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Annette Small

Chief Executive Officer and Chief Nursing Officer, St. Mary’s Medical Center

Named Chief Executive Officer in 2009, Annette Small brings extensive health care experience, from both the clinical and administrative sides, to St. Mary’s Medical Center. As chief executive officer, Small leads a team effort to make St. Mary’s the chosen medical center for physicians and patients.

Small began her career at St. Mary’s in 2000 and before being named chief executive officer she served as director of Clinical Operations. Small has held a variety of positions within the Medical Center, including a registered nurse in Case Management, Process Improvement specialist and administrative projects specialist.

Prior to joining St. Mary’s, Small acquired a wide range of health care experience by working as a registered nurse in managed care and home health. She holds a Bachelor of Science in Nursing and a Master of Business Administration degree.

Small and her husband have three children and live in Lee’s Summit, Mo.

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