Executive Vice President of Operations & Chief Integration Officer, Salem Health

Leah Mitchell serves as the Executive Vice President of Operations and Chief Integration Officer at Salem Health. She is responsible for the information technology strategy and computer systems that support enterprise goals and supporting the integration of Kaizen principles to improve quality and safety for patients. She also oversees organizational strategy deployment, risk management, quality, safety and education programs. Leah has been with Salem Health for 15 years in a variety of nursing and leadership positions. Prior to moving to Oregon, Leah worked as a leader for a cardiac medical group in Texas. She is a Registered Nurse with a background in cardiovascular and intensive care nursing. Leah is also a certified pilot and flight instructor and was a secondary education teacher for several years. Leah holds a master of science in nursing, an associate’s degree in nursing, a bachelor of science in aviation, a bachelor of science in business, and a teaching certification in secondary education.

Email: mitchell@wou.edu