Laura Lawson Webb, MSN, RN-BC was named vice president and chief nursing officer and Jennifer Weiss Wilkerson, MHSA, FACHE a vice president and chief strategy officer with Sheppard Pratt Health System.
Lawson Webb will be responsible for the organization, planning, direction, and evaluation of all nursing functions. Lawson Webb will also provide oversight of the nursing services on the Towson and Ellicott City campuses, across the health system’s 15 special education schools and residential treatment centers as well as its outpatient programs. Lawson Webb has nearly 30 years of behavioral health experience, most recently as the interim chief nursing officer for Vanderbilt Psychiatric Hospital. She received a Master of Science in nursing administration from Austin Peay State University and a Bachelor of Science in nursing and Bachelor of Science in psychology from Middle Tennessee State University.
Weiss Wilkerson is responsible for developing and implementing strategies to support the organization’s short- and long-term business development initiatives. She will collaborate with health system leadership to develop and direct strategic initiatives such as joint ventures, new programs and any extension of existing programs and services in new markets. Prior to joining Sheppard Pratt, Weiss Wilkerson served as the vice president of regional planning for MedStar Health where she developed and implemented growth strategies for 10 hospitals and regional and statewide service lines. Weiss Wilkerson received a Master of Health Services Administration from The George Washington University and a Bachelor of Arts in health and society and a Bachelor of Arts in religion from the University of Rochester.