Lutheran Health Network Promotes Two Administrators to Leadership Positions
Fort Wayne, Ind. (Thursday, February 17, 2011) — Lutheran Health Network is pleased to announced that two administrators have recently been promoted. Brief biographies of each administrator are listed.
Lutheran Health Network officials have named Shelly Miller as chief executive officer of The Orthopaedic Hospital. Miller has been the administrative lead at TOH since its inception in February 2008, serving as chief operating officer and chief nursing officer. Prior to TOH becoming independently licensed in 2008, Miller served as the Lutheran Musculoskeletal Center's executive director. She has been with LHN since 1989, beginning as a registered nurse at Caylor-Nickel Medical Center before she worked in emergency services at Lutheran Hospital in 1992 where she spent the next 14 years. Miller has a Master in Business Administration with healthcare specialization and is currently in the 2011 class of Leadership Fort Wayne.
Erica Wehrmeister has been promoted to chief operating officer of Dupont Hospital. Wehrmeister has served as Dupont's assistant CEO since January 2010. Prior to joining Lutheran Health Network and Dupont Hospital, Wehrmeister worked at Orthopaedics Northeast as the clinical coordinator in the Ambulatory Surgery Center. She also worked in various leadership roles for eight years at another Fort Wayne facility. Wehrmeister earned her Bachelor of Science in Nursing from Ball State University in 2009. She will complete her MBA/MHA from Indiana Tech in May 2011.