Cindy McDonald, R.N., MSN, CHE, CPHQ
Cindy McDonald, R.N., MSN, CHE, CPHQ, has served as vice president, Quality since May 2006. She earned a bachelor of science in nursing and a master of science in nursing administration with a minor in business administration from East Carolina University. She joined FirstHealth in 1992 as assistant director, Women & Children’s Services for Moore Regional Hospital and later became director of Performance Improvement and then administrative director of Clinical Performance for FirstHealth of the Carolinas. She served as chief operating officer/chief nursing officer for Richmond Memorial Hospital until being named vice president, Quality. McDonald is a member of the American College of Healthcare Executives and the North Carolina Quality Association. She is certified as a health care executive and in professional health care quality.