Meri Armour, President and CEO of Le Bonheur Children’s Medical Center will address the topic “Leading from Behind” during the Christian Brothers University (CBU) “Power Talks for Women” on Thursday, November 13, 6 p.m. in Spain Auditorium on the CBU campus.
Armour began serving as Le Bonheur’s President and CEO in January 2007. Under her leadership, the Le Bonheur Capital Campaign has grown to a total of $87,200,000 towards the $100,000,000 community goal. The new Le Bonheur, which is being built at a cost of $327,000,000, will anchor the medical center at the corner of Poplar and Dunlap.
Armour came to Le Bonheur from Cleveland, Ohio where she served as Senior Vice President and General Manager of Rainbow Babies and Children’s Hospital and MacDonald Hospital for Women. Under her leadership, Rainbow Babies was named among the top five children’s hospitals in the country by U.S. News and World Report.
Armour received a Masters of Science in Nursing from Case Western Reserve University’s Frances Payne Bolton School of Nursing and a Masters of Business Administration from CWRU’s Weatherhead School of Management. She is a pediatric nurse whose career has included many years caring for cancer patients.
She is an advocate for children’s health issues and currently serves on the boards of the Child Health Alliance of Tennessee, the National Association of Children’s Hospitals and Related Institutions, and the Urban Child Institute.
The “Power Talks for Women” series is presented by CBU’s Graduate & Professional Studies program and sponsored by Fidelity Investments. For reservations and more information, contact the CBU Graduate & Professional Studies office at (901) 321-3291. ###