|Katherine Schleider Named VP at Kennedy Health System|
|Wednesday, June 26, 2013|
Katherine Schleider, MHA, has been named Vice President for Clinical Integration at the South Jersey-based Kennedy Health System. In this role, Ms. Schleider will oversee efforts to expand the community presence of the Kennedy Health Alliance (KHA), as well as Kennedy’s strategic alignment with primary care Medical Staff.
Since 2010, Ms. Schleider had served as Corporate Director of Clinical Integration for Kennedy, assisting with the creation and expansion of the many KHA practices now based throughout South Jersey. Under her leadership and expertise, KHA has become a premier “gateway” to primary care services for South Jersey residents.
Ms. Schleider’s career at Kennedy began in 2000, when she served as Nurse Manager of the health system’s Family Health Services for four years. She had also been Corporate Director of Physician Services at Kennedy (2006-2010).
Ms. Schleider -- who had served in the US Air Force from 1982 to 1990 -- earned her B.A. in Technical Management from Wayland Baptist College in Texas in 1990 and her RN from San Antonio College in 1991. Her clinical career has included positions as a Surgical Nurse and Charge Nurse.
In 2012, Ms. Schleider graduated from the University of Phoenix with her Master of Health Administration (MHA) degree. She resides with her husband, Robert, and children in Cedar Brook, NJ.