Harvard Business School and is part of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Executive Nurses Fellows Program.


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