Our Executive Team


Huntsville Memorial operates under a close team of leaders known as the Executive Team. Led by Chief Executive Officer Shannon Brown, the team philosophy is " to provide friendly health care services, while continuing to exceed the expectations of the community.”


Shannon Brown, Chief Executive Officer 



Sheila Ard, Chief Nursing Officer 



Dawn Thompson, Chief Operating Officer



Board of Directors


Under the leadership of our Board of Directors, and through the dedication of our professional health care staff, Huntsville Memorial Hospital is setting the standard in quality health care today.


Mac Woodward, President 

Robert Fernandez, M.D. – Chief of Staff 

Nancy Gaertner, Secretary 

Don Johnson 

Helen Watkins, PhD 

Jack Choate 

Sam Burris 

Urmil Shukla, M.D. 

Will Durham 

Brad Livingston 

Charles Henley 

Ferne Frosch 

Nhu Bruce, M.D. 

Knight, M.D.



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