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QHS Names LeeAnn Silva, Director of Asset Management, Queen Emma Land Company; Julie Kathman, Director of Maternal Health, Perinatal and Pediatrics, QMC; Kristina Clark, Director of Clinical Education, QMC

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HONOLULU – The Queen’s Health System (QHS) has named three new directors.

LeeAnn Silva has been named Director of Asset Management for Queen Emma Land Company (QEL).

She will be responsible for the management, development and redevelopment activities of QEL’s real estate assets and prospective acquisition activities. She will provide leadership and direction in all phases of projects.

Silva has spent most of her career serving Native Hawaiian youth at Liliʻuokalani Trust and Kamehameha Schools Bishop Estate. She held several leadership positions at both organizations. Most recently, Silva ran Liliʻuokalani’s real property portfolio. She is active in the community, serving on the board at MAʻO Organic Farms, the Institute for Human Services and various professional organizations.

Julie Kathman has been named Director of Maternal Health, Perinatal and Pediatrics at The Queen’s Medical Center (QMC).

She will oversee the organization, administration and management of the Maternal Health, Perinatal and Pediatrics function, and will monitor the implementation of strategic business plans and the attainment of desired objectives and outcomes.

Kathman joined QHS in 2019 as a nurse researcher with the Queen Emma Nursing Institute. Additionally, she served as an Assistant Professor and Director of the Doctor of Nursing Practice Program at the University of Hawaii at Manoa. Before moving to Hawaii, she held the roles of Director and Clinical Nurse Specialist for Women’s and Children’s Services at Indiana University Health Bloomington Hospital, where she was responsible for Labor and Delivery, Mother Baby, Level 3 NICU, Inpatient Pediatrics and Lactation. She received her Bachelor of Science in Nursing from Eastern Kentucky University, her Master of Science in Nursing from California State University, Dominguez Hills, and her Doctor of Nursing Practice from University of Southern Indiana.

Kristina Clark has been named Director of Clinical Education at The Queen’s Medical Center (QMC).

She will be responsible for establishing and implementing a culture of learning for all clinical areas. This includes working collaboratively with nursing and ancillary departmental leadership to create QMC’s training vision and clinical development strategy in alignment with the organization’s mission, regulatory requirements and evolution in health care trends.

Clark has more than 20 years of experience working in a variety of health care system across the U.S. and Canada. She began her career in Canada with roles inclusive of academia, acute care provision, and hospital-based education. She has served as Director of Education at MedStar Washington Hospital Center, System Director of the Institute of Learning and Development at MultiCare Health System, and System Director of Clinical Practice and Education at Adventist Health. In these roles, she had the opportunity to lead education teams, driving clinical outcomes through the development and deployment of creative and innovative learning solutions. She is committed to patient-centric care and is passionate about the nursing profession.

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