Deborah Ross Appointed CEO

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Posted Oct 14, 2019

Deborah RossThe National Commission on Correctional Health Care has appointed Deborah Ross as chief executive officer. Her promotion to CEO became official Oct. 14 at the National Conference on Correctional Health Care in Fort Lauderdale. 

Ms. Ross has worked for the National Commission for 21 years, most recently as the vice president of education and meetings. Throughout her career with NCCHC, she has developed strategic plans aimed at promoting growth and awareness within the correctional health care community. She has built relationships and partnerships with diverse stakeholders who share common interests. Through these efforts, she has expanded educational programming and outreach, leading NCCHC to be recognized as the premier educational provider in the field.

Ms. Ross also serves on the board of directors for the Professional Convention Management Association, Greater Midwest Chapter. Earlier in her career, she served in leadership positions at the International Society of Traumatic Stress Studies and the Association of Behavioral Health Care Medicine.

"The Board is excited about working with Deborah to pursue our mission of quality patient care in corrections. She is a strong leader, focused on organizational excellence, and has a vision to achieve NCCHC’s potential. She truly has the capabilities to push the organization forward,” says Robert Morris, MD, CCHP-P, chair of NCCHC’s board of directors.