UofL Health is pleased to announce that Aundrea Lewis, MBA, RN, NE-BC, has been named the interim chief executive officer of UofL Health – Peace Hospital.
Aundrea has most recently served as the chief nursing officer of Peace Hospital.
“Peace Hospital will continue to flourish under Aundrea’s leadership,” Tom Miller, CEO, UofL Health said. “She is dedicated to the patients Peace Hospital serves, as well as serving the community’s behavioral health needs.”
Aundrea joined Peace Hospital in June 2008. Prior to becoming chief nursing officer, she has worked as the director of Nursing and a nurse manager for Peace Hospital. Aundrea received her bachelor’s of nursing from Spalding University and her master’s of business administration from Sullivan University. She is American Nurse Credentialing Center (ANCC) board certified as a nurse executive.
“I’m thankful for this incredible opportunity to serve as the interim chief executive officer of Peace Hospital,” Aundrea said. “I feel honored to have been selected and assure you I’ll do my utmost best in this role.”
She currently serves on the Advisory Board for Spalding University’s School of Nursing, as well as University of Louisville’s School of Nursing. Currently, she is a member of the Women Business Leaders in Healthcare. She previously served on the executive board for Bridgehaven in Louisville and is a past member of Leadership Louisville Bingham Fellow. She has been named to Who’s Who among African American Leaders in Louisville twice and was the YMCA Black Achievers Adult Recipient in 2013. She was recently invited to join a two-year executive leadership program that partners with the University of Louisville School of Medicine and UofL Health.
Aundrea regularly participates in activities with the following organizations: Out of the Darkness Walk, Families for Early Autism and Treatment, Kentuckiana Heart Walk and National Alliance on Mental Illness.
“I couldn’t be more pleased that Aundrea has accepted the interim CEO role at Peace Hospital,” Martha Mather, outgoing CEO, said. “Her steadfast leadership is second to none. Peace Hospital is poised for continued growth and success, and Aundrea is the ideal choice to lead these efforts.”
Martha’s last day at Peace Hospital is Wednesday, Dec. 7.
“Peace Hospital will always be a special place to me, and I will continue to support it as a community member for years to come. I am incredibly grateful I had the opportunity to serve the last 11 years.”
Peace Hospital has received the Kentucky Hospital Quality Award eight out of the past 10 years. In addition, under her leadership, the nursing team has increased patient satisfaction scores while also improving on direct care nursing turnover at Peace Hospital. She currently resides in La Grange, Kentucky with her husband, Gerald, and their three children.