Amy Beard has been named Chief Nursing Officer (CNO) of Brookwood Baptist Medical Center. Beard has served as Interim CNO at Brookwood Baptist since May of this year, and prior to that appointment, she served as the hospital's Associate CNO.
A nurse executive with more than 22 years' experience, Beard led the Brookwood Women's team to achieve the first Joint Commission Perinatal Excellence Designation in the State of Alabama and sixth in the nation in 2015. In her work with Women's Services, she held several roles of increasing responsibility, including Director, Vice President of Patient Care Services and Market Vice President.
Among her many professional affiliations, Beard is recent past President of the Birmingham Region of Nurses Leaders; Board Member of the March of Dimes Central Alabama Division; a member of the Alabama Department of Public Health Women's Advisory Steering Committee; and a former member of the Samford University Ida V. Mofett School of Nursing Advisory Board, among others.